Year 2

Welcome back to another exciting term

We hope you had a well deserved Christmas break and you are ready for another exciting term. This term we have a lot of learning to complete in preparation for the end of key stage one tests in May.

Looking forward to your continued support.

What we will be learning this term

English: Traditional tales, adventure stories, diary entries and explanations

Maths: Time, money, multiplication and division, fractions and shapes

Computing: Data handling, Purple Mash and 2count and 2graph

Science: Everyday materials

RE: Right and wrong, Easter symbols

History: Local study – The History of Deptford

Geography: Oceans and Continents

DT: Breads around the world

PHSE: Going for goals and Changes

PE: Dance / Breakdance

Music: Traditional songs and rhymes

Art: Materials – pattern, texture and form

PE days are Mondays and Thursdays

Children need to come to school wearing their PE uniform with their full school uniform in a bag to change into after the lessons.

PE uniform: A pair of blue or black shorts or track bottoms, a white T-shirt and plimsolls or black trainers. Please ensure all pieces of clothes has your child’s name in it as the school cannot be held responsible for lost clothes.

Latest Year 2 News

Year 2 Staff

  • Shirley La Touche
    Shirley La Touche
    Teaching Assistant Year 2
  • Carleen Archer
    Carleen Archer
    Year 2 Teacher

Upcoming Year 2 Events

all-day Good Friday
Good Friday
Mar 30 all-day
Good Friday
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all-day Polling Day – Inset Day (School ...
Polling Day – Inset Day (School ...
May 3 all-day
Polling Day - Inset Day (School closed to children)
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all-day Summer Half Term – School closed
Summer Half Term – School closed
May 28 – Jun 1 all-day
Summer Half Term - School closed
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Paper Copies

If you would like a printed copy of any of the school’s polices or any other information please contact the school and we will be happy to provide it.

Illustration of Girl Skipping
Shirley La Touche
Teaching Assistant Year 2
Carleen Archer
Year 2 Teacher

Additional Responsibilities


My name is Carleen Archer and I have been teaching at Grinling Gibbons since 2003. When I first started here, I taught in lower Key Stage 2, but for the past 9 years I have been teaching in Key Stage 1.

I am presently Key Stage 1 Lead and the Year 2 class teacher. My additional responsibilities include the monitoring of the progress of Phonics, as well as Pupil Premium children across the school.

As the longest standing member of the teaching staff, I am immensely proud of the achievements of past and present students of the school.