‘Parents and carers are particularly appreciative of the very effective induction arrangements and confirm that their children settle quickly in this engaging environment. They typically comment “my children have had the best start I could possibly wish for’ (Ofsted 2009) 

Welcome to Year Two

There are two year 2 classes

Class 5 :   Mrs Fisher    Mrs Cheetham  Mrs Robinson     Teaching Assistant : Mrs Turner

Class 6 :   Mrs Harris    Mrs Barker          Teaching Assistant : Mrs Grayson



Meet The Learning Team – These are the tips for good Learning in KS1

Theo Thinker

  • I know what I can do well and how to improve my work. 
  • I ask thinking questions. 
  • I know what helps me to learn well.

Rosie Resourceful

  • I use what i know to start my learning.

  • I try myself and then ask for help if I need it.

  • I have a go at new things.

Sharma Share

  • I can work together in a group; taking turns.
  • I can listen to other people’s ideas without interrupting and share my own ideas. 
  • I use other people’s ideas to help with my learning. 

Percy Vere

  • I give myself thinking time.
  • I concentrate when I am learning.
  • I keep trying even when it is hard.
What is the Learning Team all about?

Helping pupils to become better learners.

Developing learning power which is transferable to different situations, including those beyond the classroom.

A set of attitudes and skills displayed by good learners.

What is it based on?

Research into learning and the brain.

Practical trials in schools.

The work of Prof. Guy Claxton.

How does it work?

Provides a coherent picture of what it takes to be a good learner.

Capitalises on learning to learn ideas, so that all children see themselves as learners.

Develops the ability to learn in different ways.

The Four Rs

The ‘learning habits’ are translated into 4 areas and each is modelled to the children with the use of characters.

Resilience – Percy Vere

(Being absorbed, managing distractions, noticing patterns and connections and perseverance).

Resourcefulness – Rosie Resourceful

(Finding solutions to problems).

Reflectiveness – Theo Thinker

(Thinking about problems, planning and evaluating strategies).

Reciprocity – Sharma Share

(Working with others and sharing ideas).

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