Red Kites

Welcome to Red Kites’ Class!

Class Teacher: Mr Straughan



Welcome to Year 2

We plan to have a great year!


General Information

Home Readers

We aim to read with your child twice a week in a guided reading session. Please enjoy reading the home reader together and initial in the comments section of your child’s planner.


Phonics and Spelling

Continuing from Year1, Year2 have a daily phonics input. Each Monday they have a spelling quiz based on the weeks learning.


Mental Maths

Each Monday the children will have a mental maths quiz alongside their spelling quiz.



  • Monday – PE



Our library day is Friday. If any parents are able to volunteer to assist with this, then please contact the office or Mr Straughan.

Christmas Play - Tinsel and Tea Towels

Parts have been cast and we will send out more details regarding costumes soon.

Your child has been given song words for the play. Please find these in their book bags.

Update - 4th December 2018

An apple note has been sent out in the book bags regarding costumes for the concert. If your child does not have an apple note then school will be providing a costume. 

Art this term

We will be designing, making and then painting our own planets. If you can send any old newspapers into class then that would be appreciated.


Weekly Timetable

Teaching Assistants

Mrs Mason is a very experienced High Level Teaching Assistant. She will work with children from our class between Monday and Thursday. On a Tuesday afternoon she takes the class while Mr Straughan has non-contact time to allow him to plan and prepare next steps for the children.

Applying for a Primary School place or transfer to Junior school, see our 'Latest News' page for full details. Application deadline is 15th January 2019.