GLF Schools

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

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Banstead Region

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Crawley Region

Didcot Region

Epsom Region

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Redhill Region

Sunbury & Camberley Region

Year 2 - Bullfinches & Blackbirds



Welcome to Year 2!

In Year 2 this year, our teaching tem consists of Miss Parrott in Bullfinches and Miss Brooks (Mon-Weds and Fri) Mrs Cross (Thurs) in Blackbirds. The support staff across the year group are Mrs Howard, Mrs Rose, Mrs Mearns and Mrs Mountain. 

 The children will be immersing themselves within our topics by:

  1. What makes the best coat? Investigating what makes the best coat for each world climate, making their own coat for a teddy bear. (Science and DT focus)

  2. What impact has the Great Fire of London had on the structures in modern London? Exploring the impact of the Great Fire of London on the structures in modern day London, creating their own wooden house. (History and DT focus)

  3. How did the development of flight impact the life of individuals in the UK? Exploring the development of flight and how it impacted the life of individuals in the UK. (History and DT focus)

  4. Can I create a piece of art based on a period of History? Creating artwork in the style of Pop Art with a British focus. (Art and History focus)

  5. Can I develop an understanding of the living world around me? Creating a natural history programme, inspired by Sir David Attenborough, talking about an animal, their lifecycle, and the habitat they live in. (Science focus)

  6. Can I explore cultures and celebrations from around the world? Creating a performance, a report and a dish inspired by the culture and celebrations of Rio de Janeiro. (Geography and Music focus)

P.E day is Tuesday. Children need to come into school in their full PE kit.

Spelling test day is Monday.

Phonics books are changed on a Monday. 

Class library books are changed on a Friday. 

If your child did not pass the phonics screening in Year 1, they will re-sit this in June 2024. 

Finally, we would like to thank you for the continued support you give as parents to our Year 2 children and Salfords Primary School. Our pupils try to show as many school values as possible on a daily basis because they aspire to be great role models for the other children!

If you ever have any queries or questions, please do not hesitate to contact either class teacher.

Thank you and 'Be your best'!

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