Birch Trees

Welcome to Birch Class

Here you will find information about our class and the learning that we will be doing this term. Our teacher is Miss Aston and our Learning Partner is Mrs Tanner. Mrs Griffin teaches one afternoon a week.

We look forward to telling you all about our fantastic learning.


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Welcome to Birch Class

Please see our Birch Class transition booklet to learn more about your time in Year 2.

Birch Class Transition Booklet

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Class Teacher

Sarah Aston

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Learning Partner

Ingrid Tanner

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PPA Teacher

Beth Griffin

Our Curriculum

Year 2 Curriculum Overview

The following document gives you more information about the Curriculum in Year 2.

Pride Lion

Homework Expectations

Please read the homework expectations for Birch class.

Your child will receive Dojo points for completed homework.

Homework will be completed on Doodle Learning. This can be done by logging onto using the website or download the apps.

The expectation is:

  • Children will log onto Doodle Maths, English, Spelling and Times Tables every week.
  • The Doodle target is at least 50 stars a week.
  • Creative homework will be set weekly on Class Dojo.

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Reading at Home

“Reading is the gateway skill that makes all other learning possible” – Barack Obama.

Reading at home expectations:

  • Children should try to read every night.
  • Reading logs need to be signed when you have read with your child.
  • Reading books and reading logs need to be in school everyday.
  • Reading books will be changed whenever they have finished their book.

Your child will be reading their books during our DEAR sessions. Please ensure they are in school everyday.

Key Information

  • PE is on a Thursday. Please make sure your child wears their PE kit to school on a Thursday and has their earrings removed.
  • Children earn Dojo points when they read at home which they can spend in the pride shop, as well as earning points for completing their homework.
  • Children need a water bottle in school everyday.
  • Please ensure your child’s belongings are labelled clearly with their name.
  • Messages and reminders will be posted on Class Dojo, please make sure you check this regularly.