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Gatcombe Park Primary School

Teamwork - Respect - Aim High


Welcome to Swallow Class!

Mr Thompson, Miss Samphier and Miss Russell


Autumn 1 

WELCOME BACK my new Year 2 children! This half term we will be learning all about 'The Day the Crayons Quit' in our English lessons. Within maths we will be thinking about number and place value. Please practice on times table rockstars each day and don't forget to read!  


Please continue to support your child with reading 1:1 at home each day! This is vital to ensuring that they do not fall behind. Seesaw homework will be sent out each Monday to be completed over the week. 


If you need to contact me regarding online learning please email:


Best wishes 

Mr Thompson




  • PE - Thursday and Friday (Please come to school in PE kit - black/grey joggers/leggings or cycling shorts/shorts if the weather is warm, trainers.  TOP HALF AS NORMAL FOR SCHOOL UNIFORM - polo shirt and school sweatshirt/cardigan.
  • Home learning - reading every evening and please complete reading log.  Please make sure this comes home and returns to school every day. Thank you.
  • Home learning - Spelling and Maths activities on See-Saw - children all have log-ins for this home learning platform.  Please upload by Friday each week.
  • What to bring to school each day - Lunch box (unless your child is having a school packed lunch) and water bottle. home learning pack (reading book, reading log, spelling booklet)
  • Library day - Alternating Wednesdays.



Thank you for reading...if you have any queries, please contact the school office



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