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Our 41st school and 11th brand new school since 2013 - our 9th brand new primary school. This time in Banbury. Less than a month to go!!


Retweeted From Lynne O'Reilly

Great opportunity : Chief Financial Officer job with GLF SCHOOLS | Guardian Jobs


Retweeted From Lynne O'Reilly

An opportunity to join the trust board of one of the largest MATs in the country. ⁦⁦⁦⁩ ⁦


Retweeted From School Business Leadership Jobs

Here's a nice meaty one for a fabulous SBL looking to take on a CFO role.


Retweeted From Ben Wakefield

Another great opportunity with


The last of the remaining 14 schools finish their academic year today. Enjoy the break and we’ll see you in 3 weeks for A level and GCSE results days and the “return to school” planning. Stay safe; stay alert; take care.


Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Wonderful opportunity for our NQTs


Retweeted From GLF Schools’ Careers

Do you have a passion for people and all things HR? Our cluster of schools are looking for an experienced People Administrator to oversee Southgate, Kilnwood Vale and Forge Wood Primary schools. We are happy to discuss flexible working hours for this role.


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Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Congratulations to Team Canada 🇨🇦 on a fantastic win today! Well done to all students who took part in the various challenges over this half term, showing character & perseverance! Have a great summer! ☀️🏖🇬🇧🇿🇦🇨🇦


Retweeted From The Vale Primary School

What a lovely last day of term. Mrs Leyland and I have been overwhelmed by the generosity and kindness of pupils; parents and staff. A huge thank you to everyone. We very much look forward to seeing you all back in September.


Retweeted From Salfords Primary School

The end of a remarkable school year is upon us . Well done to our school community who have risen to the challenges and changes presented to us! Good luck to Y6 as they move on 🎉. Thank you for our gifts and cards too🎁💐. Happy summer holidays 🌞😎.


Retweeted From STEMYMissBanda

Hi there My name is Thandi Banda and I am taking part in this year’s I have made a little video to show you guys how easy it is to make bottle gardens at home using old glass bottles and a range of plants! Hope you are enjoying the show so far!


Retweeted From GLF Schools

26 of our 40 schools have now closed for the summer break...the remaining 14 finish on Tuesday and Wednesday. We wish you all a safe and healthy summer holiday. Take care, stay safe.


Retweeted From Kilnwood Vale Primary

Wishing all our families a safe and happy holiday.


Retweeted From Forge Wood Primary

Wishing all our families a safe and happy holiday. We can’t wait to have you all back in September!


Retweeted From The Beacon School

Amazing local charity releases a single.


Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

“Some inflation in national grades for one year is a small price to pay.” And from the comments section: “...there will be some huge issues for teachers to resolve on results day.” Give the benefit of doubt and let their ‘ability’ be tested at a later date - ie Y11 in 2 years??


Retweeted From Meridian High School

Fantastic News from Team Meridian! We have been awarded “we’ve embraced thrive” status!! Great achievement and we are very proud to have embraced Thrive as an approach in our school. If you would like to know more get in touch!


Retweeted From Clare Graham

Where does the time go? Last day of primary school thank you so much for everything, a total of 7 years at this great school comes to an end! 😢

Learning from Home - Year 2

Learning from Home - May 2020

  • Daily learning for everyone daily reading - this could be your reading book (which you can re-read), your own books, newspapers, comics, recipes, anything you have in the house!
  • Number bond practice - start with bonds to 5, then move onto 10, 20, 50, 100, 1000 etc.
  • Times tables practice - this could be on Hit the button 
  • Phonic sound practice or spelling practice this could be on Phonics Play.
  • Keep a daily diary - this could be in pictures or writing.  Why not create it as comic book or try writing it in the style of another author.

Year 2 Specific Learning

Handwriting Practice

Practise your weekly spellings - look at common exception words for Year 2


  • Plan and write your own story based on any class books we have read or your favourite book, focusing on using conjunctions to extend your sentences. 
  • Go on The Literacy Shed, choose a picture or video and complete some of the suggested tasks from it.


Maths w/c 4th May 2020
Maths w/c 27th April 2020
Maths w/c 20th April 2020
Maths w/c 30th March 2020
Maths w/c 23rd March 2020

  • Practise 2,3,5,10 x tables.
  • Practise simple + / - questions totalling up to 100 (drawing tens and ones or number lines to help you).
  • Go on a shape hunt around your house.  What different shapes can you spot? 
  • How many sides or vertices (corners) do they have?


Wonderful Me - Draw a timeline and plot the things have already completed in your life so far.

Can you create a family tree to show relatives in your family?


Please follow the link to the Year 2 Guided Reading Grid.