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Banks Road Primary School

We can do it!

Banks Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 8JZ


Welcome to Year 2 - Class 2S (David Roberts Class)


The main adults who work in David Roberts Class this year are:

  • Mr. Savage - Assistant Headteacher
  • Miss. Connor - Teaching Assistant


We are a very lucky class at Banks Road. We also have a range of adults working with us, sharing their expertise in teaching us different areas of the curriculum:

  • Mrs Shannon will work with Class 2S two afternoons each week.
  • Mr Wilson will work with Class 2S for one morning and one afternoon each week.
  • Mrs Soulsby will deliver some exciting French lessons each week.
  • Mr Hallsey will be teaching us recorders in Music.

Dates for Diaries

Tuesday 1st May 2018 - Friday 25th May 2018 - KS1 statutory end of key stage assessments (SATs)

Monday 11th June 2018 - Friday 15th June 2018 - Year 2 phonics screening checks

Wednesday 13th June 2018 - Class 2S trip to Pizza Express as part of our DT topic

Message from Mr Savage:

Autumn term 1

What an exciting term we have ahead of us! I am new to Banks Road this year and I am really looking forward to working with all the children and parents at this small school with a big mission!

In English this half term we are reading Roald Dahl's The Magic Finger, writing letters to persuade, debating and acting out the story, writing character descriptions, and lots more! We are beginning to work our way through the Year 2 spelling rules outlined in the National Curriculum to ensure that we are the best spellers in the school!

Our class reader is The Emperor's New Clothes. We will be reading this together and later on this term we will be linking this to our Dance work in PE, re-enacting out the story through expressive dance.

In Maths we are ensuring that our knowledge of place value and number is really secure, solving problems and reasoning activities as well as making sure that we are really fluent in those key Maths skills.

Our Science topic is Mini Worlds where we will be looking at the habitats of local animals and creatures - we will even be doing some field work (whether the weather looks appealing or not!). The Autumnal weather is a great starting off point for us to be examining seasonal changes.

Geography work will see us going on a journey around the world (not literally!), learning the names and features of some of the countries, seas and oceans as we go. We will be working on our Computing curriculum with Mrs Shannon with the topic 'We are astronauts', studying people's beliefs in RE, designing and making puppets in DT, and much, much more...

I am very excited to be working with the children of Banks Road.

If you have any questions please feel free to get in touch,

Warmest wishes,

Mr. Savage and the Year 2 team