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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2's Web Page!

Teaching Staff

Carina Morris (Cedar Class)

Hayley Dawson (Yew Class) 

          Vicki Lowe  (Pine Class)

Support Staff

Ellie Wahba

Michelle De Silva

Lisa Riddle

Becce Swaffield

Tracy Godman 

Phase Leader

Carina Morris

We value your feedback and comments, both positive and constructive, and so operate an open door policy.  Please speak to your child’s class teacher in the first instance.

Should any concerns still remain, please make an appointment to speak to:

Carina Morris (Phase Leader) by emailing:


The half-term ahead!

This half term, our topic is: 'Abracadabra'.  Please see the curriculum information web page for more detail on the topics we will be covering.

Books/Websites: Winnie the Witch, Room on the Broom, The Worst Witch  
Educational Visits & Activities: 'Magic Madness' dress up day and parent presentation  
Suggested Family Activities: Science Museum, visit a circus  


Key Information

Water Bottles & Snacks
All children are encouraged to bring in a water bottle each day which should contain water only.  Children may drink from these throughout the day and they have the opportunity to refill them when necessary. In Year 2, children are provided with a piece of fruit as part of the government school fruit and vegetable scheme. Please do not provide your child with any additional snacks. 

PE Kit
PE kit must be in school everyday.  Please send you child in with their bag on Monday, which will be sent home on a Friday.  Should the children bring their kit home during the week, please ensure it is returned the following day.

Start & End of the School Day
School opens at 8:35am and children should enter through the appropriate cloakroom/classroom door before 8.45am.  If arriving after this time, please enter via the office. Children will be dismissed at 3.00pm by the staff from the same cloakroom/classroom door.

Year Group Specific Information
In the beginning of the Summer Term the children will be sitting the Year 2 SATs assessments. For more information please come along to the Year 2 SATs meeting on Monday 25th September at 6pm 

Get Involved!

There are numerous opportunities for you to join in with the life of the school in the
following ways:

  • Accompanying School Trips
  • Class Celebration (Spring 1)
  • Sports Day (Summer 1)
  • Year Group Presentation (Autumn 1)
  • Friends of Hillcross & Volunteering in School


Hillcross is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment.  This means that we have a Child Protection Policy and supporting procedures in place.  All staff (including supply staff, volunteers and governors) must ensure that they are aware of these procedures.  Parents and carers are welcome to read the policy on request.

Our Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) are:

  • Lisa Francis – Headteacher
  • Graeme Page – Deputy Headteacher
  • Helen Beckett – Assistant Headteacher
  • Tanja Doig – Year 4/Assistant Headteacher