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Welcome to the Year 2 Learning Page. We will keep this updated with information regarding our learning and any other information you may need.


Welcome to our Year 2 Team, we are all here to help you and your child and we look forward to getting to know you better.




From left to right: Mrs Hickey, Miss Brooks, Miss Say, Mrs Osgood, Mrs Markovska, Mrs Bartlett





Miss Say – Class Teacher

Miss Say has worked at Portsdown for over a year now and enjoys seeing children grow and learn together. She often spends time with her nephew and loves being outside. Her favourite lessons are reading and maths.


Support Assistants


Mrs Hickley

Mrs Hickley loves coming into school to work and help all the children. She also enjoys spending time being out and about  with her family. Did you know Mrs Hickley loves storytime and reading with the children?


Mrs M 

Mrs M enjoys working with smiley children. Her favourite lessons are maths and PE because she enjoys being outside. Did you know Mrs M is excited to work with you all for another year? 



Mrs Bartlett - Class Teacher

Mrs Bartlett loves being a teacher.  Her favourite lessons are History and Geography.  She especially loves maps and learning about places around the world.  Did you know she has a one eyed dog called Daisy?


Support Assistants


Mrs Osgood

Mrs Osgood enjoys cooking and doing crafts. Her favourite lesson is History and enjoys coming to work to see all you lovely children. 


Miss Brooks

Miss Brooks is new this year and is excited to meet and work with all our lovely children. She enjoys caring for her dog, lizard and two rabbits. 


Mrs Ball

Mrs Ball has loved working at Portsdown Primary school for the last 3 years. She loves eating and baking cakes.  Did you know that Mrs Ball is very good at spelling and loves reading and writing?


We cannot wait to start our learning journey together!

Upcoming dates


11th November - Zoo Lab visit. 

The children will have a chance to hold different animals and learn about their habitats and adaptions to the environment. 

Spellings and Homework


KS1 SATs Information for Parents

2018 Key Stage 1 tests

This 6-minute video provides information for parents about the Key Stage 1 tests, including the optional Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling Test. A downloadable version is available for schools: A separate video is available for schools not using the GPS test: