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Castle Batch

Primary School Academy

Happy, confident children, learning to learn

Key Stage 2

Who are We!

Mrs Bestwick has been a teacher for over 20 years at a local school in Congresbury, having been the Literacy co-ordinator, Geography and History co-ordinator and more recently the PHSE co-ordinator.  Mrs Bestwick has taught all Key Stage 2 year groups and has previously taught in Oxford and Bristol.


The children in Key Stage 2 work in Mrs Bestwick's class in the morning and return to the mainstream class for the afternoon, supported by staff from the within the Base where applicable.  The curriculum taught in the Base is literacy, numeracy and promoting speech and language activities.


There are four consistent members of staff who work in Key Stage 2.



Mrs Bestwick - Teacher (Mon-Fri mornings)
Mrs Jenkins - HLTA (Mon-Thurs)
Mrs Drew - LSA supporting in mainstream classes
Miss Adamson-LSA supporting in mainstream classes
Vicky Sharpe - Speech & Language Therapist

Overview Of Learning

Numeracy at present:

Place Value

4 operations (multiply, divide, addition and subtraction)


Literacy at present:

Story Writing

Report Writing


SPAG (ongoing)


Gallery of Work

Please click on the crayon below to view our events and topic work:

Useful Day to Day Information

Homework - this is issued on Thursdays and due in on the following Wednesday, this usually consists of spellings and numeracy.


Mathletics - this is an ICT resource which you can access from home to consolidate learning in school.


Reading - we frequently hear the children read, however, we see the best progress when this is supported by children reading and sharing books at home.


Swimming - to find out more about Yr3 swimming, please see the Yr3 class page.  A member of the Key Stage 2 base will support where possible.


PE - please refer to your child's mainstream class page for more information.