Year 2 News

Year 2 – Askham 

Teacher Q&A – Mrs Wright and Mrs Davies 

What is your name?   Helen Wright

What class do you teach? Year 2

How long have you worked at Yanwath? 9 years

What would the children be surprised to find out about you? I lived in the Caribbean when I was a child on an island called Trinidad.

Do you have any pets? I have a guinea pig called Snowy because he is white and a labradoodle called Otis

How do you spend your school holidays? With my family and meeting up with friends.  We like to go camping and visiting new places

What would be your favourite meal? Roast dinner

What makes a ‘good day’ at Yanwath? When we have been really productive in Year 2 and everyone has a smile on their face and feel proud of what they have achieved.

What is the best thing about being a teacher? The children.  They make me smile every single day.

If you could pass any wisdom on to your students, what would you share?  Be brave and try new things then your life will be full of exciting experiences.

What is your name? Sarah Davies

What class do you teach? Year 2

How long have you worked at Yanwath? September 2020

What would the children be surprised to find out about you? I have been to the top of two volcanoes, explored a lost city, seen the northern lights, climbed a glacier, swam in volcanic water, ridden an elephant, stroked a tiger, swam with dolphins and seals and followed a whale and its calf. I love a good adventure!

Do you have any pets? No

How do you spend your school holidays? I spend school holidays with my lovely husband and two cheeky monkeys. We like to travel to the Scottish islands for the amazing beaches and beautiful hill walks

What would be your favourite meal? Lasagne or caprese salad

What makes a ‘good day’ at Yanwath? When I arrive at school to be greeted by the smiling faces of the children and staff and when a child experiences success as a result of my teaching.

What is the best thing about being a teacher? The stories the children tell and hearing and seeing the world through their eyes and ears!

If you could pass any wisdom on to your students, what would you share?