Category Archives: Year 2

Year 2 blog

Christmas has arrived in Year 2 😝

 

It’s not quite December but Christmas activities have started in Year 2. We started making our hoops today – tune in for updates. I wonder if you can guess what we’re doing?!…

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Published Date: 21st November 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Children in Need: Best Dressed Bear Competition

 

This year, to raise money for BBC Children In Need, children from every year group dressed up their bears in all sorts of different outfits. We were SO impressed by your creativity and imagination, and awarding prizes was verrrrry difficult. Thank you all for your generous donations – we hope to have the total added […]

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Published Date: 21st November 2017
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Hot seating

 

In literacy we were doing some hot seating today. There were some great questions asked! Well done.  

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Published Date: 21st November 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

KS1 reading INSPIRE

 

What a fabulous, inspiring morning we had today. The classrooms and hall were buzzing with reading excitement and everyone got stuck in. Come and take a look…  

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Published Date: 20th November 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1, Year 2


 

Stories from other cultures

 

We were so lucky today as we had a story teller in Year 2 who told us a variety of different stories from different cultures!

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Published Date: 15th November 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Canaletto art work -etching

 

Oh no what is Mrs Weblin getting the children to do with their beautiful art work? They’re painting over it in black paint 😮 We are going to do Etching. Wait and see…

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Published Date: 10th November 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Magical maths is back!

 

Today we had a magical maths assembly and the clubs will be starting again in January. The clubs will be after school every Wednesday for 6 six weeks. You can join by visiting the website or calling the telephone number on the flyer that was handed out today. There is a cost for the workshops. […]

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Published Date: 7th November 2017
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

No outsiders – the first slodge

 

In PSHME we read the First Slodge. The book was about sharing and we loved it! We discussed in our KAGAN teams why we share and who we share our world with. Take a look:

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Published Date: 7th November 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

KAGAN work – book review

 

We have finished reading Pea and the Princess by Mini Grey and we have absolutely loved it! In our KAGAN teams we reviewed the book. It got a rating of ***** (5 stars) 2

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Published Date: 2nd November 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Firework music

 

Today in singing we made firework music – it was a BANG 💥

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Published Date: 2nd November 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Frère Jacques

 

We are learning a new song in keyboards and we are amazing already!

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Published Date: 20th October 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Salt dough Rangoli patterns

 

Yesterday was Diwali and we celebrated it by having a party and learning about Diwali. We learnt about how people celebrate Diwali by wearing new clothes, exchanging gift, cleaning their houses and eating nice food. We also looked at the story of Rama and Sita and beautiful rangoli patterns. Take a look at our salt […]

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Published Date: 20th October 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Shape monsters

 

We have learning about shapes in maths – take a look at our shape monsters ⚫️🔴🔺🔶🔳⬜️♥️♦️

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Published Date: 6th October 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

We have been making our own music

 

Today in music we made our own music in groups using different instruments

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Published Date: 5th October 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

All-write-round-robin

 

We have learnt a new KAGAN structure today!! It’s called All-Write-Round-Robin. We were given a task and we all contribute our ideas and we all write them down. Look what we did in literacy today.

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Published Date: 3rd October 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Contraction caterpillars

 

We made contraction caterpillars today – come and take a look 👀

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Published Date: 2nd October 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

McMillan coffee morning

 

The McMillan coffee morning was a success this morning – thank you to Mrs Matthews for organising it and all the staff that helped set up. A huge thank you to all the parents/carers/staff and children who donated cakes and biscuits in order to make it successful. We had a good turn out and we […]

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Published Date: 29th September 2017
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, School Council, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Shapes shapes shapes

 

We have started our shape unit in maths. Today we were sorting 3D shapes and making 2D shapes using the geometric boards. We had loads of maths fun!

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Published Date: 29th September 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Tiki art

 

Today we had a visitor from New Zealand who did some Tiki art with us! Take a look 👍🏽

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Published Date: 28th September 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Expanding monsters

 

We made some expanded monsters today in maths – they were so scary!!! We have come to end of our place value unit in maths for Autumn 1 and we had a great lesson.

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Published Date: 26th September 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Homophones

 

In literacy we have been looking at homophones and today we were matching homophones using clues. We did a great job!!

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Published Date: 26th September 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Keyboards

 

This is our 2nd week of keyboards and we are learning how to play hot cross buns. We are loving it!

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Published Date: 22nd September 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Exploring poetry

 

In literacy we have been looking at and exploring poetry.

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Published Date: 22nd September 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Fun fun fun fun!

 

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Published Date: 19th July 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Through the magic mirror

 

We have read ‘Through the magic mirror’ by Anthony Browne and we have designed our own ‘magic town’. Come and look… 14

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Published Date: 14th June 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Rene Magritte artwork

 

Linked to our text ‘Through the magic mirror’ we have done some Rene Magritte artwork. Look how fabulous it is!

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Published Date: 13th June 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Fact or Fib

 

We have been doing some KAGAN work today. As our team building exercise who will know what the facts are and which is the fib??…

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Published Date: 5th June 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Transition has happened!!

 

We have all transitioned and have our new classes. We are making our new PATHs badges 👍🏽

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Published Date: 5th June 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Easter egg fest

 

Look at these amazing Easter eggs designed by the children.

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Published Date: 24th April 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Beauty and the Beast

 

Look at this amazing cake that was made for Abby’s birthday 🌟

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Published Date: 24th April 2017
Category: Year 2


 

Toys in Space

 

We have made labels for all our ‘cuddles’! We have absolutely loved Toys in Space by Mini Grey.

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Published Date: 14th April 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Special day in Year 2

 

Today was a super special day in Year 2, Mrs Burton and I awarded 3 children their pen licenses! You should see their handwriting, it’s AMAZING!

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Published Date: 5th April 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

D&T – moving Easter cards

 

Today we explored and planned how to make a moving Easter card! The end product is fabulous. Happy Easter, we hope it’s EGG-CELLENT ONE 🐥🐣

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Published Date: 4th April 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Run a mile

 

Today is our first day that we run a mile a day. Year 2 are smashing it!

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Published Date: 3rd April 2017
Category: KS1 blog, sports blog, Year 2


 

Happy Mothers Day

 

Weve had a lovely morning designing our Mother’s Day cards. Hope you love them ❤️

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Published Date: 24th March 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Our ‘cuddles’

 

 

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Published Date: 22nd March 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Zone of relevance – characters

 

We have been reading an amazing book called Toys in Space and we have used a zone of relevance to decide what the characters are like. We worked so hard in our KAGAN groups.  

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Published Date: 22nd March 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Y2 and Y3 gardening club – Planting out the bulbs

 

This week, Year 2 and 3 gardeners met up at lunchtime to plant out the bulbs we had been carefully tending in doors.  Just look how they’ve grown!! Muddy hands? Great! That’s what gardening is all about!   ,

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Published Date: 7th March 2017
Category: gardening blog, Year 2, Year 3


 

What a cake!

 

Today was Micah’s birthday and his mommy made this cake. How amazing?

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Published Date: 6th March 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Arabella the story teller

 

Arabella the story teller came to read to Year 2 today. We read one of our favourite stories, jack and the beanstalk.  

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Published Date: 3rd March 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2