Category Archives: Year 2

Year 2 blog

RRSA workshop

 

Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 had a brilliant morning learning more about our rights during our workshop today. We made shelters, talked about how we stay clean and healthy, discussed our different rights with each other, sorted our wants and needs. Thanks very much to our Rights Respecting School Ambassadors for helping and […]

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Published Date: 2nd April 2019
Category: Early years, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Year 1, Year 2


 

British Science Week 2019

 

Children had a ‘flying start’ to Friday as part of their science learning.         Children made paper aeroplanes and gliders to see how far they flew. It was great fun testing them!

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Published Date: 15th March 2019
Category: Science Blog, Year 2


 

World Book Day

 

Year 2 had a wonderful day dressing up in their favourite costumes!  We made bookmarks to use in our reading books at home. Reading with Year 6 was very exciting. They listened very carefully and helped us along. We hope to read with them again soon!

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Published Date: 7th March 2019
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Steering Group Assembly and Bronze Award

 

The Tiverton RRSA Steering Group took over yesterday’s assembly to teach us all about UNICEF’s role in disaster relief. We also had the exciting news that our Bronze Award certificate has arrived. Congratulations to everybody on your hard work!

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Published Date: 13th February 2019
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Wants and Needs

 

We have been busy planning and teaching lessons this week. In our meeting, we explored different activities using the RRSA Wants and Needs cards. Which of the images show things which are essential to our survival and wellbeing, and which are extras, or ‘wants’? Some pictures had us discussing different situations, for example the bicycle. […]

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Published Date: 25th January 2019
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Rainbow Fish 🐟

 

This afternoon Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are enjoying a performance of the Rainbow Fish. We loved the singing and dancing!

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Published Date: 11th December 2018
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Concert Party

 

What a treat we had in school today when some of the KES boys came to visit. We were lucky enough to watch them perform some key Bach pieces to us in assembly – some of us even had a go.    

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Published Date: 9th November 2018
Category: Arts blog, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

David Smith – Commonwealth champion

 

You will never guess who visited our school today?… David Smith. He is a commonwealth champion from Glasgow. He can jump over 7 feet 😮 He is a professional high jumper! He is in our school today working with KS2 doing circuit training.  

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Published Date: 19th October 2018
Category: KS2 blog, sports blog, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

KAGAN – Rally Coach

 

We have been working really hard with our Literacy and working as a team. We have learnt how to do Rally Coach and we are amazing partners helping to coach one another if we’re stuck…  

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Published Date: 10th October 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Expanding monsters

 

We have been working really hard with our place value in maths and to finish our unit we made expanding monsters. Take a look but beware, they’re scary…

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Published Date: 5th October 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

UNICEF rights respecting school

 

Tiverton Academy is now on its way to become a UNICEF rights respecting school. The class votes have been cast and we now have our first ever steering group! There are 2 children from each class (year 1 to year 6) We all had to attend our first meeting together on Thursday – it was […]

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Published Date: 30th September 2018
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Day out to Hampstead Hall

 

Today we went over to Hamstead Hall with Tom and James. We drove in their minibus and met Justin and Eddie there too. Check out what we did… The  

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Published Date: 17th September 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Entry point – categorising animals and making animal masks

 

Today we were introduced to our new topic, animals! We started off by categorising different animals then we made animal masks!  

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Published Date: 7th September 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

A fun day with Tom

 

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Published Date: 16th July 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Dippy on tour

 

Guess who we saw today at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery?… We had so much fun learning about Dippy, fossils and other animals. We caught the train from Selly Oak to Grand Central. It was a fun but tiring day out 👍🏽

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Published Date: 6th July 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Keyboard concert

 

I was extremely proud of the class today as they performed amazingly in their keyboard concert.

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Published Date: 11th May 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

The tiger that came to tea

 

Today we had Arrabella the story teller in to tell us the story of ‘The tiger that came to tea’. We had so much fun.  

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Published Date: 20th April 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Reading with Year 2 and Year 6

 

We had a lovely time this morning sharing stories with children from Years 2 and 6:

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Published Date: 23rd March 2018
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Year 2, Year 6


 

Year 1 and 2 Maths Inspire Workshop

 

For our latest Inspire workshop we focused on money and time. Lots of parents and carers were able to attend and share in the fun learning activities with the children. Everyone had a great time…                                                       […]

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Published Date: 13th March 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1, Year 2


 

Maths INSPIRE workshop

 

The atmosphere today was amazing in our Year 1 and 2 INSPIRE workshop. We focused on money and time and had activities in the hall and both classrooms. Thank you to all the parents that came!

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Published Date: 13th March 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1, Year 2


 

Hot chocolate kind of morning…

 

We made a fire in Forest School today and had hot chocolate! It was the best hot ever – quoted most of the class 😛

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Published Date: 12th March 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Beautiful assembly

 

Well we certainly had a treat today with Miss Wyatt and her friends performing for us! They played some music by a composer called J.S.Bach – it was incredible. Thank you Jo and Steve for visiting us 😃  

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Published Date: 6th March 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS2 blog, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Mother’s Day cards

 

Look at our amazing Mother’s Day cards we have made! Aren’t they just a lovely bunch 😉

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Published Date: 6th March 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

A very snowy Forest School

 

Well today it was very cold and snowy during Forest Schools but we still had the best time.

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Published Date: 5th March 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

The Winners Are…

 

We held a competition for the best dressed character from Nursery to Year 6. Take a look at our winners: Ladybird in Nursery Tiger in Reception  Cat in the Hat in Year 1 Mary Poppins in Year 2 Goth Girl in Y3 Willy Wonka in Year 4 Hetty Feathers in Year 5       […]

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Published Date: 1st March 2018
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

World book day 2018

 

Look how amazing we look 👍🏽  

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Published Date: 1st March 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

More alien puppets

 

Check out our amazing alien puppets.  

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Published Date: 28th February 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Planning our alien poems

 

We have been planning our alien poems verse by verse. We are writing a poem about our alien puppets we recently made. One verse we are asking questions, one verse we are using expanded noun phrases and the last one is using possessive apostrophes. Take a look.            

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Published Date: 27th February 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Alien Poetry – part 2

 

The last group performed their poem before we started planning our own poem.

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Published Date: 27th February 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Alien poetry

 

We’re looking at poetry this week in Literacy and we are focusing on alien poems. We are looking at the features of the poem and annotating them. In our new KAGAN teams we acted them out too!

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Published Date: 26th February 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

DT – puppet progress

 

Today we added our additional features to our puppets and started sewing around the outline before stuffing them! Look how amazing they look!

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Published Date: 26th February 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Chinese New Year 2018 – Year of the Dog

 

Today was Chinese New Year and we learnt about the different things Chinese people do to celebrate their new year. It is the Year of the Dog this year and we watched the story of how each animal got its Year named after them. We also made some Tangram Dogs using 2D shapes.  

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Published Date: 16th February 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

DT – cutting out our aliens

 

Today we planned the ‘additional features’ for our aliens and cut out the outline. We drew our alien outline and carefully cut them out. We kept on referring back to our plans!  

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Published Date: 13th February 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Forest School 🌿🍃

 

Wow it was cold outside today but that didn’t stop us enjoying forest school and developing our team work.        

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Published Date: 12th February 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

More arrays and repeated addition

 

We are smashing it at arrays and repeated addition 👍🏽

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Published Date: 9th February 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Internet safety day

 

Today was internet safety day and we have made posters of how to stay safe online. Check out our top tips 🖥

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Published Date: 6th February 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Arrays

 

To help us with our multiplication we have been using arrays! We are so clever 😁  

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Published Date: 5th February 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Zone of revelance

 

We have been using zones of revelance to categorise Beegu’s feelings.

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Published Date: 5th February 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Forest School

 

Wow it was very cold during Forest School today. We did lots of team work and some balancing activities with different objects.  

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Published Date: 5th February 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Finding amounts

 

We have been finding different amounts in our maths lessons. We are so clever – come and take a look…  

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Published Date: 30th January 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2