Welcome to Year 2
Welcome to Year 2 with Miss Taylor and Mrs Slater-Davison! Being in Upper KS1 is an exciting and important time as the children are the oldest in the infants and so have a responsibility to show the younger children how to behave and enjoy school life. Following on from Year 1, we use a very creative and fun curriculum to help the children develop and improve their skills in all areas of learning. Learning to 'have a go' and trying our best is crucial to Year 2 and we explore ways to improve our confidence and self-esteem, to make ourselves the best learners that we can be (whilst having lots of fun along the way!). Keep an eye on this page to see what exciting activities we have been getting up to!
The Gruffalo’s Child.
What a fabulous day we have had in F2. We have made our story map along with actions to retell the story of the Gruffalo's Child. Maybe the children could show you what we have learnt using the story map to help them!
Fire Service visit.
We have been so lucky to have a visit from the fire service! The fire fighters taught us about fire safety and showed us what they have to wear when they are putting fires out. We got chance to look at the fire engine and even had a go at...
The Wild West
Foundation have loved learning about The Wild West. They have been visited by Cowgirls on their horses and Sheriff Kelvin and have made their own tepees and dreamcatchers!
Today, F1 went on a dinosaur hunt! They worked hard to make their own binoculars before they set off,and kept count of how many of each dinosaur they saw by ticking them off on their charts.They saw Stegasaurus, Triceratops, T-Rex and a Pterodactyl. When the children returned to...
Do Cows Drink Milk?
Foundation have loved their 'Do cows drink milk?' topic over the last 2 weeks. They worked hard as a team to make this wonderful cow out of natural materials during Trekking - isn't it super?!
Our Christian Experience
On Tuesday, Foundation and Key Stage 1 got together to explore the Easter Story through art, song and reflection. They spent all morning working in mixed year group teams, and made their way around 8 stations throughout school, where they made twig crosses, re-enacted the Last Supper, made palms, reflected in the...
Today Foundation were very lucky to have a visit from the Fire Service. We learnt all about fire safety, looked inside a fire engine and had a go at using the hose!
The Three Little Pigs
Foundation are loving their 'Fantastic Fairytales' topic. We launched it with a dress up day and since then have been busy designing houses, retelling stories and building dens.
Craters on the Moon!
F1 learnt all about how craters on the moon are made during a very frosty Trekkng today. They were very excited to have a go at making their very own 'bumpy moon'. They collected different sized stones and made a guess at the size of crater they would make. They...
The children took part in a Hinduism experience on Tuesday morning. We had to take our shoes off, wash our hands and ring a bell when we entered the mock temple and we found out about Divali and lots of Hindu gods.