World Maths Day!

Today we celebrated World Maths Day by playing games and testing our number skills through quick fire recall activities. We learnt to play ‘Shut the Box’ which was great for helping us with our number bonds!

After talking about the properties of 2D shapes, we created super pictures and wrote interesting sentences about them afterwards. Check us out….

Pet Week!

As part of our science unit on animals we have been studying pets! During our English lessons we have been reading a story about a VERY naughty cat called Tuffy and learning all about her adventures on ‘The Avenue’.

In contrast, we have been working our way through a series of non-fiction texts in Guided Reading about a range of pets…and have even invited some in to class to learn more about them!

Take a look at the photos below to see which animals have been to visit us so far…


World Book Day


Year 2 have had a whole host of fun today! After creating our own book covers and making bookmarks, we took part in some paired reading with year 6. So much effort has been made with costumes – huge thanks to Mums and Dads who have gone to the trouble of making the day such a success.

Kenzie Morris won ‘best costume of the day’ in year 2, as chosen by Mrs McKinney.  All children are winners today though as they will all be coming home with a £1 book token! You will be able to exchange this token for any of the special £1 World Book Day books in Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco!

Independent Reading


Every Friday in year 2, we spend some time reading for pleasure. We can choose from newspapers, leaflets, magazines and a range of fiction and non-fiction books. We found out so many interesting things about the world in our child friendly editions of ‘News First’!

Super SPaG

This week we have been looking at words with the suffix -ment. We sorted through a range of new words and talked about what they mean.  We worked really well in our groups to organise and match up our words. Team work is definitely one of the strengths in year 2!

Marvellous Medicines

After reading George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl, year 2 created their own fabulous potions with a range of ingredients! It was all fizzes, pops and bangs as our mixtures bubbled and frothed away before our very eyes. It was such a treat after working so hard over the last few weeks of the half term!

Reading Our Stories!

Well, they’re finished! Over the last week we have been writing each stage of our animal stories with real attention to detail.

Each and every child is so proud of their book and they are all looking forward to reading them to the rest of the school tomorrow!

Online Safety

Today we have been learning about how to keep ourselves safe online. We looked at the Hector’s World website and talked about how important it is to NEVER give out personal information online.

If we ever see anything that makes us upset when we are on the computer we must always tell a trusted adult.

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