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Category Archives: Year 2

Year 2 Basketball

Year 2 are enjoying taking part in basketball sessions led by Janette the basketball coach from Newcastle Eagles. As part of each session we are learning about how to keep our bodies fit and healthy through what we eat and drink and through exercise which is our Science unit for this term.


Year 2 visit Beanley Farm

Year 2 visited Beanley Farm as part of their geography work on looking at contrasting localities. Mr Thompson from The Countryside Trust led the day. We had a great day learning about life on a farm. We found out all about sheep and we enjoyed a woodland walk where we collected lots of interesting things.… Continue Reading

Teddy Bear Hospital Visit Year 2

The Teddy Bear Hospital made a visit to Year 2 on Wednesday 24th October as part of Year Two’s Science work about keeping our bodies healthy. Everyone brought in their favourite teddy bear and we all enjoyed taking part in the workshop activities. We learnt about healthy eating, keeping clean, germs and how to look after our teddy… Continue Reading

Literacy Workshop in Year 2

Year 2 invited parents to take part in a Literacy workshop. This was part of Year Two’s Literacy Unit about Poetry. Parents worked with their children to devise and perform poems about fireworks. It was an exciting afternoon with some wonderful poetry performances! Continue Reading

The RVI visit Year 2

Amanda; a play specialist from the RVI,  visited Year 2 today as part of our science work. We found out what it is like to go into hospital; it looks like a fun experience! We enjoyed looking at x-rays and also dressing up as doctors and nurses. We learnt how to use a stethoscope to… Continue Reading

Judaism Day

Today we had a day in school where we learnt about different aspects of Judaism. Year 2 learnt about Shabbat. We made information leaflets about Shabbat. In the afternoon we had our own Shabbat feast. We ended the day in the hall hearing what every class had been doing on Judaism day. We all learnt such… Continue Reading

Autumn Fun!

Year 2 have been looking at seasonal changes in the UK. We went on an Autumn walk and found some fascinating leaves. We came back into class and did some leaf rubbings, thought of adjectives to describe Autumn and learnt some Autumn poems.     Continue Reading

British Values Week

Year 2, 1 and Reception joined together today to share some of the work which they have done in British Values Week. Year 2 looked at the Value of Respect and looked at ways of respecting ourselves, others, the school and our environment. Each child made an information poster about Respect. Reception and Year 1… Continue Reading