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Category Archives: Year 2

Stars of Hope

In school this week, to mark the start of Advent ever child has made a Star of Hope. On the star we have written our hopes and dreams for the future. We are praying about these intentions during Advent.

We decorated our stars and placed them on the school fence to share with the whole Byker community.

Remembrance Day Poppies Outdoor Art Display

We created a whole school art display to celebrate Remembrance Day and brighten up the exterior of our school. Every child in school created their own poppy using a range of media and techniques.  The Nursery children made collage poppies using assorted paper and pva glue, they also experienced print making for the first time… Continue Reading

Music in Year 2

In  music this half term we have been finding out about the composer Alan Menken. We looked at his composition of Aladdin. Firstly we read the story of Aladdin. We then listened to the music and tried to imagine which part of the story the music would fit with. We sequenced the story in groups… Continue Reading

Poetry and Fireworks!

Year 2 have enjoyed working on a Literacy unit this week about poetry. We based a lot of our work around describing fireworks. We have been learning all about the power of using adjectives to describe nouns in the genre of Poetry, We wrote some fabulous poems about fireworks. We also learnt all about Acrostic… Continue Reading

St Lawrence’s Friendship Week 16th-20th November 2020

At St Lawrence’s we will be holding our Friendship Week from the 16-20th November, as part of the national Anti-Bullying Week. We will start the week by taking part in Odd Socks Day on Monday 16th November. Children can wear the weirdest and wackiest odd socks they can find to celebrate that we are all… Continue Reading