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Category Archives: Year 2

The Laing visit Year 2

Year two enjoyed an exciting visit from Emma from The Laing Art Gallery. This was part of our art work this term about portraits. This time we were looking at the abstract artist; Pablo Picasso.


We learnt how to draw facial features in the style of Picasso.

We created a portrait in the style of Picasso and used oil pastels to create a vibrant finish.

  Year 2 are real, budding artists!



Year 2 – Portraits

Year 2 have been learning all about portraits this term in art as part of our work around Ourselves. We enjoyed drawing self portraits in class and portraits of one of our favourite characters; Mr Bear. We visited The Portrait Gallery at the Laing Art Gallery and looked at portraits painted by famous artisits. We… Continue Reading

Year 2 visit Broxfield farm

Year 2 had an exciting visit to Broxfield Farm in Northumberland as part of our work on contrasting localities in Geography. Mr Thompson; The Farmer told us all about his farm. We went on a trailer ride around his farm to see his herd of sheep. Mr Thompson told us all about his crop of… Continue Reading

The Dot in Year 2

Year 2 enjoyed reading the book The Dot by Peter H Reynolds     . We were inspired to produce some fantastic art work like the character in the story. We learnt a lot about colour mixing whilst we were experimenting! What an exciting afternoon! Continue Reading

Languages Day

Last week, the whole school celebrated Languages Day. The theme was food from French speaking countries which made everyone happy! Natalie Paris, a French story-teller performed stories in French to the children, there was a pop-up French cafe in school and each class enjoyed watching a film in French. It was a fantastic day full… Continue Reading

Penpals in Year 2

Year 2 have enjoyed having pen pals from Belsay school throughout this school year through The Linking Project. sadly we have not been able to meet up with our pen pals this year but we have kept in touch throughout the year by writing letters, exchanging postcards, sending pictures and even writing acrostic poems about… Continue Reading