Year Group Blog

Happy Half Term!

What a SUPER way to end our half term!

We have had a wonderful week of learning. In English, we have been writing our non-chronological reports about the polar regions…take a look…

To inspire us for these we did some …

How to save the planet… UCPS-style!

We started writing our non-chronological reports this week about How to Save the Planet, starting with purposeful messages about how humans can save the planet from climate change by reducing their rubbish, by recycling and by cycling or walking …

Stories without words

This week has been a chance for us to show our teachers all we have learnt so far this year. We have made super progress and can’t wait to show you on Family Friday next week .

We also had …

Eat Your Plastic!

This week we have been trying to persuade a poor penguin to eat plastic, based on the book ‘Daisy Eat Your Peas’ where Daisy’s mum tries to persuade Daisy to eat her peas by promising to give her the world! …

Cold As Ice!

Year 2 launched their new topic, Cold As Ice, this week – both in class and on the learning street. Our topic looks at the polar regions and how climate change is affecting them. The children have opportunities to be …

Double, double toil and trouble…

Happy New Year everyone! We have had a “wicked” start to 2019 as it has been Shakespeare Week and the play we have learnt all about is the Scottish play…Macbeth!

“All hail Macbeth, Thane of Glamis” – acting out the …

Soundscapes, Stories and Cinderella…

This week we have written some AMAZING stories about The Bat Who Came to Breakfast based on The Tiger Who Came to Tea. We have particularly been practising writing exclamations and using apostrophes…

In Maths we have been learning about …

The Tiger left after Tea… but the Bat came for Breakfast!

Thank you for a fantastic Family Friday this morning. The children of year 2 were pleased to share their learning and progress with you – a well-deserved occasion after the hard work and commitment they have shown this half-term!

Our …

Look out, look out, there’s a tiger about!

This week has been a wonderful week of learning. We have started a new focus text ” The Tiger Who Came for Tea” and we have loved it! Drama, creative design, using our knowledge from last week and learning all …

Being Transparent in Year 2…

What a week! It has been jam-packed full with lots of super learning.

In English we enjoyed creating instructions on ‘How to search for monsters in your home’, inspired by Orion’s journey through his home in ‘Orion and the Dark’. …

Carnival, kindness and a whole lot of commands!

The year 2 team would like to extend their thanks to all parents and carers who attended learning conversations this week. It was a productive afternoon, with next steps for all to take learning and achievement forward. Our year 2 …

Now that darkness is my friend…

We have had a great week of learning and really immersed ourselves in our topic of “The Dark Side”.

In English, we read our key text “The Dark”  in which our main character Lazslo is afraid of the dark but …

Introducing The Dark Side…

This week we have begun to explore our new topic ‘The Dark Side’.

In PE we began to brainstorm our ideas for a dance to the Star Wars tune ‘The Imperial March’ where darkness battles with light!

In English we …

Let’s traction the action!

What a packed and exciting half term we have had to start our 2018-2019 year! Our book week last week provided different teaching and learning experiences through which the children were able to learn about the story of Oliver Twist …

Adventures Galore!

We have had a fantastic time this week beginning our new English topic ‘Adventure Stories’ based on the epic adventures of Traction Man and his trusty friend Scrubbing Brush.

We have role played and planned our own adventures, learning about …

Collages, captions and commutative law!

We are now halfway through our first half-term of the year and deep into our new curriculum! We have been focusing on partitioning numbers up to 9 in maths and have been developing our understanding of “take away” and “difference.” …

Label for the week? Brilliant!

This week we have hit the ground running in terms of curriculum content: list and labels a plenty in English. We were inspired by the book Mountain Rescue and after our own role play we discovered that the camera must …

Learning to learn…

Welcome back to all of our Year 2 heroes!  We have been busy  getting used to our new classes and routines through lots of team building activities and drama.

To kick off our new topic ‘Heroes’, we entered a disaster …