Year 2 - Seahorse & Penguin




Y2 Summer Singing Festival 2018 (29 images)

Year 2 travelled to Trinity School to take part in this year's Summer Singing Festival. The topic for this year's showpiece was 'Get Fit' so the playlist included songs about football, swimming, dancing and athletics.

Created: 4 Jul 18 17:03 | Last modified: 4 Jul 18 17:08

Y2 Athletics and Football (78 images)

As part of Healthy Schools Week we received a Circuits masterclass from athletics coach Chris Millard. We also practised our football skills before trying to beat Mr Capel (aka Hugo Lloris) in a penalty shootout.

Created: 20 Jun 18 09:57 | Last modified: 20 Jun 18 10:09

Y2 Jackson Pollock Gallery 2018 (4 images)

Here are our Jackson Pollock inspired creations on display outside of our classrooms. We hope you like them as much as we do!

Created: 16 Apr 18 17:16 | Last modified: 16 Apr 18 17:17

Y2 Let's Get Messy WOW Day 2018 (52 images)

To celebrate the start of a new topic we got messy...very messy! We created our own Jackson Pollock-inspired canvas and also made sweet smoothies. Have a look at how much fun we had!

Created: 13 Apr 18 14:43 | Last modified: 13 Apr 18 15:06

Y2 Skipping Workshop (14 images)

Year 2 got into the swing of skipping thanks to some expert teaching.

Created: 25 Jan 18 16:24 | Last modified: 25 Jan 18 16:30

Y2 Author Visit (6 images)

Pirate author Ali Smith paid a visit to Year 2 after hearing that we were studying pirates as part of our topic 'Land Ahoy'. We had great fun listening to and acting out the adventures of Captain O.

Created: 23 Jan 18 08:38 | Last modified: 23 Jan 18 08:39

Y2 Pirate Wow Day 2018 (18 images)

To mark the beginning of our new topic 'Land Ahoy' we enjoyed a Pirate-themed Wow Day. We went on a treasure hunt, learned about the infamous Blackbeard, created treasure maps using grid referencing and designed our own pirate flags.

Created: 5 Jan 18 07:53 | Last modified: 5 Jan 18 08:15

Y2 Christmas Cookies (69 images)

To celebrate the festive period we made Christmas Orange Cookies. We put our measuring, rolling, cutting, decorating and (most importantly) tasting skills to the test.

Created: 15 Dec 17 13:57 | Last modified: 15 Dec 17 14:31

Y2 Bridge building (26 images)

We designed and built our own bridges using materials of our choice. The bridge had to be strong enough for the knight to cross.

Created: 12 Dec 17 12:59 | Last modified: 12 Dec 17 15:52

Y2 Time Trail (28 images)

Whilst learning to tell the time, we went on a hunt for clocks. Once we found a clock we then had to use our time-telling skills to work out the correct time. Some clocks read o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to the hour whilst others displayed 5-minute intervals.

Created: 8 Nov 17 14:20 | Last modified: 8 Nov 17 14:25

Year 2 Gunpowder Plot (2 images)

In Year 2 we have been learning about the Gunpowder Plot. We studied the reasons behind it and we even had a visit from King James I. Unfortunately we couldn't persuade him to end his persecution of English Catholics despite some appealing promises and terrifying threats.

Created: 8 Nov 17 14:04 | Last modified: 8 Nov 17 14:09

Y2 Caldicot Castle 2017 (133 images)

We had a fantastic time at Caldicot Castle. We were greeted by Sir Thomas the knight at the castle's drawbridge before learning more about castle life from Lady Alianore. I'm sure you'll agree that we also looked the part in our castle-themed costumes!

Created: 4 Oct 17 13:23 | Last modified: 4 Oct 17 13:40

Y2 Wheelchair Basketball (74 images)

Year 2 enjoyed learning how to play wheelchair basketball under the tutelage of coach Kevin Ogborne.

Created: 22 Sep 17 17:17 | Last modified: 22 Sep 17 17:21

Y2 Sandcastles and Castle Building (39 images)

To mark the start of our new topic, we spent the day making castles out of sand and then cardboard. We had a great time.

Created: 22 Sep 17 07:40 | Last modified: 22 Sep 17 07:50