Top Table Awards

Congratulations to Nhi and Beau. Your hard work has earned you a place on the top table next week.

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Kinetic Theatre

Mr O’Hara was a good sport, joining in with the performance, but Gabrielle was the star of this section.

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Well Done Year 2!! We are all so proud!!

Year 2’s Trip to Astley Bridge Park.

As a reward for all of their hard work this year and for doing a super job in the KS1 SATs, Year 2 spent a whole afternoon in the sunshine at our local park. All of the children (and teachers) had a wonderful afternoon. We played games, sang songs and even had a picnic! What a wonderful afternoon we all had! The children thoroughly deserved their treat and have been an absolute pleasure to teach this year. I am sure they will keep it up as they move on into the juniors. Well done Year 2! 🙂





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Let’s Go to CHINA!!


This half term we have been learning about the geography of China through focusing on the main human and physical features of the country, helping us to learn about the wider world.

We have learned about some geographical similarities and differences between China and the United Kingdom where we live. Also we have improved our map skills using atlases, world maps and globes, along with using webcams and Google Maps.

We have really enjoyed our topic so far and have learned lots about the Chinese culture. Next week we are even going to try some authentic Chinese food! YUM!


WILF: Write 3 facts that you have learned about China.

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In English this half term we have been studying stories from other cultures. As well as re-telling and innovating our own versions of Hansel and Gretel, we heard another story about an Evil Witch called Baba Yaga! Finally we wrote our own Baba Yaga stories with a twist and published them in a class book.

Title: "Baba Yaga" Meduim: Acrylic on wood Size: 20" x 20" ©Solongo Monkhooroi

WILF: Can you write a description of Baba Yaga so the rest of the school know just how gruesome she is?


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Come and look at the wonderful Digital Literacy that Year 2 have been doing on Purple Mash this half term.

Our RE topic this half term was New Beginnings.

We have been thinking about how God is with us at every new beginning and have written some new morning prayers to offer him praise each new day.

Click on the link below to see some of the lovely prayers Year 2 have written using Purple Mash.



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Welcome Back Year 2!


Mrs Lavender and Mr O’Hara are so excited to have you all back in school, safe and sound, after a lovely summer. We can’t wait for the wonderful year we have ahead of us and we are both looking forward to seeing you blossom over the coming months.

I would love to know what you are most looking forward to about being in year 2.

What are you excited about?

What topics are you looking forward to learning about?

How does it feel to be the oldest children in KS1?

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Year 2 memories…


With another exciting school year drawing to a close, we have been thinking back to our favourite moments in Class 2.

Mr O’Hara’s favourite memory from Year 2 was the wonderful trip to Smithills’ Farm with Year 1 and Year 2 because we had such a fantastic day learning about the different animals that lived there.

Mrs Kettle loved sports day because she enjoyed seeing all of the huge smiles on the mums and dads faces when their children were having fun racing.

What was your favourite memory of Year 2?

What are you most looking forward to about moving into the Juniors?

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Hello… you’ve found us … Year 2 Blog!

hello in different languages

Welcome to our Year 2 Blog!

We are going to use blogging as a tool to improve our literacy skills, in particular our focus will be writing. We will be writing using lots of different genres which could include diary entries, debates, story starters, story settings and many more.

We know we will have to try our very best with our writing as our audience is the potentially the whole of the world wide web. We would really appreciate you leaving comments as to what you liked about our writing and maybe a  comment of how we could  make our writing better.

All comments will go to be moderated before going live.

If you have any ideas of what you would like us to blog about, please add your comments.

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November HI’s writing challenge

LO: To write four fantastic firework sentences

fireworksShould you choose to accept, you will need to:

Use the image to stimulate your writing.

Remember to think about your sense when writing your sentences.

Good Luck


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