This week, in Y2, we have been celebrating some PE superstars. Half of Y2 visited the multi-skills festival at Blyth Sports Centre where they had the opportunity to use their agility and co-ordination, whilst making new friends. In preparation for our Victorian Market (on Wednesday 19th October), we have used Microsoft Publisher to create posters…. More

The Long and the Short of it…..

We have had a fantastic second week back with the children. They have quickly adapted to the new routines encountered in Year Two and they are showing us just how much they have matured. This week we have continued to explore the story of the Velveteen Rabbit and we created our own story maps so… More

Ship Ahoy!

Year 2 had an extremely busy week! We were challenged to create a piece of artwork for the lower deck based on our Tall Ships Project. We used sculpture and modelling to create a coastal display of a lighthouse shining it’s lamp on a tall ship on the sea. We even created real electric circuits… More

What a week!

Who could imagine so much happening in one week! Our visit to St. Mary’s Lighthouse was a great success. Our study of the shoreline included sketching, a mini-beast hunt, rock pooling, beach combing and of course, a paddle! The weather was superb and as always, the children’s behaviour was excellent. On Tuesday, the children had… More

What am I?

The children have thoroughly enjoyed writing their own riddles this week, especially when the staff couldn’t guess what the answers were! Here is one for you………. My hair is many different colours. I am many different heights. I work very hard from Monday to Friday. I scream with glee when I am let outside. What… More

Celebration and surprise arrival!

After working SO hard throughout our Key Stage tests, the children and staff could finally celebrate with a party day. We all shared a party feast and danced, played games, sang and were merry! As an EXTRA special treat, the children were surprised with a visit from a local ice cream van and really enjoyed… More

Year 2 Tests

As we move through May, we are continuing to prepare the children in Year 2 for the statutory tests they will complete. It is extremely important that we DO NOT cause unnecessary stress to the children and with this in mind, we will not be sharing the test dates with them. This will ensure that… More


All the children in Year 2 have worked extremely hard this week and we are pleased to say that……..SATS are over! There will be no homework this weekend so enjoy your family time. Next week we will be celebrating the hard work with a party day, so watch this space!

End of Key Stage Tests

As we enter May, the children in Year 2 will undertake tests in reading andĀ mathematics. As you may be aware, there is no requirement for schools to complete the English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling tests this year so there will beĀ 4 tests in total, spread across May. 100% attendance will give your child the best… More

The Queen turns 90!

Amid the celebrations of the Queen’s 90th birthday this week, Year 2 were extremely interested in learning about Her Majesty’s life and position in the UK and the world We found out about her role as Head of State, her family and the history of the Royal Family in England. The children were amazed at… More