Y2: Gallery

Art Day in Y2

Date: 10th Jul 2024 @ 11:39am

Year 2 took inspiration from the picture book THE MIRROR to create wonderful pieces of artwork.  They captured two different cultures in their work using a wide range of mixed media. 


Date: 1st Jul 2024 @ 8:31am

Year 2 had an amazing time at Colomendy this weekend.  

KS1 Book Club Week 3

Date: 26th Jun 2024 @ 4:34pm

In book club today we read the story Giraffes Can't Dance - the moral of the story is that you can dance if you find the music that you love! 

The children followed step by step instructions to draw their own giraffes complete with our mission statement I CAN! 

They also enjoyed listening to a song version of the story. 

Local history in Y2

Date: 26th Jun 2024 @ 4:31pm

How can we find out about the past?

Skill: evidence and interpretation 

Year 2 looked at old photographs of Newton le Willows today to begin to find out what life was like in the past.  They described what they could see in the pictures, discussed the types of transport that they could see and the clothes that people were wearing.   

Y2 RE - Hanukkah

Date: 26th Jun 2024 @ 4:25pm

Today, Year 2 found out all about the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. They used key vocabulary and were able to describe how the festival was celebrated and why. 

KS 1 Book Club week 2

Date: 19th Jun 2024 @ 4:27pm

We took inspiration from the interesting illustrations in the book THE TUNNEL by Antony Browne and created our own water colour pieces of art. 

Y2 Superhero comic art masterpiece

Date: 14th Jun 2024 @ 3:51pm

We added detail to our pieces and outlined key features in black pen to make them stand out. We put our pieces together to make one big masterpiece. 

Y2 Knowsley Safari Park

Date: 12th Jun 2024 @ 4:38pm

Year 2 had an amazing time at Knowsley Safari Park.  They saw lots of animals on their walk around, had time to explore the adventure playground and found out lots of fascinating facts in a classroom session. In the afternoon they watched a sealion show and birds of prey display before finally taking a coach tour around the park.  It was a fun filled day! 

KS1 Book Club

Date: 12th Jun 2024 @ 4:33pm

At book club today we visited our library to find our favourite books by our favourite authors.  Then we listened to the story THE TUNNEL by Anthony Browne.  We predicted what might happen and recorded our ideas before reading to the end of the story. 

Y2 Superhero comic art continued...

Date: 7th Jun 2024 @ 1:37pm

Wow! Take a look at our group pieces. Today we added pen and pastels to our work. 

Y2 Superhero comic art

Date: 24th May 2024 @ 1:32pm

Year 2 are working in groups to produce a large piece of superhero comic inspired art. 


Date: 16th Apr 2024 @ 12:44pm

In our English lesson today the children worked in pairs to read fascinating facts about orangutans.  They then took on the role of nature narrators for an orangutan documentray - just like Sir David Attenborough. 


Date: 16th Apr 2024 @ 12:40pm

Year 2 have been learning about the units of measurement - cm and m. Today they estimated which objects in and around our classroom would measure more than a metre and less than a metre.  Then they used a metre ruler to check. 

PE in Y2

Date: 14th Mar 2024 @ 3:48pm

Year 2 developed their throwing and catching skills in PE this week. 

Magnificent Maths in Y2

Date: 14th Mar 2024 @ 3:46pm

Year 2 have been working so hard on their multiplication and division facts in maths this week.  They have completed lots of word problems and talk it, solve it challenges. 

Some of the children have been using counters to make arrays and create repeated addition and multiplication facts. 


Y2 Science research

Date: 14th Mar 2024 @ 3:41pm

What food do you need in a healthy diet and why? 

Year 2 are learning about what makes a balanced diet. They researched healthy foods and meal ideas on the internet to help them design a healthy meal of their own. 


Date: 8th Mar 2024 @ 4:56pm

Another fantastic 'Article of the Month' assembly delivered by our Rights Respecting Team. This month's article is 'Article 23 -  A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity and, as far as possible, independence'. The ambassadors did an amazing job of educating our school and introducing this month's activities. 

Y2 Fundraising for UNICEF

Date: 7th Mar 2024 @ 3:27pm

As part of their PSHRE learning, Y2 have collected pennies for UNICEF. They raised £44! Well done!

Y2 Intra school sports competition

Date: 8th Feb 2024 @ 1:36pm

Year 2 took part in an intra school sports competition today.  They completed lots of fitness challenges with a fun pirate theme. 

Reading Ambassador Meeting

Date: 2nd Feb 2024 @ 2:28pm

Today our reading ambassadors met to discuss their ideas for World Book Day which we will be celebrating on Friday 8th March. 

They created posters for the event and displayed them around the school. 

National Storytelling Week

Date: 2nd Feb 2024 @ 2:25pm

This week has been National Storytelling Week.  Our reading ambassadors led storytelling sessions in Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1.  In our assembly on Thursday we spoke about the skills needed to be a good storyteller.  We looked at celebrity storytellers such as musicians, dancers, actors, singers and authors. 

We are all storytellers! 


Date: 2nd Feb 2024 @ 2:21pm

In our reading lessons this week Year 2 have read the poem of THE SPIDER AND THE FLY. In the poem the spider COMPLIMENTS the fly to lure her into his den. 

The children made compliments sheets for the fly. This links wonderfully to our quote of the month for January - Mirror, mirror on the wall, give a compliment and that's not all. 

National Compliments Day - whole school assembly

Date: 25th Jan 2024 @ 3:51pm

Wednesday 24th February was Natonal Compliments Day.  Today we had an assembly to celebrate the process of complimenting and self complimenting.  Some of our children shared their own compliments and we watched a video 'The Reflection in Me' about a girl who listens to what her reflection tells her about herself. 

The main message was to value ourselves and that when we are kind to ourselves, we feel happier and brighter in general. 



Numbots - number fun in Y2

Date: 25th Jan 2024 @ 3:46pm

Year 2 enjoyed playing number games on NUMBOTS to help improve their rapid recall of number facts. 

Map it out - Art in Y2

Date: 19th Jan 2024 @ 2:06pm

Year 2 have used maps as inspiration for their artwork. Take a look at their colourful maps taking shape. 

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