Y2: Gallery

Key Stage 1 Science Show

Date: 13th Jul 2021 @ 8:29am

Year 1 and 2 had great fun finding out about materials and their properties in an exciting science show to celebrate Science Week. 

Practical Maths in Year 2

Date: 7th Jul 2021 @ 3:07pm

Year 2 used balance scales to identify and compare the mass of different classroom objects.  They used lots of mathematical language and worked well in their groups. 

Year 2 Sports Day

Date: 2nd Jul 2021 @ 3:31pm

Year 2 had a fabulous Sports Day and enjoyed taking part in lots of different activities. They showed great team spirit and had lots of fun. 

Colour Mixing

Date: 25th Jun 2021 @ 12:08pm

Year 2 have explored colour mixing as part of Arts Week. They have found out how to make tones and tints and have created their own colour wheels.  They mixed their own secondary colours to paint a 'Colour Field' in the style of the artist Mark Rothko. 

Paper Sculpture

Date: 24th Jun 2021 @ 3:54pm

Year 2 explored different ways of manipulating paper to create their own very unique 3D paper sculptures. 

Year 2 SongFest

Date: 23rd Jun 2021 @ 12:15pm

Today, Year 2 took part in the Song Fest which had the theme - WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE!  We sang songs about water, played games and danced and had such good fun! Our pirate vistors said that we were the BEST SINGERS that they had ever heard.  

Planting seeds and forest art

Date: 15th Jun 2021 @ 12:24pm

Year 2 planted their own sunflower seeds today and had great fun decorating the trees outside their classroom. 

Year 2 Brass Band

Date: 11th Jun 2021 @ 12:20pm

Year 2 enjoyed their first brass band lesson today. 

Learning in the great outdoors!

Date: 8th Jun 2021 @ 3:26pm

Year 2 were introduced to their new learning challenge today: What do plants need to grow well? 

We went outside to identify plants and trees in our school grounds and observed them closely.  We also made detailed drawings and began to label the different parts.  It was lovely to learn outdoors in the sunshine! 

Design Technology

Date: 24th May 2021 @ 7:15pm

In Design Technology Year 2 have designed and made their own moving vehicles.  

World Poetry Day

Date: 19th Mar 2021 @ 5:07pm

This week we have been celebrating World Poetry Day. We have done many things such as reading, performing and writing poems. Have a read of some of our examples.

World Book Day in Year 2!

Date: 4th Mar 2021 @ 2:20pm

Today, we celebrated World Book Day in lots of exciting ways.  We enjoyed listening to our shared story 'DREAMER' and talked about our dreams for a better world, we made dream catchers and created new pages of our own for the book.  We enjoyed playing a game of 'Who am I?' on TEAMS to find out more about some endangered animals. Finally, we ended our day by reading our favourite stories.  

Chinese Art and Craft activities - Year 2

Date: 10th Feb 2021 @ 3:39pm

Year 2 have been very creative this half term. They have painted Chinese blossom trees, sketched pandas and designed beautiful willow pattern plates. They followed instructions to make Chinese dragons and paper lanterns. Their wonderful work is on display in our classroom. 

Children's Mental Health Week - Year 2

Date: 5th Feb 2021 @ 9:21am

As part of Children's Mental Health Week Year 2 have been talking about ways to keep their minds healthy.

We listened to the story of 'Winnie the Worrywart' and made our own worry monsters. Worry monsters are great because they read your worries and munch them up so you no longer need to worry about them. 

Chinese cooking and banquet

Date: 2nd Feb 2021 @ 2:54pm

In Design and Technology Year 2 have designed and made their own vegetable spring rolls. Today they used equipment safely to cut, grate and fry vegetables. To celebrate we had a Chinese banquet and even tried hard to use chopsticks. We enjoyed opening our fortune cookies at the end. 


Date: 18th Jan 2021 @ 3:13pm

In Geography Year 2 are learning all about China. Today we found out about the capital city of China, Beijing. We compared China to our capital city of London. We sorted photographs of the capital cities into two groups. 

End of term party!

Date: 18th Dec 2020 @ 3:30pm

Year 1 and 2 enjoyed a fun filled party today! 

Y2 DT - Christmas Decorations

Date: 18th Dec 2020 @ 12:14pm

Year 2 have designed and made Christmas decorations in Design and Technology. Take a look at their beautiful finished products! 

Chester Zoo

Date: 6th Mar 2020 @ 4:34pm

World Book Day in Y2

Date: 6th Mar 2020 @ 4:23pm

Science Week 2020!

Date: 31st Jan 2020 @ 4:23pm

Science Week 2020

This week all of our classes have been focussing on a science topic. 

Year 1 - Animals inc Humans

Year 2 - Animals inc Humans

Year 3 - Forces and Magnets

Year 4 - States of Matter

Year 5 - Forces

Year 6 - Light

Children have been observing changes, finding patterns, classifying and identifying, researching and performing all kinds of interesting, fun and crazy experiements!

Speak to your child and ask them what they have learnt this week.

We hope you've enjoyed it!

Science Experiments with Adrian!

Date: 31st Jan 2020 @ 11:18am

We've had a fantastic morning performing some different experiments with Adrian. We've been finding out about materials that float or sink! Seeing which shape rolls the best! And which material is the most "absorbent".

We've learned 5 very important scientific words: predict; test; measure; classify and observe. Can you remember what they all mean?

KS1 fundraising for Children in Need

Date: 18th Nov 2019 @ 12:44pm

Our KS1 children had great fun on Friday raising money for Children in Need! In our team point groups, we took part in four different challenges:

*passing a balloon over and under

*trying to transfer malteasers from one bowl to another using only a straw

*moving a cookie from our forehead into our mouth by only wiggling our faces

*cup stacking

There was lots of laughing and team spirit as the children cheered each other on! School raised over £400 for the charity.

European Day of Languages

Date: 3rd Oct 2019 @ 10:32am

Year 2 worked hard on developing their geographical skills during European Day of Languages. The children looked at a map of Europe; talked about the different languages and cultures and then located each country on a map.

Lyme goes to the Bakery on Pudding Lane

Date: 19th Sep 2019 @ 3:50pm

This afternoon we worked together on a bit of baking!

Thomas Farrinor- the baker who started the Great Fire of London in 1666, was believed to be making some cakes which caused the fire. Take a look at our own version of his cakes! 

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