Y2: Gallery

Visting the Dragons of China in Arts Week

Date: 25th Jun 2019 @ 12:05pm

Throughout Arts Week we have had the opportunity to explore lots of different parts of the Chinese Culture. We tried different Dragon dances, sculpted a Terracotta Army and designed some Willow Patterns. Take a look at our work! 

Knowsley Safari Park

Date: 25th Jun 2019 @ 11:56am

To introduce ourselves to our new topic 'How would a dinosaur make a zookeeper happy?', we went on a trip to Knowsley Safari Park to find out more about different animals and their habitats. 

Science Week and Dino Dung!

Date: 14th Jun 2019 @ 8:23am

Throughout this week, we have been celebrating science and famous scientists.

We had the treat of watching a science show and then undertook some science experiments related to our new topio- How would a zookeeper make a dinosaur happy? We began to disect dinosaur dung to find out if it was a carnivore, herbivore or an omnivore. It was a very messy job! 

Rugby with the Saints

Date: 13th May 2019 @ 8:32am

We were very lucky to take part in a rugby workshop led by James Roby and the other Saints players. We even got to meet Boots the mascot!

The James Roby 'Tag' Rugby festival.

Date: 3rd May 2019 @ 3:50pm

Some Children were selected today to represent Lyme at the James Roby 'Tag' Rugby trophy at Newton Storm RLFC. Team Lyme did us proud scoring lots of tries and making some fantastic tackles. The children then got to meet St.Helens rugby legend James Roby and Saints Mascot Boots. Great team work Lyme!

Healthy Eating with Healthy Wraps

Date: 5th Apr 2019 @ 8:01am

This half term we have looked at the topic- How do you grow your own salad? Which taught us lots about healthy eating and plants! From this, during our DT sessions we designed and created some healthy balanced wraps. Take a look at what we made!

Yoga and Positive Minds

Date: 4th Apr 2019 @ 8:36am

Over this half term Year 2 have been very lucky to have Mrs Powell- (Lucy's Mum) to come in give us a taste of yoga. We have all loved taking part in these sessions aand they have linked to our learning of PATHS. Take a look at some of our yoga learning. 

The Maiden Voyage to the Maritime Museum

Date: 11th Jan 2019 @ 8:19am

As part of our learning about our new topic- 'Why is the unsinkable ship at the bottom or the sea?' We went on a trip to the Maritime Museum to find out more about the mysterious Titanic. This helped us in our learning and really got us thinking about lots more questions we want to answer throughout the topic.

Santa and the Cheeky Elf!

Date: 20th Dec 2018 @ 12:05pm

Year 2 has been rocked by 2 special arrivals! 

We were shocked to find that Ernie the Elf had made his way into school by hiding in someone's lunch box! What a cheeky elf he is!

On our party day we were practising some Christmas songs that led to the arrival of SANTA HIMSELF! He brought us some special gifts and even had time for a boogie before heading back to Rudolph who was ready for his next journey!

Our Islamic Learning

Date: 19th Dec 2018 @ 7:20pm

Throughout our learning of Islam this term, we learned about the 5 pillars of Islam and the beliefs Muslims have. We also learned about the Mosques and what artefacts are found inside. Each of the children then designed a prayer mat using the religious symbols and imagery out of felt. Take a look at the final outcomes.

The Landlord's Cat

Date: 19th Dec 2018 @ 6:59pm

This year we worked on our Christmas Play called the Landlord's Cat! The children worked so hard to learn their lines and the songs and really showed how amazing they are in front of an audience! Take a look at some of the snaps we took after the dress rehearsal! 

Finding Materials, Properties and Origins

Date: 19th Dec 2018 @ 6:45pm

During our topic work in Science, we have been looking at where materials come from and how we describe them. We have really enjoyed this topic and were very interested to find out we brush our teeth with chalk and that rubber comes from trees! 

As part of our learning we also experimented with slime and carried out some material hunts as part of our home learning. We also made capes using different materials. Take a look at our learning. 

Old toy sale for Pudsey.

Date: 16th Nov 2018 @ 4:15pm

After learning about the BBC Children in need appeal, children in Year 1 and 2 decided to set up a last minute 'unloved toy shop' in aid of the charity. Thank you to all the children and families who all pulled together and donated toys and books for the shop. Key stage 1 raised a fantastic £50.00, which will be donated to this years appeal alongside the schools own clothes day donations. All unsold donations will be donated this weekend to Willowbrook Hospice.


Halloween Disco

Date: 8th Nov 2018 @ 7:35pm

Here a few snaps of us having a good time at the Halloween disco! It was rather SPOOKtacular! 

Chester Zoo June 2018

Date: 12th Jun 2018 @ 7:58am

To start our topic- How would a zookeeper make a dinosaur happy?, We went on a trip to Chester Zoo!

 We were all very excited and learned lots of fantastic facts about each animal we saw. Luckily, we got to see the baby rhino too as well as having lots of fun! 

Out and About Lyme and Wood Pits Country Park.

Date: 27th Apr 2018 @ 7:53am

On Thursday 26th April, we went for a walk around the local park with Scott the Ranger. We learned lots about the local farms, the coal mines and what once was there. Take a look at some of our pictures! Recounts to follow!

Measuring Up!

Date: 27th Apr 2018 @ 7:48am

This week in Maths we have been looking at measuring in CM and M.

We started this lesson by estimating how big each part of our body was before actually measuring them to find out if we were correct.

Daniela was an amazing estimator as she some of her estimates matched the measures! Well done!

Healthy Eating Wrapped up!

Date: 29th Mar 2018 @ 8:22am

To finish off our healthy eating topic we designed and created some healthy wraps. We made sure that we had a bit of each food group to make sure it was a balanced meal. 

Take a look at some of our master pieces.

Year 2 Spring 2 Home Projects

Date: 27th Mar 2018 @ 12:14pm

Over the half term the children were given the challenge of completing their home school projects. They could either:

1) create a minature garden

2) Create artwork in the style of  Andy Goldsworthy

3) create a food diary/ poster about healthy eating. 

Take a look at all of our hard work!

Y6 keep Y2 in suspense!

Date: 23rd Mar 2018 @ 3:02pm

Mrs Fittock and the Y6s very kindly came to visit Y2 and tell them some of their very scary suspense stories! Some were funny, some were terrifing but all of them were fantastic! 

Song Fest

Date: 23rd Mar 2018 @ 1:15pm

We took part in SONGFEST to celebrate 150 years of St Helen's history. Take a look at some of the pictures and videos of us singing. We also made a very impressive barge and won the rely race! Well done Jacob, Thomas and Olivia!

Chef Academy- Brulé Busters!

Date: 26th Jan 2018 @ 3:39pm

Today was very exciting as we became chefs! We learned lots about eating local food and even had a go at making Brule! 

Getting Aboriginal

Date: 25th Jan 2018 @ 3:41pm

Today we looked at making some aboriginal art patterns on some coral shapes. Take a look at some of our master pieces. 

Fantastic Fairy Bread

Date: 25th Jan 2018 @ 3:35pm

To kick start our new topic 'Why is Australia called the Land Down Under?' we made some fairy bread. We found it very yummy and even wanted to make more! 

Have a look at some of our budding baker's creations!

Little Angel gets her Wings- Christmas 2017

Date: 15th Dec 2017 @ 8:19am

We at Lyme are so proud of our amazing KS1 nativity-

Little Angel gets her wings! 

The children really showed how fantastic their singing and acting can really be. Here are some of the photos we have taken. We also have individual photos of each child too. If you would like a copy, speak to Mr Thompson and we can print one for you. 

If you would like the buy a copy of the whole performance please send in £5 with your child's name. 


Lyme Community Primary, Lyme St, Newton-le-Willows WA12 9HD