YEAR 2 Poplar and Elder

Mrs Traynor and Miss Pielichaty

Welcome to Year 2!

Mrs Traynor and Miss Pielichaty are our Year 2 teachers, and they are supported by Miss Westgarth and Mrs Herworth. Mrs Traynor teaches Year 2 Elder and Miss Pielichaty teaches Year 2 Poplar.

Information about what Year 2 will be learning can be found in our ‘Curriculum’ section.

Winlaton West Lane ‘bounce’ their way to post-OfSTED fun!

To celebrate our fantastic OfSTED report, the children at Winlaton West Lane (and the staff!) enjoyed an equally fabulous ‘fun day’ of whole school, non-uniform, bouncy castle play-time and fun activities. Take a look at some of our class photographs to see how much ‘fun’ we all had…

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The day an Olympian came to visit West Lane…

Today, our school was incredibly proud to have a visit from Olympic British volleyball player Peter Bakare – who led our whole school on a sponsored fitness circuit session. Each class was taken through a series of fun, pulse-raisin,g strength and conditioning exercises, followed by a motivational talk from Peter and a demonstration of some key volleyball skills…

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Gareth the ‘Snow Dog’ comes to West Lane!

This month, a former pupil of Winlaton West Lane School has kindly ‘donated’ one of his amazing Snowdogs, (‘Gareth’) to our school to exhibit for the next 2-3 weeks! Please feel free to come in and have a look at Mrs Tetley’s new friend…

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‘Healthy’ end of spring term fun!

On the last day of Spring term, as part of our ‘Healthy School’ Initiative, our whole school enjoyed a range of activities – including making smoothies with a pupil ‘pedal power’ stationary bike and a workshop with ‘Cooking for Life’ expert Nick!

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Year 2 explore Jewish Mezuzah’s!

As part of our RE learning about the Jewish faith (and to help us develop our fine motor skills in our Art and DT lessons) Year 2 have made some fabulous Jewish Mezuzah’s – to hang on our classroom and school doors!

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Celebrating ‘Faith Week!’

Last week our school held an extraordinary 'Faith Week', where the children were very lucky to have visitors from different faiths / religions come in to speak about their beliefs. Assemblies were held with special religious leaders and visitors: Cloud Singh (a Sikh);...

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West Lane’s Reading Rockstars!

Wow! What an awesome response we have had to our reading challenge! After we unveiled an amazing new reading scheme at Christmas, we launched it with a brand-new reading challenge. Every time we bring in our reading book, signed by someone who looks after us to say...

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Year 2 use ICT to explore DATA!

In our ICT lessons with Miss Westgarth, Year 2 classes have been learning about different ways in which DATA (information) can be presented – looking at how to interpret bar graphs, tally charts and pictograms. In the next few weeks we will be using our school IPADS and laptops to try and create our own bar graphs using Microsoft Excel!

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