YEAR 2 Poplar and ElderMrs Traynor and Miss Sergison
Welcome to Year 2!
Mrs Traynor and Miss Sergison are our Year 2 teachers, and they are supported by Miss Westgarth and Mrs Herworth. Mrs Traynor teaches Year 2 Elder and Miss Sergison teaches Year 2 Poplar.
Information about what Year 2 will be learning can be found in our ‘Curriculum’ section.
On Monday this week, Mrs Nugent led KS1 and KS2 in two ‘Rights Respecting School’ assemblies – where the theme of ‘difference’ was considered to recognise the importance of celebrating the wonderful diversity within our school, families and community.read more
This week in Year 2, we have been investigating the properties of materials – looking at which materials are more / less waterproof. We had great fun carrying out our scientific waterproofing experiment…read more
This week in Year 2, we have been developing our VIPERS reading skills, focusing on inference. We have been learning how to use different ‘clues’ found in the pictures and words / text of books we read, to ‘work out’ what a character might be feeling, alongside using a drama technique called ‘freeze framing’ to demonstrate how facial expressions / body language can communicate negative / positive emotions to a reader (e.g. joy, boredom, tiredness, anger etc).read more
Wow! We have some very talented, budding artists in our lovely school! Thank you to all the parents / carer's and other special adults for coming to see our children's art exhibition this week in our upper and lower school halls. Teachers and staff worked very hard to...read more
This week, Year 2 showcased some of their learning from their first half-term in Year 2 to their parent’s / carer’s / grown ups at their class assembly! Take a look at our slideshow to see what fun we all had! Our thanks to all the parents / carer’s for their support…read more
Wow! Our Key Stage 1 children had an amazing time this afternoon, at their end of half-term ‘Halloween themed’ disco! There were some VERY strange costumes dancing to some spooky tunes – as you can see from our photo gallery slideshow!read more
As part of our whole school ‘Art Week’ initiative led by Mrs Young, this week all of our children have had great fun creating a range of ‘artistic masterpieces’ to showcase to parents at our school Art Exhibition on Wednesday 1st November 2017!read more
This week we welcomed Father Tom (Vicar of our local St Paul's C of E Church, Winlaton), who led us in a whole school 'Harvest Festival Assembly' celebration. Father Tom spoke about how we can help other (less fortunate) people in the world around us - by being 'good...read more
We are proud to present our new Rights Respecting School Award (RRSA) mascot... 'Righteous Rex' - a very 'righteous' tiger designed by one of our year 5/6 pupils! Our school is currently working hard to gain Level 1 RRSA (Rights Respecting School Award) -...read more
In year 2 we have been learning about how to keep our bodies healthy. This week we had a special visit from Nick – a healthy food chef who taught us how to make a tasty chilli and pasta bolognese from scratch! We learnt about making healthy food choices and how important it is to be safe and tidy when cooking and handling raw foods.read more
On Monday this week, our school parliament 'took over' our Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 assemblies - presenting themselves formally to the whole school and explaining their role / responsibilities to pupils. Some of our MP's had prepared a short speech, where they...read more
This week, we held our second school parliamentary meeting of this academic year. We discussed a range of issues raised by our elected class MP’s (on behalf of pupil’s throughout KS2) and also welcomed a visit from Mrs Tetley – who wanted to share some exciting plans and possible developments with us all!