Welcome to Year 2!
Miss Sergison and Miss Jackson are our Year 2 teachers and they are supported by Mrs Walton and Mrs Wheatley. Miss Jackson 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 and under the Topic link above..
This week, Mrs Nugent and Miss Grayson held an very informative whole school assembly to celebrate ‘Harvest’ time. They talked to us about the meaning of Harvest at this special time of year and encouraged us all to think about others who are less fortunate than ourselves – to give thanks for all the things we have…read more
It was a pleasure to take 30 children for a 100% attendance trip on Wednesday (bowling and a McFlurry) – to celebrate getting into school every day last year! No mean feat!read more
Our Key Stage 1 children enjoyed a fun-filled, spooky afternoon today at their Halloween disco…read more
This week, as part of our literacy lessons (and to help us with our instructional writing), Year 2 went outside to plant some ‘supertato’ potatoes! We had great fun generating verbs and adverbs to use in our instructions which we will be writing later this week…read more
It’s amazing what children can do with a piece of string and some sticks! This week, Miss Greaves, Miss Sowerby and Mrs Bullock were astounded by the creativity and perseverance the children showed when given resources to make a sculpture…read more
This week, Year 2 took an amazing trip back in time – visiting the Sunderland Winter Museum and Gardens. Pupils took part in a ‘planting’ workshop, where they explored different types of seeds, learnt all about the different parts of a plant, talked about what plants need to grow and had great fun planting their own ‘pea-pod pea’ – don’t worry we are sure these won’t grow into an ‘Evil Pea’ like the one we have been reading about in our literacy lessons!read more
Another day of friendship and teamwork at forest school club! We took turns to guide our blindfolded friends through the forest building – developing trust, communication and teamwork.read more
In literacy, Year 2 have been reading the ‘Supertato’ story. To help us with our writing, we looked at different kinds of vegetables and worked in teams to think of some great adjectives to describe them.read more
In Year 2 science we have been exploring our school site, looking for different varieties of plants and flowers – in preparation for our visit to Sunderland Winter Gardens next week.read more
To see what your child will be learning about this Autumn term, please check out our individual year group ‘Topic Webs’ in the links on this page…read more
Wow! What amazing (and diverse) talent we have here in our lovely school! From comedians, dancers, painters, writers, miming artists, singers, gifted sportsmen and creative writers – our children showed off their individuality, skills and confidence in some stunning performances at our whole school talent show this week!read more
This week, we enjoyed some amazing sports days / mini sports days at West Lane! Despite the inclement weather – with support from young sports leaders from Thorp Academy and Gateshead School Sports Partenrship – Key Stage 2 pupils enjoyed participating in a variety of team work, competitive and problem solving activities on our fabulous school playing field and it was great to see the parents and teachers getting involved too! Check out our video of our sprinting teachers! Key Stage 1 pupils then enjoyed a mini-sports day on Thursday…read more