YEAR 2

Y2 Poplar - Miss Sergison and Y2 Elder - Miss Jackson, with support from Mrs Wheatley and Mrs Walton
Year 2 Topic Web

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..

Year 2’s Australian Art Day

Louise from The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art came to do some Australian art with us on Wednesday. We replicated some indigenous cave paintings by using spray paint on our hands. We really enjoyed recreating Aborigine art and decorating a didgeridoo.

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Year 2 Brilliant Boomerangs!

We had a fantastic time On Tuesday during Australia day. The children made beautiful boomerangs here's a video of them testing them out on the field. https://vimeo.com/340603127

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Year 2’s Amazing Australia Day!

Year 2 have had an amazing day, mate! We've been: making rain sticks making boomerangs and then testing them on the field learning Aussie songs listening to Australian didgeridoo music learning Aussie slang completing Australian maths word problems making Aboriginal...

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Amazing Australia!

G'day mate! Year 2 are super excited about their topic, Australia. So far we have been using our geography skills to locate Australia on a world map. We have also recapped our knowledge of continents and oceans. We used our fingertips and paint to create these...

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Year 2 Jewish Cooking Workshop

Nick from 'Cooking 4 Life' came into school to do some Jewish cooking with Year 2. Year 2 Elder made some fantastic falafel wraps whilst Year 2 Poplar made delicious chicken shawarma. We learned about kosher foods and talked about Jewish celebrations and the different...

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Year 2 design delightful dragon eyes!

As part of our 'fire' topic, we have been learning all about dragons. We used clay to make these 'eye-catching' creations! When the clay was dry, we used metallic paint to make them look more realistic.

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What a Wonderful World Book Day!

Here at West Lane, we love book all year round and we love reading EVERY day, not just World Book Day! However, this special celebration of stories is a great chance to share our favourite stories and ideas with our friends and share the buzz about books that we have...

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Calling all Creative Writers!

Are you an aspiring author? Do you have an incredible idea for a gripping narrative? Do you really just love writing stories? Well, this is your invitation to a wide world of imagination: enter the 500 Words competition by following this link!  What is 500 Words? The...

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Year 2 build Tudor houses

As part of our 'Fire' topic, we have been learning about the Great Fire of London. We used cardboard boxes to replicate the Tudor houses that were destroyed during the fire. W    

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Year 2 visit Sunderland Glass Centre

Year 2 visited Sunderland Glass Centre as part of our science topic 'materials'. We conducted some experiments to find out whether materials were soluble or not. We also completed some great glass art work and enjoyed watching a glass blowing demonstration.

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Timelines with Year 2

T This week Year 2 have been starting to learn about the Great Fire of London. The children have been using their problem solving and team work skills to correctly order the events of the fire on a timeline. As you can see we had great fun!

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