Welcome to Year 2!
MRs Traynor and Mrs Ainsley are our Year 2 teachers and they are supported by Mrs Herworth and Mrs Gardner. Mrs Ainsley teaches Year 2 Elder and Mrs Traynor 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..
We had a great afternoon participating in the egg and spoon race, the sack race, the sprints and the Race for Life. The children had a fantastic time and particularly enjoyed running the Race for Life with their grown ups! Thank you to everyone who came and supported...read more
Look at some of our cool rock stars! We had a fantastic day bringing our TT Rock Stars to life! Congratulations to all of our times table champions.read more
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.read more
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/340603127read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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.read more
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...read more
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...read more
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. Wread more
We’ve loved working together to make Tudor houses!read more