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Next term....

Year 2 will boldly go where no one has gone before....


Our new learning challenge will be ‘Who is Neil Armstrong and why was he brave?’


We will be finding out all about Neil Armstrong and asking why he is a significant person in History. We will find out all about his life and his achievements and thinking about his bravery.  


We will also be reading some fantastic Space books such as ‘Man on the Moon’ by Simon Bartram and imagining what it would be like to be an astronaut.


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Today we made a furry friend...

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Aliens have landed!

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Thank you for all the amazing aliens that landed in year 2 this week. We have really enjoyed seeing your creations. Some of them are even wearing their favourite underpants!

Christmas Craft Workshop 11.12.18

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Our KS1 christmas workshop was a great success.  Families came in and made different crafts in the KS1 classrooms.  We think the parents and grandparents may have been having more fun than some of the children!!

Decades Day 04/12/18

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Decades day was great fun this year!

In Year 2 we learned all about the 1990's, children came dressed in a 90's style and we discovered many different events that happened in the 90's such as Dolly The Sheep the first cloned animal and Operation Desert Storm.

We also learned about popular culture in the 90's and tried our hand and drawing our own Simpsons cartoon characters!  As well as learning many popular 90's dances including the Macarena!


Our topic this term is 'The Great Fire of London'. As part of this topic we will be learning about fire safety, investigating materials and designing and making Tudor houses. 

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Today Year 2 created their own art inspired by local Sheffield artist, Nick Deakin. The children enjoyed creating a final piece that showed the things most important to them.

Art Day - 8/11/18

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Watch out for Miss Minchin!

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Y2's Science Week

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Thank you to everyone who came to see the Y2's Science exhibition last week. 

Y2's Talk for Writing - Class Assembly

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We are happy to announce that it is Class 5's Talk for Writing assembly on Thursday 4th October. Can you guess what it will be about from the clues above? We hope to see you all there! 
This week in Year 2 we have begun to explore traditional tales and learn the story of Cinderella. We can't wait to have fun reinventing these commonly known stories!
In Maths we have been learning about odds and evens and number sequences.
In our Science lessons we are continuing to learn about How we can become more like Jessica Ennis and how to be healthy and active!
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Can we twist a fairytale?

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Welcome to Year 2! We hope that you have had a lovely summer and are now ready to start the new school year.

We are looking forward to getting to know you and working together so that we have a very exciting and productive year. We hope that you enjoy the new challenges and approaches to learning that Year 2 has to offer!

Please remember we are always on hand to listen to any worries or concerns.

Mrs Thorp, Miss Wood and Miss Norris


Some important information:

PE days are Tuesdays and Wednesday for Class 5 and Monday and Wednesday for Class 6.

Homework will be given weekly. Year 2 offer a prize for the best homework of the week.

Reading records need to be returned to school daily so that your child can earn their ‘Read around the world points’ and earn Dojos.