Year 2

Year 2 – Geometry

Year 2 – Geometry

Year 2 – Geometry

Geometry: noun
  1. the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids, and higher dimensional analogues.
    It sounds difficult but Year 2 have worked superbly when looking at the properties of 2-D and 3-D shapes this week. Children have worked independently and in groups to focus on:
    2-D shapes: names of shapes, sides, vertices, vertical and horizontal lines of symmetry – noting that these shapes are flat.
    3-D shapes: names of shapes, sides, vertices, faces…

Forest School

Forest School

Most of the Forest School sessions during November were dedicated to making poppies using a variety of mixed media including glass, clay, wood, wool, plastic, wire & stone. The completed work was displayed in school as part of our Remembrance Week. The children also completed work related to their topics including leaf colour matching, measuring… Continue Reading

Year 2 – The Great Fire of Gateshead and Newcastle – 1854

Year 2 – The Great Fire of Gateshead and Newcastle – 1854

Year 2 – The Great Fire of Gateshead and Newcastle – 1854 New Topic – a comparison of The Great Fire of London and the Great Fire of Gateshead and Newcastle Year 2 had a fantastic time at the Discovery Museum today! Children took part in a superb session on the Great Fire of Gateshead and… Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

The children have produced an array of creative work during October in Forest School. Hand made instruments, bird feeders, natural art inspired by Andy Goldsworthy, rainbow leaf mobiles, clay men, Autumn leaf wreaths, leaf animals, Stone Age bread & jewellery, natural pyramids, Anglo Saxon dwellings, wire weaving, autumnal art and weaving with sticks & wool. The… Continue Reading

Numeracy – Addition and Subtraction – Fact Families – Year 2

Numeracy – Addition and Subtraction – Fact Families – Year 2

Numeracy – Addition and Subtraction – Fact Families – Year 2 In Year 2 this week, children have started to further develop the adding and subtracting skills gained in Year 1 and apply this to fact families. The children drew two simple 10 frames (A rectangle consisting of 10 squares) and used red and blue… Continue Reading

Poetry: List Poems – Year 2

Poetry: List Poems – Year 2

  Writing Poetry: List Poems – Year 2 10 Things found in an Iron’s Man Year 2 have been learning all about poetry this week. Children have been looking at verse, line and expression when reading poetry. Children read a variety of list poems before settling on a variation of 10 Things found in a… Continue Reading

Heaton Library Visit – Year 2

Heaton Library Visit – Year 2

Heaton Library Visit – Year 2 Year 2 children were given a fantastic opportunity to visit an integral part of the local community today – the local library! The children had the chance to look at areas of the library and how to locate books – looking specifically at fiction and non-fiction areas, scanning books… Continue Reading

Tessa abide Productions – Musical Theatre – Year 2

Tessa abide Productions – Musical Theatre – Year 2

Tessa abide Productions – Musical Theatre – Year 2   Year 2 have had wonderfully creative afternoon yesterday with a very special visit by Tessa Abide Productions. Tess has performed all over the world with her unique style of musical theatre and is currently working in partnership with Seven Stories in Newcastle to produce a new… Continue Reading