Year 2 Multi-Skills Competition

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On Thursday, half of the year group, who didn’t go in year one, got the chance to go to Blyth Sports Centre to take part in a Multi-Skills event. We had an incredible time and throughout the afternoon adults from the Blyth and Bedlington School Sports Partnership commented on our excellent behaviour. The focus of… More

Den Building

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What a fantastic day we had on Tuesday with Chris the den building man! He brought lots of special equipment with him and we listened carefully to his instructions so that we could work safely as part of a team. We thought carefully about what our den structure was going to look like before we… More

Key Stage One Trip to Beamish

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This week, on Wednesday, we were lucky enough to be able to visit Beamish Museum in County Durham as part of our houses and homes history topic. Our day was littered with memorable experiences and learning opportunities which really brought the past to life. When we first arrived, some of us waited patiently at the… More

The Dark

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This week we started a new class novel called ‘The Dark’ by Lemony Snicket. The children have loved predicting what the story might be about and have produced some amazing art work, dances and poems based on their interpretations of the dark as it is described at the start of the book. We were really… More

A Busy Second Week Back!

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It has been a busy week in Year 2 and the children are settling well. In Maths we have been looking at place value and our understanding of tens and ones. The children have been making and representing two digit numbers in a range of ways and partitioning them (splitting them up). This is a… More

Summer assessments are upon us!

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This week the children started their SATs by completing the spelling, grammar and punctuation paper. Everyone dealt with the paper in a mature fashion and it was a calm and relaxed environment in both classes. Next week on Monday and Tuesday Year 2 will continue with these assessments and will be competing the two reading… More

Spring has Sprung!

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It has been a busy week in Year 2 studying animals and preparing for our imminent end of key stage assessments. Thank you to all the parent’s who attended the KS1 SAT meeting on Wednesday morning. If anyone has any questions about the upcoming assessments or would like some advice on how to help your… More

Spring has Sprung?

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In Coastguards this week, we have been looking at measuring accurately in centimeters and meters. We have been thinking about what are the appropriate units of measurement to use. We have applied our learning to solve problems involving ordering and comparing length. In English we have been thinking about Traction Man as a toy and… More

Happy New Year!

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Well it has been a lovely first week back to welcome in the new year. This week, we have been consolidating our understanding of multiplication and division in Math to solve missing number problems and word problems. This has been much easier for the children who have been practising their times tables at home so… More

Let it Snow!

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In English, we finished our work on the book ‘Man on the Moon’ by writing some amazing sequels to the story called ‘Aliens on the Moon’. The children really enjoyed meeting Bob and loved making up their own characters. Next week we will be looking at the real men and women who have landed on… More