Welcome Back Year Two!

We have reached the end of a busy first week back in Year 2. Mrs Ross, Mr Gregory and the rest of the Year 2 team could not have been any prouder of how well we have all settled back into life at Newsham Primary. This week, we have: Created class rules Applied for, and… More

Coasting Sports Day!

Coastguards Sports Day 2019 (1)

Coastguards had a fantastic time competing in the sports day fun and it is clear we have some talented budding athletes in our midst. Everyone tried really hard. Well done Coastguards! Thank you to all the parents and carers who came along to support the children too.     Here are some photographs of the… More

Lifeboats Sports Day Success!


I could not have been prouder of how positive the children were during our Sports Day on Tuesday. Every child tried their best, supported their friends and, most importantly, had fun. This is what sport should always be about and I hope they continue to show these brilliant attributes when they move into Key Stage… More

‘Sell-ebration’ Success!


  Year 2 would like to thank all of the Key Stage 1 staff, parents and children involved in making our ‘Sell-ebration’ event such a massive event. There was a real buzz around the hall, lower deck and in the classrooms and it has helped raise an incredible total that we intend to spend on… More

African Food


This week, we have been making traditional African meals as a part of our topic on coasts. We prepared, cooked and ate sukuma wiki and and kitheri. Our teachers were incredibly proud of the fact that every child in the year group tried the food and the vast majority of us went back for seconds… More

Bamburgh Castle Visit


Despite some quite challenging conditions weather-wise, Year 2 still managed to have an incredible time at Bamburgh Castle this week. The views of Northumberland were spectacular (when visibility was clear enough). We had the chance to explore the grounds of the castle and identified some of the features we had learned about in class. After… More

Spring has Sprung

Maths measuring 19 (2)

KS1 had a fantastic day at the Centre for Life yesterday and Year 2 wowed all the staff with their brilliant behaviour and super space knowledge. They were a real credit to the school and all staff were very proud of them. In the classroom the children have been learning to measure in centimetres and… More

Woodland Walk Litter Pick

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In year 2, we care about the environment. After learning about the damage that plastic and general litter can do to the environment (especially in hurting animals and destroying their habitats), we decided to do something about it. We took litter pickers, gloves, Hi-Vis jackets down to one of the worst affected areas of our… More

World Book Day!


We all loved spending an entire day reading books and making resources for special story sacks for the school library. Take a look at some of the things we made and our fantastic outfits!  

Space Homework Projects – Lifeboats

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Our space homework projects were literally out of this world! Thank you to all of the children and families for your incredible hard work in making these projects come to life.