Y2 lead class worship

Year 2 led the class worship in the hall today. We shared everything we had learned at the zoo, listened to a reading from Genesis and thanked God for the gift of creation. Mrs Grierson was really proud of the class for speaking so clearly in front of the whole school.

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Y2 at the zoo

Y2 had a fantastic time at Blackpool Zoo today along with the Y3 class. We have been learning about African safari animals and there were plenty to be seen! As well we saw an array of amazing animals and walked the whole way round the zoo. There were plenty of children snoozing on the coach on the…

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Firefighter Visit

We had a visit from the Lancashire fire service today who came to talk to us about fire safety. Paul and Simon told us about the importance of having a smoke detector in our house. They told us exactly what to do when the smoke detector goes off and we did role play in small groups to practise the…

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Djembe Drumming Workshop

Year 2 had a noisy but fun start to this half term with the Djembe Drumming workshop on Monday. Annie arrived with a drum for everyone and we had an amazing afternoon learning the different songs she taught us from Africa, as well as accompanying ourselves with different rhythms and patterns which…

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Sir Linkalot spelling

This week we began our new spelling programme. The children were given 17 words with cartoon clips to watch on Monday morning. We watched and practised these 17 spellings every morning at the beginning of our English lesson. Then we tested them again on Friday morning and the difference was…

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Our School's History

In History this half term, we are looking at the history of our school. Today we thought about how we were going to find information out about this. We will search on the internet together to find out information, but the children also decided that they would ask relatives and friends that had…

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Learning about Islam

This week Miss Elmahni came into school to teach us about Islam. We have been learning about the Muslim faith in RE and she came in to show us The Quar'an and a prayer mat as well as telling us about the special washing techniques that are used before going to Mosque. She also told us about the 5…

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Year 2 have been learning about planting!

In Year 2 we have been learning about planting. Mrs Lowe bought twenty different plants and we took it in turns to plant them at the front of school this week. We took the plants out of their tubs, looked at their roots and gently pulled them down before planting them in the trenches that other…

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Astronaut and aliens day!

We ended our Explorers topic by having an astronaut and aliens day in Year 2. We made headbands in our art lessons and wore them with our own clothes. We played Astronauts and aliens in the hall and had an alien themed day.

The children have learned a lot of information about Neil Armstrong and…

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Harvest Festival

Y2 read a beautiful Harvest poem in church whilst spelling out the word 'Harvest'. They behaved impeccably and sang wonderfully. Thank you to all our families who donated tins of fruit to our Olive Branch collection. A representative came to the church and thanked all the children in…

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Designing a moon buggy

Year 2 have been busy designing a moon buggy. First we read 'Man on the Moon by Simon Bertram, Then we designed a moon buggy to help him get around. Today we began to build the buggy by constructing the chassis and attaching the axles and wheels. It was quite tricky making sure that the wheels…

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