Articles by: Mrs Davey

Plague and pestilence

A good time was had by all on Wednesday when we were visited by History off the Page. There was plague, pestilence but no pyromania. The children had an opportunity to discover, through practical activities, what life was like in the London of King Charles II. We must thank those […]

Read More

The magic of books

It was as if the pages opened and led us to a magical place where Alice met Gangsta Granny and they had a tea party with The Gruffalo. Year two overwhelmed me with their creative jars and costumes. It was a difficult task to select one to name as a […]

Read More

And so say all of us!

As usual Year 2 delight me with their relentless energy and joie de vivre. Each week I observe them maturing a little bit more, deepening their understanding of the world around them and replicating the spring buds as their hard work opens their minds like flowers. There is never a […]

Read More

Pennies from heaven

Year 2 were very proud of their unique tower as indeed was I. Similarly, I was delighted to hear the children in Year 2 counting in other languages. Year 2 are a very multicultural group and this is something to be truly celebrated. I keep telling the children about the […]

Read More

The rumours are false!

I would like to point out immediately that rumours suggesting that there is no homework this week are false. I repeat : the rumours are false. When you log on to Mathletics you will notice that the children have been set two time tasks as this has been what we […]

Read More

Resolutely working in the new year!

It has been a fast paced return to the world of work for the people of Year 2 and there’s a whole lot of hard graft going on. We have begun to focus on gathering information and classifying as part of our maths studies. This has crossed into English where […]

Read More

Nativity

‘Twas the night before the nativity and all through house, not a creature was able to avoid the nervous anxiety, not even the mice. This week we are dominated by the events leading to the birth of Christ as told not only by the gospel writers but also an endless […]

Read More

Deck the halls with boughs of folly!

Greetings to all people of Year 2! We find ourselves now firmly in the grip of that condition known as ‘The Nativity’. For some this inspires fear and dread. Not so for those of us in year 2. The children are demonstrating all the signs of being a company of […]

Read More

Are we there yet?

This is a view of the Cutty Sark taken from our trip on Tuesday. Within ten minutes of travel we were being asked if we were there yet. This proved to be a popular question. I can still hear it in my sleep. Our epic voyage was worth the wait.  […]

Read More

Coach sickness more likely than seasickness!

Every week, without fail, I am told that someone has failed to pick up their homework or change their book. Every week, without fail, I stand and recite the following mantra, “Make sure you have changed your book and have placed the new book in your bag. Make sure you […]

Read More