Year 2

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.  […]

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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 […]

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Eureka moments

They say a week is a long time in politics. They have obviously not considered the school time continuum. For in a school day, an hour can change the whole landscape. Friendships are made and lost and made again. Worlds are discovered. Hopes are raised and dreams are made. In […]

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My teacher ate my homework!

I never cease to be amazed at the wonderful creations brought in by children for topic based homework. It is a delight to catch a glimpse of what will be in the future, the designers, engineers, artists, ‘Bake Off’ contestants, explorers, journalists and poets. I also never cease to be […]

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