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Year 2



  • Christmas production – The Little Angel Gets Her Wings.
  • Charanga music unit - Hands, feet, heart and Ho Ho Ho.
  • Kittywake trip – seeing places of interest and learning about our local history from a canal barge.
  • Leigh Library visit – learning what a library is and building our enthusiasm for reading.
  • Gymnastic routines and PE bear.
  • School councillors – children created posters, presented themselves and has a class ballot to select our councillors.
  • Fruit collages in the style of Giuseppe Arcimboldo.
  • Using tactile and pictorial representations for multiplication and division.
  • Around £30 raised for Children in Need day.
  • Christmas tree decorating – each child brought a bauble in to decorate the school tree.
  • Salt dough Christmas decorations for the Christmas Fayre.
  • Breakfast with Santa.
  • Christmas maths / colouring.
  • Class reader Flat Stanley, including kite flying – newspaper article, diary extracts, recounts and information texts.
  • Class reader Coming Home – information text, recount and poetry.
  • Science – wormery and growing cress seeds.
  • DT – a picnic for an explorer.
  • Music – songs from 100 years ago – Pack up your Troubles and It’s a Long Way to Tipperary.
  • Art – Lowry landscape paintings.
  • Computing – PowerPoint on 100 years.



  • Science – a visit from a bearded dragon and tortoise.
  • Maths – building bar models and pictograms.
  • Song writing for Safer Internet Day.
  • Reading miles – Dancing to Dublin and Catapult to Cardiff
  • Class assembly – acting, singing in two parts and dancing.
  • Chinese New Year – made dragon puppets, whole class dragon and whole class dragon dancing with percussion accompaniment.
  • World Book Day – children came dressed up and made books using the Book Creator app.  Books linked to Neil Armstrong.
  • RE trip – Lowton St Mary’s church – focus on the features inside a church and what they represent, followed by write up.
  • British Science Week – visited Imagine That! (science experiments).
  • Class reader Fantastic Mr Fox – interviewing Mr Fox, diary extract, information text and poster.  The Hodgeheg – information text, leaflet, diary and newspaper report.
  • Science – creating Venn diagrams to sort and classify materials.
  • Eggs Factor competition.
  • Art – painted Christopher Columbus’ ship in the style of William Turner.
  • DT – dinosaur land.
  • Charanga songs – I wanna play in a band and Zootime with our own compositions.
  • French – school subjects – speaking in sentences
  • Valentine’s Day, Mothers’ Day and Easter cards.
  • Caking designing for Valentine’s Day