Youth Mental Health Day 2023 in Year 2

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Today Year 2 explored this year’s Youth Mental Health Day theme of being brave. They watched the ‘Feeling Better: Brave’ video and discussed times that they have had to be brave. Then they created their own brave poses like the children in the video.


Year 2 PSHE

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School Council Elections in Year 2

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After much discussion in class the Year 2 children took their chance to vote for who they would like to represent them in the school council. It was a very hard decision as all the candidates brought different qualities to the role. Well done to all those who put themselves forward for this…

Year 2 PSHE

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Observing Closely in Science

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Our first science lesson of the new school year was to use the scientific skill of observing closely. We used the senses of sight, hearing, smell, and touch to explore shells and stones in the classroom. We used our scientist voice to describe the similarities and differences between the objects.…

Science Year 2

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Year 2 trip to Lowther Castle

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Year 2 had a wonderful time on this year’s Infant end of year trip to Lowther Castle. The children spent many hours exploring the Lost Castle and Dragon’s Lair and playing happily with each other. There were so many things to see and do. What a perfect way to end the school…

Year 2

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Kickball Rounders Tournament

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Some of our Year 2 children took part in a kickball rounders tournament at St Benedict’s Catholic High School today. They all showed great sportsmanship and worked well together when fielding and kicking. They came second in the tournament overall. What a wonderful performance by each and every…

Physical Education Year 2

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Year 2 at Forest School

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Year 2 have waited all year to attend Forest School and it certainly didn’t disappoint. They had lots of fun building dens, climbing trees, playing ‘Eagle and Mice’ (a hide and run game), making nature inspired crafts as well as chilling out in hammocks. What a wonderful start to their Forest…

Year 2 Forest School

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Year 2 Whitehaven museums trip

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In Year 2 we are learning about the history of significant people and events in Whitehaven. We spent the morning on a harbour trail with Alan from the Beacon museum. He told us all about the history of the harbour and the mines.  The children were very excited to see the sea locks being opened to…

Year 2 History Curriculum enrichment

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Coronation Celebrations in Year 2

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Year 2 have spent the day, before King Charles III’s coronation, finding out about his life and the crown he will be crowned in. The day began with a reading lesson about his life and was followed by an art lesson with the famous illustrator Rob Biddulph. The children learned all about the St…

Year 2 Curriculum enrichment PSHE

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Introduction to cricket

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Year 2 had their first cricket session with the cricket coach, Matthew. He introduced them to bowling, fielding and batting. They will continue to develop all of these skills over the coming weeks. The children thoroughly enjoyed their lesson and cannot wait to learn more next week.


Physical Education Year 2

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Visual representations of text

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Today Year 2 read a paragraph from the text The Rhythm of the Rain by Grahame Baker-Smith. They practised reading it in unison before using collage materials to create a visual representation of what it told them about the water cycle.


English Year 2

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