Fire, fire!

What a wonderful afternoon Year 2 had visiting Whitehaven Fire Station for a Great Fire of London session! The children amazed the firefighters with their knowledge of how the fire started and why it spread so quickly. They found out how there was no fire service at the time and how that led to…

Year 2 History

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Anti-Bullying Week 2021 in Year 2

Year 2 have been learning about how we communicate with people online and offline in their computing lessons. As part of their work on the Anti-Bullying Week theme ‘One Kind Word’ the children discussed how it was important to use the words to be kind to others and make them feel good rather than…

Computing Year 2 HRSE

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Poppy artwork in Year 2 2021

Year 2 have spent the afternoon looking at the poppy artwork by the artist Georgia O’Keeffe. They learned how to use chalk pastels to create poppy artwork in her style. They learned how to blend the pastels for a greater effect. They were very pleased with the final result.


the arts Year 2

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Remembrance at the War Memorial 2021

This morning our Year 2 children represented the school at the Remembrance service at Egremont War Memorial. They observed the event with reverence and respect. The class Beacons presented and laid a wreath at the War Memorial that the whole class made. We are very proud of them all.

Year 2 History

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Living things investigation in Year 2

This term Year 2 have been learning about living things and their habitats. Today they went to investigate the living things that are in our school grounds. They used an app to help identify plants they did not know the name of. The children were very surprised by some of their findings.


Science Year 2

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Year 2 fun at Walby Farm Park

After months of waiting, Year 2 finally got to go on a trip to Walby Farm Park. This was the first time many of the children had been on a bus. The children had a wonderful time playing on Milecastle62 and in the indoor play barn.  They also visited the animal barn and met animals such as llamas,…

Year 2 Curriculum enrichment

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Printmaking in Year 2

This half term in art the Year 2 children have been learning how to use objects to print patterns. In this lesson the children created their own stamps for printing. They drew a motif on kitchen sponge then cut it out. The children used their stamps to create repeating patterns where shapes…

Year 2 Art

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End of Year Party 2021

After what has been a very different year in Year 2, the children were able to enjoy a party outdoors followed by a movie and popcorn. The children played parachute games, learned how to limbo dance, went on a scavenger hunt and posed for photos in a photo booth frame. A great time was had by…

Year 2

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Year 2 Gruffalo Friends

After exploring the woods and talking about the sticks they found, the Year 2 children played Hug a Tree!  There were some fabulous instructions given and lovely teamwork to help each other to find their trees to hug!

Once we had played this game, the challenge was to design and make a Gruffalo…

Year 2 D&T HRSE

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Healthy D.T.

The Year 2 have been learning about what makes a healthy sandwich or wrap. They planned their own healthy sandwiches and wraps. They finally got to make them using their cutting skills. The children throughly enjoyed eating them afterwards.


Year 2 Design and Technology

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Exploring the geography of Egremont

Year 2 have spent much of this year learning about physical and human features in their geography lessons. Today they went on a walk around Egremont to explore the many features it has and use their knowledge to identify the type of features they are. The children even found time for a spot of…

Year 2 Geography

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Position and direction in Year 2

Year 2 started a new maths unit today on position and direction. Today they were using the positional words left, right, backwards and forwards. They had great fun giving instructions to their partners to move around the playground.


Maths Year 2

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