Year 2

  • 18 Feb 2018

    Aboriginal Art

    We used various mediums to recreate Aboriginal Art. 

  • 18 Feb 2018

    Australian Landmarks

    Our next home learning challenge was to research an Australian landmark. 

  • 15 Feb 2018

    Our Wonderful Home Learning!

    Our task was to research a famous Australian. We could choose how to display our findings.

  • 29 Jan 2018

    Big Schools Birdwatch

    On a beautiful Friday afternoon, Year 1/2 and Year 2 donned their wellies and went in search of some feathered friends!

  • 29 Jan 2018

    The St Chad’s Mile

    Hurray!  Key Stage 1 completed a walking mile around the school grounds.

  • 21 Jan 2018

    Year 2 in Action!

    We have had an amazing start to 2018. 

  • 17 Jan 2018

    Snowy St Chad’s!

    Key Stage 1 had fantastic fun in the snow today.

  • 31 Dec 2017

    Parents Afternoon

    We really enjoyed having our our parents and grandparents in class this afternoon. 

  • 14 Dec 2017

    Party Time!

    A brilliant time was had by all! 

  • 10 Dec 2017

    Royal Day!

    To celebrate our significant people topic, we all dressed as royal people. 

  • 10 Dec 2017

    Nyonei Ropta!

    What a performance, the audience loved us!

  • 23 Nov 2017

    There’s no time to sit still in year two!

    Play rehearsal, researching monarchs and using number lines for addition…Phew! 

  • 11 Nov 2017

    Monkeys Song

  • 11 Nov 2017

  • 11 Nov 2017

    Twenty Feet Tall

    Giraffe Song

  • 11 Nov 2017

    Move Aside

    Elephant Song

  • 11 Nov 2017

    Zebra Song

    Zebra Song

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  • 11 Nov 2017

    Can You Find The Gruffalo?

    On a very wet, chilly Friday morning, Year 2 embarked on a Gruffalo hunt! 

  • 04 Nov 2017

    Descriptive Writing.

        We have loved reading, listening and learning from Roald Dahl. 

  • 27 Oct 2017

    We’re In Full Swing!

    Let the rehearsals begin! 

  • 22 Oct 2017

    Bend and Stretch!

    We love creating new shapes and routines in gymnastics. 

  • 15 Oct 2017

    Place Value Week

    We have been working hard to really understand the place of numbers.

  • 11 Oct 2017

  • 08 Oct 2017

    Another busy week in year 2! 

  • 29 Sep 2017

    Week 4 in Year 2

    We have had a busy week in year 2! 

  • 24 Sep 2017

    Usain Bolt In The Making!

        In outdoor PE we are focusing on running and jumping. 

  • 16 Sep 2017

    Happy Birthday Roald Dahl!

    What a better way to say happy birthday than to have a celebration day!

  • 12 Sep 2017

    What A Wonderful Start To Year 2!

    There is no time to sit still in year 2! 

  • 05 Sep 2017

    Welcome to Key Stage One!

    Welcome to Key Stage One, all the teaching staff here at St. Chad’s are really excited to welcome everybody back and are looking forward to a wonderful year filled with learning. This year we will be focusing on our new outdoor classroom which will be used to enhance our learning and develop a wide range […]

  • 18 Jul 2017

    Picnic Time for Teddy Bears.

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  • 17 Jul 2017

    Interesting visitor

    We had a visit from John who works for a train company and has worked in Standedge Tunnel. He gave us lots of interesting information about the four tunnels and how they were built!

  • 11 Jul 2017

    Standedge Tunnel models

    Look at the amazing models Coco, Matthew and Violet have created!

  • 11 Jul 2017

    We have built a tunnel in our classroom

    Look at our tunnel and the barge we have created together!

  • 10 Jul 2017

    Our trip through the tunnel!

    What an amazing day we have had! We journeyed through the tunnel, learnt about water safety and found out about the history of narrow boats. Click to see pictures of our day!

  • 28 Jun 2017

    Our Trip to Castleshaw

    We have a fantastic day and showed great attitudes to learning new things, perseverance when things were difficult and great team work. We were Tryosaurs, Thinkosaurs and Explorosaurs!

  • 26 Jun 2017

    Harry and the Jaggery Daggers

    We have enjoyed reading the story Harry and the Jaggedy Daggers. Click to see some of the activities we have been doing to help us with our grammar and writing.

  • 19 Jun 2017

    Our fairy garden

    We have worked hard to create our very own garden. We are going too see if the fairies and elves will come and live in it. Look at the amazing things some children made at home for our garden too!

  • 14 Jun 2017


    In Science we are learning all about plants. Have a look at the amazing collage we created together!

  • 06 Jun 2017

    City versus Village

    We have been comparing the human and physical features of a village and a city. We have created two collages using printing techniques to show texture and tone and labelled them to show the different features.

  • 06 Jun 2017

    Standedge Tunnel

    We are very excited about out new topic and we are working hard to create our very own tunnel in our classroom. Keep checking the BLOG to see what we have learnt and the activities we have done.

  • 24 May 2017

    Olive’s Naughty Bus video

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  • 24 May 2017

    Layla’s Naughty Bus video

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  • 04 May 2017

    The Naughty Bus

    We have been reading the story The Naughty Bus by Jan and Jerry Oke. Have a look at the activities we have been doing linked to the story.

  • 04 May 2017

    Up Our Street

    Our new topic is Up Our Street and we will be comparing a city to a village. We have created our own city and village in our small world tray.

  • 03 May 2017

    All Star Cricket!

    What an exciting assembly! We welcomed a wonderful guest, Michael from All-Star Cricket Club in Uppermill. He gave us a taster session to show us the kind of activities which they do at the Summer Cricket Club and some of us even got the opportunity to join in and practise our cricket skills. Thank you […]

  • 24 Apr 2017

    We have had some furry, cuddly little animals to visit

    Mrs. Greenhalgh has lambs at her small farm. She is looking after two of them carefully to help them to grow as they were only tiny when they were born. She brought them in to visit us!

  • 24 Apr 2017

    Perfoming our castle poem

    We learnt The Key to the Castle poem written by Julia Donaldson as part of our homework. We then worked together to read it aloud at the same time as each other making sure we used expression in our voices.

  • 19 Apr 2017

    A Rather Unique Show and Tell!

    Jack brought a slightly different show and tell into school!

  • 13 Mar 2017

    A pizza parlour in Maths

    We have been learning all about fractions and creating our own pizzas to help us! Click to find out more!

  • 13 Mar 2017

    There is Possum Magic in our classroom and it is helping us with our writing!

    We love the new book linked to our topic of The Gold Coast. Grandma Possum is helping us to find out more about the foods and capital cities in Australia! Click to find out more!

  • 13 Mar 2017

    Make a wish and send it over the rainbow- Will it come true?

    We are making wishes for other people and putting them in the jar. We are saying it and sending it over the rainbow wishing and hoping for peace all over the world!

  • 13 Mar 2017

    We are thinking about other people all over the world

    We are writing our wishes for other people all over the world!

  • 10 Mar 2017

    Choosing the book of the year

    Rasmus asked his mum Kate to come into school to read the four books that have been shortlisted for book of the year! Which book did we choose as the best?

  • 02 Mar 2017

  • 02 Mar 2017

    World Book Day

    We have had a fantastic day dressed up as our favourite characters, writing character descriptions and creating our own character puppets!

  • 02 Mar 2017

    We have had some Possum Magic in our classroom!

    Look what we found when we returned from break time! Click to find out more!

  • 27 Feb 2017

    The Gold Coast

    We are very excited about our new topic The Gold Coast and we welcome Miss Lever, a school direct teaching student who is training with us for this half term.

  • 10 Feb 2017

    Creative Titanic Homework

    Lots of you have been busy at home on the tasks given linked to our current topic! Click to see the amazing things that have been made!

  • 10 Feb 2017

    Bog Baby update

    We have been searching high and low around our school grounds for a Bog Baby.

  • 04 Feb 2017

    Have you ever seen a Bog Baby?

    We are enjoying reading the story of the Bog Baby and have been writing instructions to tell people how to look after them! Click to find out more!

  • 04 Feb 2017

    Thank you Year 1/2 for inviting us to your Chinese Party

    Learning about China from you was so much fun.

  • 27 Jan 2017

    Happy Chinese New Year.

    The year of the rooster.

  • 24 Jan 2017

    Titanic creations!

    One of our homework challenges is to create a model of The Titanic. Have a look at our creations.

  • 22 Jan 2017

    Being the best learners we can be!

    We are thinking about what makes a good learner and the direction we take and the attitudes we have.  Click to find out more.

  • 12 Jan 2017

    How do animals survive in the Arctic?

    We have been learning all about the different animals that live in the Arctic! We looked at what they need to survive there! Click to look at the food chains and food jigsaws we created!

  • 05 Jan 2017

    New Years Resolutions Poem

    Over the Christmas holiday Mrs Hunter gave us the challenge to learn a poem. Click to listen to us performing it.

  • 31 Dec 2016

    The Titanic- “The Ship of Dreams!”

    This half term we will be looking at a significant event in History as well as finding out about life in the past in the early 1900’s when the special ship was built. Click to see our learning journey.

  • 31 Dec 2016

    Thank you

    Thank you so much for all the lovely Christmas messages, cards and gifts- I was very spoilt and feel truly blessed to have your child in my class this year. I wish you all a very Merry Christmas!

  • 12 Dec 2016

    A little visitor in our classroom!

    Someone has been busy wrapping up Mrs. Hunter’s chair- but who? Click to find out how we solved the problem!

  • 12 Dec 2016

    KS1 performance of Christmas Number ONe

    Christmas Number One! The KS1 performance was a real hit! There was 24k Magic in the Air! Read on to find out more about how the play engaged and supported the children’s learning and development.

  • 07 Dec 2016

    Polar Regions

    We have enjoyed learning about Polar Regions and learning Where and why places are cold! Click to find out more!

  • 07 Dec 2016

    Welcome to Year 2

    We have had a very busy Autumn term and are pleased to be able to share some of the things we have been learning about now the new website is up and running. Click to read more.

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