Year 2

  • 19 Oct 2019

    Forest School

    This week we have been practising our knot tying skills.

  • 12 Oct 2019

    Blast off!

    On Thursday, Key Stage One took off on a virtual journey around the Milky Way!

  • 06 Oct 2019

    Rosh Hashanah

    shanah tovah! We were very lucky to learn all about Jewish New Year.

  • 06 Oct 2019

    Jodrell Bank – More pictures!

    Even more pictures from our amazing trip!

  • 30 Sep 2019

    Calling all space rangers!

    Year 1/2 and Year 2 had an “out of this world” experience at Jodrell Bank today!

  • 28 Sep 2019

    First Forest School of the year.

    Year 2 took to the forest this week for a nature treasure hunt (and a bit of balsam bashing!).

  • 15 Sep 2019

    Bring the Noise!

    Jackson’s dad and the BBC present …Bring the Noise.

  • 15 Sep 2019

    Welcome to Year 2!

    What an exciting start to year 2, we’ve been very busy!

  • 09 Jul 2019

    Africa Week

    We loved learning about different countries in Africa. The children loved sharing their fantastic learning during our Friday assembly, which they even presented themselves. Here, you can see a video of the presentation and see for yourself what a wonderful job the children did!

  • 28 Jun 2019

    Sports Day 2019

    We had an amazing day!

  • 09 Jun 2019

    Year 2 Travel Around The World.

    First stop- Australia. G’day Mate!

  • 24 May 2019

    Exploring Art in Our Local Area

    We have had a busy week, exploring the art in our local area.

  • 24 May 2019

    Keep on Moving!

    Today we were developing the skill of ball control.

  • 19 May 2019

    Artists at Work!

    We’ve been busy artists this half term!

  • 03 May 2019

    Materials for Infants

    The children loved their annual visit from Adrian Bowden’s travelling Science show. This year the theme was ‘Materials’.

  • 28 Apr 2019


    We had a very cute visitor!

  • 28 Apr 2019

    What is Art?

    To start our new topic – ‘Famous Artists’, we discussed the question, What is Art?

  • 28 Apr 2019

    I like to Move It, Move It!

    Our new Indoor PE topic is ‘Movement’.

  • 01 Apr 2019

    Chick Watch!

    What a busy few days it has been! 

  • 01 Apr 2019

    Twist and Balance!

    We have been developing our movement skills in gymnastics. 

  • 10 Mar 2019

    “I’m Spinning Around…”

    We’ve moved on from dance to gymnastics! 

  • 10 Mar 2019

    World Book Day

    We had a wonderful day!

  • 06 Mar 2019

    “We’ve been to the Zoo…Zoo…Zoo”

    We had a great day at Blackpool Zoo! 

  • 01 Mar 2019

    Working safely in the forest.

    This week, Year 2 have been practising using tools safely to build in the forest.

  • 21 Feb 2019

    Interpretive Dance- The Great Fire of London Style!

    Over the last few weeks, we have been sharing our historical knowledge, through the medium of dance! 

  • 07 Feb 2019

    Building Bridges.

    On a very soggy Thursday morning, Year 2 were challenged to build a bridge from natural materials (and a bit of string!).

  • 31 Jan 2019

    There’s no such thing as unsuitable weather!

    KS1 had a fabulous time in the snow on Wednesday.  Take a look …

  • 26 Jan 2019

    The Great Fire of London

      We have been exploring the events of the Great Fire of London. 

  • 22 Nov 2018

    We’re busy, busy, busy in Year 2.

    Here are some pictures of Autumn 2… so far!

  • 11 Nov 2018

    KS1 Remembers.

    As part of St Chad’s commemoration of the centenary of the end of WW1, Key Stage 1 produced this beautiful piece of art.  Take a look …

  • 10 Nov 2018

    First World War Centenary

    Everyone at St Chad’s came together this week to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. This was a fantastic learning opportunity for all of the school and each year group had their own unique way of commemorating it. Some classes made their own poppies in a number of different ways, as well as […]

  • 01 Nov 2018

    Forest Art

    Year 2 have been using natural resources to create pictures of woodland animals.

  • 18 Oct 2018

    Rehearsal Songs

    During our rehearsal period, we will keep the songs on our blog. 

  • 11 Oct 2018

    Maths, Medicine and Much More!

    It’s been a busy term so far in Year 2! 

  • 14 Sep 2018

    Happy Roald Dahl Day!

    We had a wonderful day celebrating Roald Dahl’s birthday!

  • 09 Sep 2018

    Welcome to Year 2!

    We’ve had a busy week in year 2!

  • 06 Sep 2018

    Welcome Back!

    We hope you enjoyed a fantastic Summer break. We are looking forward to a fun-filled year of learning and hope you are too!

  • 14 Aug 2018

    The Final Days of Year 2

    We had such a busy few weeks (actually we had a busy year!)!

  • 03 Jul 2018

    Lots to Talk About!

    Another busy day! 

  • 02 Jul 2018

    Another Exciting Day!

        It’s been non-stop today! 

  • 02 Jul 2018

    Relax Kids

    What a wonderful day for our Relax Kids session, we even had it outside! 

  • 01 Jul 2018

    Hei from Year 2!

    We have had a wonderful time, learning all about Sweden! 

  • 27 Jun 2018

    Our Swedish Experience.

    We’ve had a busy day! 

  • 27 Jun 2018

    Our country is….

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  • 09 Jun 2018

    Super Movers

    Many of you, would like to share our brilliant learning songs with those at home.

  • 21 May 2018

    Royal Wedding Fun!

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  • 20 May 2018

    Reading Fun in the Sun

    The children in Year 2 loved reading to Year 1 children this week. Thank you Year 2 children for helping us learn. We loved having you!

  • 19 May 2018

    Wedding Designers.

    Megan and Harry needed new wedding outfits, ASAP…. Year 2 to the rescue! 

  • 19 May 2018

    St Chad’s High Tea.

    We all had a wonderful afternoon, celebrating the Royal wedding. 

  • 17 May 2018

    Marvellous Mentors!

    The Reception children came into Year 1/2 and Year 2 on Monday and this is what they did.

  • 12 May 2018

    Let’s Get Physical!

    This week we have had the opportunity to try new physical activities. 

  • 27 Apr 2018

    Light and Sound for Infants

    Adrian Bowden’s travelling Science show visited St. Chad’s .

  • 22 Apr 2018

    Spring Is Here!

    We had some exciting visitors at St Chad’s on Friday morning. 

  • 22 Apr 2018

    Beautiful Flowers

    To start our Science topic of plants, we began by observing them closely! 

  • 22 Apr 2018

    Relax Kids

    We finished Monday afternoon very relaxed…

  • 22 Apr 2018

    Traditional Tales

    Once upon a time…

  • 08 Apr 2018

    Position and Direction

    We combined our new position and direction skills with PicCollage. 

  • 08 Apr 2018

    Spring Is Finally Here!

    It may have only been a short term but we’ve been very busy! 

  • 17 Mar 2018

    Sports Relief Week

    This week welcomes Sport Relief 2018 to school. To celebrate and support the good work of the Sport Relief team we will be taking part in the daily mile and feeding in our steps to the one billion steps a day challenge. We will also be raising money for the cause by selling wrist bands […]

  • 13 Mar 2018

    We’re Going To The Zoo, Zoo, Zoo…

      Today Year 2 went to Blackpool Zoo and we had an AMAZING time, Mrs Challinor-Harris was very proud of us! 

  • 11 Mar 2018

    Better Late Than Never…

    World Book Day 2018 

  • 01 Mar 2018

    Winter Time Is Here…

    Our music theme of Winter has certainly be relevant this week! 

  • 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!

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