Year 2

Year 2 Curriculum 
The Year 2 Transition Presentation, July 2017, can be viewed, here! - This is an opportunity to view the presentation (for Year 1 children going into Year 2 in September), given on Transition Evening

A Curriculum Overview for Year 2 can be found here!. This gives details of areas covered throughout the 2017-2018 Academic Year. 
To find out more information about the curriculum we follow at Plumberow, please speak with a relevant year group teacher or the academy office.

For more information regarding the curriculum including reading schemes in use, please speak with class teachers

Games lessons for Year 2 Pupils from September 2017 will be Tuesday morning!


Lights, Camel, Action!

posted 15 Dec 2017, 08:13 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 15 Dec 2017, 08:13 ]





3 FABULOUS performances from Year 2 in their Christmas play this year! - Lights, Camel, Action!! 

Panto 2017!

posted 12 Dec 2017, 09:40 by Sheila Bacon




The Panto came to Plumberow (Oh yes it did!) and Pupils in Foundation and Years 1&2 enjoyed watching and taking part in Beauty & The Beast, performed by (only) 2 members of The Blue Box Entertainment theatre group!

Christmas Lunch!

posted 12 Dec 2017, 09:02 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 12 Dec 2017, 09:03 ]





Pupils in Year 2 joined the pupils from Year 1 for their Christmas Lunch!
A delicious lunch with Mr Buckle once again, swapping his teaching hat 
with his DJ hat to get everyone in the party spirit 
(whilst trying to raise the roof at the same time!) 
It really must be Christmas!

Forest Schools - Session 6!

posted 22 Nov 2017, 11:38 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 23 Nov 2017, 00:54 ]

In their final Forest Schools session, Year 2 made houses from paper, wood and straw to see how quickly they would burn - 
to understand how they burnt in The Great Fire of London (their topic) - very quickly!  
They also toasted marshmallows and enjoyed them - yum!
They ended their session by reminiscing about their Forest School adventure and shared what their favourite had been.
 Finally, they gave 'three cheers' for Sue Squirrel and our parent helpers, without whom none of the sessions could have happened!  
Huge thanks!
Mrs Curtis/Mrs Turner's Class!
https://photos.app.goo.gl/pAxHXarmGOGvjVmF2

Forest Schools - Session 5!

posted 15 Nov 2017, 08:52 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 16 Nov 2017, 10:25 ]

In their 5th session of Forest Schools, Year 2 pupils gathered around the fire circle and enjoyed hot chocolate with marshmallows!  Sue had a new 'Kelly Kettle'which boiled the water for their lovely treat!  They then made sparks with flint and steel and whittled sticks to make Stick Men or forest school candles. They also made dens, went bug hunting and made pictures on the forest floor with leaves and twigs!

Forest Schools - Session 4!

posted 8 Nov 2017, 09:52 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 9 Nov 2017, 09:45 ]

In the latest Forest Schools session, Year 2 pupils hunted for minibeasts to compare their habitats now that the weather is colder, made dens and used the technique of 'Happadrone' to make flags and bunting - they placed a leaf underneath some material and used a stone to bash the leaf so that the colour was printed on to the fabric, and then made flags!
       click on the image below to view more photos!
Mrs Atherton's Class!
https://photos.app.goo.gl/LMtpb5aEacA1PyyL2


Forest Schools - Session 3

posted 19 Oct 2017, 13:19 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 19 Oct 2017, 13:19 ]





In their third Forest Schools session, Year 2 made spider's webs and spiders, necklaces and bug hotels. They also talked about deciduous and evergreen trees!
click on the image below to view more photos!
Mrs Curtis/Mrs Turner's Class!
https://photos.app.goo.gl/odoSU6QWqaNQGdvT2


Bug Day 2017!

posted 19 Oct 2017, 13:14 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 19 Oct 2017, 13:39 ]

Lots of 'Bug' themed activities on the Year 2 'Bug Day' as well as some amazing Bugs (the creepy crawly type and the pupils!)!!
Mrs Curtis/Mrs Turner's Class!
https://photos.app.goo.gl/D1ciBMdXJ0J1dAD93

Forest Schools - Session 2!

posted 4 Oct 2017, 10:48 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 4 Oct 2017, 11:55 ]

In their second Forest Schools session, Year 2 made Forest School roses using leaves and sticks collected from the forest floor made bug hotels for the mini beasts to move into, went bug hunting and also used the hand drills for the first time to drill holes in conkers - making necklaces, wands and lots more!! 
There was also some songs and games!
click on the image below to view more photos!
Mrs Atherton's Class!
https://photos.app.goo.gl/TvDDev0xDWfgdH8w1

...and then there was the Hokey Cokey!!



Drama Workshop!

posted 2 Oct 2017, 09:08 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 2 Oct 2017, 09:08 ]




Pupils from Years 1&2 were visited by the drama group 'Perform' who came to Plumberow  to share an 'Under the Sea' session which promoted their company!
WOW! A FUN session enjoyed by all!

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