Category: year2

Settling in and partying!

Year 2 have been busy this week getting used to a new classroom and have been working incredibly hard. We celebrated with a party, fair, and a disco which was also to celebrate Greenfields’ 70th birthday!

Bouncy castle fun

We were very lucky to get a bouncy castle for sports week, and the children absolutely loved it!

Sports week

Year 2 have had a fantastic sports week, they haven’t stopped!

Maths card games

In Year 2 we have been using cards to play different games like race to twenty, and number bonds go fish. The children have loved it and have even continued to play them during wet play.

Art in Year 2.

The children missed out on using clay due to the lockdown so we managed to fit it in later in the year! They experimented with play dough first, they designed either a pinch or coil pot. Finally they moved onto clay. The clay was much harder to manipulate than the play dough so some children …

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Science; seed sorting

We used magnifying glasses to help us observe different seeds and beans and sort them into what they are. We were able to identify pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, runner beans, peas, sesame seeds, tomato seeds, poppy seeds, and cucumber seeds. We have also planted these seeds and beans as they are out of date, so …

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Special visitors.

Early Years have been lucky enough to be able to observe and see the hatching of eggs and then see five little ducklings get bigger. Year 2 were thrilled that they were able to come and visit us one afternoon, they were very surprised by how loud they were. Mrs Payne was a duckling handling …

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HEART values.

For our first week in Summer term the whole school spent some time focusing on our school values of HEART; Honesty, Empathy, Aspiration, Respect, Teamwork. For one of our activities in Year 2 the children split into two teams and between them had to create a heart. It was far more challenging than they anticipated, …

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We’ve had great fun for Easter with a bonnet parade walking around the school, an egg hunt to find letters and make words, and lots more fun activities. We had a virtual classmate who couldn’t be with us but didn’t miss out, and some interesting photography from one of our class too!

Children’s Mental Health week, Express Yourself.

This year the theme for Children’s Mental Health week was ‘Express yourself’. At Greenfields we did this through our clothes, whether we were at home or at school we all dressed to express ourselves. We even had some siblings join in with us because we know how important it is to think about our mental …

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