Welcome to Year Two’s blog page. We will keep you updated with the fun and exciting things we get up to everyday via our Twitter feed and blog. We would really appreciate you commenting on our posts and letting us know what you think.
Here is our learner profile for what a Year 2 child will be able to do by the end of the year.
Year 2 news..
Year 2 had a great time at the Walker Art Gallery last week, we looked at lots of modern art and discussed how we create abstract art using different sized shapes, zig zag lines and squiggles. We took some great pieces of work back to school with us and had time to have a quick look around the gallery before lunch.0 Comments
Today, we held our annual Christmas Music Assembly, which is always one of the highlights of the year as we get to showcase the incredible talent we have in St. Patrick’s! Every class performed something special that they had been working on in their music lessons with Mr. Larkin, and we also had wonderful performances from Mr. Wellens’ Y5/6 clarinet group and Y5/6 flute group, Mr. Morgan’s Violin Club and, of course, our fabulous school choir. The quality of the performances this year was outstanding! We are so proud of all our talented pupils.
Take a look at some of the performances from today’s assembly.2 Comments
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We have started reading our new book ‘Stick Man’ in Year 2 and after practicing reading through our story map with some great actions, we went on a hunt for Stick Man outdoors. We searched all over for the best ‘Stick Man’ sticks to create his body, arms, legs and super long nose! We love being outdoors exploring our environment and can’t wait to create our very own Stick Men next week.
We have been learning all about Remembrance Day this week in Year 2 and have produced some beautiful artwork and pieces of writing as a sign of respect and gratitude to all our fallen soldiers. You should be very proud of yourselves Year 2; what a wonderful tribute.
In music lessons recently, following on from Black History Week last month, Year 2 have been learning a traditional, spiritual American song called Wade in the Water. It was first recorded in 1901 and has been covered lots of times since, even becoming associated with the civil rights movement in the U.S. in the 1960s. Year 2 recorded their own version in today’s music lesson; have a listen and let us know what you think!0 Comments
Here are a few photographs of the amazing maths work we have been doing this half term. We’ve estimated how many giant steps it takes to get from one side of the playground to the other, worked out how many tens and ones are in two digit numbers, ordered numbers to a hundred, practiced our number bonds, counted in 2s, 5s, 3s and 10s from different numbers and much more. Year 2 have worked so hard since starting in September and they have learnt so many new skills already. We can’t wait for next term!0 Comments
Year 2 have already had lots of fun finding out about materials this half term. Today we started to make our own crystals and watched how the salt dissolved in the warm water when it was stirred. We used salt, warm water, string, lollypop sticks and lots of spoons for stirring but we have to leave our mixtures over the weekend so hopefully when we come in next week we will see that beautiful colourful crystals have formed!0 Comments
We had a great day today on our last trip in Year 2. We went to the Yellow Sub indoor play centre in the morning and then travelled to Otterspool Adventure centre in the afternoon. We had an amazing time with lots of fun, laughter and ice cream! Take a look at our fabulous photos from the day.
Year 2 had a wonderful trip to the Merseyside Maritime Museum last week. We made beautiful, brightly coloured African masks and created rhythmic patterns using traditional African drums. Take a look at our great photos from the day.
Year 2 visited the Walker Art Gallery today and took part in the ‘Big Art for Little Artists’ workshop. We had a great time producing lots of artwork and exploring the role play areas. Take a look at some of our wonderful photos from the morning.