Nightingales (Y2)

Mrs Ferry


Welcome to Nightingales

Welcome to Nightingales

Our teacher is Mrs Ferry!

In Year 2 we work hard, always do our best and remember to have some fun!


Must Reads KS1 master copy

Important information:

Homework will be given out on Thursday and returned the following Monday (Maths and Grammar & Punctuation).

Spellings are given out on Monday and expected to be practised regularly during the week.

Reading books are changed by the child with guidance from teaching staff. Each child is expected to read regularly at home (at least 3 times per week).

P.E. is on Friday and each child is expected to have a full kit with their name clearly labelled.

Any money sent into school needs to be in a sealed envelope with the child’s name clearly labelled and  what the money is for.



House point winners’ reward

Emeralds were the winning house this term. They enjoyed their house point rewards this afternoon. It was great to see so many board games being enjoyed. I wonder who will win next term. Article 31: You have the right to play and rest.  

Will it grow?

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education In science we have been investigating how seeds germinate. We carried out an investigation to find out if cress seeds would only grow if they are planted in soil. We planted some in soil, some on sand and some...

Super Spring disco!

A good time was had by all at our Spring disco. Music, dancing, games, food, fun and friends...what more could you ask for? A huge thank you to our PTFA for organising it. Article 31: You have the right to play and rest...

We have been on a leaf hunt!

Article 28: You have the right to a good education. Nightingales have been on a hunt around the school grounds to identify and name common leaves. We had leaf templates and an identification sheet to help us find and name them. We also looked at deciduous and...

Judo Workshop

Over the last two days, children have had a thirty minute Judo taster session.  Children had a brief overview of the rules and tried some of the holds and throws.  Thank you to Destination Judo - Gateshead for coming along. Article 29: Your education should help you...

How do you write an explanation?

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. Year 2 have been finding out how to write an explanation text. We have all become frog fact experts. First we read a piece of text about the frog life cycle. Then we looked carefully for enriched vocabulary....

World Book Day at Windy Nook

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. We have had a fantastic World Book Day at Windy Nook. Thank you for all your efforts in supporting your children getting dressed in a brilliant variety of story book characters. Paul Atkinson, manager at W H...

Book Worms at Windy Nook!

Year 2 had such a surprise when they were allowed to choose not one but two brand new books today! They couldn't wait to start reading them! They have been having fun reading and doing lots of World book Day activities. Article 17: You have the right to get...

Time to remember Mrs Greaves.

The memorial to Mrs Greaves is under construction. Already great progress has been made during the last two days. Once the structure is completed it will then be 'personalised' to make it extra special for Mrs Greaves and to not let us forget what a lovely person and...

The Book Fair is on!

Article 29: You have the right to develop your abilities. As you can see the Book Fair is in full swing. It has been really popular with some great book titles available. It is open Wednesday and Thursday during morning break 10.30 - 10.45 and after school from 3.15 -...

Introducing our Mini Health Champions!

Four of our Year 5 children have recently completed some training at Gateshead Leisure Centre and are now 'Mini Health Champions'. Part of their role is to teach and participate in playground games with Key Stage 1 during lunch times, mediate with friendship issues...


Article: You have the right to a good quality education. Nightingales are developing their throwing and catching skills to become the next great cricketers. We are learning new skills under the guidance of a cricket coach. We started with simple team games and using...

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