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!


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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.



And the winning vote is…..

To help the children in Nightingales understand a little bit about the General Election we had a secret ballot where the children had to vote for things that were important to them. We talked about where they would put more money if they were in government. They could...

Dazzling Dinosaurs

A big thank you to all the parents and carers who came along to help make some amazing dinosaurs in Nightingales today. The dinosaurs were of all shapes and sizes. There was a lot of creativity and imagination being used and considering it was incredibly hot everyone...

Smartie pants!

Year 2 have been collecting and interpreting data this week during their maths lessons. Yesterday they spent the lesson recording the colours of smarties in a tube on tally charts and graphs. At the end of the lesson all of the smarties had...

Delicious Data Handling

Year 2 this week are focusing on statistics and data handling as part of their maths lesson. To the children's surprise their data handling involved collecting data, recording tally charts, totals, bar charts and devising and answering questions on a range of themes....

Digging for Dinosaurs

We all became paleontologists when we made our own dug up dinosaurs. We used art straws to create the skeleton and then spread glue in between the 'bones'. Next we sprinkled sand and soil over the skeleton to make it look like we had just unearthed it and discovered a...

We’ve Been on a Bug Hunt

Nightingales went on a bug hunt to look for minibeasts in our school grounds. We worked with a partner to record, on a table, minibeasts that we spotted in four different areas around school - the wildlife area, Key Stage 1 yard, the sports field and Key Stage 2 yard....

People Who Help Us

Nightingales children are entering an art competition which is being run by John Lewis. The theme of the competition is 'People Who Help Us' so we got our thinking caps on and made a whole list of all the people who help us, from the lollipop lady, our school...

Breaking News @ 6pm

A DINOSAUR DISCOVERY!!! Windy Nook made breaking news today - we found 2 dinosaur eggs in our school grounds.  We even made the 6 o 'clock news with this amazing...

Digging For Dinosaurs!

We have found some bones our school site. It's very exciting! PC Henderson came and cordoned off the area to keep the bones safe. We are wondering if they are dinosaur bones! We contacted the Hancock Museum and emailed them a photograph. They were very interested....

Pop Up Pictures!

As part of design and technology this term and linked to science the children made pop up or moving pictures. The theme was based around plants and growing so all of the children designed and made a plant that grew by popping up. A big thank you to all the Parents and...

Mrs Ferry’s Marvellous Maths Group

Lots of parents and carers came to the Year 2 Marvellous Maths session with Mrs Ferry's maths group. It was all about shape and using reasoning skills to explain the properties of 2-D and 3-D shapes. Basically what makes a shape that shape!

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