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.



Letters to Santa!

It's never too early to write to Santa! Year 2 have been watching a Christmas advert about a lonely penguin called Monty. They became the character in the advert and wrote fantastic letters to Santa with ideas to make Monty happy again.

Universal Children’s Day

Yesterday was Universal Children's Day, a day which celebrates children all over the world in order to help save children's lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfill their potential. It stems from when the Declaration of the Rights of Child was announced by...

All different, all equal.

For Anti-Bullying Week we have been thinking about how we are all different but all equal. We each decorated a little cake. There were lots of yummy things to choose from to decorate it with - different coloured icing, marshmallows, jellies, sprinkles, chocolate drops...

Fab Felt!

Nightingales visited the Shipley Art Gallery to learn how to make felt. It was fascinating. We  found out about all different types of textiles and looked at an enormous quilt, it was beautiful. Then we started to make our own piece of felt using very thin strands of...

Marvelous Multiplication Workshop!

Lots of adults came into our maths lesson today to find out just how we learn our times tables in Y2. We did LOTS of fun activities and all the adults joined in. We are all getting much better with our 2, 5, 10 and 3 times tables because we love to practise them....

Maths Workshop

Year 2 invited their adults in to school today to do lots of multiplication and division reasoning activities. They surprised them with their maths vocabulary (such as 'commutative') and lots of top tips.

Sharing smarties in Year 2!

We have been using smarties to help us with division in Year 2. The children have been creating arrays and division calculations. They enjoyed making the smarties disappear at the end of the lesson!

Lunchtime Library

Key Stage 1 children have started lunchtime library sessions which are run by Year 6 pupils. The children can go along to Lower School's library and choose a book to take home and enjoy with an adult at home. The library sessions are: Owls Monday lunchtime...

Meet Harry and Reginald…

Today we were comparing two very different characters- Harry and Reginald from 'The Scarecrow's Wedding'. The class asked them lots of questions using why, what and how to find out about their personalities. Today we used adjectives such as 'ignorant',...

Hauntingly good fun at the Halloween Disco!

At the Halloween Disco there was lots of creative costumes, daring dancing, fun food and perfect party games. Everyone had a great time and I particularly enjoyed the team game of wrapping up a Mummy!   

Spooky Goings on at the Nook!

Vampires, witches, cats and other spooky characters took over Windy Nook Primary school hall for party games and dancing tonight. The question is... what did they do with the children?!

Fire! Fire!

KS1 were lucky to get a visit today from our local fire station.  They were able to answer lots of questions regarding The Great Fire of London.  The children were shown the full safety uniform that a fire fighter would wear. We even had our very own fire girl in...

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