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.



Transition Week in Snowdrops

Year 2 and 3 have had a great week meeting their new class in Snowdrops. They've been learning all about Road Dahl, their class author, and have produced some great biographies about him. They've also worked on data handling, collecting data about his books and...

Transition Week in Year 2

Year 1 have been finding out about their new class ready for September.  They have been creating art work to decorate their new classroom. Watch this space for the finished product...

Ice-cream Treat

As we couldn't go on our trip to Saltwell park because of the rain, Key Stage One had a visit from the ice-cream van instead. We all enjoyed a delicious ice-cream. This was a lovely end to the day!!

Key Stage One School Games Day

In Key Stage One we had an absolutely amazing morning doing our School Games Day. We paraded around the yard waving our banners and flags. Nursery and Reception opened our Games with a dance and then we all joined in. After that we were put into teams and competed in...

World Games Day in Nightingales

The children paraded around the yard with their banners and flags chanting 'Italy, Italy, Italy.' Then we had a rendition of 'Viva Espagne' from Foundation Stage which we all really enjoyed joining in with. The children took part in a variety of competitive activities...

Terrific Scientific in Nightingales

Our outdoor science investigation was great fun and lots of learning was taking place. The children loved investigating how they could make a toy car travel further using ramps and blocks. Thank you for supporting your child and the school in our science work to try...

Science workshop in Key Stage One

This morning Key Stage One had a Science workshop with Mike. The workshop was all about friction. Mike talked to them about friction and got them to investigate friction using exercise books. The children had a lot of fun and thought it was magic!!!

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 vanished!

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...

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