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.



Year 2 visits 7 Stories

As part of our English unit around 'The Snowman and The Snowdog' Year 2 visited 7 Stories to do a workshop all about winter, snow and the characters created by Raymond Briggs. We had a brilliant visit and explored the text through games, drama and creating our own    ...

Author Visit

Key Stage 1 enjoyed a visit from Gareth Jones the author.  They had an amazing afternoon joining with songs and listening to his fabulous stories.

Diwali in Nightingales

As part of our topic this half term we have been finding out about lots of different winter festivals. This week we have been learning about Diwali ( also known as the festival of light) and the story of Rama and Sita. We were very lucky to have some Rangoli patterns...

Finger Fitness in Nightingales!

We are all practising our new style of handwriting everyday. To get our fingers limbered up we do finger fitness exercises to make our handwriting as good as it can be! Remember practise makes perfect! And here is our new handwriting style.  

Why is Betty O’Barley so sad?

In our English lessons we are using emotional literacy to help us understand how a character is feeling. We are using digital literacy to look at 'The Scarecrows Wedding' by Julia Donaldson to ask                      questions about how Betty is feeling. Some of the...

Are YOU brave enough?

Lots of children and parents supported the Halloween disco on Tuesday night. The evening kicked off with dancing, costumes and treats. There was a costume competition with prizes. Then everyone tucked into a tasty hot dog washed down with juice. There were some spooky...

Crimson, spiky, crunchy…

...just a few of the many adjectives Year 2 have been using to describe Autumn. We have been creating lots of different kinds of poems. These are some of our favourites!

Arty Clarty in Nightingales!

In art for our topic 'All About Me' we designed T-shirts that tell you about ourselves. They had to include our name, our favourite food, our favourite colour and our favourite toy.

Grandads are great!

Key Stage 1 had a visit from a grandad today so we could find out what it's like to be a grandparent. We had already prepared questions so we could find out as much information as possible. The questions we asked were, "What is it like to be a grandad?", "What do you...

Celebrating Harvest

Nightingales used the story 'The Enormous Turnip' to celebrate the autumn festival of harvest. The children had great fun wearing masks to take on the role of a character in drama acting out the story.  

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