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.



Multiplication Rap

Today Year 2 became professional rappers when they performed times tables in front of each other. Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. It should also help you learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and...

Bye bye butterflies!

Nightingales released their painted lady butterflies today in the lovely warm sunshine. It was a magic moment when they eventually felt brave enough to fly away. The children have found the process of the caterpillars transforming into beautiful butterflies absolutely...

The Global Goals at Windy Nook Primary School

Last month in June there was a focused week on sustainability called Climate Week. During this week the pupils in each class focused on a different goal from the Global Goals. The Global Goals were created by world leaders to aim for a better and fairer world by...

KS1 School Games Day

A great morning was had by Key Stage, during our School Games Day. The children paraded around the yard waving banners and flags based on chosen World Cup countries. Nursery and Reception opened our Games with a dance and then we all joined in. After that we were put...

How many ways are there to make 24?

Year 2 have been investigating different ways to make 24. They know number facts like half of 48 and have used the 4 operations to create calculations. Article 28: Your right to learn and go to...

Beautiful Butterfly World.

Nightingales went to Preston Park to visit Butterfly World because we have our very own butterfly world in our classroom. Our caterpillars have made their cocoons and we are now waiting for them to emerge as beautiful butterflies. At Preston Park we visited the...

Watch out! Tigers in Year 2!

This week Year 2 are considering how tigers in captivity may feel. Some of the children were Hot Seated as tigers while other children asked them questions. The children are using enriched vocabulary such as 'velvet pads', 'cemented cells' and 'stalking' in their...

Zero Hunger!

During Climate Week Nightingales have been looking at goal 2 - 'Zero Hunger'. We have thought about how much food we eat in a typical day and compared that to how much a child in a famine stricken country like Ethiopia eats in a typical day. We have realised that we...

Science and Family Learning at Windy Nook

Last week, as part of our Science focus, we welcomed Kay and her team from Family Learning. They delivered three science workshops across school. The spaces were limited and the lucky few experienced a range of experiments and science fun! Take a look at the pics....

Science in Nightingales is fun!

Science Week has been great fun. We had a cooking demonstration by Nick the chef showing us how to make a healthy vegetable curry, it was delicious. Mike the scientist helped us to carry out an investigation about mini-beast habitats. We also investigated...

Translate »