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!

Resources:

Must Reads KS1 master copy

https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/2/Year-2

https://ttrockstars.com/login

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.

 

Nightingales

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...

Refugee Week in Nightingales

We used the story of Paddington Bear to help us understand what it must feel like to be a refugee. Nightingales watched the first part of the Paddington Bear film which gave the children a good understanding of how it must feel to be alone in a new country. We used...

Meet the cast…

In Mrs Ferry's English we have been using role play to learn more about the book 'Over the Steamy Swamp' by Paul Geraghty. It is a humorous book with an important message about looking after wildlife. The children have taken on the roles of narrators, actors and...

Nightingales are bridge builders!

As part of our DT topic we have been finding out about different types of bridges. We have also been learning about lots of bridges that link Newcastle and Gateshead. We set our parents and carers a challenge to build a bridge that was strong enough to carry a 100g...

Brilliant Cricket Skills!

Well done Nightingales. 'Brilliant cricket skills' is what our cricket coach said he saw from Nightingales in our cricket session today. The class played a  mini cricket game with everyone taking part as a batter and fielder. The children had great fun and scored lots...

What makes a good leader?

As part of our RE lessons this term we are learning about the story of Moses. We have all decided that Moses was a good leader. We thought about a leader that we know, Mrs Forrest, and we decided to interview her. This is a list of questions that the children asked...

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