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

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...

I can…

Nightingales took part in an 'I Can Workshop' led by Mrs Preece. The children talked about how they felt and what they can do when they feel anxious about something. They shared their thoughts and ideas with each other and ended the workshop with the story 'A Bag Full...

Year 2 Times Tables Fest!

Year 2 have been taking responsibility for their own learning and can now use lots of different strategies to learn their times tables. Ask a Year 2 to show you their times table rap! Year 2 need to know the 2, 3, 5, 10 times tables facts (including related division)....

Down on the farm with Purple Mash

As part of our geography topic 'Down on the Farm' we have been using lots of resources on Purple Mash all about life on the farm. We have made our own maps, completed speech bubbles for the farmer and used the text 'What the Ladybird Heard' by Julia Donaldson to sort...

Howzat!

Key Stage 1 had their first cricket session this week with cricket coach Nick. Nightingales were very active when we did our warm up. We practised throwing and catching and then worked with a partner to aim as well. Next session we are going to practise batting. We...

World Book Day (better late than never!)

A huge thank you to everyone for getting dressed as story book characters to make our delayed World book Day a huge success. Staff from WHSmiths came into school with the 10 World Book Day books and they had brought enough copies for every child to choose 2 books! A...

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