Year 2 News

Whole School Tuesday Challenge

We’re so sorry that we won’t be seeing you all on Tuesday morning and we know lots of you will be looking forward to seeing your friends so we would like to set you a challenge that you will be able to share on our website.  At our school, being healthy and active every day is really important. In fact, …

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Year 2 – Sculptures

Year 2 have been looking at sculptures by Antony Gormley. We had fun using our bodies to make sculptures. We made boats, bananas, The Angel of the North, numbers and much more. Can you guess what our sculptures are?  

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Year 2 – DT Structures

Our DT topic is all about structures at the park. We had fun using lots of different construction toys to make structures that we might see at the park.

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Anti Bullying Competition

We launched a competition during Anti Bullying Week.  The children had to design a poster to be displayed around school.  The poster had to include the slogan ‘Change Starts With Us’, what to do if they see or experience bullying and an anti bullying message.  The competition was judged by Mrs McGann who is our Anti Bullying Governor. Here are …

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Pumpkin Carving

Year 2 have had a lovely morning carving their pumpkins ready for their spooky writing tomorrow.  

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Durham Cathedral

Year 2 had a lovely day at Durham Cathedral and enjoyed finding out why it is a special place in our local area.  

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Halloween Disco

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Year 2 – Maths is Fun!

Last week Year 2 enjoyed ‘maths is fun’. We have been recapping what we know about 2d shapes and enjoyed a carousel of shape activities.

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Year 2 – Recycle with Michael

Year 2 have been learning all about recycling and why it is important to recycle. We watched a short video all about ‘The Salvation Army’ and talked about ‘Recycle with Michael’’. Lots of the children have brought in their old clothes and shoes to donate to The Salvation Army as part of the Recycle with Michael scheme. They enjoyed a …

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Year 2 – Roald Dahl

Year 2 enjoyed celebrating Roald Dahl’s birthday. We looked fantastic dressed as our favourite Roald Dahl characters. We learnt all about capacity and enjoyed measuring out our own marvellous medicines just like George. We also enjoyed comparing the traditional tale of Little Red Riding Hood to Roald Dahl’s version, Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf from his revolting rhymes.

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Flu Immunisation

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Year 2 – Heritage Walk

In our art and history topics this term we are going to be looking buildings and monuments in our local area. We visited ur local cenotaph and we enjoyed sketching parts of the cenotaph. On our way back to school we had a visit to the park as a special treat. We all had such a lovely afternoon.

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Skipping School 2019

Gail from skipping school came in as part of our active week this week. She worked with all classes and trained some of our KS2 children to be playground leaders. Our skills are absolutely amazing!

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Year 2 – Sunflower Art

This week Year 2 were looking at their Sunflower painting by Vincent Van Gogh. They enjoyed doing their own Sunflower Art.

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Year 2 – Outdoor Activity Day

Year 2 had a fantastic time at the Outdoor Activity Day at Shotton Hall

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St Cuthbert’s Got Talent 2019

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Year 2 – World Book Day

We have enjoyed celebrating World Book Day. We all came to school dressed as characters from some of our favourite stories. We shared our favourite books and Mrs. Wilkinson read some of them to us. In the morning, we designed and made our own board games related to a story that we know well. We then enjoyed playing our board …

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Hoopstars

10 children from Year 2 took part in Hoopstars.  They learnt new skills and tricks to do with a hula hoop.  

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Chinese New Year

We have enjoyed learning all about Chinese New Year in Year 2. We listened to the story of the zodiac animals and we all made our own dancing dragon. In English, we wrote our own set of instructions to make a Chinese vegetable stir fry and we followed these to make our very own stir fry. We enjoyed eating it …

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Y1&2 Dance Club Performance 2018

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