Mr Routledge and Miss Robinson

Summer Term

The final term of Year 2 is here and it certainly is a very busy one! We will be working hard in preparation for our SAT’s assessments, starting the week beginning 13th May. The assessments are completed in small groups in a calm and encouraging environment. The children will have Maths, Reading, Grammar and Spelling assessments over a two-week period.

In class we will move onto a new Science topic, Plants. We will be doing lots of outdoor learning to learn about how plants grow.

For our topic work, we will be learning about some non-European countries and our local area. We will be visiting the Quayside to learn about the bridges, landmarks and famous buildings on the River Tyne.

We’re hoping that the sun will shine throughout the Summer term so that we can do lots of outdoor learning and prepare for sports day later in the term. Mrs and Mr Allom will be treating us to some forest school activities too – we can’t wait!

Thank you for your continued support.

The Year 2 Team











Inside the classroom…

           Having looked carefully at trees outside we made our own inside !! We also discovered that to stand up our challenge tree really needed some roots! For our drawings we were inspired by the work of Paul Klee. Look out for our end products around school....

Out of the classroom…….

      We went out into our grounds to look carefully at the trees  - drawing a few imaginary ones too ! Watch out for that wolf !!!!

Year 2 Visit Thornley Woods

We had a fantastic day out at Thornley Woods. We discovered newts,fish and beetles when we went pond dipping.even though the trays just looked like they were full of dirty pond water! Phil and Liz our wardens for the day helped us identify flowers, grasses and trees....

Looking forward to learning outside of the classroom

On Friday 5th July Glynwood will be joining in with a National Day called Empty Classroom Day. Schools all over the country will be joining in to have at least one of their lessons outside of the class over the day. We look forward to hearing what all the different...

Let’s all fly a kite!!!

We had a fantastic House time on 17th June, making kites with our grown-ups. The weather was very kind and helped us fly VERY HIGH ! ! !

Rights Respect Award

We are working very hard in school to gain the Rights Respect Award. In Year 2 we all know what UNICEF stands for, do you?

Year 2 wear their pyjamas for charity

Miss McMahon and the children in Year 2 along with the rest of the school and the adults too all wore their pyjamas today at school. This was all in aid of charity. Donations made will be split between the guide dog charity and also 'Day for Change' which supports...

Football Club fun

  Some of the children from Year 1 and 2 have been enjoying football club with Mrs Taylor and Miss McMahon on a Monday after school.

Peer Tutor Reading in Year 2

    Some of us have had great fun reading with our Year 5 Tutors, each Year 2 Buddy reading over 20 books in three weeks. We also celebrated with an end of sessions party. The Peer Tutor project is organised by Miss McMahon and Mrs. Taylor, with Year 5...

Puzzles to help us learn our division facts in Year 2

    These little games were a little bit tricky to make , at first we were all fingers and thumbs! We were excited to take them home just to see how well our grown-ups managed with the three times division facts.

Year 1 and 2 science club

Due to the success of our last set of after school science club sessions, Mrs Commons will be running another set of 5. Children will be making bath bombs and soap, as well as cinder toffee and sherbet. Hope you all have fun.  

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