Year 2

Miss Foster (Teacher) / Miss Scott


In Key Stage 1 (Year 1 and 2) we build upon and respect the very good start the children receive in the EYFS. We aim to create and provide a safe, secure, motivational and thought-provoking environment that encourages children to become curious and independent learners.

There is a balance between adult directed, child led and independent activities; which incorporates creativity and investigative learning with a solid foundation in more formal methods.

This approach allows for a smooth transition for the children from the Early Years Foundation Stage and encourages the development of self-esteem, independence and mutual respect.


Hey Ewe

It was lovely to see so many family members come along to support children in their Christmas play... Hey Ewe. The play was about a very small, curious sheep who witnesses the  journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem. It was a great hit with our large , appreciative...

Y2 Traditional Tales

Traditional Tales play an important part in early literacy. Children in Year 2  used drama techniques to retell the story of Little Red Riding Hood . Miss Mc Keown  was very impressed with their expression and use of familiar story language. As you can see from the...

Christmas Shoe Boxes

Year 2 have been collecting items to fill Christmas shoe boxes for the Operation Christmas Child Appeal. We had hoped to fill two boxes, one for a girl and one for a boy. But thanks to the amazing generosity of the children and their families we have filled THIRTEEN...

Falconry Days

Y2 had the opportunity to handle birds of prey in a classroom setting when they were visited by Falconry Days of Northumberland. The demonstration session aimed to link with this terms topic 'Animals' At the end of the day, a whole school special assembly was held so...

Nissan – ARMS

It was the turn of our ARMS children to visit Nissan in Washington to learn about the world of work. As well as producing Lego cars on a production line, pupils also tried their hand at jobs available to employees in the Nissan factory e.g body shop work. Our thanks...

Y2 Multi Skills at Whickham

Year 2 attended a multi skills festival organised by Year 12 students from Whickham School. Multi Skills develops social and lifestyle skills as well as physical and sport specific skills. It develops competence, creativity, character building and a caring attitude....

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