Wellfield Infant and Nursery School

We Inspire and Nurture Success

Year 2

WORLD BOOK DAY

The children had a great time on World Book Day, and all looked fabulous in their costumes. We wrote some book reviews, were read stories by the juniors and had a book quiz!

Multi-Skills at Ashton High School

We had a lovely afternoon doing a range of sporting activities with some of the older students at Ashton High School. They kept us very busy and we were very tired on the way home!

Mental Health Awareness Week

We had a lovely week thinking of ways to cope with our emotions. We made our own game all about the Zones of Regulation, we 'filled our buckets' with kindness, we did some beautiful craft based around 'The Heart's Invisible string' and we finished the week with a Friendly Friday French breakfast of croissants and pain au chocolat!

Thank you to everyone who came to our singalong and stay and play morning. 

                     The children loved having you in school with them                          and everyone had a wonder time creating special memories. 

We hope it brought a little festive magic to your Christmas. 

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SPOOKY DAY!

We finished the half term off in style by dressing up and having a spooky party. The children all looked amazing and we had a very special day. 

Forest School

The children in Year 2 have been enjoying the great outdoors in their Forest School sessions. They collected party objects for a mythical creatures birthday party. They created balloons, presents, cakes, party hats and decorations. 

School's 50th Celebrations

To celebrate the school being 50, we held a 70s day in school! We had talks from people who knew the history of the school, had a 70s music inspired Wake Up and Shake Up with the parents, and had a 70s party with lots of dancing in the afternoon. 

Coronation Party

We had a wonderful day celebrating the King's coronation. The children looked spectacular in their costumes and we even had sunshine in the afternoon for our street party on the playground. 

 

Illustrator Visit

This week we very lucky enough to be visited by author and illustrator Sarah Parkinson. She showed us how to draw some different objects relating to the King's coronation, which we'll put together as part of our coronation display. 

 

Comic Relief

The children looked fabulous and we raised lots of money too!

World Book Day 2023

We've had a fantastic World Book Day in Year 2. The children all looked fabulous, dressed as book characters or new words. We read with our friends in Year 5 and did lots of fun book activities besides!

Book Review

In Year 2, we've started a weekly book review. This is a short presentation about a book the children have read at home to the rest of the class. So far, it's been very popular!

We've also given the opportunity to write a book review of a story we've read in class. A winner is then selected at random to win a copy of their chosen book!

Clay Pinch Pots

We've had great fun recently making vases using 2 clay pinch pots. We'll decorate them using oil pastels and a black ink wash!

Childrens' Mental Health Week

This week we have been focusing on our mental health. We had a whole school Wake and Shake on the school playround where children and parents danced together to start the day in a positive mindset. It certainly put a smile on everyones' face. Afterwards parents were invited into the hall for coffee and a chat while the children went back into class for a french breakfast and a social chat. We read The Invisible String, made our own 3D hearts and watched the film Inside Out. It was a lovely way to end the half term. 

Forest School Skills

We've been learning new skills in Forest School in Spring Term-including making sparks, tying knots, whittling and building dens!

We've also been team building while making spiders' webs, as well as pruning trees.

Super Snow Day!

A light sprinkle of snow made for lots of fun on the field!

KS1 Christmas Show

We had lots of fun in the run up to Christmas. As well as performing our wonderful Christmas Show for all our parents, we took part in a very chilly Santa Dash around the field, had a surprise visit from Father Christmas, did a class scavenger hunt around the classroom to find facts about Christmas in other countries and of course enjoyed a fun-filled party day!  

Spooky Day 2022

The children looked amazing in their spooky costumes for Halloween. We had a lovely day.

      

Forest School

This half term the children have been using Forest Schools for their Science lessons. We had fun learning about microhabitats, food chains and living things.

       

 

      

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Matt Goodfellow Visit

On Tuesday we were visited by poet Matt Goodfellow, who read from his collection of poems in a fun assembly! He then helped us write some poetry of our own by encouraging us to write in our own voices and about our own lives.

Zoo Trip

We all had a fantastic time at Chester Zoo. We saw lots of different animals, including giraffes, elephants, lots of monkeys and penguins. The children were all amazing and it was a lovely way to spend a sunny day! We found out lots about the different animals, and wrote about our day when we returned to school.

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

The whole school looked amazing on the last day of term as we celebrated the astonishingly long reign of Queen Elizabeth II. We had a celebration assembly and then we had a parade across the field to the juniors where we were welcomed with a huge round of applause. Years 1 and 2 then went into the junior hall to learn all about the many decades of the queens reign. 

After lunch we gathered on the field for a 'street style' party with rocket lollies in the sunshine. The juniors joined us with a picnic. The children have all made some very memories that will last a lifetime.  

 

Fun Times and Treats after the SATs

                Wonderdome Planetarium Visit 

It was out of this world in Year 2 today. We had a visit from Wonderdome Planetarium and learned all about the Solar System. We watched astronauts living in the space station, learned all about the moon landing and wondered at the galaxies and planets. The children are going to use the visit to write an exciting recount in their literacy lessons. 

World Book Day 2022

The children had a wonderful World Book Day. They all brought in their favourite books and dressed as characters from fiction. They looked brilliant!

We were lucky enough to have a visit from the illustrator, Penny Neville-Lee.

The children looked at some of her beautiful illustrations and she read an extract from the story her pictures feature in - The Night Train by Matilda Woods.

Then the children had a masterclass in drawing with Penny, recreating the adorable yeti from the story.

In the afternoon, Year 2 visited the juniors and had stories read to them. It was all very exciting. 

Dare to be Different Day

The children were surprising good at breaking the rules on 'Dare to be Different Day' also known as 'Break the Rules Day'. They dressed in their own unique style, brought chocolate for snack time and all kinds of other mayhem!

Design Technology-Clay

This week, the children learnt lots of different techniques using clay, such as rolling out evenly, joining pieces using a slick and decorating using different tools. We created all kinds of Valentines gifts for our loved ones, and then painted them with special acrylic paints.

Safety Seymour

Year 2 had a visit from superhero Safety Seymour. They had a great time and learned all about how to detect carbon monoxide and what to do if they suspect there is a leak. They acted out scenarios and mimed being appliances and cleaning chimneys. The morning finished with a conga (obviously).

 

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Lunar New Year

The children in Year 2 celebrated the Lunar New Year by making dancing dragons using paper craft. We learned about the animals in the chinese zodiac. One of the children in class gave gifts of red and gold envelopes containing sweets. These symbolise good luck and prosperity for the year ahead. 

Christmas

The children took part in lots of fun activities over the Christmas period. We performed Christmas songs on Seesaw, watched a pantomime, had a great part day and we even had a visit from Santa!

Forest School

We've been very lucky to have Mr Outhwaite taking Year 2 for Forest School this term. To mark the end of our outdoor Science lessons, we had toasted marshmallows and sweets around the camp fire!

Author Visit

We were very lucky to have a visit from children's author and illustrator Sarah Parkinson. We heard her read her Christmas book 'Monty McFlew' and then Sarah showed us how to draw Monty! The children really enjoyed meeting a proper illustrator and we had some great examples of Monty by the end!

Snow Day

The children brought in wellies and warm clothes for messing about in the snow. It didn't stay long so it was lucky we were prepared!

 

      

 

 

Forest School

We have spent our Autumn term science lessons in our Forest School area. We have studied life processes and living things as well as habitats and microhabitats. We also completed a seed investigation looking at a variety of seeds both in the classroom and in Forest School. 

Spooky Day

Spooky Day at the end of the first half term was awesome! The children looked very scary (cute scary) and really enjoyed our party games. They have worked hard and deserved a treat. 

YEAR 2 AUTUMN 2021

We have had a great start to the new school year and the children have settled in really quickly. 

Roald Dahl

We have been looking at the characters created by the marvellous Roald Dahl and the children are very excited listening to all his silly stories. 

We have created some stunning art work and some revolting recipes too.

Football

We have a football coach this half term teaching the children the basic skills needed to play the game. We hope this will encourage all children (boys and girls alike) to continue to enjoy football throughout the year. 

Year 2 Leavers 2021

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Well, we’ve come to the end of the strangest of years and we’ve survived.

In recent weeks we have been singing as a year group and we wanted to show you how talented we are.

We have put together some clips of different songs and also the traditional end of year powerpoint which is always a tearjerker.      (This will go on later today or tomorrow)

We have also put some clips of the ocarina concert that Mrs Hanley’s class took part in last week with our wonderful ocarina teacher,        Mrs Peacock.

Thank you for all your support this year we couldn’t have got through it without you !

Have a wonderful summer .

 

 

Hip Hip Hip Hooray

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A Year 2 favourite

Days when we remember

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This song is dedicated to all the people who helped and inspired us through the pandemic - teachers, doctors, nurses, all key worker, Marcus Rashford , Captain Tom ...

Celebrate

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Ocarina Videos

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Year 2JH Class Sports Day Photos

SINGING IN THE SUNSHINE

Birthday Party Day!

As all of our children have missed a birthday party with their school friends over the last year, we celebrated in style at the end of term. We had an egg hunt, a visit from the Easter Bunny, games and even a birthday cake!

Spring Lockdown Learning

 

We have been so impressed with all of our children, both in school and at home. They have worked so hard and produced outstanding work! Here's just a selection: 

We've found out about human and physical features in Geography, and even made canal barges!

We have written amazing pieces of work! We have used different texts to inspire us to write outstanding letters, descriptions and recounts.

We have designed and, in some cases, made healthy meals!

We learnt about the life cycle of a frog at school, and at home!

We made rakhi bracelets and gave them to brothers, sisters and loved ones: