Category: Class 2

Pupils reading for pleasure!

Well done to our Year 2 and 3 pupils for completing another reading bookmark. They certainly do enjoy reading for pleasure.

Year 1 and 2’s interactive Science

Class 1 and 2 loved the live science session, learning about tractors and their link to space. It was very interactive and the children learnt just how complex tractors can be.

Year 2 create hedgehogs

What an amazing day! The children worked hard to form and mould the clay to make their own hedgehog! 🦔

Year 2 – National Literacy Trust delivery

OH WOW!!!!! What a surprise we had today when we got into class. There was a special delivery from the National Literacy Trust – our own books we had ordered! We are so excited to take these home and share them with our families.

Year 2 bake bread

Class 2 enjoyed baking bread today! We weighed out the ingredients, mixed, kneaded and made our bread balls. We are leaving them overnight and will cook them in the morning. It was so much fun! 🍞

Year 1 & 2 reading for pleasure

Classes 1 and 2 love reading books!! We’re sharing our favourites … but what is your favourite book?

Year 1 & 2 – History: Great Fire of London

Class 1 and 2 joined together for their history lesson. They were looking at pictures from the Great Fire of London and discussing what happened at that time and why they think the fire spread. They then made a plaque with important information to remember this event. Great teamwork!

Year 2 – Fruit tasting

Class 2 had a great afternoon in our DT lesson as we had a fruit tasting session and they tried a variety of fruits. They tried lime, lemon, orange, pineapple, apple, raisins and banana. The favourite fruit was pineapple. What’s your favourite fruit?

Years 1 and 2 – Samuel Pepys belongings

Classes 1 and 2 went on a hunt and found Samuel Pepys belongings buried in our playground!  The children dug a hole and out came a sack – it contained a wine glass, a diary and a quill. We are discovering more about his life.

Year 2 – Great Fire of London

For our Great Fire of London project, Class 2 enjoyed making houses and we collaborated on a class picture for our project display. Doesn’t it look fabulous!

Year 2 explore in Forest Schools

Class 2 have had an AMAZING afternoon in forest schools. We have been on an acorn hunt, made transient art pictures with natural objects, peeled a stick, made leaf bunting, had a guess at what is in the freely bags and made fire using a dragon sneeze. We finished with a game of duck, duck goose. What a super afternoon!!!

Year 2’s great start!

Class 2 have had a brilliant start to the new year. We have delved into our project and made different types of bicycles using clay and wire.

The children have been amazing!

Year 2 butterfly release

Class 2 released their butterflies!… We have watched them grow from caterpillars to butterflies and learnt about their whole life cycle. It was very exciting seeing them fly off – we wish them well!

Year 2’s sculpture hunt

Year 2 really enjoyed our trip into Nottingham City centre to look at the sculptures. It was fantastic to see them in person to inspire us when we make our own sculptures.  We even received an email from NCT complementing us on our behaviour! Well done Class 2!

Year 2 Golden Time

Year 2 had such a lovely golden time afternoon!


Year 2 investigate exercise

Class 2 investigated how exercise affects our bodies. They compared the pulse and heart-beat before and after exercise. They discussed the function of the heart and the importance of exercise and a healthy diet.

Year 2 play Samba!

Class 2 enjoyed learning about Samba music. They were taught about the drum instrument and learnt to play different beats and rhythms.

Year 2 – Geography

In Geography, Class 2 have been learning about why people leave their homes. These are called push and pull factors. The children worked together to discuss and sort push and pull factors.

Year 2 – Our Futures Project

Class 2 had some visitors from Our Future Project and the children found out about a range of different jobs which they could pursue. They engaged in various practical activities aimed to develop particular skills.

Year 2 build fire engines!

We have some very talented designers and engineers in Class 2! Using our knowledge of wheel, chassis and axle mechanisms, we designed, made and evaluated Fire Engines that could safely carry a pot of water across 10 metres. We had lots of success!

Year 2 – Pancake day

Year 2 had great fun celebrating pancake day taste testing pancake in class!

Year 2 Dot painting

Year 2 learned the dot painting technique to create their own Aboriginal hand print to represent humans belonging to and protecting the earth. They chose their own symbols and earth colours and compared dot painting to pointillism, a more modern form of dot painting.

Year 2 – Creative writing

We having been reading a very special story in Class 2 and are now on a mission to find out where our main characters have gone. The children are so excited to write their own creative stories for our special guests.

Year 2 experiment with marbling

Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed experimenting with marbling, investigating how ink floats and changes with movement.  The first step to creating a portrait of Queen Victoria.

Community Rangers support Lenton and Wollaton Day of Action

Today our Community Rangers, supported the Lenton and Wollaton Day of Action. They joined the community litter pick and helped to clean our local park with help from: our local councillors, Neighbourhood Development Officer and Community Protection Officers.

The children will have returned to school to promote the importance of keeping our streets clean and looking after the community to their peers.

The children were amazing and are a credit to the school and community.

Year 2 – Always Award

Class 2 have enjoyed their always award. Glow in the dark dodgeball is so fun!

Year 2 become Rosa Parks

Class 2 have been learning about Rosa Parks and her bravery in making a stand against segregation. We have been writing a diary as if we are Rosa Parks and to help us understand what a trial was, we held our own mock trial.

Year 2 trip to Criche

Class 2 went on a trip to Crich Tramway museum on Tuesday. They had a great day learning about how trams were powered and how they have changed. They enjoyed riding old trams and going on a woodland walk, spotting different wood carvings. Did you know it took 12 horses to pull a tram in one day?

Year 2 explore transport with charcoal

Class 2 used charcoal to create drawings of different modes of transport that could be found in Radford both now and in the past. They explored using the charcoal and blended with their fingers, before drawing their final masterpieces.

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