Year 2

Miss Sutcliffe, Miss Megson and Miss Greenwell

Welcome to Year 2! Our teachers are Miss Sutcliffe, Miss Megson and Miss Greenwell. In Year 2 we are learning about Street Detectives and Remembrance. In Street Detectives we will be looking at our local area of Teams. We will be using aerial photographs to devise our own maps and plans, and will identify human and physical geographical features within Teams. In our Remembrance topic we will be learning about World War I and thinking carefully about how and why we remember those who died in this conflict.  Please visit our page and see what we are up to.

Year 2 Autumn Overview
Year 2 Spring Overview


Grace Darling Museum

Today, Year 2 visited the Grace Darling Museum in Bamburgh, Northumberland. When we arrived at the museum we took part in a workshop which focused on Grace Darling's life before and after she became famous. We answered riddles, questions and talked about life then and...

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Science Week in Year 2

Last week Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed Science Week. As well as our Materials trip to the Baltic Centre, we enjoyed two visits from some science professors called Professor Onesmith and Professor Brainstorm. We took part in lots of experiments about sound, colour and...

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Mike Barfield’s Swat Show

Following on from snow week, we were finally able to meet the author Mike Barfield. His visit was well worth the wait! Mike entertained us with a show based around his book, ‘Swat.’ Mike trained as a biologist before becoming an author. He taught us that everywhere on...

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Materials Workshop

Yesterday, Year 2 visited the Baltic centre to take part in a materials workshop. Firstly we watched some film clips which displayed materials being used in dance. We then looked at a range of sculptures and God's eyes to seek inspiration to make our own. We explored...

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Easter Story Drama

This morning St Aidan’s enjoyed a retelling of the Easter story by a visiting one-man theatre company. Year 2 then took part in a drama workshop. We worked in groups to make a freeze frame of different events in the Easter story and performed them in front of the...

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Mother’s Day cards

Yesterday in Year 2 we started making and writing our Mother's Day cards. We thought about all of the special people in our lives and who we would like to write our cards too. The children called their cards their 'love bugs' because the shape of them are ladybirds....

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Year 2 Visit to St Mary’s Lighthouse

To introduce our Design Technology topic 'Model Lighthouses', Year 2 visited St Mary's Lighthouse to explore the features of a lighthouse and to find out why they are so important. It was very interesting to learn about the history of St Mary's Lighthouse as well as...

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South American food tasting at Las Iguanas!

For this half term's Geography topic 'Me and My World' Year 2 visited a South American restaurant called Las Iguanas to taste some South American food. We were greeted by a waiter called Tom who talked about what kind of food we would be tasting. Our starter included...

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  • March 23, 2018Years 4, 5 and 6 Dance Festival Preparation
  • March 26, 2018Year 3 achievement assembly
  • March 27, 2018Year 3 Entry to Communion
  • March 29, 2018Easter Assembly 9am
  • March 29, 2018Easter Disco
  • March 30, 2018Half Term
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Mrs Lesley Steele: Head Teacher
Mrs Kathryn Miller: School Business Manager

St. Aidan’s Church of England Primary School
Derwentwater Road
Gateshead NE8 2HQ
(0191) 477 2690

(Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm)

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