Year 2Miss Sutcliffe and Mrs Lishman
Welcome to Year 2! Our teachers are Miss Sutcliffe and Mrs Lishman. 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.
Today we welcomed a very special visitor to St Aidan’s… the Mayor of Gateshead! A few weeks ago we wrote letters to the Mayor inviting her in to speak to us about her role in the community. The Mayor of Gateshead and her macebearer told us about what they do as part...read more
This week Year 2 have been taking part in our school council elections. Lots of children were incredibly brave and gave a speech explaining why they felt that they would be a good school councilor. Then we all completed our very own ballot papers. Just like adults do...read more
Reverend Meg opened our Harvest Festival by explaining to the children that we would be sending our food donations to the Gateshead Food Bank. The Bible reading was about people giving money to those in need. Jesus said it was not about those who gave the most money,...read more
As part of our Art topic, 'Local Artists, Urban Landscapes', we visited the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art to take part in a workshop with a real working artist called Louise. We began by looking closely at and sketching landmarks on the Newcastle and Gateshead...read more
Today we celebrated the European Day of Languages by taking part in a whole-school assembly led by Miss Sutcliffe and Mr Dunnigan. We discussed why it is important for us to learn other languages and learnt a fun number song counting to ten in Italian! In Year 2 we...read more
As part of our RE topic 'The Bible', we had a special visitor in our classroom yesterday afternoon! Reverend Meg from St Chad's Church came to talk to us about the Bible and how it is used in the Church and in her daily life. She told us about why the Bible is so...read more