Year 2 Memorable Experience

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Year 2 Memorable Experience

Year 2 will be learning about the Great Fire of London this half term. To help set up the experience we started to find out in our classes all about what happened and the sequence of key events. We used books, videos and the Internet to help us to research and…

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Year 2 Visit Middleton Library

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Year 2 visited Middleton Library on Monday 5th November 2018. We were looking forward to the opportunity of going there and being able to read for pleasure. We walked down on a cold morning and were greeted upon our arrival. We had the opportunity to explore the children’s library and have the…

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Year 2 Visit from the Edgar Wood Society

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Year 2 were privileged to receive a visit from the Edgar Wood Society. Our guests brought along none other than Mr Wood himself!


He had travelled through time to come and talk to Year 2 about his work and early life in Middleton. Mr Wood was very surprised at how different Middleton…

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Year 2 Marvellous Middleton

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During Autumn 1, our topic was called Marvellous Middleton and as I am sure you can guess, we were finding out all about the amazing place where we live. Middleton has such a rich history with so many significant places and people who have lived here. One such person is Edgar Wood.


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Year 2 Memorable Experience

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Would you like to travel into the unkonwn? 

In this fascinating topic we will become explorers and discover places like Space, the desert and The Amazon Rainforest. 

We began our topic with the Mysterious Traveller by Mal Peet. As a class we explored a significant picture, discussed the…

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All about London

As part of our topic ' A Diary of London' we have been researching London. We have been able to gather facts about differnet landmarks in London such as Big Ben, Tower Bridge, London Eye and Buckingham Palace. We created non-fiction posters using ICT. Our work was amazing and we really enjoyed…

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Paddington's visit to Boarshaw Community Primary School

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A Diary of London.

This topic has focused on London today and the history of The Great Fire of London. 

To start our topic we recieved a letter from Paddington Bear. He explained that he would be learning alongside us this term in Year 2 and he was looking forward to reading our writing. As…

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Moz the Monster

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Our English this week has been based on the Christmas John Lewis advert 'Moz the Monster'. We have been able to describe Moz, make predictions about the present he leaves the boy and write a letter to thank him for his present. We enjoyed talking about our monsters that we find under the bed at…

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The Scented Garden

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This half term, year 2 are learning about their new topic The Scented Garden. The main aims of the topic are to dveelop understanding of plants and how they grow. 

The topic began with a memeorable experience. We recieved an exciting package from a comapny called 'Sow and Grow'. The package…

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Street Detectives

We have visited the local area as part of our topic Street Detectives. We have also been busy writing instructions. 

Have a look! 


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Using apostrophes to show possession


We have been learning to spell words that have apostrophes to show possession. 

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Towers, Tunnels and Turrets

Autumn 2 - Towers, Tunnels and Turrets


This term we will be learning about Towers, Tunnels and Turrets. We will be using blocks to create castles and towers. Throughout this term we will be learning about the history of castles over time and placing them on a timeline. We will be making…

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