Category: year2


During our Mindful Monday lessons we are continuing our learning about the artist Clarice Cliff. We found out that Clarice was famous for the designs she painted on to pottery. So we decided we should design and make some pottery using her ideas. Over the last few weeks we have experimented with clay and how …

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Explore Year 2

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Mindful Mondays

Every Monday at Merry Hill we begin our week with a Mindful Monday art lesson. The aim for the children is to begin the week in a positive and creative way. This week in Year 2 we have been looking at the artist Clarice Cliff and her colourful art work. We have studied the artist …

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Manners Lunch

At Merry Hill we are always on the look out for children using good manners. This month we have spotted children in all the classes being polite. Alice was chosen to sit on the manners table because she is always helpful around the classroom and often helps her friends when they are in need. Sean …

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This week in English

This week in English we have been learning to retell the Pumpkin Soup story. We are now able to retell the full story using last week’s story map actions to help. We are now very good at remembering this and have enjoyed acting out making some pumpkin soup. We also have used our previous learning …

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This week in science we have been recapping some of our learning from Year 1. We recapped the 5 senses and luckily we could still remember them all. Our favourite part of the lesson was using our senses when cooking and eating popcorn. First we listened to the popcorn being poured in to the pot, …

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English – Pumpkin Soup

We have had a fun learning journey this week in Year 2. In English, we have been learning to retell a story called Pumpkin Soup.  It has been exciting to read the adventures of the bag-piping Cat, the banjo playing Squirrel and the small singing Duck who all love to stir the pumpkin soup. We …

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This week in Jigsaw we spent some time thinking about what it is like to be in Year 2. We started off with a game, we all got given a number and we had to find the others with the same number. We weren’t allowed to use our voices which made it quite tricky! Then …

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Our First Week

We have had a very busy first week in Year 2. We have been learning about the Golden Rules and thinking about how rules are helpful to us. We have spent lots of time reminding ourselves about the Zones of Regulation and have been learning about what it means to be able to self regulate. …

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Welcome to Year 2

Welcome to the Year 2 blog page. We have had a fantastic first few days getting to know you all and are so pleased to have you in Bears and Giraffes with us. We can’t wait to have lots of fun this year and to watch you grow and learn. Here we are in our …

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