A week in pictures

“This week we have been learning more about Florence Nightingale. We have been pretending we were soldiers writing a letter” – Oscar


“We were learning our 5x tables. 3x5=15” – Indy


“We have been learning the /I/ sound.” – Sophia

“Find has the /I/ sound in it.” – Nevaeh


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Welcome to 2019!

Welcome back everyone and a happy new year! 


This half term in year 2 we are learning about Florence Nightingale.

"She was helping the soldiers." - Sophia

"She was a nurse." - Aiesha

"She was the lady with the lamp." - Oscar

"At night she held a lamp and checked on the…

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A Strictly Nativity!

"This week we have been practising our nativity." - Millie

"I have been singing." - Aiesha

"I have been learning my lines for the nativity." - Maryam

"We have been singing with Mrs Parkinson." - Sophia 

"We have been speaking into a microphone so people can hear us." -…

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Sensational Salads

In Design Technology this week we have been

"Making our own salad." - Sophia

"We had to design a salad before making it." - Filip

"We had to wash our hands before we made our salad." - Ellie

"Our hair must be tied back." - Maryam

"We cut the vegetable in our salad. Mine had peppers…

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Team work makes the dream work!

This week in Rainbow class we have been focusing on working together as a team. 

As part of our PSHCE we need to learn how to understand other people's feelings and to co-operate. 

"In PE we played ladders." - Indy

"We also played chain tig." - Sophia

"We caught the ball playing Odd…

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Children in Need

Children in Need Day


"Today we have been wearing something yellow." - Ben

"We are wearing yellow for Children in Need to raise money." - Emily

"We have done crafts today." - Bobbi-Jack

"I have been colouring a Pudsey bear." - Filip

"On the computers we drew a picture of Pudsey…

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Remembrance Day

This week in Rainbow class we have been learning about Remembrance Day. 

We read some information about how we wear poppies to remember all the people who have fought in and lost their lives in various wars since World War One. We also talked about how buying poppies and other items helps to…

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Orang-utaning around!

Welcome back to our blog! I can't believe it is already our second half term in year 2.


"This week we have been learning about orang-utans." - Charley

"They have strong arm muscles." - Indy

In English we are looking at non-fiction texts. 

"They have long arms." - Filip


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London's Burning

This week we have been learning EVEN MORE about The Great Fire of London because not only is this our history topic but we have also been looking at diary entries from Samuel Pepys. 

"The fire started on Sunday 2nd September 1666." - Ellie

"A diary has to start with the date." - Jack


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Who's that?


This week in Rainbow class we have been writing our own class poem based on a poem we have been reading called 'Going through old photos'. The children worked in groups to find words to rhyme with their name (some were trickier than others!) Have a look at our rhyming poem…

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Our first rainbow class blog!

This week in Rainbow class has been our first week with Miss Ellison and Miss Hargreaves and what a lovely week we have had. The children are beginning to settle well in to new routines and understand the expectations of being in year 2. 


On Tuesday we went to Ingol library where Richard…

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Bonjour de la classe arc-en-ciel (Hello from Rainbow class)

Our last full week in Rainbow class and what a busy week it has been!!


On Tuesday we celebrated French day in Rainbow class, looking at basic phrases in French, building Eiffel towers, tasting french food, colouring the french…

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