Year Two designed and created castle models in DT.
Year 2 Blog
Keep up-to-date with all the latest news from Chapter House Year 2.
Well done to Olivia, Beatrice and Isabel who are the new Break-time Buddies in the EYFS and KS1 playground!
This week in gardening club the children began to learn about composting.
One Day Creative visited Chapter House and the Year 1 and 2 children took part in a fantastic drama workshop.
Year 2 returned from break to find an unusual suitcase with lots of magical items inside, along with a poem.
We are proud to announce that our Early Years has been shortlisted in the 2019 ISA awards for Excellence and Innovation in Provision. Thank you to he children, staff and parents for making us ‘outstanding’.
The children and staff enjoyed the first Welfare Walk of the term on Friday.
Year 2 have worked extremely hard this week. They began by using their senses to collect adjectives in nature.
It has been a fantastic first week back with the new Year 2 cohort.
In our final week, the children researched, designed, created and evaluate a wheelbarrow suitable for a play mobile person.
The children in Year 2 worked in teams to design and describe a dragon, drawing inspiration from Chris Wormell’s, ‘George and the Dragon’.
Year 2 created dragon eggs this week during art after being inspired by, ‘George and the Dragon’ by Chris Wormell.
Following an amazing trip to Harlow Carr where the children identified wild flowers, plants and trees, Year 2 had a wonderful afternoon competing in Sports Day!
Year 2 sequenced and labelled the life cycle of a sunflower during their science lesson this afternoon.
During our weekly library session, the children discussed their favourite authors and recommended books to their friends.
The first week of the summer term was very exciting in Year 2. The children went out into the garden to identify wildlife and plants as well as discussing how seeds grow.
This week, the children had lots of fun in numeracy using a variety of the taught skills from the term in a play based carousel of activities.
Key Stage 1 have been busy completing their tile for ‘The Great Garden Street Mosaic’ at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show.
Year 2 had an exciting week in Topic creating prints of Galapagos animals in the art room and exploring the outdoor learning area in the search of mini beast living in the different microhabitats as their science focus.
Our Personal Development theme this week in Key Stage 1 was appreciation.
This week, the children have has lots of fun performing traditional tales within their Literacy lesson to the class. They thought carefully about their actions and all used clear voices when performing.
Within Personal Development, the children have been working hard on recognising emotions in ourselves and in others.
This week, the children have worked really hard in their numeracy lessons and have moved their learning forward by completing column addition calculations.
Year 2 began to investigate the weather at the Polar Regions. They began by looking at the wind and wanted to know how we know which way the wind is blowing.
Year 2 started an art project this week using landscape photographs of the estate which they had taken using a digital camera.
This week, students across the years at Chapter House have been learning and experimenting with musical instruments.
Year 1 and 2 had a fabulous trip to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park on Tuesday.
Children from Kindergarten, Nursery, Chapter House and King's Magna enjoy hands-on animal experiences with a little help from companies, Zoolab and Nuzzlets.
Key Stage 1 had a fantastic time at ‘The Yorkshire Wildlife Park’ this week. They were all impeccably behaved and learnt lots about food chains during our workshop.
Two students from Chapter House, Liesl and Felicity, have been accepted onto the Leeds Stage Box Minis Team after completing successful auditions recently.
Year 2 have spent the afternoon using atlases to identify different countries and continents.
With the start of a new year, the children in Key Stage 1 considered what improvements they would like to make and created their own resolutions.
This week in Design Technology the children designed and created a gingerbread biscuit.
The children in KS1 were visited by the Bupa Dental team from Harrogate this week in their Personal Development lesson.
Year 2 began their Design and Technology project this week. The whole school have been given the task to design, produce and evaluate a Christmas bauble.
Within literacy, the children have been building up their writing skills ready to produce their own adventure story next week based on ‘The Quest’ by Aaron Beaker.
In order to commemorate Remembrance Day, we created a class acrostic poem.
Key Stage 1 and EYFS had an amazing day celebrating the School Birthday! They all made a party hat and a chocolate lolly before enjoying sticky buns at break time which were delicious.
The children worked really hard during their numeracy lesson this week. Their task was to investigate the capacities of different containers.
In Numeracy, the children have been focusing on units of measurement.
Year 2 had a fantastic morning at Ripley Castle. They identified features of a castle, heard lots of interesting facts about the family who live in the castle and saw some artefacts from historical battles.
The children have worked really hard in literacy this week focusing on developing their descriptive writing techniques by focusing on expanded noun phrases.
There was great excitement this week in the Year 2 and 3 games lesson when the children had the opportunity to try out the new equipment Chapter House has received, following a successful application for the Premier League Primary Stars Award.
The Year 2 Playtime Helpers have been selected for the first term. Congratulations to Zita, Samuel and Sophia!
The children were very excited and enthusiastic when returning from their music lesson this week.
Within Topic this week, the children have been learning the names of the seven continents and the four countries that collectively make up the United Kingdom.
It has been a wonderful first week back in Year 2. The children have been ordering and comparing numbers in numeracy.
View all the best Year 2 updates from the academic year 2017-18 including Sports Day, making healthy pizzas and visits to Ripley Castle and the West Yorkshire Playhouse.
Browse the best Year 2 learning updates form the academic year 2016-17 including World Book Day, Bolton Abbey Steam Train and sewing a Charles Darwin blanket.
View all the best updates from Year 2's summer term including a trip to Hesketh Farm and Year 3 transition day.