St. Philip's C of E Primary School

Together We Achieve

Bolton Old Road, Atherton, Manchester, M46 9FD

01942 883919

Welcome to St. Philip’s Primary

Year 2B

June 2018

Working hard during our workshop with Jenny Meadows!


May 2018


Royal wedding tea party!

Welcome to Year 2T!

Welcome to Year 2T! I am Miss Todd and I am delighted to be your class teacher this year! I will be joined by the brilliant Miss James who will be helping us throughout. I am very much looking forward to meeting and working with you and your children and being part of their learning journey. Time for some fun and challenges!

If you have any questions at any time please don't hesitate to ask!

Information for Year 2  

Snack Money:
This is £1 for the week for toast. This can also be paid for half termly. 

PE: PE days are Wednesday and Friday. PE kits are to be left in school and will be returned home in the half term. 
Reading books: These will be changed on Fridays. 
Homework: Given out on Fridays to be completed by the following Friday, although can be returned sooner. 
Spellings: Given out on Friday linked to Phonics learning for that week and a spelling test will take place the following Friday. 

Here are our learning challenges for Summer Term 2:
Do all plants grow the same?
What is London like?
What are the features of the church and other places of worship?

Summer 1
In English this term we have been learning about recounts. In maths we have been applying our problem solving and also learning to tell the time to the nearest 15 and 5 minutes! As scientists we have been exploring materials and their properties and as historians we have been learning and exploring the Great Fire of London! We even had the opportunity to be in a performance all about the Great Fire of London with our Play in a Day!
Thank you so much for all of your hard work this half term, Year 2T Superstars!!

Spring Term 2 
A great half term. In English we wrote riddles and created our very own riddle book. In maths we have been reasoning and problem solving with fractions, as well as learning about the properties of 2D and 3D shapes. We have been learning about Mumbai in India and even visited an Indian restaurant for a wonderful, delicious meal! Well done, Year 2T! 

Spring Term 1
We have had a great start to 2018! In maths we have been learning all about multiplication and division, as well as problem solving. In English we have been writing character descriptions and even helped detectives to find out who had made a mess of Miss Rigby's office! In Science we have been learning about growing up. We have had some great visitors for our Atherton 50 years ago topic and Mrs Goodstadt came in with baby Noah so we could ask her questions about growing up for our PSHE topic! A lot of exciting events.
Well done, Year 2T!

Autumn Term 2 
This has been a fantastic and busy term for Year 2T. In maths we have been looking at addition, subtraction and working with money. In English we have been writing fairy tales and starting to look at non- chronological reports! In Theme we looked at life as a nurse for Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole. We even had a nurse visit to tell us all about nursing in modern day! 
Last but not least we had our amazing production that all of the children worked amazingly hard on.
Well done, Year 2T!!

Autumn Term 1 
We have had an exciting first half term in Y2T. In maths we have been working on our problem solving and reasoning with place value and addition and subtract. In English we have been poets, using our imaginations to write some brilliant poems based on the seasons. In Science we have been learning about habitats and had a wonderful trip to Blue Planet Aquarium. Check out our photos above! 
Well done Year 2T for a great start to Year 2! 

 Please take a look at the page for information and some examples of what kind of learning takes place in Year 2.

Spring Term 2
This half term we have been looking at the book Meerkat Mail and wrote our own postcards to our family and friends. In maths we have been looking at finding fractions of shapes and amounts and even created pizzas using our knowledge- yum yum! Also, we have continued to look at how we can keep healthy and growing up in science.
As well as this, we performed our Family Worship and we were superb!
Well done Year 2T Superstars!
Spring Term 1
We have worked very hard this half term! In Maths we have been looking at multiplication and division, which includes learning about and creating arrays! We have also been sing our reasoning and problem solving skills in our Smart Solvers lessons.
As writers, we created our own birds and sea creatures to write non- chronological reports! Our ideas were AMAZING!
In Theme we have been looking at how different life was 50 years ago in Atherton and even looked at the music and transport of that time!

Autumn Term 2
This half term has been very busy! As Mathematicians we have been looking as addition, subtraction and graphs. In English we have been doing a lot of work on verbs, adverbs, adjectives and nouns and created our own poems using our fantastic ideas! In Theme we have been looking at the seasons and the things we associate with these in the UK!

And of course our fantastic Christmas production of Lights, Camel, Action! Thank you for all of your hard work, Superstars!

Autumn Term 1
This half term we have been creating our own twisted fairytales based on Prince Cinders. As Mathematicians we have been looking at place value and have been problem solving in our Smart Solvers lessons! In Science we have looked the habitats of many animals and created our own based on their needs. 
Well done Year 2T for all your hard work, you are superstars!!!!

Blue Planet Aquarium October 2017! We had so much fun! 

The Great Fire of London! To start off our Theme topic we were very lucky to be able to learn and be actors and actresses, finding out interesting facts about the events. 

Our 1960's Theme trip to The Museum of Liverpool. We had so much fun!

Here we are on our Wild Day!

Here you can see some of our fantastic poets performing in class!

Here we are at the Museum of Science and Industry for our Inventors trip!!

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