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Year 2

In Year 2, you will find Mrs Smith (class teacher), Mrs Carter (class teacher) and Mrs Tighe (teaching assistant)
Take a look at our class news to see what we have been up to!

Beamish

Beamish

Year 2 had a fabulous day in Beamish today. We explored the 1950’s town and enjoyed a workshop in the Welfare Hall. We got to play with lots of toys from the past and Mr Woolley showed us how to use them all. Some of them were much more difficult to use than they…

Seeds of Hope – Sunflowers

Seeds of Hope – Sunflowers

This year, Crookhill are taking part in the ‘Seeds of Hope’ sunflower challenge. We were all given a sunflower seed to plant and nurture over the Easter holidays. We did a fabulous job looking after them and they have now been planted in the grounds. Unfortunately,…

Commando Joe’s – Grace Darling Rescue

Commando Joe’s – Grace Darling Rescue

In our History lessons, we have been learning all about Grace Darling and her heroic rescue of the passengers from the SS Forfarshire. Our Commando Joe’s coach, has helped us to re-live the story every Friday this half term. We had to work as a team each work to plan…

Year 2 visit 1950!

Year 2 visit 1950!

Year 2 have gone back in time to see what life was like in the 1950’s. We learned that this was the decade where rationning from the war ended, Queen Elizabeth was coronated and became Queen, people listened to Rock’n’ Roll music on record players or a Juke box,…

What’s the time?

What’s the time?

Year 2 have been practising telling the time to the hour, half past, quarter past and quarter to. Before we started, we drew our own clocks on the school yard using hula hoops and chalks. We had to think carefully about where to position the numbers on the clocks and…

DT – Bridges

DT – Bridges

One of the skills we need to learn in DT is how to strengthen and stiffen materials. We researched different bridges and explored different ways we could strengthen them so they would hold more weight. We found out that using triangular supports allowed the bridge to…

Aboriginal Art

Aboriginal Art

As part of our artists week, Year 2 learned about an Aboriginal artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye. We explored the different techniques and had a go at producing our own.