Number Day in Year 2

Year 2 have been bust with numbers today. It may just look like they have been having fun with balloons, but we have had lots of competitions and children have had to keep track of their scores. Some of the numbers were very high!

Posted by /blog/author/hashton on 7 May 2021

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Our Back Field

Year 2 spent a lovely morning on 'Our Back Field'. It was a very hands-on session as we measured trees and searched for creepy crawlies. Back in class we looked at he Tonge Trail map (see link below) and located 'Our Back Field' on it. There is so much to enjoy and it is easy to forget what is on…

Posted by /blog/author/hashton on 29 April 2021

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What was life like in the Victorian times?

Year 2 had a lovely time this week learning about what life was like in the Victorian times. We found out so much about what it would have been like. Chamber pots, outside toilets and clothes washing were some of the things we learnt about. 

Posted by /blog/author/hashton on 23 April 2021

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Bamboo Tamboo

https://youtu.be/CIDMLVque1g

In year 2 we have playing a new instrument called 'Bamboo Tamboo'. The children have only had 2 lessons so far, but already they sound amazing!

Posted by /blog/author/hashton on 25 March 2021

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Save Our Planet!

We have been learning all about the importance of recycling. There are many ways in which we help our planet by using the different coloured bins at home for our waste. We have been thinking about the damage that too much plastic can do to our environment and the importance of looking after our…

Posted by /blog/author/hashton on 19 March 2021

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Science Week in Year 2

We have been very busy during Science week. We made cup telephones and started to understand how sound travelled. We also investigated the 'pulley' system, invented by Archimedes. The best part was making bird-feeders from old yoghurt pots. We are going to hang them out side our houses and see if…

Posted by /blog/author/hashton on 12 March 2021

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Bird Watch

Today in the playground we saw a beautiful bird. We couldn't believe how tame it was and it came so close to the children. We listened to the lovely chirping sounds and wondered what it was trying to tell us!

Do you know what type of bird it is? We aren't sure.

Have a go at bird watching in…

Posted by /blog/author/hashton on 25 February 2021

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Digital Footprints

We have been thinking about our digital footprint. THINK before you post anything. What we post online leaves a trail.

T - is it true?

H - is it helpful?

I - Is it inspiring?

N - Is it necessary?

K - Is it kind?

Posted by /blog/author/hashton on 11 February 2021

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Grace Darling - History in year 2

In Year 2 we have been learning all about Grace Darling. She lived in a lighthouse many years ago. She helped save people following a ship wreck during a terrible storm.  

Story of Grace Darling - click the link to watch a short video about Grace Darling

Posted by /blog/author/hashton on 5 February 2021

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Victorian transport in Year 2

In year 2 we are learning about what transport used to be like in the Victorian times. We used the internet to find out about transport in Bolton. We found a picture of an old-fashioned tram in Bolton. We still have trams today but they are very different. We are enjoying finding out how things…

Posted by /blog/author/hashton on 29 January 2021

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Katie Morag

Year 2 have been busy this week creating our Katie Morag display. We have been reading lots of stories about Katie Morag. We are hoping that we get lots of videos sent in from children working at home, so that they can be add their QR codes to our display.

Posted by /blog/author/hashton on 20 January 2021

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Christmas preparations

Today we are beginning our preparations for the Year 2 Christmas Production. Each child will find out which part they will be playing and also, which job they have been assigned to. There will be prop managers, costume managers, choreographers, camera people and light technicians! It is very…

Posted by /blog/author/hashton on 25 November 2020

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About Us

Moorgate Primary School
Entwistle Street
Bolton
Lancashire
BL2 2RH
Tel: 01204 333477
Email: office@moorgate.bolton.sch.uk