Year 2

Anti-Bullying Week 12th November

Posted by on November 28, 2018 at 5:55 pm

During Anti-Bullying Week we met as a whole school on our playground to make a pledge together to Bulldoze Bullying and to work together to prevent bullying at our school.  We held hands in a big circle as a whole school and then made a human wave together to show what out teamwork can achieve. […]

Victorian Day

Posted by on June 28, 2018 at 10:32 am

On Monday 18th June, West Oxford travelled back in time to the Victorian Times. The children enjoyed dressing up as Victorian children and taking part in traditional Victorian school activities. William Morris art work, Victorian handwriting and PE drills were some of the activities put on by teachers throughout the day.

World Book Day

Posted by on March 15, 2018 at 7:46 am

Year 2 enjoyed reading their books, and dressing up as their favourite characters, during World Book Day.

Fire safety

Posted by on November 30, 2017 at 10:50 am

Year 1 and 2  recently had a visit from the local fire brigade. They found out lots about fire safety and also had the chance to explore the fire engine. They were even allowed to spray water from the hose!

Paddington 2

Posted by on November 21, 2017 at 11:23 am

On 20 November the children in Years 1-4 enjoyed a special screening of Paddington 2 at the Phoenix cinema in Oxford. This was an exclusive schools’ event celebrating World Children’s Day in partnership with Unicef. Unicef statement: “The iconic Paddington Bear has become a champion for children in support of Unicef, to help keep all […]

History workshop – Toys

Posted by on November 17, 2017 at 11:37 am

Year 1 and 2 had a very exciting one day toy workshop run by the company ‘Off The Page’. During the day the children were able to  explore and play with a variety of toys from the past. They developed their historical detective skills through the investigation of ‘dig boxes’ and also make their own traditional toys from a […]


Posted by on November 14, 2017 at 11:56 am

Year 2 were delighted to welcome Anjali’s grandmother into school a few weeks ago to talk about Diwali.  It was such an amazing experience for the class.  She used the children to tell the story, using beautiful costumes and candles to enhance the story.

Investigating materials at Pitt Rivers Museum Y2

Posted by on October 18, 2017 at 11:18 am

On Tuesday 17 October Year 2 went on a great trip to the Pitt Rivers Museum to investigate materials. They were able to handle a number of different museum artefacts, some of which were made from some very unusual materials, such as old tyres and camel intestines! They went off in groups to explore the museum, with […]

Year 2 trip to Hill End – Jul 17

Posted by on July 21, 2017 at 11:23 am

Year 2 had a fantastic day at Hill End. They made dens in the forest, toasted marshmallows round the camp fire, looked for butterflies and other mini beasts in the meadow, explored the cottage in the woods and took part in some tricky team challenges.  It was a lovely way to end the year!  

Year 2 trip to Farmer Gow’s – May 17

Posted by on June 8, 2017 at 8:26 am

The children in Year 2 had an amazing time at Farmer Gow’s.  It was a fun packed day of egg collecting, feeding goats, sheep and pigs, a tractor ride and climbing about in the hale bales.  Best bit – hay bales!  

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