Year 2

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!  

Visit to Oxford Castle – Year 2 – 10 March 2017

Posted by on March 23, 2017 at 3:01 pm

Year 1 and 2 had a wonderful visit to the Oxford Castle on Friday 10th March.  The children climbed St. George’s Tower and discovered the many events that shaped the Castle’s history, from Empress Matilda’s famous escape across the frozen Thames to the chilling story of the Black Assize. The tower viewing platform provides a […]

Science Week in Year 2 – March 2017

Posted by on March 22, 2017 at 10:29 am

Year 2 enjoyed getting hands on with Andy’s Animals during Science Week.  

Winchester Science Centre

Posted by on January 26, 2017 at 11:36 am

Classes 1 and 2 had a fantastic day out when they visited the Winchester Science Centre before Christmas. They took part in an interactive science show called ‘Destination Space’. Here the children were introduced to many interesting aspects of space travel. They visited the huge digital planetarium and watched a fantastic show called ‘Neighbourhood Earth’. […]

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