Wednesday 15 May 2024


In science we have been learning about plants. We all got a sheet and a flower. We had to dissect a flower and place the parts in the correct boxes. We learned a lot about the different parts of a plant.

Tuesday 12 March 2024

World book day

Last week we had World book Day. World book was so much fun. We made hats and decorated our classroom door in an Alice in Wonderland theme.

Thursday 15 February 2024


In PE we are doing gymnastics. We have to stretch before we start. We find this fun . We are also doing some rolls. Some example of rolls are the barrel rolls. We’re also learning to spin. We used all of our learning and put them into a sequence which we performed to the rest of the class.

Wednesday 17 January 2024


In English we are reading Ulf the Finger Eater. We were put into groups and given a script from a part of the book. We had to agree as a group who would be who. We practised our lines and got into character, then we had to perform our lines in front of the class. 🧌

Wednesday 22 November 2023

Awesome science

In science we have been learning about skeletons. Did you know there are 3 different types of skeletons? Endoskeleton, hydrostatic skeleton and a exoskeleton. We drew around our bodies to create a skeleton and added bones.

Thursday 16 November 2023


In English we have been reading Fantastic Mr Fox. We had to come up with questions to ask the farmers and then we done hot seat so we could ask the farmers our questions. We took it in turns to be the farmers and it was really funny.

Thursday 9 November 2023


In DT we are learning about pulleys and gears. We discovered how pulleys and gears work by experimenting with different types of pulleys and gears.

Thursday 2 November 2023

Amazing DT work

In DT we have been learning about pulleys and gears. We used Lego to create our own pulley and gears. Here are some of our creations.

Thursday 19 October 2023

Sock puppets

On Monday we had someone come into class and help us make puppets. First we made the body out of sock. We then used ping pong balls or foam to creat the eyes. It was a lot of fun. In the afternoon we watched a puppet show.

Friday 3 March 2023

RE Questions

On Wednesday, we had a visit from Andrew Masters and Alfie. They answered some of our questions about how and why Christians pray.

Thank you for taking the time to help us!

Monday 20 February 2023

Money, money, money

Today at the start of maths, we recapped different ways to make the same amount.

Friday 13 January 2023


We have been practising our weaving skills in DT lessons and have used material and weaving boards.

Tuesday 8 November 2022

Adding by making ten

We have been using tens frames and different coloured counters to help us add by making ten.

Tuesday 1 November 2022


We have been focusing on yoga in our PE lessons. In our final session, we created our own superhero flows and taught them to our classmates! POW! KABLAM!

Monday 17 October 2022

Science Investigation Work

On Monday 17th October with Mrs. McGowan and Mrs. Egerton, Year 2 were investigating solid materials and whether they could be manipulated or not. We checked to see if we could squash, bend, twist or stretch plastic bottles, pipe cleaners, socks, a bath towel, drinking straws, playdough, sponges and elastic bands. We noted our findings in a table in our books and found that playdough could be manipulated the most.

Why don’t you test your own household materials at home and see what you discover!

Thursday 14 July 2022

Design Technology

In DT this week we have been learning about fruits and vegetables. As part of our food lessons we have tasted three different pre made salads which all had a root vegetable in. The children rated each one using their senses and enjoyed trying coleslaw, beetroot and potato salad.

Friday 1 July 2022

Science week

We have had an amazing week of science, taking part in a range of activities, workshops and watching an amazing assembly by science boffins. Take a look at what we’ve been up to!

Friday 1 July 2022

Virtual big sing

We had a fun afternoon taking part in the big sing with lots of famous singers singing live. We joined in with the singing and also had a boogey!

Monday 20 June 2022


We have composed our own music piece using symbols to show high/ low pitches and long/short notes. We practised and performed our compositions in pairs.

Monday 20 June 2022

Explanation texts

We have mapped out and put actions to an existing explanation text about how beans grow.

Friday 27 May 2022


We made our own crowns to wear for our jubilee celebrations

Monday 23 May 2022


In art, we have been learning the skill of collage and used coloured paper to build up layers to cover flower pictures.

Monday 23 May 2022

Repeated addition

We have been learning about repeated addition and arrays in maths which link to the introduction of multiplication . We have made arrays using counters and then written the matching number sentences.

Friday 13 May 2022

Wild flowers

We have learnt the difference between garden and wild plants and made tally charts to show how many types we found on the field. We found lots of daisies, buttercups, dandelions, brambles and nettles.

Friday 13 May 2022


We have been learning about long and short sounds and have been exploring high and low pitch.

Friday 13 May 2022


Thank you so much to all the parents who came in to talk about their jobs and skills they need. The children loved it!

Friday 13 May 2022


In art we have been using tools to carve flowers and animals into a clay tile.

Friday 29 April 2022


In science, we have been looking closely at flowers and dissecting them into different parts. We then labelled our own diagrams for our books.

Thursday 28 April 2022

Scavenger hunt

Wednesday 27 April 2022


In maths we have been learning the value of the tens and ones in numbers up to 50. We have made numbers using ‘base ten’ equipment

Wednesday 27 April 2022


This week we have been reciting poems and performing them. We have learnt a spring poem, funny poem and also focused on rhyming words using musical instruments.

Thursday 21 April 2022

Letter from the Queen

Thank you for sharing this special letter from the Queen celebrating your great grandparents diamond anniversary back in 2018!

Thursday 21 April 2022

Spring walk

We enjoyed going outside to identify signs of spring today. We noted down what we could hear, see, small and feel.

Wednesday 20 April 2022


We have started word processing skills in computing by typing the alphabet in lower case and upper case letters as well as having a go at typing a sentence about our Easter holidays.

Wednesday 30 March 2022


After lunch, we enjoyed using ‘rainbow’ breathing to help us feel calm and relaxed.

Wednesday 30 March 2022

Pop up books

In DT lessons, we have planned and created our own pop up pages for the story of Three little pigs. The children have used a sliding strip, pop up fold and spring techniques. We enjoyed looking at each other’s and gave them marks out of ten.

Tuesday 22 March 2022


We have taken advantage of the lovely weather and enjoyed reading for pleasure in the sun!

Tuesday 22 March 2022

Science experiment

We have been testing which material is the most waterproof to make Percy the park keeper an umbrella. We tested each material and kept the amount of time observed and amount of water dropped onto each one the same. We found out that plastic didn’t absorb any water so would be the best choice.

Friday 18 March 2022

Christian artefacts

In RE, we have been investigating artefacts linked to Christianity and discussed the importance of each one.

Friday 18 March 2022


We have been reading how to wash a woolly mammoth and have acted out each step in groups.

Friday 18 March 2022

Queens coronation

During history, we have been learning about the Queen and her Coronation ceremony. We have been lucky enough to have a look at some original newspapers dated June 1953! The children found it fascinating as did the adults.

Thursday 17 March 2022

Sports festival

What an amazing afternoon we had at the sports centre! Take a look at all the fun sports activities we had a go at.

Thursday 17 March 2022

Rain catchers

In science, the children have made rain catchers to measure how much rainfall (in mm) we get over the next couple of weeks. They will record what they find out.

Thursday 17 March 2022

Church visit

The children were excited to visit our local church to find out about baptism and christenings as well as have a look around at what they could see. Thank you for having us!

Thursday 17 March 2022

World book day

We loved looking at all the fantastic potato designs, making our own potato heads, creating a watercolour sunset picture and reading for pleasure.

Thursday 17 March 2022


During our PSHE lessons, we have been learning about how to take care of the environment through recycling and reusing household items. We enjoyed finding out about what goes in each bin at home and worked as a group to make a list for each one.

Thursday 17 March 2022


As part of our learning, the children thought of some interesting questions to ask our visitor Andrew Masters about what it’s like to be a Christian. They enjoyed listening to the answers!

Thursday 17 March 2022


The children have enjoyed learning to weave using material and weaving boards.

Sunday 6 June 2021

Symmetrical Butterflies

We painted symmetrical butterflies. We painted one side of the page and folded it in half.

Sunday 6 June 2021


Our topic this term is Minibeasts.

Sunday 6 June 2021

People Who Help Us

We have been learning about different People Who Help Us; doctors, nurses, firefighters, police, builders, teachers and vets.

Sunday 6 June 2021

British Science Week

The challenge was to make an insect without glue. We used scissors and different folds.

Sunday 6 June 2021

Bird Feeders

We made bird feeders using pipe cleaners and cheerios.

Thursday 18 February 2021

We Wish You a Merry Christmas…

Lots of fun Christmas activities.

Thursday 18 February 2021


We have been practicing our phonics.

Thursday 18 February 2021


Our topic is ‘Penguins’ we learnt lots about Penguins.

Thursday 18 February 2021


We have learnt about the Festival of Light, Diwali. We made diva lamps using clay.

Thursday 18 February 2021

Remembrance Day…

We learnt about Remembrance Day.

Thursday 18 February 2021

Halloween & Bonfire Night…

Lots of Halloween and Bonfire Night activities.

Thursday 18 February 2021


We have been learning all about Autumn.

Thursday 18 February 2021

Space Launch…

As a school we were very lucky to experience sending an object into space!

Thursday 18 February 2021

Repeating Patterns…

We have been learning about repeating patterns during maths.

Thursday 18 February 2021

The Gruffalo…

We have been reading the story ‘The Gruffalo’.

Thursday 18 February 2021


We have started to practice recognising numbers and counting.

Thursday 18 February 2021

We’re Going on a Shape Hunt…

We have been learning about 2D shapes.

Thursday 18 February 2021

Our First Week…

Our first few weeks at Pixies Hill School exploring the classroom and making friends.

Wednesday 21 October 2020

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