Year 2: St George's News items

Christmas Dinner Day Success, by Mrs Walters

Date: 12th Dec 2019 @ 2:55pm

Children across both sites enjoyed a fabulous festive feast this week for Christmas Dinner Day. Thank you to all the catering and midday staff who organised the lunch so well and all the other staff who became Santa's little helpers!

 

 

2D at Messy Church, by Mrs Cameron-Ivanov

Date: 5th Dec 2019 @ 3:42pm

We had a lovely morning at Messy Church at Wallasey Village URC on Wednesday. We made learnt all about the Christmas story, made some fantastic crafts and had a delicious cake and drink!

 

Climate Change Protest Success, by Mrs Walters

Date: 29th Nov 2019 @ 4:21pm

Well done to all the children, staff and parents who took part in the school's Climate Change Protest March today. Everyone chanted and waved their placards to make sure Wallasey residents heard what they had to say.

Festive Hair Day Fun, by Mrs Walters

Date: 29th Nov 2019 @ 1:21pm

Thank you to everyone who brought in donations for the Christmas fair today and joined in the fun of Festive Hair Day.

We saw some amazing creations along with some fabulous hats and hairbands!

Year 1 and 2 Christmas Choir Performance at Wallasey Village United Reformed Church, by Mrs Malloy

Date: 28th Nov 2019 @ 4:56pm

Our year 1 and 2 choir sang beautifully this evening at Wallasey Village United Reformed Church for family and friends.  What a wonderful way of kicking off the Christmas festivities!   

ECO Council star in Wirral Road Safety Campaign, by Mrs Walters

Date: 28th Nov 2019 @ 11:10am

St George's Eco Council have appeared on the Wirral View website celebrating our commitment to encouraging people to walk to school.

https://wirralview.com/news-climate-emergency/st-george-s-join-year-long-walk-school-challenge

Wheely Breakfast Success!, by Mrs Walters

Date: 26th Nov 2019 @ 1:39pm

Thank you to everyone who joined in with our Wheely Beakfast on Friday - it was a great success!

We were very impressed with the number of families walking, scooting and riding to school and lots of parents had taken part by parking further away from school.

 

Maths and Art Exhibition, by Miss Mulheirn

Date: 25th Nov 2019 @ 4:18pm

We held an exhibition this afternoon celebrating the link between maths and art. Early Years created houses using 2D shapes, Year 1 made bracelets using repeating patterns of beads and Year 2 used tracing paper and mirrors to create a symmetrical drawing. In Key Stage 2, the Year 3 pupils used shapes to draw a variety of forms such as people, dogs, elephants and owls. Year 4 created watercolour paintings of overlapping shapes and applied the watercolour skills they had been practising in class. Year 5 presented their nets they had made in DT and Year 6 made tesselating collages! Thank you to everyone who came to support the event! We hope you enjoy the photographs!

2C and 2D Trip to Liverpool, by Mrs Cameron-Ivanov

Date: 19th Nov 2019 @ 4:23pm

During our history lessons we have been learning about different types of transport from the 1930's up to present day. 

On our trip, we experienced 4 types of modern day transport. We walked to the train station, took the train to Liverpool, and to get back to school we went on the Dazzle Ferry and a coach. 

While we were in Liverpool, we visited the Liverpool Museum where we had lots of fun learning about many different modes of transport through time. 

Here are a few photographs from our day.

2A and 2B D&T day, by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 21st Nov 2019 @ 7:59am

This week, the children in both classes made their own moving vehicle as part of our D&T learning. Throughout Autumn 1, we have been looking at the Dazzle ship and how to create different dazzle patterns, using elements of tints and tones from our art learning. We began the day by sealing our boxes and then using our dazzle designs to cover our box fully. We glue on a triangle insert which would keep our axle in place and then used a ruler to measure the width of our boxes, to know how long we need to cut the dowel to make our axles. The children were very confident at measuring in cm's, using a ruler and marking their number with a line. Then, using the saw, the children cut their wooden axles, using glue to attach one of the wheels to the end. Once this had dried, we put the axles through the holders and glued on the wheel to the other end. The final step was to let it dry and then we tested and evaluated our final product. Overall, the children were really happy with what they had produced and suggested some excellent things they could change if they were to make it again. Well done 2A and 2B! 

Year 2 Geography WOW Afternoon, by Mrs Cameron-Ivanov

Date: 13th Nov 2019 @ 2:18pm

On Tuesday we had a WOW afternoon to immerse the children in all things UK related. 

Each class travelled around our 4 UK themed classrooms and experienced some of the traditions from each country, as well as tasted traditional food, saw traditional costume and learnt lots of facts about each of the four countries.

 

Here are some pictures of our day. 

 

 

Anti-bullying conference , by Mrs Bowden-Pickstock

Date: 11th Nov 2019 @ 3:18pm

Today our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors attended the Wirral Anti-Bullying Conference. We had the opportunity to watch performances and videos, create anti-bullying crafts and activities and take part in a question time. 

 

All our ambassadors were fantastic and shared great ideas. 

Maths Week England - 2019 , by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 21st Nov 2019 @ 8:13am

Image result for maths week 2019St George's took part in Maths Week England 2019 and completed various activities throughout school, celebrating all things maths related. In Year 2, we investigated symmetry, played on Mangahigh, listened to a video from a nurse and looked at a story book which involved mathematical concepts. The children enjoyed having a go at all of these activities and were incredibly keen to be able to complete Mangahigh at home. Also, the children enjoyed watching the video of the lovely nurse who told us how she uses maths in her job each and every day. Well done Year 2 for your enthusiasm and participation!

2A & 2B transport trip, by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 4:19pm

Transport Trip

Last Friday, the children went on their school trip to Liverpool. We began our trip at 9 0'clock, walking to Grove Road station and getting on a train to James Street. The children loved hopping on the train, going through the tunnel and then using both an escalator and a lift when we arrived at the station. We left the station and walked across the road to reach the museum of Liverpool. Children enjoyed exploring lots of the exhibitions this museum had to offer, using their senses to hear, smell, touch and see all of the different displays. We particularly enjoyed our guided tour of the transport exhibition, exploring different modes of transport from the past including: a steam train, an old car, a horse and cart, and a boat. The children loved making noises associated to each transport and suggested whether each mode of transport would be slow or fast. The best part of our guided tour was getting to sit on the more modern mode of transport, the electric overhead railway train. On this train, we had pretend tickets, wore hats and were read a story all about the railway. Finally, before we left the museum, we went up to the top floor and did a sketch of what we could see out of the window. After, we left the museum, we boarded the Dazzle ship and got off at Seacombe. All children were incredibly excited to get on this ship as we have been learning about dazzle patterns in school and have seen photos of it in school. Finally, we left Seacombe by coach, returning to school at 3 o'clock. We had an excellent day and thoroughly enjoyed continuing our learning of transport from the past. Well done to the children for their enthusiam, engagement and good behaviour throughout.

 

Looking After Our Teeth, by Cassidy

Date: 7th Nov 2019 @ 7:11pm

Children from nursery to Year 3 brough home their dental hygeine kits today.  Children have been learning about how to brush their teeth and have been super busy learning about how to keep their teeth healthy. F1 have been reading all about Peppa Pig's trip to the dentist. Everyone has had a new toothbrush and some toothpaste to take home and practise!

 

Walk to School with Living Streets, by Mrs Walters

Date: 6th Nov 2019 @ 2:02pm

Living Streets mascot Strider joined our eco council members at lower site yesterday to help promote pupils walking to school.

The children in years 1-6 attended assemblies where they learnt about the benefits of walking to school and at the end of the day the eco council in years 3 and 4 handed out leaflets explaining the dangers of air pollution outside school.

Parents reacted very positively and were happy to talk to the children and staff about the environmantal issues as well as road safety.

Harvesting Creativity , by Miss Mulheirn

Date: 17th Oct 2019 @ 7:11pm

We hope you all enjoyed our 'Harvesting Creativity' event this afternoon.  It was wonderful to see children's amazing autumnal creations from EYFS to Year 6. Thank you for all of your generous donations which will support our local food bank! 

The PTA also took lots of fabulous photos for their facebook page, some of which can be seen below.

Year 2 celebrate World Mental Health Day , by Miss Stewart

Date: 10th Oct 2019 @ 2:55pm

The children in Year 2 loved raising money for World Mental Health Day by wearing something yellow and taking photos in our photo booth! The children have benefited from using Zumos throughout the week and will be bringing home their passwords today. We hope they will continue to enjoy the activities at home.

Thank you for your donations!

 

Tour of Britain 2019, by Mrs Walters

Date: 6th Sep 2019 @ 4:39pm

The Tour of Britain will be travelling through New Brighton and Wallasey next week. For more information about how it will affect St George's please see the attached letter.

Will Allen Awards Years 1 and 2, by Miss Mulheirn

Date: 24th Jul 2019 @ 2:08pm

The winners of the Will Allen award are Albert from 1B and Ella from 2B! Well done for being role models throughout this year!

2B TTRockstars Rock Wrangle, by Miss Mulheirn

Date: 19th Jul 2019 @ 2:19pm

Here are some photographs of 2B in their fantastic outfits. What a wonderful, rocking day!! 

2D Rock LEGENDS, by Mrs Cameron-Ivanov

Date: 19th Jul 2019 @ 9:43am

We are all super excited for our rock wrangle today! Everybody is looking the part! Here are some photos of us back stage. 

🎀😎🎸🎢🀘😝

#2DROCKS

Year 2 Seaside Art Gallery, by Mrs Price

Date: 12th Jul 2019 @ 2:33pm

Year 2 have created a wonderful art gallery of all their seaside art work. They have painted with watercolour, created felt work art, created clay fish, sewn felt fish and used tie dye. 

Year 2 USAIGC hero, by Mrs Price

Date: 9th Jul 2019 @ 9:23am

Year 2 USAIGC hero.

 

The USA International Gymnastics Competition was held in Nashville and St George’s have been fortunate to have some past and present pupils taking part, Madison- Mai from year 2 was competing. It was a fabulous experience for her meeting people from many countries and competing against some of the best gymnasts in the world. She returned with gold for her floor routine, two silvers for tumbling and bar, 5th overall for the categories, 10th for floor routine in her next level up. Well done we are so proud of you!

Summer Fair fun!, by Mrs Walters

Date: 6th Jul 2019 @ 5:27pm

Thank you to everyone who supported the summer fair today. We had a brilliant time and the sun shone in the end!

 

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