Welcome to Year 2!
Mr Campbell and Mrs Maguire-Dorr are looking forward to teaching Year 2 and can’t wait to start all the fantastic learning this year! Mrs Anderson is the Teaching Assistant and will help the children with their learning and make sure that everyone remembers their reading books!
Year 2 have a range of fun and enjoyable topics including London long ago, Weather, Castles and Australia. The topics will engage and enhance the learning of all our wonderfully creative children.
Click on the links below to access our library of free resources for home learning
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Phionicsplay.co.uk. Username – March20 Password – home
Oxford Owl ebooks – Class Login – sto2 Password 1234
Latest White Rose Maths Worksheets and Answers 6th July
Click the link below to access the latest guidance on in game chat on all major gaming platforms Think you know
Letter regarding end of entitlement for current Year 2 pupils. Please let us know if your child’s meal arrangements will change in September by Friday 10th July. Thank you!
Latest worksheets and answers from White Rose Maths
Online Safety Newsletter July 2020_St Oswalds
01 Wellbeing – Connect with Others 02 Wellbeing – Physical Activity 03 Wellbeing – Learning Something New 04 Wellbeing – Giving 05 Wellbeing – Being Present
Latest worksheets from White Rose Maths
Universal Church Topic
Christian Education Summer Newsletter 2020
Youth Sport Trust (YST) have created ideas for activities and challenges to stimulate young people’s engagement. Their aim is to, “unite the whole country – families, schools, sport and businesses – in a celebration of the power of sport to bring people together to capture the enjoyment, challenge and camaraderie they are missing out on” (YST, 2020).
Click the link below to access parental guidance for TikTok TikTok : Advice for parents
Activities and advice for safety around rivers, lakes, ponds and canals.
Write-On-1 - Length and measurement Write-On-18 2 - Fractions Write-On-18 – Shape Write-On-5 - Statistics Write-On-12 - Multiplication
The Archbishop has recorded a video message for the feast of Corpus Christi.
This weeks maths worksheets from White Rose
Do you love dancing? Do you love Fortnight and Tiktok? Well, here is the challenge for you!
Well done to everyone who is keeping active during these strange times. Keep posting your activities.
Latest information regarding the closure of schools
Some great lessons and resources from the ASE.
After a busy few weeks with Art Week, Science Week and DT Week, you have been busy uploading your fantastic learning to Seesaw. We have loved seeing all the amazing posts. You are all doing amazing work! Keep it up. Here is a snapshot of some of what you have been up to over the […]
Writing resources for all year groups
Mass sheet and Bulletin for Trinity Sunday
New resources from the diocese.
Black Lives Matter 2020 Resource – June 2020 Picture News Special Resource – Black Lives Matter
Year 2 RE – Rules Lesson 1 Come and See – Rules Lesson 2 Universal Church Topic - Read through the Year 2 pages and complete. 22nd June 2020 Week 14 – Come and see Home Learning Treasures
Read the story here.
Think You Know
Activity Packs www.talk4writing.com
Latest White Rose maths resources
The latest advice on gaming, Instagram and some reminders for using Zoom Safely
Mass sheet and Weekly Bulletin from the Parish
New resources from the diocese.
This week, alongside your home learning we have launched DT week. This is a great opportunity to practise your design skills. The focus will be on food technology so get your aprons on and get cooking! Find below the links to your instructions. We have split them into Infants and Juniors. DT week 2020 […]
Online science resources from BP.
Find below a site full of interactive remote lessons, resources, videos and activities to help teach online safety at home. SafterInternet – SMART
Well done to everyone who took part in our Nature inspired Art week. It was a huge success and we all loved seeing your creations on Seesaw. Here is a snap shot of some of the great Art you made this week.
Pope Francis’ Five Finger Prayer
Create your own music at home and raise money for NHS Charities together.
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Week 5 answer sheets
Explore the world of Art and History through these amazing virtual museum tours.
Online safety at home – Activities
Think you know – Online Safety at Home - Video
Talk for writing – Batch 4 Talk for writing – Batch 3 Talk for writing – Batch 2 Talk for writing – Batch 1
Den building is a great activity for all the family. Here are some designs from IKEA to get you started. Maybe you can draw and design your own den before you build it?
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WhiteRose maths worksheets to accompany the daily video lessons.
A great resource for children to practice skills set by our teachers
The latest from our Travel to Tokyo Dashboard.
A little look at some of your amazing learning from home.
This week we are launching Art week! Our theme is Nature around us.
7 Ways to support children and young people who are worried
Find below the latest activities from the South Ribble Sports Development team Home Activities Week 4
Click below to find a range of approved cycle routes from our friends at South Ribble Sport Development team.
Online Safety Newsletter May 2020_OnlineBullying
Year 1 & 2 School games activities Year 3 -6 School games activities
For all our budding film makers.
You can now enter the 2020 Childnet Film Competition from home
Find the links to all the maths worksheets for the White Rose maths video lessons for the upcoming week.
Friday 8 May 2020 is the 75th anniversary of VE Day – the end of the Second World War in Europe.
The Tokyo 2020 Games may not be happening this year but you can still get active, stay connected and win prizes with Travel to Tokyo, Team GB and ParalympicsGB’s official, free programme for everyone at St Oswald’s.
One of the most popular platforms online right now. Know the risks!
Some suggestions on how to celebrate VEDay from Lancashire’s History team Click here
New – Mission together home learning resources Mission together
New online safety resources from Think You Know!
New - Picture News Special Resource – VE Day 75th Anniversary 2020 New - VE Day 75th Anniversary Resource – April 2020
Lancashire School Games – Year 1-2 - Active at Home activities for years 1 and 2 Lancashire School Games – Year 3 -6 - Active at Home activities for years 3-6
Celebrate VE Day with us this Friday with a Stay at Home Virtual Street Party.
Resources to help promote prayer.
An exciting new Art resource looking at the seasons.
A great resource to sing along to at home. Sing up at home
Great new music resource for all year groups Out of the Ark
Captain Tom Moore Resource – April 2020 Picture News Paper Blank Picture News Special Resource – Captain Tom Moore 2020
Come in a have a look around Chester Zoo. There’s lots to learn!
YEAR 1 – Home learning resource pack New – Year 2 Home learning resource pack Year 1 Themed maths resource pack – Summer Year 2 – Summer Term Maths Activity Mats
This weekend we launched Seesaw for home learning and were amazed to see all the wonderful activities you have been up to at home. Here is a peek at some of that great learning!
A lovely Song to remind us to Stay Home and Stay Safe
Online Safety Newsletter May 2020_St Oswalds
Virtual singing sessions
The latest maths resources from Lancashire maths
Our written and mental maths calculations policies. April 2020
We have launched Seesaw for home learning! A place to share all your home learning with your class and teachers. Year 6 Home Seesaw Year 5 Home Seesaw Year 4 Home Seesaw Year 3 Home Seesaw Year 2 Home Seesaw Year 1 Home Seesaw Reception Home Seesaw
St George’s Day Home learning
RE HOME LEARNING 27th April 2020 – Pentecost
Time Capsule – An activity pack to document living through history
A great set of resources made by the Lancashire Maths team
Online Safety activities from Think You Know
Just a little hello to all our children at StOswald’s. We miss you and hope to all be together again soon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_Bqgmruja0
A great set of resources for all your computing learning
Some more fantastic resources from Primary Picture News
Ways to keep your child’s reading up while schools are closed | National Literacy Trust
Zoom Online Safety guide
A bank of resources to help promote mental health and wellbeing in children and young people
Pobble Non-Screen activities you can do at home
Sumdog has now introduced Reading, Spelling and Maths competitions for everyone at St Oswald’s!
Roald Dahl – Things to do at home
Some lovely RE activities to do at home
Archbishop_McMahon_Easter_2020 Easter Sunday
Leaders Award STEM Competition Calling all home educators, There is nothing like a little boredom to fuel creative invention! With that in mind, we would like to present our ‘If you were an engineer, what would you do’ Home Learning Project. Completely free for all children and young people aged 3-19. We are providing more […]
Amazing Science Activities
advice on supporting grieving children during the coronavirus outbreak.
A book about Coronavirus, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
A simple video teaching children about the Easter bells in France
Some lovely resources to help celebrate Holy Week and Easter
Home learning activities for this week
What a great effort from everyone at St Oswald’s! Buddy’s Workout was a huge success with everyone joining in and breaking a sweat to raise money for the NSPCC. Thank you and well done to our school council for planning and arranging the whole day! Remember to return your sponsor forms to school.
Details about the programme taking place over the next few weeks!
Details of fothcoming trip for Y2!
Some information to help you guide your children in an online world. Here you will find some useful guides on everything from Tiktok, Snapchat and YouTube to top tips on smartphone usage and social media.
What an amazing experience for all at St Oswald’s. The Grinch didn’t disappoint. Everyone was on the edge of their seats for the entire performance and have been left with life long memories! Happy Grinchmas everyone!
Whole School Visit to see ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’, The Lowry, Manchester – Wednesday 18 December 2019
Exciting opportunity to see this heart-warming musical! Children will be returning at approx 5.45 pm.
Dear Parents of Young Voices Choir Children Your child can access the Children’s Music Room from the front page of the Young Voices website. www.youngvoices.co.uk This is your access code ‘YV2020’ for your child to view all the lyrics and dance moves. Have fun!
Habitat spotting, weather recording and The Big Draw! A busy week in Year 2!
Everyone had a great time celebrating European Day of Languages on Friday. Thank you to all our guests who came and read to our children. C’etait magnifique!
Today we put the finishing touches to our Paddington stories and had story time with Reception. Well done year 2!
A little look at some of the learning from Year 2 this year.
Reminder that all ParentPay account are to be settled asap. Thank you!
Please ensure ParentPay accounts are cleared by the end of term! Thank you.
Information regarding end of entitlement for current Year 2 pupils
Final arrangements regarding this years show!
https://youtu.be/TdW9j6iu4Gc Click the above link to watch our Infant Nativity
Year 2 Musical Madness 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKw5ULcwdx8 Click the link to view the video
Year 2 had a wonderful day out at Bring Yer Wellies. We learned how to look after plants, build dens and create compost.
Details regarding Year 2 forthcoming trip!
Our class presentations for this year.
Information about the exciting launch of Pobble!
Last Thursday Year 2 had a fantastic trip to Skipton to see the medieval castle. We got to see the banquet hall, the dungeon and even the long drop and everyone learned lots about castle life. We all had a lovely time and the children showed lovely manners throughout the whole trip. Well done Year 2!
An increasing number of our pupils are accessing these gaming platforms so we’ve gathered some information on them for you to read.
Please find details of Year 2′s forthcoming trip!
Thank you Freddie, once again, for your fun filled visit to St Oswald’s. Everyone had a great time working out and pushing themselves to achieve their personal best.
This year our focus for Safer Internet Day was to Create, Connect and Share respect online. We looked at ways to be kind online and how best to share respect with one another.
All the children had a fantastic day learning new skills during our 10th anniversary Super Learning Day. Activities included Salsa, First Aid, Maypole Dancing, Edible Art, Mindfulness, Yoga, Golf, Rugby and Gaelic Football. We had a special visit from some Minions who performed a dance to the whole school and the Year 6 leaders did […]
A glimpse at some of our maths learning this year and our new Numicon resources.
A few pictures from our materials learning in our Spring term. We investigated the properties of different materials and learned lots of new scientific vocabulary. Well done Year 2.
Year 1 and 2 sports day 2017.
A selection of photos from our trip to Skipton castle. A great day of learning including an exciting visit to the dungeons!
Another look back at our fantastic Art week in year 2.
A look back at our castles topic.
As part of the Longton Live celebrations we entered some photographs for the calendar competition. This was a great opportunity to explore photography and our outdoor area. The children learned some of the basics of photography and put their new skills to great use, taking some fantastic photos.
Minecraft comes to St Oswald’s! We all became game designers this term during our Computing week, bringing to life the world of Minecraft and creating our own games. We had a great time experimenting with the Zombies, Iron Golems and the rest of the Minecraft Universe and unearthed some real talent in all our classes. Check out the gallery and click on the links to play the Minecraft games designed by some of our children!
Reply required ASAP re school meals/packed lunches in Sept 2017!
Information and permission slip!
Details & information re the forthcoming visit to Skipton Castle!
After a visit from Spellbinder on Monday, Year 5 were inspired to become Spellbinders themselves. They planned, wrote and performed a short story based on their current book, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Year 2 were invited to see this special performance. Excellent work Year 5!
Year 5′s D&T project evaluated by Year 2
Have a look above at all of our fantastic learning this year so far. We have been learning about London long ago and the Great fire. We have also been using our new Numicon resource in our number, been learning about beginnings in RE and read lots of stories by Roald Dahl to celebrate his 100 birthday. A […]
Year two did their best to scare the Year one class today with their frightening stories. Lets hope there are no nightmares tonight!
Find attached the link to our Year 2 meet the teacher presentation.
Another successful Super Learning Day at St Oswald’s. This year we had lots of new activities and everyone had a super day. Well done everyone and thank you to all our visitors who helped make the day a huge success.
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Well done to all our year 1 and 2 Olympians! A fantastic effort in all their races and well done for a great display of sporting achievement.
The children worked so well this week to produce some excellent pieces of ‘Modern Art.’ The whole school followed the topic of FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD and studied an artist to produce their work ready for our well attended art galleries. Thank you to everyone who supported this fantastic event.
Everyone at St Oswald’s came to school in their sporting gear to do their mile for Sport Relief. We had three special guests to help us warm up and cheer us on; Joe Garner, Jermaine Beckford and Liam Grimshaw. We all had a brilliant time and a few autographs too! Here are a selection of […]
A fantastic effort by our children in completing the Winter welly walk. It was great fun and all for a great cause. A big thanks to everyone who sponsored our welly walkers and to Mr Gordon for organising the event. Well done everyone!
All our Infant children performed beautifully in Shine Star Shine. There was brilliant acting and singing! You can watch the video on our You Tube channel. To find our channel click on the TV icon on the class page in the ‘Children’ section.
On Saturday morning the infants came in ready for breakfast with Santa. There were plenty of games, fun and it even ended with a surprise visit from Elsa, for a story and a sing along.
A useful guide to the New Curriculum for all parents.
This booklet has been designed to help parents know where their child should be by the end of each year as they travel through primary school. It starts with the Reading journey and moves on to the Writing Journey and Maths Journey. It is a useful guide as to what is expected in each of the […]
This weekend we had a beautiful flower festival to celebrate our Church’s Golden Jubilee. Our church building was completed in November 1965 and has been the heart of the Catholic community in Longton for the past 50 years.
Congratulations to all our year one and two athletes! Everyone competed brilliantly and with huge smiles on their faces! A great effort from everyone. Well done!
Year 3 have worked incredibly hard these past three weeks to create a stunning recorder performance for the Guild Hall Friendship Concert! Thank you to all the parents who came to support this great event! Click the links below to see how amazing they were.
An exciting morning at St Oswald’s as we record our Jubilee Celebration CD.
This week every classroom was transformed into its very own art gallery.
What a special breakfast!Olaf and Elsa popped in and everyone had a great time!
All the children performed wonderfully. The acting, narrating ,singing and percussion were all excellent!
Click the above link to see our rocket taking off.
We had an out of this world experience with our rocket science this super learning day. Solving clues, building rockets, investigating our fuels and firing our rockets made for a busy but exciting day in mission control. Well done to everyone that took part. Super learning at its best!
World Cup forever strikes St Oswalds.!
Here are the Maths Targets that Y2 are working towards this year.
After some changeable weather our Infant sports day got under way under some blue skies! Thanks to all the children who competed brilliantly, the day was a huge success. Well done everyone!
Well done to all our year 2 pupils who took part in our Olympic event. The overall tournament was won by Ireland and all the children showed their Olympic spirit by cheering on their own countries!
As part of our Olympic preparations, year 2 have been learning the art of fencing.
Year 2 have been investigating electrical circuts and how they work.
A busy day at St Oswald’s with visits from Oasis, Madonna, The Spice Girls and Her Majesty The Queen.
Pictures from Freddie’s brilliant Olympic Day with the Infant children. As always, everyone had a fantastic time with Freddie, despite the soaring temperatures. Well Done!
Year 2 visited Reception to read their fantastic zoo recounts.
Some photos from our fantastic trip to Chester Zoo.
The NSPCC chose our school to create original art works as thank you gifts for the people involved in A Voice for the Children. This concert was in aid of Childline which is a service of the NSPCC. The concert featured Russell Watson and raised in excess of £30 000.
Here are some photos of our trip to Skipton castle and our medieval banquet!
Here’s our Power point presentation from the Maths Workshop held on the 9th November. Workshop powerpoint
Photos from Year 2
Download the Maths Year 2 targets
Parent’s Religious Education letter for the Autumn Term
Writing tips to download
Sheet to download
File to download here
This year the children will have the opportunity to learn through an enriched curriculum including trips to Skipton Castle and Chester Zoo.