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Years 2/ Blwyddyn 2

Croeso i’r Blwyddyn 2!

Welcome to Year 2!

Miss Hardwick, Miss Davies and Miss Doidge (PPA)



P.E Day - Wednesday. Children can bring kit if they like (shorts/trousers, t-shirt and trainers/daps) - if not, uniform is fine!


Fruit - Children can buy snack for 20p a day. This will be a healthy fruit or vegetable. Bring in £1 on a Monday for your child to have snack all week!


Spellings - These will be sent home on a Friday using our High Frequency Words. These can be used at home to support spelling ready for our quiz on a Wednesday/Friday!


Reading books - These will also be sent home on a Friday for your child to read. Please return to school by a Thursday for us to give them a new book for Friday!

Our Summer term topic is... 

Splish, Splash, Splosh!


We are excited to get stuck into this topic using our pupil voice ideas to shape our learning experiences! Pupil voice, our choice!


  • Which plants grow in the water?
  • Which animals live in the water and what do they eat?
  • How deep is the sea?
  • How do lighthouses keep us safe?
  • Can we make a boat and see if it floats?
  • Can we make sea creatures?
  • Can we learn about different animals in an aquarium?
  • How does the sea make waves?
  • Why is water clear?


Take a look at what we have been up to so far!

Our Spring term topic is... 

Our Changing World!

Ein byd cyfnewidiol!


Pupil voice is at the heart of our learning at Trowbridge, take a look at some of the ideas we came up with for this term! Pupil voice, our choice!


  • Where will the polar bears live if the ice melts?
  • Why can't polar bears live in hot countries?
  • What is global warming?
  • Why is the ice melting in the arcitc?
  • How do we grow and how do people change?
  • How do babies turn into adults?
  • Can we mix things up to see how they change?
  • How do you melt chocolate?
  • Can we make an arctic picture?
  • Can we make a rainforest?
  • How do seasons change?
  • How do animals change?
  • What animals are extinct?


We cannot wait to find out the answers to our questions this term!


Here are some photos of what we have been up to so far. 


Our Autumn term topic is... 

Amazing Me!

Rhyfeddod fi!


We held a Pupil Voice session at the start of this term to find out what the children would like to learn! Take a look at some of the fantastic ideas...


  • How does a brain work?
  • Why do people feel sad?
  • Why do we need sleep?
  • How big are our feet?
  • What does blue and yellow make? Can we mix colours?
  • Can we make a family tree?
  • How many people live in Wales?
  • What languages are spoken in Wales? 
  • Where did my family live when they were little?
  • How many bones are in my body?
  • What do my friends want to be when they grow up?


As you can see, we are going to be really busy in Blwyddyn 2 this year! 


Here are some photos of what we have been up to so far.