Year 2 Oak

Hello and Welcome to Oak class webpage.

In Oak class PE is on Tuesday and Wednesday, so your child will need their PE kit in a named bag hanging on their peg. We try to go outside when the weather is dry, so as well as a pair of shorts and a t-shirt, your child will also need a pair of jogging bottoms or leggings, they will need plimsols or trainers to run around in.

Forest school happens fortnightly usually on a Tuesday; this term the sessions will be -  15th May, 5th and 19th June 3rd and 17th July 2017.  Your child will need a warm change of clothes (layers are good) that you don't mind getting muddy, a pair of wellies or old trainers, a waterproof coat and a spare bag for dirty boots, all of which needs to be in a bag on your child's peg.  

We visit the school library on a Friday. Please encourage your child to share their book with you at home and return it to school each week to be changed. They can choose either a fiction or non-fiction book.

Homework is given out on a Friday in a named folder and needs to be returned to school the following Thursday at the latest.

If you have any questions please feel free to speak to Miss Wills, Miss Smith or Mrs Parmar.

Our trip to Shepreth Wildlide Park

Olympic and Paralympic celebration

Plant and tree hunting in forest school

We had a visit from vet nurses Kristy and Chess

They told facts about animals.
They showed us videos of their animals.
Thank you Chess and Kristy.

Making homes for magical creatures

Investigating the value of a stick and a stone

Year 2 Castle Day

Voting Day at Strathmore

Making dragon machines

Forest schools signs of spring hunt

World Book Day!

We made 3D shapes out of clay and sticks.

We went on a shape hunt.

We did tag rugby with Mr Lampty

How to make Bear Paw Cookies:


  • 220g self raising flour
  • 120g softened butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 80g brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • Vanillla essence
  • Giant chocolate buttons


1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees

2. Beat together the butter and sugar

3. Add the egg and vanilla essence and beat together again

4. Sift the self raising flour and combine until the mixture forms a sticky dough

5. Roll the mixture into little balls and place on a non stick baking tray and squash down slightly

6. Bake for 8 – 10 minutes and remove them whilst they’re still soft.

7. Once cooled we added a chocolate button in the middle and broke the rest in half to create the bears claws.



We decorated our bear paw cookies

We mad bear paw cookies for the woodland cafe

How to make wise owl fruity toast



  • 1 wholemeal English breakfast muffin

  • 1 heaped tbs of peanut butter or jam

  • 1 small banana

  • 2 sliced strawberries

  • Handful of blueberries


  1. Split and toast the English breakfast muffin and spread with peanut butter or jam carefully.

  2. Add the slices of banana dotted with a blueberry for the owl eyes.

  3. One slice of strawberry each side of the muffin for the owl wings.

  4. Add a slice of strawberry for the owl beak.

Making wise owl fruity toast

Waitrose trip

Yoga in PE

Sculptures in forest school

We solved some snowmen problems.

We dug up the wine and cheese we buried.

We used our measuring skills to make some playdough and then we had a dough disco.

Burn up night

Preparing for burn up night

We buried 'wine', Parmesan cheese, a diary and a quill just like Samuel Pepys.

Just like Samuel Pepys!

Pudsey challenge!

Making clay faces in forest school

Making leaf pictures in forest school

We spotted an upside down rainbow!

On Friday we had some special visitors showing us some instruments from the orchestra.

Mr Leaver showing us the BBC orchestra
A viollin and a viola, which one is which?
a cello
A flute and a piccolo
Helen and her clarinet
Helen using her instrument- her voice

On Thursday we did some yoga

Using instruments in forest school

Roald Dahl forest school

We made medicine for George's Grandma.
We added horrible things.
We made a den for Fantastic Mr Fox.
We got very muddy!
We used different natural materials.

Our work has been posted by team GB wheelchair rugby team! (they thought we were a primary school, oops!)

Our work is famous!

We have been following the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Miss Wills has friends on the GB wheelchair rugby team, we made some posters to show them how proud we are of their effort in Rio.

Well done you are playing brilliantly!
We are so proud of you all!
Oak class has enjoyed watching you play.
You have all worked so hard!
The game last night was so close!
Go team GB!
Good luck in your next game!

We made hanging stick mobiles in forest school

1,2,3 where are you?
Lots of sticks
Helping our friends.
We found a caterpillar.
Finished product.
Click on class pages to take a look at our amazing new clay tree!