Balmoral Drive, Manchester, Lancashire, M34 2JX

0161 336 3409

Denton West End Primary School

Only our best is good enough


Year 2

Welcome to Year 2

Meet the Year 2 staff

Mrs Minton

Miss Carney

Mrs Woodhead

Miss Burton

Y2 Teacher

KS1 Leader of Learning

Teaching Assistant

Y2 Teacher

Teaching Assistant


Music - May 2024

 The children enjoyed playing the glockenspiel in their music lessons.  They were amazing at playing the right notes in time with the music.

Disgusting Party - May 2024

 Year 2 enjoyed getting messy at their disgusting party.  This was to link with their English work on 'The Disgusting Sandwich'.

DT - Puppets - March 2024

 Year 2 have researched, designed, made and evaluated puppets for their design and technology work.  They used their growth mind set well whilst sewing!

World Book Day - March 2024

 We have had a wonderful day celebrating books and reading.  The children looked amazing in their costumes and enjoyed lots of different activities for 'no pens' day.

Woodland Animal Day - February 2024

 Year 2 had a brilliant day with visits from the Gruffalo and Story maker.  They did lots of different drama activities to support their English work.

Design and Technology

The children have enjoyed chopping, grating and peeling today ready for biscuit making on Friday!  They found the chopping the most challenging but they all did very well.

Visit to Ashton Central Mosque

Year 2 enjoyed their visit to the mosque and learnt a lot about mosques and Islam.

Christmas fun - December 2023

The children have enjoyed making Christmas lanterns, cards and calendars.  They enjoyed their Christmas party and even got to meet Santa on the last day of term!  Merry Christmas everyone!

Christmas Show 2023

The children did an incredible job performing 'An Out of this World Christmas' to all of their families.  Well done!

Parliament Week - November 2023

Year 2 enjoyed having an assembly with Andrew Gwynne and learning more about how parliament works and his role as an MP.

Maths Week - November 2023

We have had a fun Maths week in school.  We enjoyed going round the different classrooms playing Maths games, solved some robot measure problems, dressed as robots and went on Numbots and created shape pictures.  We also did a Maths quiz, well done to all of the winners!

Interfaith Week - November 2023

 To celebrate Interfaith week, Year 2 learnt about the Hindu festival of Holi.  We created some very colourful artwork for displays in school.

History - November 2023

Year 2 went to Thornley Park to visit the cenotaph and learn about Remembrance Day.

Design and Technology - Moving Vehicles November 2023

Year 2 enjoyed designing and making a moving vehicle.  They researched different axles and chose whether they wanted a moving or fixed axle.  It was a very messy but fun day!

NSPCC Workshop - October 2023

Year 2 enjoyed their visit from the NSPCC to teach them about 'Speak Out Stay Safe'.  They enjoyed meeting the mascot, Buddy, too!

Maths Parents Workshop - October 2023

 The Year 2 children loved having their parents in school and playing some Maths games.  Thank you to all of the parents who came.

Maths - September 2023

Year 2 have enjoyed playing 'Race to 40' with the maths equipment to learn about regrouping.

Class Assembly - September 2023

 2M did an amazing job performing their class assembly to Key Stage One and their parents.  We are very proud of them!

Our Year 2 Classrooms - September 2023