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

Mrs Warran

Mrs Hart

Mrs Norbury

Y2 Teacher

KS1 Leader of Learning

Teaching Assistant

Y2 Teacher

Assistant Head

Teaching Assistant


Woodland Animal Day - February 2023

 Year 2 have had a brilliant first day back for their Woodland Animal Day.  They had a very special visit from the Gruffalo in the morning and from the Story Maker in the afternoon.  We did lots of different drama activities.

Making Biscuits - January 2023

For our design and technology work, Year 2 have designed a biscuit with a healthy element.  They enjoyed learning how to peel, grate and chop safely and how to follow a recipe to make biscuits.  They especially enjoyed tasting the biscuits in order to evaluate them!

Trip to Ashton Central Mosque - January 2023

The children enjoyed their trip to the mosque and learnt a lot.   

Christmas Lanterns and Christmas Party - December 2022

 Year 2 had lots of fun following instructions to make Christmas lanterns.  We also had great fun at our party!

Christmas Show - December 2022

 The children did an amazing performance in their Christmas nativity.  We are very proud of them!

Interfaith Day - November 2022

 We had a fantastic day going round the different classes and learning about different festivals of light.

Maths Week - November 2022

Year 2 had a brilliant Maths week.  We did some problem solving, did a maths quiz, had a workshop with Ms Varney and read some Maths stories.  We also did a Maths carousel where we went round all of the Year 1 and 2 classes to play a game.

Thornley Park - November 2022

Year 2 enjoyed visiting Thornley Park to see the cenotaph.

Maths - October 2022

 Year 2 have enjoyed playing a game called 'Race to 40' to learn about regrouping.  This was a fun, competitive and practical way to learn about this new concept.

The Bog Baby - September 2022

 To start off our new English topic, the children had a mystery to solve.  They were given a secret jigsaw to complete in order to discover what our new book would be.  The children worked well together and enjoyed solving the mystery!

A New Start - September 2022

Year 2 have settled in well.  We have created our first display, showing a little bit about us.