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University of Bath (Y2)

Welcome to the University of Bath!


Hi, my name is Mr Gilbey, welcome to our class page. Please take a look below at all the fantastic learning that has been taking place in Year 2 (more information can be found in the Parents' Booklet).


Also, why not visit our social media pages to see what's going on across school.

Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China 1
Great Wall of China 2

What better way to demonstrate our knowledge of the Great Wall of China than to create our own replicas out of clay?


Year 2 once again blowing away Mr Gilbey and Mrs Price with their attitude and teamwork!

Zoo Debate

Zoo Debate 1
Zoo Debate 2
Zoo Debate 3
Zoo Debate 4

Are Zoos a great educational day out or cruelty to animals? In Year 2 we have debated this question.


Looking forward to reading the writing that comes from this debate next week.


Amazing debating skills Year 2!

Year 1 had a great time at Connock Chase Toy Museum! We go to play with lots of old toys, watch a Punch and Judy show, make our own peg dolls and take part in a toy dance!

Forest Schools

After learning about Shrove Tuesday, Year 1 tucked into their pancakes.

The Great Fire of London

There was a great fire at Moorcroft Wood today! Year 1 were super historians and recalled many facts from the great fire in 1666 as they watched Pudding Lane burn.

A huge thank you to all the children and families that created such wonderful houses so that we could recreate the Great Fire of London!


Elfie 1
Elfie 2
Elfie 3

Oh no! The present under our tree turned out to be that mischievous elf. Elfie is back!

Year 1 had a very special visit from Willenhall Fire Station to find out more about the Great Fire of London and fire safety.

We learnt all about fire hazards in homes and how to stop, drop and roll if our clothes ever catch fire.

After that, we were in for a treat as we all got a turn using the hose!

A huge thank you to @WillenhallFire for a great afternoon.


Poppies 1
Poppies 2
Poppies 3
Poppies 4

Year 1 remembered those who fought for us by making our own poppies.

A big thank you to all of the families of Year 1 children that got involved in creating some fabulous animal projects this half term!

Ordinal Numbers

Ordinal Numbers 1
Ordinal Numbers 2
Ordinal Numbers 3
Ordinal Numbers 4

This morning we have been learning about ordinal numbers in Maths by taking part in relay races for National Fitness Day.

Animal Tracks

Gruffalo Trail

Bear Faces

Bear Faces 1
Bear Faces 2
Bear Faces 3
Bear Faces 4

Reception have been showing off their cutting skills by making Bear faces for our Bear hunt in September!


Insects 1
Insects 2
Insects 3
Insects 4

Reception have been searching for insects in the schools woodland.

Repeating Patterns

Repeating Patterns 1

The children are making repeating patterns with coloured dots.

Mathletics Certificates

Mathletics Certificates 1

More Mathletics certificates for Reception - fantastic work.

Celebrating Shrove Tuesday

Celebrating Shrove Tuesday 1
Celebrating Shrove Tuesday 2
Celebrating Shrove Tuesday 3
Celebrating Shrove Tuesday 4


Mathletics 1

Reception is the Mathletics master class of this week!

Thank you for supporting the children at home with their work.

Library Services Reading

Library Services Reading 1

Miss White from Library Services has been in Reception to read us a story called 'The Very Noisy House'. It was fantastic!

2D and 3D Shapes

2D and 3D Shapes 1

Reception children have been naming 2D and 3D shapes, then wrapping them up to put them under the Christmas tree!


Reception children have enjoyed learning about Diwali. Making and eating chapatis was especially popular.

Writing Workshop

Writing Workshop 1

Thank you to all parents who attended the Writing workshop. The children produced some fantastic work!

Guide Dog

Reception children meet Brian and his guide dog Otis.

Tennis Session

Tennis Session 1

A big thank you to Tipton Sports Academy for the tennis session and to the parents who attended!

Headteacher's Award's

Maisie F. - For producing some superb written work. 


Minibeasts 1
Minibeasts 2
Minibeasts 3
Minibeasts 4

Look at these fantastic models of minibeasts made by Reception children for homework - Well done!

Esio Tror

Esio Tror 1

Reception's new class reader is Esio Tror by Roald Dahl. The children met Henry, Year 5's Tortoise.

The Chickens

The Chickens 1
The Chickens 2

Reception children were fascinated to see the Chicks hatch and grow. The children learned about the life cycle of a Hen as well as how to care for them.


Queen's 90th Birthday

Queen's 90th Birthday 1
Queen's 90th Birthday 2

Reception children loved celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday with a party!

Headteacher's Awards

Freddie O.M. – Excellent reading work in RWI lessons.

Water Wall

Water Wall 1
Water Wall 2
Water Wall 3

Headteacher's Awards

Ava-Mae H. - Superb maths homework.


Counting 1
Counting 2
Counting 3 Reception are having fun counting accurately to 20
Counting 4 Reception are having fun counting accurately to 20

Headteacher's Awards

Tyler J. - For writing about the Three Little Pigs for homework.

World Book Day

World Book Day 1 Reception busy making their own chocolate bars!
World Book Day 2 Reception busy making their own chocolate bars!
World Book Day 3 Reception busy making their own chocolate bars!
World Book Day 4 Reception busy making their own chocolate bars!

Headteacher's Awards

Scarlet I / Sarah W - Fantastic writing about superheroes.

World Book Day

World Book Day 1

Everyone had a fantastic time this World Book Day. We even got to make our own chocolate bars!

West Midlands Safari Park

West Midlands Safari Park 1
West Midlands Safari Park 2
West Midlands Safari Park 3

Reception, Nursery and Treetots children loved seeing the animals at West Midland Safari Park.


Nativity 1

Well done to both Nursery and Reception for a fantastic Nativity!

Headteacher's Awards

Alexander G. - Trying really hard in RML and learning his sounds.



Maisie F.



Maisie H.

Headteacher's Awards

Harry-James B. - Producing an excellent picture of a skeleton.



Logan M.



Ava-Mae H

P.E Lessons

P.E lessons will take place on Wednesday.

As always, changes to the timetable are unavoidable so please leave kits in school all week to accommodate this.

Black shorts, white t-shirts, black pumps. Trainers and tracksuits can be worn outside.