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Summer Term Begins!

Welcome back to all our Year two pupils and families! We hope you thoroughly enjoyed the Easter holidays; we know the children did from their many stories of adventures they have had. As usual, we began the week with our Mindful Monday lesson. Our Artist this term is Edgar Degas whose main focus in his …

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Guacamole Dip!

In Design Technology this half term we have been evaluating, designing and making our own guacamole dip! The children have been such active and curious learners during these sessions. Plus we as teachers have been really impressed with the teamwork and independence that the children have shown. We started by thinking about dips in general; …

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Science in Year 2

Happy Science Week! This week we have been celebrating Science, started by an assembly lead by Miss Honnor our Science lead, which got us excited about our scientific learning! This year the focus is on Science and the passing of time, which ties in well with our Year 2 topic of  plants and growing.  For …

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World Book Day!

Today was a book-packed day! What a marvellous day celebrating World Book Day! Ahead of the day, the children have been sending in photos of themselves reading in unique places. Take a look below: We began our day with an assembly as a whole school! We were informed about what World Book Day is for …

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Year 2 Maths

The children have returned to school on great form after half term, ready to learn! In Maths this week we  started to work on written addition methods. As calculations increase in difficulty and become harder to solve mentally, it is important for children to be able to record these. We started the week by revisiting …

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How to Catch a Star

In English we have been learning about instructions. We were very surprised when we came in from playtime to see a trail of glitter through the corridor and in to our classroom, we didn’t know where it could have come from! Our teachers then found a letter on each of their chairs. We were very …

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English – Calligrams

For the last week, year two have been learning all about calligrams. We learnt that a calligram is a set of words arranged in a way that represent its meaning. We began by practising calligram words. We thought hard about how to draw some words, take a look below at some of our wonderful  work. …

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Art in Year 2- Andy Goldsworthy

As a school we have all enjoyed learning about Andy Goldsworthy, an artist who loves working with nature. Year 2 have really been inspired by his work. Andy Goldsworthy image Here is a power point all about his life with incredible images of his art: As we viewed his work we asked the following questions:– …

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Year 2 Word detectives!

The children looked splendiferous as they entered school today! They all really enjoyed becoming word detectives to find out the meaning of new words as well as celebrating the range of words we knew. Some children celebrated words in their home language, others chose words from their favourite sport and some from books, conversation and …

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Super Scientists!

This term our science topic is Animals, including humans and looking at growth over time. We started by thinking about ourselves and the lifecycle of a human. We brought in photos of ourselves as babies and  really enjoyed looking at a gallery and working out who was who! The children then thought about the word …

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