Category: year2

Learning Behaviours

This week in Year 2 we have been thinking about what makes a good learner. We decided that a good learner Listens to the adults in school and their friends Shows good concentration and makes sure they don’t distract others Tries their best all the time Asks for help when they need it Works together …

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Minibeast Safari

This term in Year 2 we have been learning about animals and their habitats. For this unit we began learning about habitats by going on a ‘What’s that Pokemon?’ hunt! This involved using the iPads with QR codes to find a Pokémon and rehome it to its correct habitat. This we were very excited to …

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Purple Up Day

On Tuesday 3rd May we celebrated Purple Up day. Purple Up day recognises some of the military’s most unsung heroes – their children. We thought about who the military children were in our school, and even remembered some children from our classes that had moved on to new homes and schools. We learnt that the …

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Jigsaw – Friends and Conflict

This week in Jigsaw Year 2 have been learning to identify some of the things that can cause conflict in their relationships and how to use positive problem-solving techniques to resolve these conflicts. We began this lesson with a game called Switch, which we all found particularly fun! We sat in a circle and had …

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Bears’ trip to Reveley Lodge

On Wednesday Bears came in to school very excited for their trip to Revely Lodge. They helped each other to put on the high vis jackets and listened carefully to which group they were going to be in and then we were off. We walked all the way there holding our partners hand to make …

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Giraffes Reveley Lodge trip

On Monday, Giraffes were very lucky to have had an adventure into the Victorian era this week! We were very excited to get there and did a fantastic job of walking and keeping ourselves safe along the way. When we arrived we were greeted by house maids who instructed the children to dress up like …

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Spelling

Welcome back, we hope you all had a lovely Easter. We have enjoyed seeing all the happy, smiley faces in Year 2 this week and have been impressed with all the children’s hard work and kindness towards each other. This week during our spelling sessions we have been learning to identify the vowels and consonants …

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April, Month of the Military Child

April is the Month of the Military Child and each year we love taking the time to celebrate our military children here at Merry Hill. Service children can face challenges with parents in the armed forces. Yet these children are also an amazing asset to families, schools and the local community. The Month of the …

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Rainforest Smoothie!

As lots of you know already, as part of our topic for this term we have learnt lots about the rainforests and in Jigsaw lessons we have been learning about being a Healthy Me! So, as part of our Mindful Mondays we have been studying, planning and evaluating healthy smoothie brands to help us know how …

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Holi

This week in RE we have been learning about the Hindu festival of Holi. We were interested to find out that Holi is a celebration of new life and the beginning of Spring. We learned that it is also called the ‘Festival of Colour’ and ‘Festival of Love’ and that it lasts for one day …

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