Category: year2

Autumn Crafts

  In the Summers’ household we have adopted a snow leopard and a tiger through The World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Each month we receive an update about how the animals are doing in wild and we also get a “Go Wild” magazine which is full of fun activities to do. I thought I would share …

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Being Thankful

This week in RE we learnt about the Harvest Festival. We found out about the history and importance of the celebration among religious communities. We learnt that Harvest Festival is a celebration of the harvest and food grown on the land. It is about giving thanks for food as well as for all the good …

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A Pirate Adventure

We are learning to write recounts in English. First we learned a recount using the text Katie in London. We searched for the features of a recount – time order, past tense, noun phrases, proper nouns and pro nouns. Then we went on a Pirate Adventure with Captain Long Hair. First we sailed the seven …

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Changing and Growing

This week in Science We have been having great fun. We loved looking at baby photos of each other and trying to guess who was who. We definitely found some easier to work out than others. It led to in-depth discussions about how they have changed and grown over the last few years and about …

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Mindful Mondays

We are really enjoying our creative starts to the week. This week we experimented with colour mixing by using only the primary colours to make secondary colours. We used pastels, tissue paper and paints to mix our own shades of green, orange and purple. We will be choosing our favourite shades to recreate in our …

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Technology Homework

This half term we have asked pupils to go on a technology hunt around their houses. We have had some really creative homework emailed in. Some pupils have videoed themselves identifying the technologies whilst using technology. Some have made brainstorms and others have made extensive lists. Each time we have shared a technology homework we …

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Exercise!

Year 2 have been learning about the importance of exercise. They found out that exercise makes your bones and muscles stronger, also it helps your lungs to breathe in oxygen more efficiently. When we exercise our hearts beat faster too. All the children in Year 2 decided to see what happened to their bodies when …

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Mini Mondrians in the making.

We are really enjoying our Mindful Mondays and practising our art skills. We have been learning to mix primary colours to¬† make secondary colours using oil pastels and blending white and black to make varying tones. Here we are completing colour wheels. In the next few weeks we will be creating a Mondrian master piece …

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Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers

We have been reading Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers. We have spent a lot of time looking at the pictures and thinking about the wonderful planet we live on. We copied Oliver and made a giant page about the different types of people there are on planet earth. We drew ourselves as we would …

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Step counting

This week in Year 2 we have been learning to count up in steps of 2, 5 and 10. We really enjoyed using the natural resources we found outside to make groups of 2 and 5 and then used chalk to draw our number lines. We also drew around our hands to make number lines …

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