Category: year2

Roald Dahl’s Gallery visit

This week Year 2 were very excited and full of magic when they began their trip to the Roald Dahl Museum. When we arrived we were buzzing with excitement as if we we had received our very own Golden Tickets! We were quick to get unpacked and ready to begin the day of adventure. We …

Continue reading

Design Technology in Year 2!

This half term Year 2 are excited to be learning, designing and making kites! This week the children have been excited to bring in their own kites from home and these have been displayed around the classroom for all to see! We have loved seeing the different shapes, designs and styles of kite. Today we …

Continue reading

Year 2 science and computing!

In Science recently we have been thinking about habitats and what that means . We learnt a simple definition as part of our Word Aware program – ‘A habitat is a place where an animal or plant lives‘.  We have been doing a lot of work understanding why different species of animal live in different …

Continue reading

Art

Our Artist this term is Edgar Degas whose main focus in his paintings are people and figures. So, we started the term with a whole class follow along to sketching a person’s figure.  We had to use our light sketching lines and think about the proportions of the body parts. Lots of us found it funny when our teacher drew …

Continue reading

Maths in Year 2!

This week in Maths, Year 2 have been very busy learning to multiply by 5, following learning how to multiply by 2s and 10s. The children have been excited to learn the mathematical  terms ‘factor’ and ‘product’ and to know that multiplication is ‘commutative’ which means you can multiply the factors in any order and …

Continue reading

Explain, Explain, Explanations!

For the last two weeks, year two have been working really hard learning how to write explanation texts in English. An explanation text is a piece of writing that explains how to do something. We began our unit of learning like every other English unit, with a cold task. This is when we complete a …

Continue reading

Purple Up Day in Year 2!

  April is the month of the military child and we are glad to have some children whose parents are in the Armed Forces within our community here at Merry Hill Infant School. Today we learnt a bit more about what it means to be part of a military family. We started our day by …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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; …

Continue reading