Category: year2

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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Geography

This term in Geography we will be looking at the UK, focusing more on its position and context within the world. Our main focus will be the world’s rainforests; their locality, climate and layers. After studying the UK and surrounding seas last term, this term we are now focusing on the world map! We began …

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Year 2 Maths!

The children have returned to school in great form after the Christmas break and have shown they are ready to learn! This week in Maths we have built on our prior learning of rebalancing an equation when adding, to make it easier to calculate and applying this understanding to subtraction. We started by revisiting finding …

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Happy Christmas Year 2!

What a Christmassy end of term! The children loved performing their Christmas songs for you and were then very proud to share all their hard work! Do keep up with reading over the holidays, the children have books in their bag, do read books from home and if possible, visit the local library. We wish …

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Year 2 visit from the Fire Service!

The Year 2 children were delighted that some of the crew from Watford Fire Service’s White Watch were able to come and visit us on Tuesday afternoon (after they had to postpone the morning visit due to a call out!) Last week we completed our Tudor Houses in Design Technology, linked to our topic The …

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English – Recounts

Our next unit of writing is non-fiction! Lots of us are excited to learn the features of a non-fiction text. This unit will focus on recounts and in particular a diary. We began our non-fiction journey with a mystery. As part of the hook of the unit, we had to venture into the corridors and …

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