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Primary and Nursery School

‘Learning to Succeed’

Year 2

Welcome to Year 2! 

The children are working really hard in the classroom and we are all looking forward to a very busy and exciting term!

The Year 2 team consists of Mrs Isaac (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Mrs Bailey (Thursday and Friday)

and Mrs Robinson.  

Out topic for the Spring Term is ‘Castles and Dragons’.

KS1 SATs briefing

Year 2 Meet and greet

Tuesday 31st March

Wednesday 25th March

Home Learning - Tuesday 24th March

PE during learning at home

PE during learning at home 1

Investigating different ways of assembling wheels and axles.

Trying matzah, during the Jewish festival of Passover three matzah breads are placed on top of each other. The middle matzah is broken and the biggest piece is hidden. Children hunt for the matzah and win a prize.

Understanding why Christians pray The Lord's Prayer. Discussing how pretzels were first made by monks who gave them as rewards to children who had learned their prayers. The special twisted shape looks like the folded arms of a child praying. The word pretzel means reward.

Today we have been mixing the primary colours to make secondary colours, and using black to create shades and white to create tints of different colours.

Gathering data using a tally chart

Making our own models, with a winding mechanism.

Fun at the Christmas Party!

I'm Gonna Shine!

I'm Gonna Shine! 1

Armistice Day 2019

Opposite poems by Year 2.

Thank you to Kruthi for sharing her experiences of Diwali with the class. Happy Diwali.

Frank Bailey. We learned about Frank Bailey, the first black firefighter in England. We wrote his story in to a comic strip.

Investigating the difference between shape and form, while making 3D sculptures.

Sugar sculptures, in the style of Brendan Jamison.

Using our number bonds for 10, to play 'Tens Down'.

Year 2 visit St John's Church, looking at different Christian symbols.

Visit from a Guide Dog.

In maths, we spent time ordering different measurements and jutsifying their decisions. The children could continue this learning at home.

We have been learning how to write list poems, we read Things I Have Been Doing Lately by Allan Ahlberg. It's a list poem of silly things that the writer has been getting up to. The children also wrote their own list peoms.

Regrouping money using a place value chart with an embedded tens frame.

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Welcome to Year 2 2019

 

Year 2 have had such an exciting start to 2019! They have been learning all about Castles and Dragons in their new topic, 'Animals including humans,' in their science and re-enacting 'The Gruffalo' in the snow!   Every day is another opportunity for fun learning.

 

Year 2 love receiving their Marvellous Me's, shooting stars and now have their very own marble jar for exceptional class behaviours. 

Mrs Isaac is Year 2s teacher Monday-Wednesday and Mrs Grundy is Year 2s teacher Thursday and Friday.  We are also very lucky to have Mrs Mills and Miss Allen who are Year 2s teaching assistants throughout the week.

 

Home Learning

Youth Orchestra Visit

Making music makes Friday fun!

Marvellous maths

Home Learning

Year 2 Assessment Briefing

Investigating fixed and free wheels.

'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice Sendak dance workshop

Chinese New Year wishing tree

Safer Internet Day - Miming out the different ways they use the internet safely

Home Learning

Newsletter

Topic Web

Meet and Greet powerpoint

When Santa got stuck up the chimney, DT project.

Making Christingles and hanging Christmas wishes on the tree, at St John's Church.

All ready for the Christmas Fayre

The INN-spectors! Well done KS1 for an amzing Christmas Concert

Parliament Week - What is Democracy?

Remembrance Day - Discussing events beyond living memory.

Thoroughly enjoyable Perform workshop!

Year 2 working having fun in performance poetry and using tens frames in Maths!

Working hard on our poetry with Pebbles.

Creating algorithms to control the Beebot.

All settled in to Year 2.

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