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Introduction Evening Powerpoint

16th November 2017

What a brilliant first few weeks we have had to our 'Bright Sparks' learning theme.

 

The children have studied Guy Fawkes and 'The Gunpowder Plot' in great detail. We pretended that we were Guy Fawkes in the cellar before his capture and wrote a diary from his perspective.

 

In maths, we have got our head round basic fraction work - finding halves, thirds and quarters of shapes.

 

In science we are learning about different materials. Take a look at our photos below.

 

20th October 2017

We have had a brilliant last week to our half-term.

Firstly, we hope you enjoyed looking at all of our work on parents' evening.

 

As well as fitting in loads more maths and literacy, we have had an RE day and an art day this week.

On RE day, we were lucky to have some Hindu visitors come and talk about Diwali. We then learned all about Hindu Gods and wrote about Diwali.

In art, we experimented with different media to create different styles of sunset using the warm colours (orange, yellow and red).

 

Have a great rest over the next week.

 

The Year 2 Team.

13th October 2017 -

 

We have had a great couple of weeks in Year 2. We were very grateful for such a great turnout in our Come & Learn sessions and hope that you enjoyed the lesson. We know the children did!

 

 

 

29th September 2017:

 

Another very busy week in Year 2.

We have learned an awful lot about Africa and produced some very impressive information texts including information about landmarks, animals and famous people from Africa.

Maths has been all about moving in steps of 10 from any 2-digit number.

 

We have also looked at the use of Adinkra symbols in African textiles.

 

Please don't forget that next week, on Thursday, it is our Come and Share Reading session. These will take place in the Year 2 classrooms after registration and until 10am. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

 

 

Our First Two Weeks!

 

Wow! What an incredible start we have made to our Awesome Africa topic.

The children have spent a lot of time learning about the geography of Africa and The World and in literacy we have been exploring Tinga Tanga Tales as well as The Lion King.

In science this week, we looked at animals and their habitats.

Yesterday was a great way to end the week with our Awesome Africa topic day. Check out the pictures below!

Welcome to Year 2!

Welcome to Year 2!

This week we have started our Awesome Africa topic!

To start with, we have revised our knowledge of the continents. The children have located Africa in an atlas and have learned about the Equator. 

 

In literacy, we have been using adjectives and conjunctions to describe pictures from the Tinga Tanga tale - 'Why Elephant Has a Trunk'.

 

We are looking forward to an excellent year!

 

Mr Williams, Miss White, Mrs Whitehall, Mrs Lloyd


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