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Introduction Evening Powerpoint

19th January 2018

 

What a great start to our new topic - Under the Sea!

 

We have all impressed with the knowledge the children have already been able to share and we can tell that they are very enthusiastic about this topic, as are we.

 

Please take a look at some photos below from our fabulous 'Marine Biologist Day'.

8th - 12th January 2018

 

Wow! What an incredible start to the year.

We can already tell that the children are extremely enthusiastic about our 'Under the Sea' topic. Lots of children are demonstrating their prior learning and clearly David Attenborough is quite a popular figure in many homes!

 

We had a brilliant Topic Day to kick-off our learning this half-term. Check out some of the pictures below.

Happy Christmas!

 

Thank you for all of your support over the Autumn Term. Your children have worked incredibly hard and have made so much progress already. 

Also, a big thankyou for our Christmas Presents. We are always humbled by your generosity.

 

Have a great Christmas!

 

 

1st December 2017

 

Happy Advent!

 

Take a look at the photos of our Kandinsky inspired Newspaper Skylines!

23rd November 2017

This week we have been focussing on the life and times of Samuel Pepys, who we learned about when studying the Great Fire of London.

The children found out some very interesting facts and were particularly surprised that when the first began, he buried his wheel of Parmesan to protect it from the fire!

 

We have also started our Christmas Production and 2CW enjoyed their Fire Walk, led by the very knowledgeable Mrs Pope. 2LW and 2NW will be going on their fire walks next week.

 

Please remember to keep bringing in your scripts for our rehearsals! Parents - you will find out about tickets next week.

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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