In Year 2 this week we have been focusing on our theme of ‘Toy Story 3’. We have been using Lego to create new scenes and characters. We have also started our new history topic on Florence Nightingale and what she did for us. We are looking forward to continuing our festivals theme in […]
We have really enjoyed starting our new English topic which is focused around Toy Story 3. We have written some amazing character descriptions and created Wanted posters. In Maths we have explored different weights and measures. We can now predict and estimate as well as check our ideas using scales. We have also taken time […]
Year 2 have had an exciting week exploring the seasonal changes of Autumn. They have written some super acrostic poems about pumpkins, collected leaves on their nature walk and produced some beautiful leaf rubbing pictures. During their Maths lessons they found really interesting ways to make 100. In Science they investigated the properties of different […]
We are looking forward to our trip to Fingringhoe Wick and have started to investigate habitats, food chains and environmental issues in the area. We have also been creating animal alphabetical lists using dictionaries this week. We are looking forward to creating information booklets all about local habitats, using our exceptional alphabet skills!
In Year 2 this week we have been learning about The Great Fire of London. we have written diary entries and created backdrops for our design and technology project. We have had lots of fun with practical maths exploring how to divide and multiply numbers. Next week we will be making our houses and silhouettes […]
Year 2 have been busy writing the next story of the Minpins book by Roald Dahl. The children have created many different exciting adventures using the characters and lots of magic! We have also been incorporating “fidget spinners” into our learning this week. We have been set a challenge to solve the mystery of who […]
Year 2 had a fabulous day collecting bugs in 2 different habitats. We enjoyed sweeping the meadow with our nets and dipping in the pond. Our favourite discoveries in the meadow were the red soldier beetle, the wood boring beetle as well as crickets and grasshoppers. In the pond we found lots of shrimps, snails […]
This week we have been learning about the Great Fire of London. We have been lucky enough to try on and explore equipment used in the past and in modern times e.g. fire fighter uniforms, safety equipment and looking at photographs. We have been talking about fire safety and how to behave around fire and […]
This week we have been brushing up on our time telling skills including quarter past, quarter to and digital times. To launch our new topic “All Creatures Great and Small”, we have enjoyed researching information about dangerous and deadly animals ready to write our own information books next week.
This week Year 2 have been investigating the properties of 2D and 3D shapes and have had lots of fun exploring symmetry. We have made our own potion mixers in an exciting D&T day! We had to investigate different ways of joining material to make our mixers. In the afternoon we tested how well the […]