11 November 2022

What a week!

Year 2 have worked exceptionally hard this week learning about 10 more and 10 less in Maths, sorting castles and creating story maps to retell the tale of Repunzel in their topic work.  Well done you absolute super stars!

 

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4 November 2022

Towers, tunnels and turrets!

Year 2 have travelled back to the medieval times to learn all about towers, tunnels and turrets!  This week to launch our new topic, the children have accessed castles online across the British Isles to see up close some of the remaining features.  We also created our own ‘Coat of Arms’ using a…

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21 October 2022

Cultures Week!

What an incredible week we have had in Year 2 learning about Judaism.  The children have discovered many interesting aspects of the Jewish faith including where Jews go to pray, what the holy book is known as, what festivals they celebrate and the meaning of different symbols.  Our work looks…

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14 October 2022

We are buzzing about our learning!

Year 2 welcomed Derek, a local bee keeper, into their classroom this week to learn more about bees!  We discovered that out of the 20,000 different species of bees found in the world only 6 of them are honey bees!  We were also amazed to learn that in a bees life time, a single bee will only make…

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7 October 2022

Lights, camera, action!

During REAL Time this half term, Year 2 have been developing further confidence and honing their performance skills through adopting drama techniques.  We have been focussing on using facial expressions and body movements to express our emotions which has enabled us to think specifically about…

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30 September 2022

Reading ready!

Since the start of term, all of the children in Year 2 have been developing their key reading skills.  We have been working on reading a wide range of different texts with greater fluency and speed.  The children have enjoyed using practical tools such as pointing sticks and highlighters to scan…

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23 September 2022

Year 2 have been busy bees!

What busy bees we have been this week!  The children have impressed me with their sheer enthusiasm for learning.  We have been using base ten to help us explore place value in maths.  The children have been able to represent tens and ones using concrete resources as well as use part whole models…

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16 September 2022

Year 2 bug hunt!

Year 2 bug hunt!

Year 2 children have been incredibly lucky to spend the morning with Dr Roger Key and his wife Rosy, who are both knowledgeable bug experts, to help us hunt for minibeasts on our school site.  Their expertise enabled the children to safely catch and identify a huge collection…

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9 September 2022

Super start to Year 2!

Wow, what a week we have had!  It’s hard to believe we have only been back at school since Tuesday when you look at all of the things we have crammed in so far.  The children have been absolutely incredible arriving with big smiles and bags of energy.  They have seamlessly settled into routines…

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