22 July 2022

What a week!

What a fun final week we have all had.  The hot weather certainly didn’t slow us down, we filled our time together with all sorts of activities including: Cosmic Yoga, Maths games, curling, den building in the woods, colouring, construction and Scratch.  We kept our water levels topped up and…

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15 July 2022

Hidden Treasure!

To end our incredible 'Land Ahoy' topic, the children had to work together to follow a map and solve the clues which led them to the treasure which had been left by Captain Black Beard!  Thankfully, all of the treasure was located and the children were able to cool off with a much needed ice pop! …

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8 July 2022

Super workers!

Wow, what another busy week Year 2 have had!  The children have been learning about position and direction in maths and have been following instructions to move forwards, backwards, left and right.  We worked on the playground using the giant grid to help us think about how we could move to…

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1 July 2022

Woodland fun!

The Year 2 children explored the woodland area and enjoyed building their own dens.  The children worked together and had fun toasting marshmallows on the camp fire.  Thank you Mr Murton for helping us during our Golden Time session.

 

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24 June 2022

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Year 2 enjoyed a wonderful day visiting The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum in Stewart Park, Middlesbrough as part of their 'Land Ahoy' topic.  The children got to spend time learning about James Cook's early life before discovering more about his voyages at sea.  We handled a range of artefacts…

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17 June 2022

Fact finding!

We have been using graphic organisers to help us learn more about Captain James Cook.  The children wrote facts about him and then used their knowledge of Captain Cook to sort key events and dates into chronological order.  Well done!

 

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10 June 2022

Land Ahoy!

What a busy week we've had!  The children have made a super start on their new topic, 'Land Ahoy' learning about sea creatures and creating wax resist water colour pictures, well done.  Jess and Jake shared their authentic looking treasure maps which they made at home using coffee to stain them,…

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27 May 2022

Cultures Week - Islam

What a fantastic Cultures week Year 2 have had learning about Islam.  The children found out about where Muslims go to pray and re-enacted the important washing rituals (Wudu) which Muslims perform each time they go to a Mosque.  We also performed some of the prayer positions and looked at the…

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20 May 2022

Sports morning!

Wow, what a fun and exciting sports morning, well done to everybody for taking part! I don't know how you kept yourselves going for the entire morning.  Everyone showed a super attitude and effort and worked exceptionally well in their house teams! Thank you to parents and family members for your…

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13 May 2022

Marble Art!

We've had a messy time creating colourful pictures using marbles.  After putting the marbles into paint, the children have then rolled them across their page to produce these rather abstract masterpieces!  Well done everyone, we certainly had fun letting the marble do all of the hard…

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12 May 2022

ICT

As part of our ICT curriculum this half term, we have been using ipads to take our own photographs.  We have had fun capturing everyday objects as well as taking pictures of each other.  This week, the children used a familiar app to edit their snaps by adding colours, images and text.  I wonder…

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29 April 2022

Bounce!

Year 2  have certainly experienced a fun and energetic way to engage them in their new topic, ’Bounce’, this half term.  The children have enjoyed bouncing their way through a ’Boogie Bounce’ session as well as learn to play a variety of target games whilst working collaboratively in teams.  Well…

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