Year 2 have been experimenting with different techniques to create Autumn pictures. They have mixed colours to create different shades of autumnal colours and applied these with fingers tips to make a ground, practised applying colour with sponges for a sky effect and printed with leaves to create trees. They all worked with such care […]Read More Art Inspired by Nature – Year 2
We had a wonderful day today at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. We explored an enormous map, finding continents and oceans, we hunted for treasure in a gallery full of things from the sea and we played in the amazing Ahoy gallery. The children were brilliant, as were all the adult helpers who came […]Read More Year 2 at the National Maritime Museum
This week in geography Year 2 learnt about the explorer James Cook and followed in his footsteps, exploring our planet. Rather than set sail across the oceans we used satellite images, globes and atlases to find the North Pole, South Pole and Equator, as well as lots of different countries and continents.Read More Y2: Exploring our planet
This week, Year 2 have been mixing yellow and red to make autumnal shades of orange. They then applied these using their fingers to make an autumn tree. It was finished with a bark rubbing to create the trunk.Read More Colour Mixing – Year 2
In geography this week Year 2 used maps to explore our school grounds and find where some famous explorers were hiding. They then marked up their maps to show the location of each explorer and the route they took too find them. We then learnt the names of the seven continents, by means of a […]Read More Y2: Explorers
The school wants to start up the LifeSavers savings scheme for children again and we can’t do it without your help! Year 5 children, if you enjoy mathematics and would like to be one of our bankers on Tuesday or Friday mornings before school then come and speak to Miss Steer. As soon as we […]Read More LifeSavers is Back!
This week Year 2 have been mixing powder paints to make shades of green. They then found leaves in the playground and colour matched them, painting a copy of the leaf.Read More Colour Mixing in Year 2
Year 2 are continuing their focus on kindness and learning the bible story of The Good Samaritan. We have completed our display of kind hearts that the children wrote and decorated. This week we used drama to explore what kindness looks like in action. The children worked so hard to act out scenarios such as […]Read More Acting kind- year 2 RE
This week in geography we found out the names of the oceans and seas nearest to the UK. We explored them using Google maps and satellite images before completing the labels on our own maps.Read More KS1: Seas and oceans
Year 2 kick-started their new geography topic today by singing sea shanties and making pirate hats. We then looked at pirate treasure maps, identifying the human and physical features using the key. Looking at a map of the school grounds we spotted a mysterious X. Could it be treasure? Who would get there first?Read More Y2: Land Ahoy!