Year 2 Carousel

What a busy week we have had! Activities on our carousel this week included practising writing our numbers, making a prediction as to which material will make the best umbrella in our Science experiment next week, playing “forfeit” Snakes and Ladders where the forfeits are active tasks, making collage letters in Art and putting the […]

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Year 2 at the Horniman Museum

Year 2 had a great trip today to the Horniman Museum. We visited the butterfly house and some of them even landed on us! We then had a workshop and had a chance to play with some African toys, try out some instruments and dress each other with some traditional fabrics.

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Sketching in Year 2

During the last half term Year 2 worked on their sketching skills and today they put what they had learnt into practice! They carefully followed instructions to sketch their bees using pencil. The children then used watercolours to paint the lovely drawings they had created!

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All About Elephants

This week Year 2 are learning about elephants as part of our topic on Africa. We spent the morning finding out interesting facts and this afternoon we have been sketching elephant skin during Art. Tomorrow we are going to work in pairs to create non-fiction reports about what we have discovered. Ask Year 2 for […]

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Athletics progress

All children from Year 2, 3 and 4 participated in athletics lessons at the newly refurbished Sutcliffe Park athletics track & field. In preparation for Sports Day, the children all ran 100m, 200m and 400m, as well as practising long jump and high jump. All children successfully stayed in their lanes for each running event […]

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The Princess and the Pea

This week Year 2 have been reading The Princess and the Pea. The children worked collaboratively to create some beautiful collage paper for the mattresses. The next step was to arrange the ‘mattresses’ and finally add a princess at the top (and of course the all important pea!)

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Keeping fit in Y2

We have been thinking about how to stay fit in Year 2. This afternoon we challenged ourselves to do as many star jumps, laps of the cage and pencil jumps as we could. We recorded our data in tables and then created bar charts on the iPads when we got back to class!

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