Week Ending 12/2/21
This week I wanted to show you a selection of some of Year 2’s Remote Learning. As you can see, they have worked really hard!
Week Ending 5/2/21
This week, one of the activities Year 2 took part in, was to make 2D and 3D shapes.
We made some in school and some of these photos are from your learning at home.
Week Ending 29/1/21
As part of our Geography topic, Around the World, Year 2 have been researching facts about China, Australia, America, France and Kenya. The children chose to focus on a particular country and have found out the most amazing facts about these countries. In our next lesson, they researched and found out about objects that mean something to that particular country. As you can see, the children made or created a range of things like boomerangs, USA flag pin wheels, cooked croissants, made posters, African masks and necklaces. What a creative class we are!
Week Ending 22/1/21
This week, Year 2 have been learning all about explanation texts. This is a new unit of work which we have not done before in Year 2. The children used their growth mindsets and persevered even when things were difficult. I am very proud of you all for carrying on even though it might have been tricky. This linked in well with our PSHE lesson this week on the Three P’s, Practice, Positivity, and Perseverance.
Week Ending 15/1/21
The children have really enjoyed learning about the different countries Buddy Bee has travelled to this week in Geography. They have learnt a lot of facts about China and Australia.
Week Ending 8/1/21
This week we have been enjoying using the space outside our classroom for outdoor learning. The children have been very creative, designing various assault courses and maths games with the equipment.
Week Ending 18/12/20
Before our Christmas a party on Monday, the children made snowman hats to wear. As you can see they all look very happy with them! We had a fun filled party, playing musical statues, bumps and pass the parcel. Merry Christmas to you all!
Week Ending 13/12/20
This week Year 2 finished making their sailing boats. We tested them in water to see if they would float. We were very excited to find they all did! After sailing them, we evaluated our designs to establish what was successful and how we could improve the designs.
Week Ending 4/12/20
Year 2 have started to make their boats as part of our DT project. We used bagasse which is a flexible and waterproof material similar to polystyrene. The children designed the shape of their boat base and have named their boats. Next week we are going to focus on the design of the sails, how to attach them to the boats.
Week Ending 27/11/20
This week in PSHE, in groups, the children took part in freeze frames to express how people might feel if someone was being unkind to them. As you can see, we have some budding actors in the class!
Week Ending 20/11/20
This week the children thought about how important it is to be different when we all wore our odd socks to school for Odd Socks Day. As you can see everyone had different socks on and we all enjoyed singing along to Andy and his Odd Socks too!
In D.T/Science, we investigated and made different shaped foil boats. We then tested which ones stayed afloat and did not allow any water in.
Week Ending 13/11/20
This week we have been remembering all of the people who were injured and died in the wars. Year 2 took their time, preparing our Monet themed paintings over two afternoons. We have created a beautiful display in the school hall. Everyone is very proud of their work.
Week Ending 6/11/20
We have been looking at list, rhyming and shape poetry this week in English. The children performed a poem by William Makepeace Thackeray. They acted out the poem with a partner, showing increasing confidence. We all enjoyed watching them.
Week Ending 23/10/20
In History, one of the famous explorers we have been learning about is Neil Armstrong. We have found out lots about how important his journey to the moon was!
Week Ending 16/10/20
During one of our maths fluency lesson. Year 2 enjoyed using the tens frames and counters to revise number bonds to 10, 20 and 100. They also counted in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.
Week Ending 9/10/20
In Maths this week, Year 2 have been problem solving. We went outside to estimate how many leaves were in a circle (hoop) and then try and accurately count them.
After this, in groups, the children used natural materials in our wild life area to make a variety of 2-D shapes.
Week Ending 2/10/20
Year 2 are getting fitter! They have enjoyed doing Multi-Skills on a Wednesday. Each week they are being timed whilst carrying out a variety of activities. By the end of the half term we will be able to see how much they have all their progressed.
Week Ending 25/9/20
Year 2 have been enjoying lots of art over the past few weeks.
As autumn has officially begun this week, we went out in the wild life area to collect leaves, draw around them and colour them in in autumnal colours.