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Year 2

Adults in our class this year are: Our class teacher is Mrs Culverhouse Our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Devine Other adults who help us in the classroom are Mrs Clark Our PE days are Wednesday and Friday. We hope you enjoy reading our weekly blog below.

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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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!

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