BAE STEM workshop

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What a fantastic afternoon we had in Year 2. We welcomed some special visitors from BAE into class where we took part in a Roving Robot activity.  Our focus was on teamwork. We had to work together, listen to each other and make decisions to control the speed of the robot.  

Posted by /blog/author/nbillingsley on 26 June 2024

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Mission together

The theme of our RE work last half term was 'How can we share what we have?' We were thinking about how we can spread Jesus' message of loving one another and how we might support our neighbours across the world. We found out about the work of Mission Together; the Pope's charity which supports…

Posted by /blog/author/nbillingsley on 13 June 2024

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Clay pots

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Year 2 have enjoyed making clay tiles and pots in class. They have developed several skills including rolling to an even thickness, mark-making onto clay and joining clay pieces together.  Pupils made a pinch/thumb pot and a coil pot using the skills they had practised.

Posted by /blog/author/nbillingsley on 26 May 2024

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Pictograms

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Year 2 have combined their computing and maths skills to create pictograms using the iPads.

Posted by /blog/author/nbillingsley on 3 May 2024

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Art - making salt dough models

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We have started our new art unit and in a few weeks we will make a clay pot. To help us practise the skills needed to manipulate clay we experimented rolling, coiling and twisting salt dough.

Posted by /blog/author/nbillingsley on 3 May 2024

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2S Sealife centre

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What a fantastic day at the Sealife centre! We have had great fun exploring all the exhibits and the children were marvellous marine biologists! Throughout the day they asked lots of questions, made careful observations and found out lots about sea creatures.  

Posted by /blog/author/nbillingsley on 6 March 2024

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Secret codes and hidden treasure!

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Year 2 found an intriguing message in their classroom which led them on a quest to crack a secret code.  After an exciting adventure we found hidden treasure and discovered that our new History unit is titled Tutankhamun. We found out what an archaeologist does and practised excavating some…

Posted by /blog/author/nbillingsley on 29 February 2024

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Once upon a time…

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Year 2 started their new English unit - fairytales this week. They had great fun listening to the story of Hansel and Gretel and making a sweet house.  Now we can’t wait to start writing our own fairytales.

Posted by /blog/author/nbillingsley on 29 February 2024

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A walk in the local area

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Year 2 have been on a walk in the local area this week to support our learning in RE and Geography.  When looking for God’s creations we found trees, birds, cats and even a horse. It was nice to see signs of Spring with buds appearing on trees and bulbs beginning to grow.  It wasn’t as nice to see…

Posted by /blog/author/nbillingsley on 26 January 2024

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Reduce, reuse, repurpose!

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On our return to school this week the children in year 2 found the cloakroom full of rubbish! They were very annoyed and wondered where it had all come from.  This started the discussion for our new unit - reduce, reuse, repurpose! The children had an excellent understanding of what we should do…

Posted by /blog/author/nbillingsley on 12 January 2024

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Christmas week

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The children in Year 2 have been working hard on their Owl and the Pussycat poems in English and telling the time in Maths this week.  They have also been writing about the Nativity and had fun making felt owls, Christmas cards and calendars.  Today was Christmas dinner day and the children looked…

Posted by /blog/author/nbillingsley on 21 December 2023

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Y2 Nativity

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Show time has arrived in Year 2 this week!  The children have been busy learning carols and Christmas songs over the last few weeks to retell the Nativity story.  They have worked incredibly hard and should be proud of the their performance.

Posted by /blog/author/nbillingsley on 12 December 2023

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