Year 2


Fairtrade Fun

Fairtrade Fortnight is upon us and Class 2 have had great fun learning all about it. We have learnt all about Foncho, a banana farmer from Columbia who would like us to pay a fair price for our bananas. We have also learnt about some sugar farmers in Chinangua Village who since teaming with…

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Posted by Sam Lawton on 9 March 2018

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Look at these Learning Logs!

Year 2 were set a learning log challenge over the February half term to show what they had learnt so far in school. They could choose to present it however they chose and I was absolutely blown away by the amount of effort that children showed in presenting their learning! Look at some examples of…

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Posted by Sam Lawton on 27 February 2018

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Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! 

Did you know that this year is the year of the dog? Class 2 learnt all about how the animals were selected for the chinese zodiac and had a careful look to see which year they were born in. Which year were you born in? Use the wheel below to find out. 

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Posted by Sam Lawton on 27 February 2018

The Wright Brothers

Do you know who these two gentlemen are? Do you know how they changed the world that we live in today? 

                                                                        

If you are unsure, Class 2 will be able to teach you all about the lives of Wilbur and Orville Wright! These 2…

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Posted by Sam Lawton on 5 February 2018

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Australia Day

**Happy Australia Day**

Children in Year 2 have been finding out all about Australia this half term and what better way to enhance our learning than by celebrating Australia Day! 

We began the day with a fashion show to display our fabulous Australia inspired costumes; we had Kylie Minogue,…

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Posted by Sam Lawton on 5 February 2018

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Fossil Finder

This afternoon we were incredibly lucky to have a special visitor come and see us at school. Mr Briggs (a dad and Govenor at the school) heard about the fact that we were studying the famous fossil finder Mary Anning and brought us in a collection of the fossils that he has discovered over time at…

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Posted by Sam Lawton on 27 November 2017

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Christening Trip

This week Class 2 went on a very special trip to the village church to christen baby Angela. In RE lessons with Mrs Jennings the children have been learning all about how babies are welcomed into the world and celebrations that take place surrounding this event including Christenings. The children…

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Posted by Sam Lawton on 19 November 2017

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History Detectives

This week Year 2 had an exciting delivery from the history museum. We had a selection of dinosaur models and fossils delivered to school for us to look at closely. We spent a lot of time thinking about what each item might be and predicting how old it was. The children were keen to touch the items…

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Posted by Sam Lawton on 5 November 2017

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Dinosaur Estimation

Have you ever wondered how many children can fit inside a triceratops footprint? Year 2 asked this very question so we investigated by standing inside a lifesize model of a triceratops foot. Can you guess how many children fitted? Can you make an estimation? 

The answer is 10! 

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Posted by Sam Lawton on 20 October 2017

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Yoga

Year 2 have gone yoga mad in PE. The children have been learning how to hold poses such as the mountain pose and have been working on improving their core strength and balance, supporting one another to hold tricky poses and sharing their strategies and techniques. We have really enjoyed learning…

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Posted by Sam Lawton on 20 October 2017

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