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Money, Money, Money

Developing our understanding of money further, we looked at working out change given.  We built this into some problem solving at the same time.  Using resources such as money or…

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Tuesday learning in Year 2

To help the spelling in our writing we stepped back a little today, revisiting the ‘f’ and ‘th’ sound to ensure we are using  the correct one at the right…

Monday the 4th of June

Monday the 28th of May

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Colchester Zoo

Even though the day started with rain, Year 2 headed off to Colchester Zoo with smiles on their faces. The day unfolded superbly with plenty of time to explore in…

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Games lessons

Since Easter we have been learning tennis skills and fortunately for us, Tuesday proved dry enough to get outside and practice further.  In particular we have been concentrating on picking…

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Division and times tables

A busy week back straight after the Easter holidays has seen Year 2 focusing on division in class.  We used practical methods to share out numbers with our working partners,…

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Phonics

During every phonics lesson we practise spelling some high frequency words. Recently we have been learning about homophones.  Homophones are words that sound the same but are usually spelt differently…

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New Topic – Yum, Yum, Yum.

The children are making fantastic progress with their new topic Yum, Yum, Yum.  One of the areas they asked to learn about what was eating healthily, so we have been…

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Circus Skills

Yesterday Year 2 were delighted to be able to take part in the circus skills day alongside Year 1.  Each class had the opportunity to spend time with Eric, who…

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Indoor Athletics

Following our jumping last week, Year 2 began to explore throwing for indoor athletics. Using accurate throwing, the first activity required the children to land a bean bag in each…

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Retelling a story.

Year 2 are working on the skill of retelling a story. We familiarised ourselves with ‘Peace At Last’ by Jill Murphy, by listening to the story online. The children began…

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