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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…

Monday the 29th of January

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Art

In Art this week Year 2 have been learning about Tom Schulten, an artist from Holland who paints using bright blocks of colour.     The children had a go…

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Indoor Athletics

This week in PE Year 2 have been trying some indoor athletics.   For the standing long jump the children had to swing their arms and jump as far as…

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