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Art – Portraits

Today we continued looking at portraits. We looked at the art of Andy Warhol, particularly his pop art portrait of Marilyn Monroe. We discussed the use of colour in the…

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Place Value – Tens and Ones

In Maths, Year 2 have been concentrating on Place Value. To begin with we made lots of 2-digit numbers with the dienes (tens and ones). Next, we played a Place…

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A Journalist visits Year 2

Today Mrs Stone visited Year 2 to tell us all about her job as a journalist. The children were very interested and asked her lots of questions. We looked at…

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MyMaths Homework

This week we have set our first MyMaths homework. The children’s login details have been stuck into their yellow books. For those who have not used it before, the video…

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Year 2 – Parent Workshop

Thank you to everyone who joined us today. It was great to share some of the ways that we teach reading in school. Below are a couple of handouts describing…

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Balances

Last week in PE we focused on travelling in a graceful and gymnastic way. Today we practised balances. We tried different balances on different equipment, some with a partner. We…

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Describing Words

Yesterday we were learning about describing words. We looked at the box Traction Man came in but we didn’t find it very interesting. Then we learnt about how adjectives are…

Monday the 23rd of September

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Hockey skills

Year 2 have been developing their hockey skills in PE.  They began by learning how to hold the hockey stick correctly.  The next skill they practised was dribbling the ball…

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Year 2 Scientists

This week Year 2 have been scientists.  Their task was to test various materials to see if they would change shape by squashing, bending, twisting or stretching them. The challenge…

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2S Maths Homework

We have been playing Nim this week, to improve our counting on. This weeks homework is to play Nim to practise counting, as well as explaining any strategies the children…

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