Welcome to the Class 2 page...
Welcome to the Class 2 page. Take a look at what we have been learning and if you want to leave us a comment then please do so...we'd love to hear from you!
This week in year 2 we have been working extremely hard in our 'special books' showing Miss Loy how much we have learned since September. We have also begun our new topic 'The Great Fire of London' where we met Samuel Peypes and found out how, where and when the fire happened. We also wrote a newspaper report about events of the fire
Following our trip to Conisbrough Castle last week, we have been writing some informative recounts about what we did and what we found out. We have also been applying our knowledge of 2D and 3D shapes by naming the shapes we saw whilst at the castle. In history we have been looking at the gunpowder plot to help us understand why we celebrate bonfire night. Have a lovely half term!
This week in year 2 we have been busy learning about different measures. We were estimating and comparing volume, mass and length using a variety of resources. In literacy we have been describing interesting settings using some excellent adjectives. As part of our enquiry topic we have been planning our visit to Conisbrough Castle! We are all very excited.
This week in year 2 we have been learning a model setting description about a desert. We have been using actions to help us remember the key words. In Enquiry Based Learning this week we have found out about Buckingham palace and other residences of the Queen. We have also been looking at and naming different parts of a castle.
This week in Year 2 we have been writing some fantastic character description about fairy tale characters. Miss Loy and Miss Wilford were very impressed with our choice of adjectives.
This week in year 2 we have been learning a model character description about a giant called Ugg. In maths we have been looking at perimeters of shapes and reading time on the clock. We have also started to show what we know about castles as part of our Enquiry Based Learning .
This week in Year 2 we have been working extremely hard every morning showing Miss Loy and Miss Wilford how good we are at reading,writing and maths.In the afternoon we have been exploring our new classroom and all the new equipment.We are looking forward to next week when we will be starting our new enquiry based learning topic called Long,Long ago.
This week in year 2 we took delivery of a brand new construction kit! We have been using it to build castles as part of our topic. We have learnt all about different parts of a castle, why they were built and what each part was used for! We have also been writing some excellent riddles! They were that good even Miss Loy couldn't guess what some of them were describing!
This week in year 2 we have been writing lots of exclamation sentences and we have been using non-fiction texts to help us find out about the structure of castles.
Some pictures from year 2's end of SATs picnic! We have worked extremely hard over the last few weeks and Miss Loy is super proud!!
This week in year 2 we have started to show what we know about our new enquiry question 'what makes a castle work?
W/C 01st May 2017
Year 2 had a fantastic time showing parents, grandparents and other family members our Enquiry work on farms! Thank you to all who came!
W/C 24th April
This week in year 2 we have been busy creating models, posters, drawings, and reports to present to our parents to show what we have been learning about farms through are Enquiry Based Learning project. We have also been using the whiteboards to practise the skills we need to complete our KS1 SATS.
Year 2 had lots of fun on Easter fun day, we made Easter baskets from nets and used our maths knowledge to crack the code protecting the Easter bunnies.
This week in year two we have been learning about where wool comes from, how it is manufactured and what it is used for. We found that lots of people use wool to knit so Mrs Archer brought in her knitting needles and taught us how to knit. We found using knitting needles quite hard so Mrs Archer showed us how to finger knit.
For arts week this week we have been sculpting farm animals from dough. We have also been working hard completing some very important practice tests!!
The trophy will be awarded to the best writer in Y2 each week, Fantastic Mr Fox brought his cubs to visit and inspire us to write this week and in maths we have been learning about properties of 2d and 3d shapes and putting known facts on the maths working wall! can anyone think of any new facts and bring them in to add to the working wall?
Look out for your letter about 'brainy breakfast club'. This will start Thursday 9th March. It will be on in school every Thursday and Friday morning 8:20am - 9am, free of charge! Please make sure that you bring your child's permission slip!