World Book Day in Y2

Year 2 made some rocky road treats today to celebrate World Book Day. We then put them in Red Riding Hood's basket and followed her to Granny's house to give them to her. Unfortunately the Big Bad wolf was there when we got there but she was so tempted by the rocky road treat that she ate one of…

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Archimboldo fruit faces

We have been learning about the artist Guiseppe Archimboldo in Y2. He is an artist who is famous for creating portraits with fruit and flowers. We used Purple Mash to create our own portraits in the style of Archimboldo. Children who have been learning at home saved their work and Mrs Grierson…

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DT in Y2

This week we began our DT project for this half term. We are going to design and create our own biscuit. Obviously before we can do this we need to be sure of what we like our biscuits to look, feel and taste like, so we did some research this week and completed a research sheet to record our…

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G'day from Down Under!

Miss Broderick joined Year 2 in class this week and also said hello to the children learning at home on the Zoom meeting. She has been teaching us all about Australia. We learned that Australia is similar in some ways to England where we live, but it is also very different and we learned about…

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Neil Armstrong

This week, at home and at school we have been learning about an explorer called Neil Armstrong who was the first man to walk on the moon. We have learned facts about the moon landing and children had a 2do in Purple Mash. i have had some lovely fact sheets sent to me and I was very impressed with…

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Lockdown learning

It has been such a pleasure for me to see all the learning that children have been doing at home over the last two weeks. I have been sent work via Purple Mash, photographs and emails and it has been so lovely to see how creative you are all being despite having to stay at home.

This week I…

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Christmas fun!

Our Christmas party was great fun on the last full day of term. We played musical chairs, musical bumps, musical statues as well as playing pass the parcel in 2 large circles. We also got to watch Panto Live, a streamed version of a live show of Cinderella. It was a great performance and it was…

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Santa wishes

Today we talked about how Christmas this year might be different for some of our families and the reasons why. We then wrote to Father Christmas and made wishes for other people instead of asking for presents for ourselves. As always Year 2 were incredibly thoughtful and wrote some lovely letters…

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Investigating our bodies

We have learnt how to look after our fabulous bodies this week. Today we were investigating what our bodies can do and how to keep them healthy.

We set the timer for one minute and investigated how many star jumps we could do in one minute. Some of us found star jumps tricky and we realised…

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Dental Hygiene

As well as learning about germ on our hands we've been thinking about the germs on our teeth called plaque. Today Mrs Grierson chewed a disclosing tablet to show us where the plaque collects on our teeth. Then she taught us how to brush our teeth starting with the outsides of our teeth then the…

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Washing with soap and hot water

We know how important it is to wash our hands with soap and hot water in order to kill germs but today we had to think really carefully about our technique!

We washed our hands then covered them in glitterbug potion and shone a UV torch onto our hands. The torch showed up where the germs were…

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Germs, germs, germs!

Today we are thinking about germs and how easily they spread. Mrs Grierson demonstrated how this can quickly happen by covering her hands in purple glitter then handing out the books as normal and going round the table checking books and talking to children one at a time about the task they had to…

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