Hello everyone, I hope you all had an amazing Easter. Attached is the year 2 termly letter and homework grid for this term. Our topic is growing so if anyone has any seeds, flowers or plants which we could grow in class, please send them in with your child. Many thanks, Mr O’Neon
Today the Eagle Class had a wonderful visit to Folkestone Library. We were able to look at different maps of Folkestone and compare how the town has grown since 1782. We also looked at various photos from Folkestone past and discussed any changes we could see, it was really interesting. We found out the library … Continue reading
On Tuesday we had a fabulous time learning the basic skills of boxing. The children were able to learn how to stand and move as a boxer, as well as learning the names of different moves, such as jab, duck and hook. We played a variety of different games which used these skills in fun … Continue reading
Today we had a fantastic math’s club. We enjoyed adding two, 2 digit numbers using the tens and ones equipment, as well as using the column method on whiteboards. We also solved ‘secret’ problems using UV torches. Finally, we explored different fractions! Well done everyone!
Today we had a fantastic afternoon picnic, based around the book, The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch. The story is about a lighthouse keeper who is having trouble transporting his lunch. The children enjoyed recreating some elements of his lunch, including lighthouse sandwiches, iced sea biscuits and lots of fresh fruit. We also enjoyed eating pancakes to … Continue reading
Yesterday the Eagle class had an amazing visit to Luben’s Pizza restaurant. We wanted to experience a little of what Thomas Farriner’s life was like, working in a bakery in 1666. The children enjoyed learning how the bread base was made and shaped. They then got to shape and prepare their own bread based pizza … Continue reading
The Eagles class enjoyed using the large gymnastics equipment today. We explored different ways of travelling, jumping and holding our own body weight. Each child also challenged themselves to go higher than they had previously, whether that was the first bar or the final bar. Well done Eagles!
Today in Eagles we completed the building of our Oral Sentence on our Great Fire of London topic. We had fun making the actions together over last week and added the last two sentences today before splitting into groups and performing them to the rest of the class. Well done Eagles Class.
Today we explored tone, pattern and shape using charcoal. We looked at an image of St Paul’s Cathedral, as it would have looked like before it was destroyed by The Great Fire of London. We discussed why the destruction of this building would have caused great distress for the people of London. We then discussed … Continue reading
This term we are looking at travelling, jumping and landing in P.E. We had great fun using the climbing equipment in the hall and we all took turns on the ropes. Some children managed to get high on the ropes and lots of children were very brave and even though they were worried they tried … Continue reading