Mr O'Neon

Coding

Today each class continued their new topic on coding. They began their lesson recapping the meaning of SMART and the reason why it is important to remember this. They continued looking at the vocabulary involved with coding, including algorithm, event, action, debug and command. Each class then explored a different set of challenges involving algorithms. Continue reading

Computing Term 2

Today each class started their new topic on coding. They began their lesson recapping the meaning of SMART and the reason why it is important to remember this. They began by looking at some of the vocabulary involved with coding, including algorithm, event, action, debug and command. Each class then explored a different set of Continue reading

Bronze Age Adventure

On Monday, we had an amazing trip to Dover Museum, to see the world’s oldest seafaring boat, built in the Bronze Age. The children really enjoyed a workshop focused on making a clay recreation of the Bronze Age boat. They also enjoyed a workshop handling different objects from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Age. The Continue reading

Eagle Class Summer Term

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

Eagles Boxing

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

Mathematics Club – Year 2

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! 

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch

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

A Trip Back In Time

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

Eagle Gymnastics

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!

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