Year 2

Creative Morning

Today the whole school took part in a creative morning. The children were placed into coloured groups with their buddies and visited four different classes with four different activities in. There was bauble making, Christmas trees on sticks, Reindeer and Elves along with Santa and paper plate characters which starred the children themselves as you Continue reading

Eagles Ice Exploration!

Today in Eagles Class we explored the properties of ice. We used salt and syringes filled with water to turn ice back into it’s liquid state. We discovered amazing crevices created by the salt and inside we found Christmas suprises. Then we looked at different shaped ice cubes to see how they rolled! It was Continue reading

Instructions for being an explorer

Today the children acted out  instructions for being an explorer.  As a class, we decided the actions for each of the instructions, ready to perform to each other. The next step is for the children to use the actions to help them write the instructions. Well done everyone! 

There’s a hole in my cup!

Today we had great fun exploring the properties of different materials. ‘Someone’ had made a small hole in our plastic cups and the children needed to try a variety of materials to see if any of them would cover the hole. The materials the children could use were, clay, paper, tissues, play-doh or netting. The Continue reading

Phonic Challenge

This week the children have been developing their phonics skills. They have been spotting ‘special friends’ reading ‘alien’ words and applying their Read Write Inc skills to decide if a word is real or fake. The children have enjoyed playing different games, activities and challenges. This will help all the children develop their reading skills Continue reading

Eagle Class

Today we explored the properties and uses of plastic. We explored the classroom and recorded objects which contained plastic. The children all noticed just how often plastic is used. We then carried out an experiment to test the flexibility of different plastic containers. This was great fun and contained some unexpected results. Fantastic learning!

Eagle Class Topic Grid

This is the home learning topic grid for the Eagle Class. Our theme ‘ Into the snow’. Each child has been given a copy in their book bags today.  These are only ideas, feel free to explore your child’s interests.  The children also have spellings and a short maths challenge in their bags. These are Continue reading

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