Year 2

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

Sikh life

Eagles have been learning about the Sikh way of life. Vaisakhi is one of the most important dates in the Sikh calendar and usually occurs in the spring. It is a day to celebrate 1699 – the year when Sikhism was born as a collective faith. This included creating a special bowl filled with sugar Continue reading

Eagles Archers

Eagles had the opportunity to learn some new skills by having an archery lesson. Great listening skills were observed and showed important health and safety measures were followed. The bows were a bit tricky to hold while loading the arrow, but we soon mastered this, some fine archers soon became apparent. 

Remembrance Day

Eagles have been busy understanding the significance of why we wear poppies. We watched a short film, and discussed why the music made us feel different and created some poppy wreaths. Some people could explain the significance and where these wreaths are placed in Folkestone and shared their knowledge with the class. 

Sikhi Dancing

We have all been busy celebrating Sikhi week with a special dance class. James visited the school today to teach us some traditional Indian dance moves, taking inspiration from Bhangra and Bollywood dance moves. The children were taught a routine before being encouraged to add their own Bhangra inspired moves. Lots of energy was needed Continue reading

Independent Learning – Celebration Worship

On Monday morning we had a whole school celebration worship where we all got to enjoy the pieces the children had created for their independent learning on last term’s topic of “The Queen”. Children were chosen from each class and came to the front to tell everyone what they had made and why. They all Continue reading

Eagles Pirate Day

To complete our topic about pirates we all came in dressed up. We chatted about our outfits and why female pirates had to dress the same as the male pirates. Outside in the playground were hidden treasures which we had to find and record on our Treasure Hunt sheets. 

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