Year 2

Year 2 Impressionism

Linked to our science topic of plants, year 2 looked at water lily paintings by Claude Monet. We learnt about the impressionist style and how, where and what impressionist artists liked to paint. We then had a go at painting our own versions, trying to capture the bright colours of the flowers and the way Continue reading

Year 2 Georgia O’Keeffe Flowers

Linked to our science topic of plants, this afternoon we looked at flowers painted by artist Georgia O’Keeffe.We learnt how she used vibrant colours and painted close up views of different flowers. We then used pastels to create our own simple but detailed, brightly coloured flower art.

Year 2 Seed Dispersal

In science this week we learnt about the different way plants disperse their seeds. Plants disperse their seeds by bursting, being shaken, using the wind or water, cracking and rolling or being spread by animals by getting stuck on fur/skin or after being eaten. We then made two models of seeds that use the wind Continue reading

Easter at Pelham House

Children in Year 2 were very lucky to have an Easter egg hunt in Pelham House’s garden today. Their staff had organised the hunt and decorated the lounge area in an Easter theme, it looked amazing. Our children brought Easter cards and flowers for the staff and guests. Children and residents alike had a great Continue reading

Eagles Visit Leeds Castle

Today Eagles were lucky enough to visit Leeds Castle. Everyone was super excited and when the castle came in to view it certainly was amazing. First we went to the education centre where we all dressed up even the adult helpers had to be soldiers. Then we acted out a play called The Swan Princess. Continue reading

The Great Fire of London

During art this week we designed and decorated Tudor houses using materials which we have discovered would have been used in buildings of the time. Discussions were had about why the materials were preferred at the time and how and why they were altered after the Great Fire of 1666. Some of us decided that Continue reading

Eagles Bakers

In relation to our topic of The Great Fire of London we made bread. While preparing the dough we compared the differences of the texture and changes that occoured. Super strength was used to knead the dough creating a soft round roll. Great fun was had by all.

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