The Dark

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This week we started a new class novel called ‘The Dark’ by Lemony Snicket. The children have loved predicting what the story might be about and have produced some amazing art work, dances and poems based on their interpretations of the dark as it is described at the start of the book. We were really… More

A Busy Second Week Back!

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It has been a busy week in Year 2 and the children are settling well. In Maths we have been looking at place value and our understanding of tens and ones. The children have been making and representing two digit numbers in a range of ways and partitioning them (splitting them up). This is a… More

Summer assessments are upon us!

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This week the children started their SATs by completing the spelling, grammar and punctuation paper. Everyone dealt with the paper in a mature fashion and it was a calm and relaxed environment in both classes. Next week on Monday and Tuesday Year 2 will continue with these assessments and will be competing the two reading… More

Spring has Sprung!

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It has been a busy week in Year 2 studying animals and preparing for our imminent end of key stage assessments. Thank you to all the parent’s who attended the KS1 SAT meeting on Wednesday morning. If anyone has any questions about the upcoming assessments or would like some advice on how to help your… More

Spring has Sprung?

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In Coastguards this week, we have been looking at measuring accurately in centimeters and meters. We have been thinking about what are the appropriate units of measurement to use. We have applied our learning to solve problems involving ordering and comparing length. In English we have been thinking about Traction Man as a toy and… More

Happy New Year!

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Well it has been a lovely first week back to welcome in the new year. This week, we have been consolidating our understanding of multiplication and division in Math to solve missing number problems and word problems. This has been much easier for the children who have been practising their times tables at home so… More

Let it Snow!

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In English, we finished our work on the book ‘Man on the Moon’ by writing some amazing sequels to the story called ‘Aliens on the Moon’. The children really enjoyed meeting Bob and loved making up their own characters. Next week we will be looking at the real men and women who have landed on… More

Welcome back!

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Hi all, hope you have had a fantastic half term break! The children came back eager to learn and to participate in the fantastic Halloween activity day where we all had loads of fun and raised lots of money to help continue to build our library resources. In English, we kicked off the week by… More

Welcome Back!

It was a delight to welcome back the children on Tuesday and my how they have all grown! Everyone has settled into their new Year 2 classrooms really well and they have returned to school with a sensible and mature attitude for this important year.   We started the week by writing a recount of… More

Sensational Safari

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Our new topic this half term is Africa and we have been introducing the children to the continent of Africa, looking specifically at the country of Kenya. We have been using the i pads and non-fiction books from the library to research different elements of life in Kenya including location, weather and climate, landmarks and… More