We found this very useful because it helped us to write the story in our own words once we returned to our tables. We were asked to include exclamation sentences, questions, commands and expanded noun phrases and we did a fantastic job! Our topic in science this half term is called 'How does your garden grow' and we are learning all about plants. Today we planted our very own broad beans and then had a discussion in class about what our seed needs in order to germinate.
We also predicted how much our plant would grow in length and the time it would take to grow to our estimated length. Please see below for images of us looking very proud with our broad bean. Our topic in RE this half term is all about food. Today we learnt all about Jesus and the Last Supper. We spoke all about his followers and the different foods that Jesus and his friends ate during the Last Supper. After that, in groups we acted in role to retell the story of Jesus and the Last Supper in our own words using thoughts and feelings.
Please see below for images of us in action! Please take a look at our most recent Curriculum Information leaflet for the Summer 1 term. If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact me. Miss Heat. During half term the children were asked to create their own shoe box gardens or a personalised drawing of a garden. They were asked to include features such as plants, sun and rain etc. This is linked to our science topic for this half term 'Plants'. The children have produced pieces of amazing homework and are all very excited to show it off. Please see below for images of the children's homework.
We have spent a lot of time rehearsing for our Easter performance with Year 3.
All of our hard work paid off and all the parents that came to watch our performance enjoyed it very much! Please see below for some images of us in action! At school today, we celebrated Sport Relief.
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We had the opportunity to come into school dressed up as our favourite sports personality to raise money for those less fortunate. We also completed an obstacle course at school. The obstacle course included skipping, hurdle jumping, hula hooping, climbing, throwing and jumping. Below are some pictures of us in action!
This week has been very fun and exciting in class! We all worked sensibly to create our own marvellous medicine by using ingredients similar to what George used. These include: shower gel, rabbit poo sultanas , dishwasher salt sugar , mouldy bread, animal pills cake sprinkles , brown paint, nail varnish red paint , and chilli jam jelly. We made notes on whiteboards as we went along to help us write up our instructions afterwards. We had so much and we produced fantastic instructions with adverbs, imperative verbs and time conjunctions.
Please see below for pictures. In Numeracy, we have been focusing on estimating measuring lengths in M and CM, capacity in Ml and L and measuring the weight of both heavy and lightweight items in Grams and Kilograms.
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We had lots of fun using various resources to help us measure. World Book Week:. Today in class we dressed up as characters from our favourite book. Everyone looked fantastic!! Although everyone looked great, there could only be one prize for the best effort and that went to Lillie-Rose. Well done! Also, we were asked to create a book corner based on the book we were focusing on this week.
We focused on the text called The Magic Bed by Author John Burningham and we decided to turn our very own book corner into a magic bed! Victoria has already tested it out and said it's very comfy! I wonder what magical adventure Victoria went on in our magic bed? During the holidays, we were asked to make or draw a well known attraction from a country of our choice using different materials. Here are some examples of our fantastic work We have been working so hard to produce work for our class display board.
We are really pleased with the outcome. Do you like it?
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See below for pictures. This afternoon we had our class assembly and lots of our parents and other classes came to watch us. We shared some of our literacy writing as well as a song we have been learning in class. Please look at the images and video below. This week was a very busy week!
In literacy, we carried on reading The Twits and are very sad because the book is coming to an end. We continued to produce more writing such as recounts, and writing a new chapter all about Muggle-Wump and Roly Poly bird. We also began to write out some of our work to go on display. In numercay, we focused on number sequences and towrads the end of the week we moved on to measuring lengths using a ruler. All children worked very well and found measuring in particulay, very exciting! In music, we worked in pairs to created music and procude our own graphic scores.
All children worked very well together and enjoyed the challange. We have also been continuing to practise our song for our upcoming class assembly.
Finally, we went on a school trip to the Maritime Museum in Greenwich yesterday and all the children enjoyed all the fun and exciting things we learnt. WE got to explore the time travellers section and find out what life was like during WWI. The children produced really detailed recounts of their school trip experience so please feel free to ask them about their day!
On 3rd February we had a meeting for the parents of all of Year 2 children in the hall. We spoke about the new expectations for children at the end of this year. Please see below for the Powerpoint that Miss Cartwright did. If you have any questions or queries please do not hesitate to come in and ask! Here is some information about our learning in class this week.
Literacy - We are still focusing on The Twits and enjoying it very much! This week we have been writing a recount, acting in role as Muggle-Wump one of the caged monkey's in Mr and Mrs Twit's garden. We really enjoyed acting and afterwards we were able to write our thoughts and feelings in role as Muggle-Wump using dialogue. We foucused on the use of adverbs and contractions and we challanged ourselves by using paragraphs in our letters.
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Please hover over each item to see more detail. All years. Spelling and spelling accuracy is a fundamental element of being a successful writer. To be able to spell words quickly and with fluency will support children to be the best that they can be. We follow a specific spelling scheme called Spell Zoo to support our delivery of the English curriculum. Spelling homework will be set weekly.
The spellings set follow the spelling patterns covered in class learning and include common exception words in KS1 and tricky words in KS2. It is important that you support your child to learn, practice and remember these spellings. The children will be set a range of mathematical facts across the school year to support their learning. The Maths facts set link to different areas of the Maths curriculum and give children to opportunity to practice and apply skills developed in class.
This will help the children to be quick, confident mathematicians. It is important that you support your child to learn, practice and remember these Maths facts.