Autumn Days

Autumn has meant learning about Bonfire Night, Remembrance Day and of course enjoying the crisp Autumn weather from inside and out.

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Soil Permeability

During our science lesson today, we tested the permeability of soils.

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Right Angle Hunt

Today we learnt what a right angle was! We used our right angle finders to find right angles around our classroom.

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Fake Webpages!

During our computing lesson, we looked at a 'Tree Octopus' website and realised that the information given was untrue! We discussed how we cannot believe everything that we read online. We then created our own fake webpages using the laptops.

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First few weeks

What a fabulous first few weeks we have had in Year 2!

We have investigated lots of maths concepts practically, visited the woods and even had a pirate and an explorer or two come to visit!

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Life Education Bus

This morning year 4 spent sometime on the Life Education Bus. We learnt about the location of our hearts, lungs, small intestine and large intestine, and talked about their important functions within our bodies. We also talked about how smoking and drinking alcohol effects our body and about how…

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The Old Dry Stone Wall

This week, we have been reading the poem 'The Old Dry Stone Wall'. We first saw a picture of the wall and used 'flat chat' to generate ideas as to what could be hiding in the gaps. After reading the poem, we created a text map of the poem and worked in groups to orally retell it…

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Bar Charts

We've been learning about statistics in maths this week. We made plenty of bar charts to show data about our class.

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Contraction Surgery

We spent our spelling session today being surgeons (with words!). The plasters became our apostrophes!

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Fossils

During our science lesson today, we made models of fossils using saltdough and toy dinosaurs!

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The Greatest Show

Many of our children this year started school with a love of The Greatest Showman which was this inspiration of our topic - Circus. What a wonderful time we have had! We learnt about circus' acts, circus skills, about animal habitats, wild and domestic animals and animal welfare, all finished off…

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Testing Rock Permeability

During our science lesson today, we tested the permeability of rocks to find which rock would be the most suitable for a new worktop.

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