Welcome to Year 2!
Follow our learning journey below, here you will find regular updates from our time in class and any useful links and documents you may need.
Let There Be Light
Our new whole school topic for this half term is 'Let There Be Light'
We have already discussed the different ways in which light is made and the importance of it.
We are now looking at different materials and how they react different to light - some let light through, some block light and some reflect it back.
May I remind parents that we do the spelling quiz in our school spelling books, this is marked straight away.
The children then need to bring me their home spelling book and I will write their mark in for them - this is their responsibility.
We have been exploring the word 'Light', what it means and what links we can make to it.
See some of our ideas below:
In English this week we have been learning about four different types of sentences:
We have been writing examples of these sentences and been hunting for them in books. It is important to understand these so that when writing longer pieces ( like narratives) we can include different types of sentences.
There and back again...
Our whole school topic for this half term is called 'There and back again'. We will be travelling back in time to learn about what life was like during the 19th century. We will learn about Queen Victoria and why she was such an important individual. We will also look at famous Victorian inventions and how they have impacted our lives today.
We are looking forward to our trip to the Norfolk railway on the 20th of September where we will have the chance to see what life was like for a Victorian child.
Year 2 had another great science day in which we learnt the science behind the famous 'Coke and Mentos' experiment.
We learnt about different states of matter and how coke is filled with a gas called carbon dioxide. When the Mentos are dropped into the coke lots of tiny gas bubbles form around it and as the mint drop this gas is released and pushes the coke out of the bottle.
We made lots of different predictions and tested these in the afternoon.