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Year 2

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.  

 

 

14.01.20 Science - testing which ball bounces the highest and why

10.01.20 - Printing in the style of William Morris

Spellings 

Spellings will be marked after the test on Friday. If you would like to find out how your child did then please remind them to bring me their home spelling book and I will write down their score. 

Happy New Year! 

 

Welcome back Year 2, we hope you had a lovely Christmas and thank you for all your lovely cards and gifts - it is much appreciated.   

 

Timetable changes 

Year 2 will now have PE on a Wednesday and Thursday afternoon with Mr Keating and Mrs Lawrence but we ask they continue to have their PE kits in school all week. 

 

Music will now be the last session on a Thursday so Miss Masterson will see them out at the end of the day on a Thursday and Mrs Lawrence on a Wednesday after PE. 

 

Thank you, 

 

Mr Heasman 

 

Spring 1 Learning objectives - Topic web.

06.12.2019 

The children have been working very hard all week rehearsing the Christmas play. We have a few more rehearsals left and we will be ready to perform to you all! We look forward to seeing you in the audience. 

Year 2 children will need to bring a bag of party clothes with them to get changed into on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. 

 

Thank you. 

05.12.19 - Science. Today we were learning about floating and sinking. We investigated how different shapes sink at different speeds and why this is. We then tried to create a boat that would float in our tub of water.

20.11.19 Some of the letters we are sending back to the Meerkat family from Sunny!

19.11.19 - Thank you to those who came to our parent event, we had lots of fun and hope you did too! (Sorry for any blurry photos)

18.11.19 - Saving Sammy! We have been learning about different materials and their properties. Today we tried to stop a penguin ice cube from melting using different materials... We will follow this up in our next science lesson.

The book we are reading.

The book we are reading.  1

The Antarctic

As part of our topic we have been learning about the Antarctic this week. This is the location we have chosen for Sunny the meerkat to visit. We are currently writing a letter from him back to his family living in the Kalahari desert. 

Picture 1
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Around The World 

The whole school topic for this half term is 'Around the world'. We will be reading 'Meercat Mail' and learning about the different places Sunny is visiting. We will then learn about new and different climates and pick one we think Sunny should visit - then we will write a letter from Sunny back to his family describing is new surroundings. Throughout this sequence of learning children will be given the opportunity to use maps and atlases and practise using these.  

Around the world learning objectives.

Knowledge Organiser Autumn 2

Science - investigating the stretchiness of different rubber bands.

07.10.19. In English we are writing an information leaflet on castles. Today we started by reading different kinds of leaflets to give us ideas for our own.

04.10.19. In art we have been practising how to change the lightness/darkness of a colour by adding white or black. We used this skill when painting our drawings of castles.

In maths we are learning different methods to subtract/add two 2 digit numbers together. This week we have focused on place value and how it can be used to add and subtract.

23.09.19 We have been learning about castles this week. On Friday we learnt about different materials and how they are suitable for different jobs, we then made catapults and tested them outside.

Once upon a time

Our whole school topic for this half term is 'Once upon a time'. 

We will be reading and writing different traditional tales as well as learning about castles as part of our history topic.

Check back here for links to our long term plans. 

 

Thank you 

Mr. H 

Autumn Term Topic Web 1

Useful links

Blofield Primary School Values

Fairness
  • “Win or lose, do it fairly.” Knute Rockne
Respect
  • “Everyone should be respected as an individual” Albert Einstein
Challenge
  • “We don’t grow when things are easy; we grow when we face challenges” Joyce Meyer
Perseverance
  • “No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.” Ramana Maharshi
Thoughtfulness
  • “A little attention, a little kindness, a little thoughtfulness are worth more than all the wealth in the world.” Avijeet Das
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