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What is Weather?

In topic this half term, our focus is Geography: Antarctica. We have been learning about weather and comparing weather in the UK to Antarctica. We know that weather and climate is determined by lines of latitude and how close or far away a place is from the North and South Pole and the Equator. We …

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Verbs…

In Year 2 we have been learning about a range of grammatical devices. This week our focus is verbs. Today we discussed that a verb is an action/ doing word. We then made up a song to help us remember what verbs are.  We then acted out a range of verbs. Finally, we challenged ourselves …

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Always, Sometimes or Never…

This week in maths we have worked together in partners to decide whether mathematical statements are sometimes, always or never true. For example, one statement said “if you add two even numbers together, the answer is always odd”, we had to work together to put the statements to the test. We done this by showing and …

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West End in School…

Last week we were thoroughly excited to experience West End in School. We had a visit from them and got to participate in a session full of dance, drama and fun! We were retelling the story of Man on the Moon, through facial expressions, body language and dance. Here are some pictures from our session…

Bhaktivedanta Manor…

Today we visited a Place of Worship. We went to the Hindu Temple, Bhaktivedanta Manor. Here we got to visit the shrine, where people come to pray and worship the Hindu Gods. We listened to some percussion instruments and the song ‘Hare Krishna’. We then went on to learn about the story of Rama and …

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A Mischievous Monster…

Last week we arrived back to our classroom from playtime as normal and we were faced with a huge mess! We couldn’t believe our eyes. Someone or something had been in our classroom! We began to look around the room for clues as to who was responsible for this mess. We found a picture and …

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Mathematical Representations…

In maths, it is important that we are able to understand how to represent things in a variety of ways. Today we were reminding ourselves of Number Bonds to 10. We then represented the number bonds in a range of ways. For example, we used Tens Frames, Number Sentences, Numicon and Part-whole Model.

Room on the Broom…

As part of our work on enriching our pupil’s curriculum and bringing Literacy alive, our children were extremely keen to visit Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson, in theatre. The show was so exciting and engaging!

Getting Into Role…

Currently in English our class focus text is ‘If All the World Were’. Today we read up to the part where we discovered that Grandpa has died. We discussed the setting of the room, how it felt empty and bare. We then realised a woman appeared whom we haven’t seen before in the story. We …

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Comparing Numbers…

In Maths, we have been learning to compare numbers. We have used natural resources from outdoors and dienes in class to support our learning. We have been using language such as “greater than” and “less than”. Some of us have even been challenging ourselves by using 3- digit numbers!