Year 2

Logic, challenge, and maths games – Year 2

Logic, challenge, and maths games – Year 2

Logic, challenge, and maths games – Year 2

Children participated in a carousel of logic, challenge, and maths activities today. Working as part of a team, children had to independently read and follow instructions, discuss the challenge, and then decide and agree upon the best way to complete the task. The games focused on the following skills:

  • Physical skills — from holding puzzle pieces and turning them until they fit.
  • Cognitive skills — as they solve the problems of a puzzle.
  • Emotional skills — they learn patience and are rewarded when they complete the puzzle.

 

Year 2 – Shiver me timbers! There be pirates among these seas!

Year 2 – Shiver me timbers! There be pirates among these seas!

Pirates Ahoy there! As promised in the previous blog… get ready for some fabulous pirate inspired imagery from the Year 2 children! Children used a green screen app. to create these authentic looking scenes. The children created these images to help inspire their creative writing of the Magic Pebble Story and I’m sure you will… Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

In Forest School the children took part in a wide range of fun and educational cross-curricular activities throughout May. Reception investigated the effects of sea pollution. They recreated the sea bed using gravel, shells and sea creatures then added food colouring, oil and rubbish to demonstrate how this impacts the sea. Year 1 enjoyed pond… Continue Reading

The Amazing Pebble – Green Screen Activities – Year 2

The Amazing Pebble Story – Year 2 Year 2 had the opportunity to use a green screen in class last week as they aimed to enhance their creative story telling! A visit from GEM Education allowed the children to explore literacy through different mediums! Children worked in pairs and took photographs of one another standing… Continue Reading

Lego Club-Space

Lego Club-Space

The challenge the children faced today was to create something with Lego that might be found in SPACE. The children were all very creative and made aliens, space rockets, a moon car and a space house. Great use of imagination for the final Lego club. Well done! Continue Reading

Year 2 SATs Information

Year 2 SATs Information

Dear parents, The following information is intended to answer any questions you may have on the Year 2 SATs 2018 as well as to provide useful links to previous SAT papers. What are SATs? SATs are national tests that children take twice during their primary school life. Firstly, at the end of Key Stage 1 (KS1) in… Continue Reading

Lego Club

Lego Club

In Lego club this week the children were challenged to make a vehicle. They worked together and came up with some brilliant ideas. They produced a range of vehicles including a cruise ship, a crane, a scooter, a car and a flying super-hero. Well done children! Continue Reading

Year 2 – Topic Web – Pirates

Year 2 – Topic Web – Pirates

YEAR 2 – INFORMATION FOR PARENTS – PIRATES Ahoy, matey. Shiver me timbers, the pirate topic is about to begin, so avast ye as important information lies within the links below! Year 2 – Letter to Parents – Pirates Year 2 – Topic Web – Pirates The children found some of the pirate vocabulary quite… Continue Reading