Author Archives: Mr G Owen

Year 2 – Statistics

Year 2 – Statistics

Year 2 have been working incredibly hard in numeracy and have been learning all about statistics. Children have produced tally charts, pictograms and block diagrams based on votes for favourite colours, sports, subjects and ice-cream flavours!

Children have also been learning how to:

  • Interpret simple pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables.
  • Ask and answer simple questions by counting the number of objects in each category and sorting the categories by quantity.
  • Ask and answer questions about totalling and comparing data

 

Year 2 – Possessives Apostrophes

Year 2 – Possessives Apostrophes

In literacy, Year 2 have been learning all about traditional tales. The story we have been focusing on is the tale of Little Red Riding Hood. Children have been learning how to use singular possession in nouns, for example: the wolf’s claws, grandma’s house and Little Red Riding Hood’s basket. Children have also been focusing… Continue Reading

Year 2: Liturgy

Year 2: Liturgy

In year 2 today, children (liturgy group 3) decided that they wanted to do a liturgy on the theme of ‘happiness’. In preparation, children selected the Advent wreath, a cross, and the bible and placed these special items on our prayer table. The children wanted relaxing music to play as children gathered in a circle… Continue Reading

Year 2: Code.org

Year 2: Code.org

Year 2 children continued their progress in Code.org® today as they worked through a variety of challenging activities involving how to use repeated code, moving objects on a grid, and then programming characters to move in different directions. Continue Reading

Year 2: Phonics

Year 2: Phonics

Phonics – Phase 6 Children continued their learning of singular and plural today and focused on the words: loaf, life and leaf. Children learned that the ‘f’ should be replaced with a ‘v’ or a ‘ve’. life – lives, loaf-loaves, leaf – leaves Continue Reading

Year 2: Art and Design

Year 2: Art and Design

The Great Fire of London Year 2 drew and coloured the front cover for their topic book for the Great Fire of London today. Children looked at historical paintings as a reference and then focused on scale, foreground, middleground and background to try and create a sense of depth to their picture. Children tried to… Continue Reading

Year 2: Advent – Isaiah

Year 2: Advent – Isaiah

Today in R.E., children learned about Isaiah, who was a Hebrew prophet, who was believed to have lived about 700 years before the birth of Jesus Christ. Born in Jerusalem, Israel, he was said to have found his calling as a prophet when he saw a vision in the year of King Uzziah’s death. Isaiah… Continue Reading