Author Archives: Mr G Owen

Year 2 – Creative Writing

Year 2 – Creative Writing

Creative Writing – The Witch
Children looked at how to interpret an image today and wrote a creative piece of writing based on an image entitled the Witch. Children focused on sentence openers, adjectives to describe nouns, using a comma to separate items in a list, and capital letters and full stops to demarcate sentences. Children worked with their talk partners and discussed the image before sharing their ideas with the class.

 

 

 

Year 2 – Signs and Symbols

Year 2 – Signs and Symbols

Year 2 finished their R.E. topic – Signs and Symbols – by producing an image based on some of the areas covered in baptism. Children chose to do a white dove as a symbol of peace, a lit baptism candle, and rays of sunlight to represent Jesus as the light of the world.    Continue Reading

Year 2 – Multi-skills

Year 2 – Multi-skills

Year 2 displayed their ball-control skills today in our P.E. lesson. Children did a number of fun warm-up activities before focusing on using their feet to dribble a ball and their hands to bounce and throw a ball. Children took part in a number of specific activities designed to focus on movement, coordination and balance.… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Subtraction

Year 2 – Subtraction

In mathematics this week, Year 2 children have been learning about subtraction. Children looked at different vocabulary such as: take away, subtraction, minus, difference… before focusing on subtracting a two-digit number from a two-digit number using a number line. Children had plenty of opportunities to use this strategy so they felt confident for the start… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Writing

Year 2 – Writing

In Year 2 today, children worked hard on their retell of Miranda’s Beach Day, as they continue to read stories with familiar settings. They’ve already read The Whales’ Song and Little Turtle and the Songs of the Sea. For today’s lesson, children also added images to their writing and concentrated on imagery that reflected their… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Art and Design

Year 2 – Art and Design

Year 2 have been working on their printing skills in art and design over the last few weeks and the end results look incredible! Children used various materials to link their art and design to our topic and created their own stencils using card and string to create some truly creative and original designs.      Continue Reading

Year 2 – R.E. Baptism

Year 2 – R.E. Baptism

Year 2 started their new R.E. topic this week, which is all about Baptism. Children have started a non-chronological report on Baptism and today looked at the welcome process of the church. Children also acted out the events of a family taking their child to church to be baptised. Christians believe that everyone is invited… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Judaism – Shabbat

Year 2 – Judaism – Shabbat

Year 2 enjoyed learning more about Shabbat this week and focused on the items used when setting the table. The table is traditionally covered with a white tablecloth and richly set with the fanciest tableware owned. Silver candle stick holders are placed upon the table; cutlery is cleaned and polished; two loaves of sweet bread… Continue Reading