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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 use natural colours to reflect the architecture of the time and used light from the fire to create a sense of atmosphere with silhouettes.

 

World War I Battlefields Trip

World War I Battlefields Trip

Last week, twenty children from Year 6  travelled to Belgium as part of their topic work on the World Wars. Led by the ‘Explore4all’ company, the children visited a whole host of places including: both commonwealth and German cemeteries; the Passchendaele Museum and the In Flander’s Field Museum; authentic and original German trenches and Lockangar… Continue Reading

Pirate Adventure

Pirate Adventure

Year 2 had a brilliant day out at the Royal Navy Museum in Hartlepool. Children started the day with a small parade showcasing their fantastic pirate costumes. The children visited the historic 18th century seaport, toured the HMS Trincomalee, visited the exhibition of the HMS Prosperity and much more! Continue Reading

Year 2 – Creative Writing – The Amazing Pebble Story

Year 2 – Creative Writing – The Amazing Pebble Story

In literacy today, Year 2 were busy writing their Amazing Pebble Story. The children put lots of work into their plans and focused on characters, descriptions, settings, a problem and a solution. The theme was pirates! Children focused on a magical pebble that magically transported their character to a period when pirates ruled the seas!… Continue Reading

Year 2: International Week: Malta

Year 2: International Week: Malta

International Week: Malta Year 2 had a great afternoon learning all about Malta, courtesy of Ms Claire-Marie Agius. Children learned all about this interesting country through factual information on culture and tradition. The children also sang Maltese songs and played games before drawing the Maltese flag and the George Cross, which was awarded to Malta… Continue Reading