The Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London

Year 2 have been learning about the Great Fire of London. Our first lesson was spent exploring clues about the events of the fire. After establishing a time line of events we explored why the fire was able to speed so quickly. We read newspaper articles and diary...
The Great Fire of Newcastle

The Great Fire of Newcastle

Year 2 have launched into their new history topic with a fantastic workshop about the Great Fire of Gateshead with Richard, the History Bloke. We learnt about life in Victorian Newcastle and Gateshead and looked at how Newcastle Quayside has changed over time.  ...
Earth Day

Earth Day

To celebrate Earth Day, Year 2 have been researching the problems caused by plastic pollution. We learnt about how environmental plastics can be damaging to our local environment and make their way into our oceans. We decided that we should raise awareness of this...
Animals and their offspring

Animals and their offspring

Year 2 have been learning about animals including humans. After a retrieval session looking at the different classifications of animals we explored animals and their offspring. We noticed that mammals, birds and reptiles have offspring which generally look like the...