Hand washing

We have been discussing the importance of hand washing and carried out an experiment to demonstrate this. The pepper represents the germs. Wash your hands and stay safe!

NSPCC assembly

        Today we had a special assembly with ladies from the charity NSPCC, they brought along with them Buddy the mascot who is a speech bubble.  The ladies spoke to us about hitting, hurting children’s feelings, not being looked after properly and bullying. “Buddy says these things Read more…

Year 2 World Book Day

We had a wonderful day in Year 2 celebrating World Book Day! We designed book covers, wrote character descriptions and made our own bookmarks. Our theme was to dress up as a character from our selection of Bookflix books. Well done for all your super efforts!

Information reports in Year 2

In our English lessons we have been learning about non chronological reports and developing our own. The children carried out independent research to gather facts about their chosen subject. The children used their computing skills to copy and paste a photo of their chosen animal which could be included in Read more…

Sculpture in Year 2

This term in art we are learning about the work of Pippa Hill, this week we have been practicing our techniques; rolling, pulling, carving, creating holes and joining the clay. We will be designing and making our own sculptures.

Super Science Workshop!

Reception and Key Stage One were amazed this morning by Adrian Bowden who demonstrated some exciting experiments and talked about properties of materials. They tested to see what would be the most waterproof material, discovered what material would make the softest cushion and mixed liquids to create enormous bubbles.

Christmas Fun in Year 2

We have had a busy week so far, yesterday morning we were getting ready for our party, making party hats, decorating place mats and then had lots of fun at our Christmas party. Today we had a special visitor … Father Christmas! The children were very lucky and all received Read more…

Pizza Making in Year 2

We have been developing our understanding of healthy eating and having a balanced diet. We have also been learning about hygiene and the importance of hand washing. To end this topic, the children have designed and made a pizza, taking into consideration their new knowledge.

Key Stage 1 Nativity

This week we performed our production, ‘The Midwife Crisis’ for our parents, grandparents and other family members. We are very proud of our talented pupils who have worked hard to make  the play a huge success. Thank you for your continued support.

Making a Christmas decoration

In Year 2 we have been getting ready for Christmas, whilst developing our understanding of writing instructions. We have made Christmas decorations to make our classroom tree look beautiful, follow our instructions below if you would also like to make Christmas decorations for your tree.

Healthy eating in Year 2

In Year 2, we have been learning about the eatwell plate and a variety of different foods. We looked at the children’s dinners and plotted them on the eatwell plate. The children then analysed their dinner, explaining where improvements could be made and identifying if they had a balanced meal. Read more…

Black History Month

October is Black History Month in the UK and it has been celebrated nationwide for nearly 40 years. This month was founded to recognise the contributions that all black  people have made to this country over many generations.

In our English lessons we have been doing work around the film ‘Song of the Sea’. The children have been working hard to develop alliteration and interesting vocabulary into their sentences. We had a magical chest in our classroom, just like the one in the film. Using our senses we Read more…

Year 2 Scientists

Today we completed an experiment to discover the importance of hygiene. We made our own ‘germs’ using glitter and hand sanitizer. Three children had ‘germs’ on their hand and after 5 minutes the ‘germs’ had spread onto everybody else. We demonstrated how ‘germs’ spread when we sneeze and how they Read more…

Music in Year 2

In Year 2 the children have enjoyed playing the glockenspiels, focusing on following the music to ensure they hit the right note. They impressed me with their concentration.

A successful start in Year 2

In Year 2 we have had a wonderful start to the year. As you can see in the pictures below, we have been busy reading, practicing yoga, gymnastics, maths, science and history. What has been your favourite thing about coming back to school?

Year 1 artists

We have been learning about Georgia O’Keeffe, who is an artist that paints flowers. We drew and painted our own flowers following her style of art. The children carefully mixed their colours using black and white, to create different tones.