Year 2


This week year 2 have been learning how to find fractions of amounts. We worked really hard to share fruit between different animals at the zoo.

Castle Reports

This week year 2 wrote some fantastic non-chronological reports about castles. They worked really hard to apply all the skills they have learnt over the past two weeks, including how to use the past tense. I have attached some pictures of their amazing writing.  

Garden of Positivity

This week Maple Class started to create our ‘garden of positivity’ display. Children were given a class list and had to record kind words or positive phrases to describe each member of the class. These words were then written onto the petals of each flower.

Today we were paleontologists!

Although rather messy, the children in Year 2 had an amazing time being paleontologists this morning! The children used chisels & hammers to excavate dinosaur teeth. We then matched the teeth to cards to work out which dinosaur they belonged to.

Year 2 Hockey!

Year 2 enjoyed practicing their hockey skills with Mr Driver this week. Well done to all the children for their perseverance and good sportsmanship in P.E this week!

Topic-related vocabulary in Year 2.

Maple Class have been looking at the key features of information texts. We then spent some time identifying & highlighting topic-related vocabulary from non-fiction books. As a class, we generated some really powerful vocabulary which encouraged some amazing discussions.

Year 2 trip to Wingham

Year 2 had an amazing time at Wingham Wildlife Park yesterday. We all got to experience the fearsome T-Rex, the towering Diploducus, the Triceratops, , the Stegasaurus and of course the Velociraptors in the dinosaur park where each dinosaur is brought to life through animated models. We also spent time observing meerkats, penguins, tigers and Continue reading

Character Descriptions in Maple Class.

Year 2 have been working really hard in literacy this week. We used all our prior learning, from last week, to generate a class character description on the dinoasaur from ‘The Dinosaur that Pooped a Planet’. Today, we watched a short video clip of Littlefoot from ‘The Land Before Time’. In partners we wrote an Continue reading