Year 2 Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies come from Mr McGowan's old Year 2 class who are now in Year 3.   These children volunteer on a Thursday lunchtime and then, with training,support Year 2 children who want to practice and improve their reading. It is a pleasure to listen to the children talking and the amazing…

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Year 2 Marshmallow and wood towers investigation

Year 2's challenge was to make the tallest tower that would stand on its own, using as many barbecue sticks and marshmallows. 

 

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Year 2 Tower Building

In our topic the challenge was to build the tallest stable tower, that could withstand a wind blowing. After our first experiment the children decided that planning and talking was the best way to start, before building the tower. Here is what happened next! 

 

 

 

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Year 2 Skipton Castle Trip

On the 18th of September Year 2 were very excited about going to Skipton Castle. It was the perfect day to visit this fantastic medieval castle. The highlights were the Guardrobe or Long Drop and the dungeon where prisoners would be kept for up to 13 weeks, before going to York. There were also…

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Save the egg!

In our Engage science activity the children in Year 2 worked in their teams to talk about, plan, make and carry out this task. Each group was given a selection of materials, which they could choose from that would stop an egg from breaking when dropped from our fair test height. It was a tricky…

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Life Cycle Animation Year 2

In Year 2 we used the App I Can Animate and the inspiration of Aardman Animations Morph to develop our own Minibeast life cycle animations in  our teams. It took lots of planning, editing and sharing of ideas, but gradually the animations came together and we shared some of them with Miss Ramsay…

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Reading Buddies

Every Thursday the kind volunteers from Year 3 come to Year 2 and listen to help us with our reading. The Year 3  Reading Buddies have training from Mr McGowan on how to support and make reading fun. All the children involved love this session and there is a long waiting list of volunteers. Why…

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Wheely Day!

Each half term a class chooses a treat for all the children in KS 1 and 2 who have not lost any of their Golden Time. This time it was Year 5 who chose a Wheely day for us all to enjoy. Well done to all the children who enjoyed the afternoon. In previous half terms we have had a cinema trip, a…

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Bug Hunting!

In our Wriggle and Crawl Topic we have been investigating mini-beasts and their habitats. The children worked in their teams to find a variety of creatures and decide on what they would need to survive. What a fun and exciting afternoon we had! 

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