Famous Landmarks

Today we had some great fun creating famous landmarks! Each of our tables are named after a City, we have Beijing, Rio, London, Rome and New York. First, we spoke about these cities, which country they were in and where they were in the world- some of us had even visited these cities before!…

Continue Reading

Mindfulness Mornings

Each morning when we arrive in class, we have 20 minutes of relaxation and mindfulness, to help us settle and get ready for the day! This morning our job was to 'finish the doodle', we had to concentrate really well, and we listened to some relaxing music whilst we finished them. We all did some…

Continue Reading

Time Capsules!

It is our first week in Year 2 so we decided to make time capsules. We discussed what time capsules were and why they are so important, we thought they were super interesting! Then we carefully decorated a paper cup to make our time capsule, and wrote our name and "Do not open until July…

Continue Reading

Christianity in action

We've been learning about the work the Apostles did after Jesus went back to heaven.  Filled with the Holy Spirit, they felt brave and excited to teach people about Jesus and make them followers. These people became known as the early Christians and we as Christians today continue to hold their…

Continue Reading

Seed dispersal

We had such fun in science this week!  We learnt all about seed dispersal as part of our topic on plants; we found out that seeds can be dispersed by floating on water, be blown by the wind, stick to animals and humans, explode and be eaten and then pooed out by animals and humans too. Mrs Nadin…

Continue Reading

What are the best conditions for growing beans?

 

In our science lessons, we're always behaving like scientists and asking questions that we want to find out the answers to.   We looked at different types of seeds and bulbs, we observed their colour, size and shape. Then Mrs Nadin showed us what the bulbs would grow into; we couldn't believe…

Continue Reading

Collective Worship - Refugees

Our collective worship theme this week was Refugees. We didn't know much about what a refugee or a displaced person/s was when Mrs Nadin asked us. We watched a video on the Save the Children website and learned what a refugee is, why people become refugees and how we can help them. We listened to…

Continue Reading

Breakfast with Jesus

In our RE lessons,we've been learning all about the Resurrection and how the disciples were so excited and overjoyed to see their best friend Jesus again.

We read the story of Jesus appearing by the shores of Lake Tiberias and helping the disciples to fill their nets with fish after a whole…

Continue Reading

The Resurrection of Jesus

Year Two have been learning about the Resurrection in our RE lessons. We discussed how the disciples and Jesus' other friends and family would be feeling after they saw him die on Good Friday. Then we listened to the story of Easter Sunday, pausing at different parts to discuss the feelings of the…

Continue Reading

Collective Worship - Teamwork

Year Two's collective worship theme this week was Teamwork. As part of our worship, Mrs Nadin challenged us to work as a team to order ourselves in height order from shortest to tallest. Easy you might think but we had to do it without talking! We worked fantastically as a team and were successful…

Continue Reading

Green fingers!

Year 2 have taken on the planting beds in the church car park! Year 5 and Mr Mee very kindly prepared the beds for us by weeding, turning over the soil and tidying up the planting beds. We have planted lots of different seeds in the hope of growing a variety of vegetables and flowers.

We…

Continue Reading

Reading Dens

We have been using Little Red Reading Hood by Lucy Rolland and Ben Mantel in our writing. It's all about the magic of books and Reading. We talked all about all the wonderful places where we like to read and what we got from books. Then we built ourselves some cosy reading dens in the classroom.…

Continue Reading

© Copyright 2019–2021 St Francis RC Primary School