Our Visit to Blackpool!

Today we went on a trip to Blackpool as part of our topic 'Coastline'. When we arrived in Blackpool we visited the RNLI centre. We learned all about how to stay safe at sea, got to see the rescue boats and got to see all the equipment the RNLI volunteers need! The coastguard also paid us a visit,…

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Printing Coastal Features

In topic, we have been looking at human and physical features of a coastline. Today, we recapped these and used printing to create a coastal picture. We first designed a stamp on a piece of card, and then we used a glue gun to make them '3D'. Next, we used watercolor to make a background of sand,…

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Cycling in the sunshine!

Another super session of cycling today!  We had a fantastic time cycling in the sunshine; some of us who can't ride yet practised balancing with the balance bikes and some of us who are able to cycle, rode around on the pedal bikes.  Craig taught us how to use the brakes properly and how to ride…

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Times Tables

This week in maths we were developing our times' tables skills further. We were given a number and had to work out as many times table and division facts as we could. We used cubes to help us work out how many equal groups we could make. We quickly remembered the link between our times' tables and…

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Recapping Time

This week in Maths we are revisiting time! We have learned how to tell the time, and made these clocks to help us remember. These clocks were excellent for us to use throughout the week to help us remember how to tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes. We have all made amazing progress and lots of…

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Cycling!

We had so much fun in our first cycling lesson this week!  We are really lucky that Craig from the National cycling academy is coming to teach us cycling skills and how to ride a bike on Wednesday afternoons this term.  We can't wait for next week!

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Jubilee Day!

Today we were celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee! We had a fun filled day, where we did lots of activities including a reading activity all about the queen, and a range of artwork we did with Year 1. We had great fun and had the opportunity to show the rest of the school what we had done in…

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Observational Sketches of Shells

Today we had to do some observational sketches of shells. We started by learning some key skills for observational sketches, which included things like looking very closely at the object you’re drawing and thinking about it’s texture. We then looked at skills for sketching and watched an artist…

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Pirate Pete Performance Poetry

This week we have been looking at all kinds of poetry linked to our topic, coastlines. Today, we had a go at performance poetry. We learned about how to perform our poems effectively, we had to think about the tone of our voice, the tempo we read, how we will stand, and the actions we will do.…

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Looking for growth!

We went down to the planting beds today to see how our seeds are getting on and if there were any signs of life.  We were so happy to spot some new shoots that were poking through the soil!  We gave the shoots a good water and will check on them regularly.

 

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Den Building Fun

This half term, Year 2 have been working really hard to get their class treat. We have just had a busy week of SATS and so we definitely deserved a treat! We got lots of materials and pegs, and we had a go at some den building. We created some amazing dens which we had time to play in before…

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Position and Direction

This week in maths, we are looking at position and direction. We have recapped the terms quarter turn, half turn, three-quarter turn and full turn, and clockwise and anti-clockwise. In today's lesson, we used a character to help us work out some questions relating to position and direction. For…

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