Year 2 Blog
How long can you keep a bubble in the air before it bursts? The children certainly had fun trying to investigate this. After making a mixture of water, washing up liquid and glycerin they dipped their straws into the mixture and blew. Working in small groups they took turns whilst recording how many seconds they […]
Can flowers change their colour? The children certainly think so! After writing their own prediction, they each placed a flower into a vase containing food colouring and will observe over the course of the week by keeping a record of any changes. Watch this space!
British Science week 2017 has landed! To kick start off the week Year 2 took part in a kite making workshop. They made their own kite out of paper, string and tape. A simple design but very effective. After their first flight the children then decided what they would like to add to their kite […]
This week the children enjoyed taking part in a science investigation in the outdoor environment searching for things that are living, dead or never been alive! Lots of discussion followed as to what should be placed within these groups. In class they finished with a Big Question – Is a flame alive? In P.E the […]
A stupendous selection of costumes were worn by the children as they took part in World book day by dressing up as their favourite book characters. They attended an assembly in the hall where they had a chance to see all the other classes and take part in a book quiz. Lots of fun was […]
Year 2 went to visit the local Oshwal, Jain Temple in Northaw. They were able to see symbols that they have been learning about in class and were amazed to see the giant symbol of the hand which means – stop, think twice before you do something! Inside the Temple they were very respectful and showed […]
The children have been busy making cards for Mr Frost and writing personal leaving messages to him. He was overjoyed to receive them and had a good chuckle reading some of the messages which included ‘you can put your feet up now!’ Later on in the afternoon they had an extra playtime together with a […]
Year 2 had a lovely day visiting London Zoo. They attended a Life cycles workshop where they had the opportunity to engage with various props to promote their understanding of their current science topic, Animals Including Humans. Later the children were delighted to visit the animals at the Zoo. It was particularly special for the children […]
This week the children learnt all about multiplication. They explored concrete objects before drawing their own pictorial representations. They have enjoyed answering quick fire questions on their 2, 5 and 10 x’s tables.
Such a busy,busy, busy Christmas week! Monday and Tuesday Year 2 took part in the KS1 Nativity play and in the afternoon some children performed in the Year 2 music concert. Wednesday the children enjoyed their christmas lunch and taking part in the Pope Paul’s Got Talent Show. Lastly on Friday they attended the Wyllotts […]