Christmas fun!

Our Christmas party was great fun on the last full day of term. We played musical chairs, musical bumps, musical statues as well as playing pass the parcel in 2 large circles. We also got to watch Panto Live, a streamed version of a live show of Cinderella. It was a great performance and it was…

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Santa wishes

Today we talked about how Christmas this year might be different for some of our families and the reasons why. We then wrote to Father Christmas and made wishes for other people instead of asking for presents for ourselves. As always Year 2 were incredibly thoughtful and wrote some lovely letters…

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Investigating our bodies

We have learnt how to look after our fabulous bodies this week. Today we were investigating what our bodies can do and how to keep them healthy.

We set the timer for one minute and investigated how many star jumps we could do in one minute. Some of us found star jumps tricky and we realised…

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Dental Hygiene

As well as learning about germ on our hands we've been thinking about the germs on our teeth called plaque. Today Mrs Grierson chewed a disclosing tablet to show us where the plaque collects on our teeth. Then she taught us how to brush our teeth starting with the outsides of our teeth then the…

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Washing with soap and hot water

We know how important it is to wash our hands with soap and hot water in order to kill germs but today we had to think really carefully about our technique!

We washed our hands then covered them in glitterbug potion and shone a UV torch onto our hands. The torch showed up where the germs were…

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Germs, germs, germs!

Today we are thinking about germs and how easily they spread. Mrs Grierson demonstrated how this can quickly happen by covering her hands in purple glitter then handing out the books as normal and going round the table checking books and talking to children one at a time about the task they had to…

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STEM week

During STEM week we are focusing on our human bodies, how they function and how we can best look after them. We started by imagining what our bodies look like inside. We felt our arms, legs, head and body and talked about exactly what it was we were feeling. Once we had drawn our bodies we looked…

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Primary Colour Mixing

This week we had a very quiet meditative lesson as we learnt to mix primary colours in art. We worked really quietly and intensely as we mixed dots of red into our yellow paint, dots of blue into our red paint and dots of blue into our yellow paint. There were lots of 'oohs' and 'aah's' as we…

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Sharing our Faiths

We have been learning about Islam in RE and Beena kindly brought in her prayer mat, scarf and beads to show us how she prays. We listened respectfully and asked questions about Islam which Beena was able to answer.

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Chocolate Maths

This week we had a birthday in class and were given a tub of Roses to help celebrate. We decided to investigate the tub of Roses and found out there were 55 chocolates inside the tub. We then sorted them into different pots and discovered there were 9 different chocolates. We made a bar chart to…

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All about Tigers

This week we finished writing our non chronological reports on tigers. We have been learning about tigers in class, their habitats and diets, why their numbers are declining and how we can be a friend to a tiger. We turned this information into a report and these are displayed along with our tiger…

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PE fun outside

Today was the final lesson in our ball skills unit. We have perfected rolling, throwing and catching techniques with both small and large balls and we managed to have our final session outside in the autumn sunshine.

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