Welcome to Year 2
This page will keep you up to date with our learning.
To mark the fact that we have finished our SATs, we used our measuring skills to make celebration drinks. We mixed different juices and topped them off with fresh fruit - delicious!
Today Farmer Pete was able to show us a two minute old calf! We were able to see the mother cow licking her calf dry. We are going to be naming the calf and we are busy thinking of lots more questions about life on the farm.
Welcome to the Summer Term!
This term our first topic is 'The Nature of Life.' We will be exploring the lives of plants and animals, thinking about life cycles and food chains. We have lots of exciting activities planned!
Thank you to all those of you who came to our SATs meeting on Thursday.
Here is the powerpoint for anyone who would like a refresher or was not able to make the session.
WORLD BOOK DAY
We came to school wearing T shirts with clues to one of our favourite books.
Year Two reading mornings ...
These take place every Tuesday morning at 8.30am. Come and join in. It’s great reading practice and much warmer than standing out in the cold!
Happy New Year!
Welcome back! Our new topic is called 'Freeze It!'
We will be finding out about the different effects of heating and cooling. We got our topic off to a great start with some dry ice experiments.
We had a great trip to Knowles Transport in Wimblington. The children looked around the yard, investigated the warehouse and had the chance to look at all the different vehicles that operate there. We went into the office and found out about the way that orders are tracked and we could see the location of individual lorries on a map. We looked at the amazing collection of vintage vehicles including the only working gas turbine lorry in the world.
The whole team at Knowles were brilliant at showing and explaining. It was a very memorable day!
We are finding out about special places for Christians so we went to visit Chatteris Parish Church. Rev Wendy showed us around and we spent time drawing interesting details.
This week we planned the Macmillan Coffee morning. We made flap jack and chocolate crispy cakes and we practised songs and poems to perform at the coffee morning.
We were delighted that so many people came and we raised an amazing £420 which we counted ourselves.
This week we had our first early morning run session. Thanks to those who came; it was great fun! Early morning runs are on Tuesday mornings at 8.25am. Remember to come in your PE kit and bring your school clothes.
We read the poem 'Inside of Me' by John Agard and this gave us the idea of making our organs using food!
...jelly cauliflower brain ... squashy, slimy sausage intestine, throbbly red pepper heart!
We explored our senses by carrying out an experiment to see whether we can taste foods if we cannot smell them.
It was harder to guess the flavour of crisps if we couldn't smell them.
This week we introduced our new topic with a day of super human activities.
We turned ourselves into super heroes and shared what we already know about the human body and how to keep our body healthy.
We have had a great start to the new term. The children have worked really well with their new classmates and they have enjoyed some exciting new games at lunchtimes.