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Well done to our class who took part in a cross country tournament.

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Year 2 enjoyed creating an African Sunset using key skills such as painting, colour-mixing and cutting whilst listening to some African music by Youssou N'Dour - an internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter from Senegal who is famous for combining traditional African music with Cuban rhythms and contemporary music. Some children enjoyed practicing their African dancing to the beats

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Year 2 athletes performed superbly at the Cross Country event at St Joseph's in Frizington.

We took three teams: Team 3 came 3rd and Teams 1 & 2 came joint 1st. Well done!

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Year 2 explored the science behind bubbles.

What makes a bubble? Why are bubbles round? Does temperature affect bubbles? Why do bubbles pop? Is a bubble really transparent?

We experimented making our own bubble wands with pipe cleaners to see if it was possible to make different shaped bubbles.

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Our class had a lovely morning at Lowes Court Gallery in Egremont making observations of a range of different art work by local artists. They thought about what they could see in each piece of artwork, what it reminded them of and how it made them feel. It was really hard to choose a favourite!

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We performed their hearts out at the Country Dancing Festival at Whitehaven Sports Centre.

They danced alongside over 400 other Year 2 pupils from local schools. Great fun was had by all!

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Year 2 have enjoyed a workshop this afternoon learning all about water, how precious it is and how to use it responsibly.

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We have been learning about position and direction.

They went practised giving and following directions outside using mathematical vocabulary.

 

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We thoroughly enjoyed a trip to The Rum Story to learn more about their local connection to Africa.

They learnt about how slaves from Africa were taken by Europeans to the Caribbean to harvest sugar beet to help make Rum for the Jeffersons in Whitehaven.

They then pretended to be slaves and were paraded through the harbour to be sold in the town.

At the end of the afternoon they enjoyed a Caribbean fruit cocktail before heading back to school.

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Year 2 enjoyed a more relaxed day today after working so hard for their SATs.

We are all very proud of their studious attitude. Well done Year 2!
They watched Madagascar (linked to our topic work) and danced in the morning

and finished the day with Afternoon Tea in the garden followed by a story

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Year 2 enjoying their breakfast before their first SATs test.

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We have settled in to our new classroom beautifully

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We enjoyed dressing up as scientists and learning about the really important

discovery made by the famous scientist Edward Jenner

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