Home learning Week 3: Celebrating the 75th VE Day

Year 2 have been very busy learning about VE Day. They completed a reading comprehension about Victory in Europe then did some research of their own. They used this information to write acrostic poems linked to VE Day. The children also shared their preparations and celebrations with the rest of…

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Home learning Week 3: Celebrating the 75th VE Day

Year 2 came together through Class Dojo to celebrate the 75th VE Day. The children found out about Victory in Europe by completing a reading comprehension and carrying out further research of their own. They used what they had learned to write an acrostic poem about VE Day. They also shared…

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Home learning in Year 2: Week 2

Year 2 have been inspired by the actions of Captain Tom Moore. They researched his achievements now and in the past then wrote newspaper articles about him and created some artwork to celebrate his 100th birthday.

 

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Home learning Week 1: P.E.

During week 1 of home learning Year 2 took part in a variety of sports and activities such as cricket, football, walking, running, cycling, dancing with Oti, P.E. with Joe Wicks and trampolining. They know how important it is to exercise for good health.

 

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Celebrating St George's Day

Year 2 were very creative in the ways they chose to celebrate St George'sDay. Some of them chose to draw pictures, make props such as swords, shields, flags and dragons and dress up while others baked St George's Day treats.

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Practical Maths

Year 2 have been working on statistics in Maths. They are finishing off the unit of work by making block graphs. They used information shown in a table to make block graphs using cubes. They asked each other questions about the information they could see, e.g. Which is the least popular? In their…

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Year 2 and Reception Science workshop

We ended National Science Week by dressing up as scientists and having a science workshop delivered by Mrs Robson. We explored solids, liquids and gases. We made predictions about the outcomes and were amazed at the reactions we saw.

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Visit to the local library

This afternoon Year 2 enjoyed a visit to Egremont library. They were very excited to explore some of the more challenging books for the first time and to share these with their peers and the adults. The visit concluded with a story session.

 

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Y2 World Book Day 2020

Today we celebrated World Book Day by coming to school dressed in our pyjamas. We brought in our favourite books and shared them with each other. Then we used our favourite books to create a tally chart and a pictogram in Maths so that we could interpret the results.

 

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Whinlatter trip

As part of their Science topic on Living Things and their Habitats, Year 2 went to Whinlatter Forest Park to take part in a Habitats workshop. They learned about the trees and animals that live in the forest then went exploring to see what they could find. There was much excitement when they…

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Year 2 Cricket

Year 2 had their first cricket session today. They learned how to bowl over arm and tried to hit the wicket with the ball. A great first effort was made by all the children. They can’t wait for their next session so they can learn even more about cricket.

 

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Key Steps gymnastics

Twelve children from Year 2 took part in the Key Steps gymnastics competition at St Gregory’s and St Patrick’s School in Whitehaven. Four children achieved the advanced level and eight children achieved the intermediate level. We are very proud of them all!

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