Year 2 – ‘Potter’ and ‘Browne’ Blog
This week we have been learning about the Wright Brothers and the first powered flight. We compared them to the brave people from the past that we studied last term. Most children decided that they would NOT like to be on the plane that the Wright Brothers built! The children made their own paper planes […]
It has been a short but busy week. We have looked at the story ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ and written a careful description of the giant warning people to watch out for him. Quinn has been chosen as Star of the Week as her description was so good. We have been continuing our ‘ fair […]
Potter’s Super Science Skills
Potter’s Super Science Skills This week in Potter class we have continued with our Science topic ‘materials’. Children have used lots of scientific skills by going on a hunt around the school to find out which materials different objects are made from. Children have also sorted objects according to their properties and have learned lots […]
Let it Snow!
Year 2 finishing off their science mini-mission with snow people and melting experiments.
Year 2 Stay Safe with Forest Fires
In Forest School, Mrs Griffiths lit a fire and taught the children how to stay safe around fire. The children sharpened their own willow sticks and cooked some dough on the fire. They were extremely sensible and made me very proud.
Habitat in a box
In our mini mission this week the children have been learning about habitats and how the animals that live there are suited to their environment. They have all made a ‘habitat in a box’ this afternoon. I was very pleased with their creativity, imagination and independence (and tidying up!)
No More Worries for Year 2!
This week we have read the story ‘Silly Billy’ by Anthony Browne and made our own worry dolls. We have been talking about our worries and what we can do to help ourselves if we have worries. Tonight, the children have brought their worry dolls home. They may want to put them under their pillows […]
As part of our mini mission ‘Poles Apart’ the children tasted food from around the world. They have sampled black beans from Brazil, fried rice with sweet and sour sauce from China, falafel from Egypt, pineapple from Hawaii and BBQ chicken from Australia. They spent time exploring these different cultures, their flags, landmarks and traditions. […]
Year 2 become Native Americans for the day
On Tuesday, Year 2 took part in some Native American activities. We did some weaving using pond reeds, drew some native american symbols using sticks and berry juice which we crushed with rocks and made our own headdresses just like the Chief of a tribe would have worn.