Year Group Blog

Up, up, up and away…

During book week, we have been writing adventure stories based on The Red Book, a picture book with a twist by Barbara Lehman. We used this picture from the book as a stimulus to write what happened next.

The children …

Lost and Found

This week, we met one of our Year 2 learning goals of navigating using simple compass directions. We made huge chalk maps outside and directed our friends on adventures across wild seas:

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We continued to enquire playfully into our topic …

Ssssh! Listen, what’s that noise?

It’s been another wonderful week of learning in Year 2!

We have been putting our LAMDA skills into practice during English where we performed ‘Quiet’ – a free verse poem about the many sounds that can be heard in a …

A Journey into Magic Lands

Inspired by ‘The Journey’ we created our own magical worlds to help us learn how to write captions.

We enjoyed an afternoon of playful learning based on our Adventurers and Explorers topic. We used our map skills to explore lands …

Exploring and Adventuring

This week, we started learning about our new topic Adventures and Explorers. We began learning about the life of Christopher Columbus through acting together his adventures. Though we quickly started to think that they actually sounded a lot more like …

Welcome to Year 2!

It has been wonderful to welcome and be with all our fresh-faced Swifts and Skylarks to Year 2 this week.

This week we learned about learning – how can we be brilliant learners?

Like… how do we practise in a …

Super Summer Learning Challenge

Have a wonderful and well-deserved summer break Skylarks. We hope you have lots of fun, play and family time. While you’re waiting for dinner, or have ten minutes free here and there, use these times to keep all your fantastic …

Basketball Tournament Invitation

Have you seen the official leaflets?

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On Tuesday 18th July at 2pm, Skylarks will hold a mini basketball tournament to celebrate their topic learning on teamwork.

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Our daily singing seems to be really paying off.. We can still sing in …

Basketball, Maps and Multiplication

Our basketball skills are coming on. Leonie came to give us another coaching session and we’re improving at our chest passes, no-look dribbling, shooting ball grip, and playing as a team. It’s exciting stuff playing mini basketball games in our …

On the Bus

This week, we re-enacted the Off to Market story and so had to get on the bus…

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Until the bus was so full, it wouldn’t go any longer. Our hero Keb, volunteered to get off and push the bus, helping …