Year Group Blog

School’s (nearly) out for summer!

Year 2. Our last blog post of the year. What an honour it has been to teach you. We have LOVED learning with you, getting to know you, growing with you and having lots of fun! It has been amazing. …

Islam, Empathy, Archery, Our Bodies, Algebra… Busy week!

A huge thank you to our Year 2 parent who came to teach us lots of rich knowledge about the Islamic faith. It was fascinating to hear new facts that built on what we have been learning about in class:…

If you want to go far, go together…

The teamwork that has taken place over this week has been AMAZING. In English, we have been writing and performing poems about teamwork.

Some of us have even attempted to put the poem to this piece of music… https://safeshare.tv/my/safeviews/ss5b3633bfadd34/play

In …

A mural of the future

This week we started an historic art lesson that will form part of a large mural on our dining wall. We got to it…

We look forward to seeing the next part.

Our teamwork efforts are paying off and we’re …

Sweet Summer

We have enjoyed a very sweet start to the summer as we have learned more about sugar; its history, sugar around the world and the affect that sugar has on our bodies.

We have been publishing information booklets sharing our …

Sugar Learning Addicts

We seem to have become sugar experts in Year 2 (if we do say so ourselves!). We know how sugar travels through the body:

…the history of sugar:

…how much sugar there is in soft drinks:

And how so many …

Teamwork makes the dream work…

Welcome back everyone! This week has been jam-packed full of lots of super learning.

In Maths we have been solving very important problems…what on earth should Mr Beattie wear at the weekend?! Fancy hat…star shaped sunnies?

We created codes for …

Robot Learning Quests

We teamed up this week to design a robot that would do good in the world. We agreed and put our ideas together. There were some impressive designs with real purpose in mind.

And after having designed our fantasy worlds …

Getting Creative…

We’ve been getting creative this week!
In English we created a quest for our Sphero robots to go on, imagining they were the protagonist in our fantasy story. We designed and made the course and then wrote a set of …

Rise of the Robots

We had two very special robot expert guests this week… Mr Monti, who works on the Amazon Alexa team, who came to teach us some of the inner workings of robots, and then Mr Fletcher from Cambridge Consultants, who visited …