Year Group Blog

Shakespeare, Potions and the Masked Ball

The Montagues and Capulets were arguing again this week, with their fury and resentment on full show…

At the Capulets residence, the masked ball was going so well…

“The chandeliers glistened wonderfully. The people smiled as they danced on the

3…2…1…Lift Off!

This week has been Science week! In keeping with our sixties themed topic we have been learning all about rockets; from the history of The Space Race to the study of aerodynamics.

Our week launched off with an experiment involving …

Sixties Art, Mysterious Creatures and Keeping Safe Online

As part of our art and design learning, we have been stitching some sixties artwork with Mrs Stanley:

Another rather amazing sixties artefact landed this week – a personal letter from John F. Kennedy to a family member of one …

Picasso, Passover and Moral Dilemmas…

It’s been a jam-packed week of learning!

We have really enjoyed exploring the book ‘Alexander the Great Dane’ by Chris Capstick about some over-sized Egyptian cats who make dogs their slaves. In revenge, the dogs create an escape plan to …

Love and Happiness

What’s in happiness? What makes us joyful? We think these are important things to know. We put these treasured things in our jars and then used them to help us write poems.

An amazing picture appeared this week of one …

The Jar of Happiness

Welcome back and a very happy new year to all of our Skylark and Swift families.

To kick off our week we looked at a lovely book called ‘The Jar of Happiness’ about a girl called Meg who collects in …

The curious case of the missing rabbit…

The hard work hasn’t stopped yet!! We have been superb authors this week, drafting, editing and publishing our letter to Bear about his stolen hat and the missing rabbit…

In Maths we have had lots of fun, stretching our brains …

Rehearsing for Christmas

What is the meaning of Christmas?

These last few weeks, we have been thinking about this, asking our own questions that think about others, and learning the Story of the Nativity. We look forward to seeing Reception classes performance next …

Deep Thinking…

We have had a brain stretching week in Year 2! In English we began our new unit on ‘Instructions’ with a Philosophy for Children (P4C) session discussing ‘What would life be like if we didn’t have any instructions?’

Answers ranged …

Expert Visitors, Fair Testing, Building Houses, Bridges, Programming…ヾ( ̄0 ̄ )ノ

We owe a big thank you to Dr Jackson, an expert at the University in 17th Century British History, for coming and giving such a fabulous and informative talk to us about the Great Fire of London. We all learned …