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Tuesday, 17 July 2018

We've found a new Maths game, try it at home and beat the clock!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/game/ma23capa-game-taking-measures-capacity



Summer is nearly here and so is our coding challenge! Can you code it?

http://iveson-primary.co.uk/code/



Thursday, 12 July 2018

This week's spellings


Monday, 9 July 2018

Our new high score is 26! Can you beat it?

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button



Sunday, 8 July 2018

This week's whole class reading book......

This week, Year Two will be reading and discussing Meerkat Mail by Emily Gravett. Below is a link to an animated version of the story.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GUQt4VJ5DI




Researching Kenya

As part of our Geography and Science this term, we have been learning about Kenya. Here is a link to a really good website that has lots of information about all aspects of the country. 

There are videos to watch, games to play and facts to learn-


https://www.3dgeography.co.uk/facts-about-kenya

10 Facts about Kenya

Mount Kenya is a volcano,  the tallest mountain in Kenya. 

  1. The full name of Kenya is the Republic of Kenya

  2. The main languages of Kenya are Kiswahili and English

  3. The main religion is Christianity. 82% of people are Christian.

  4. The country was named after Mount Kenya.

  5. The money used in Kenya is called the Kenya shillings.

  6. There are numerous national parks in Kenya.

  7. Lake Turkana National Park and Mount Kenya national park are world heritage sites.

  8. Kenya is the 49th largest country in the world.

  9. The internet country code for Kenya is .ke

  10. The last time a volcano erupted in Kenya was 1922.




Any learning that takes place at home is welcome to be shared with the class.

Friday, 6 July 2018

Reading

We have new library books this week, we're really enjoying some longer and more exciting books.

Ask us what they're about!

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Next week we start reading a new book.

Have a sneak peak here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZRsmqjpELc&safe=active



Our top scorer got 21 on his 3 times table today! Can you beat it?

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button



Tuesday, 26 June 2018

We're very interested in the man swimming across the ocean!

Keep up with where he is here!

http://thelongestswim.com/live-tracker/



Sunday, 24 June 2018

Try out this maths game to work on your operations!

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/blast-off



Friday, 22 June 2018

Fun with Phonics

Here is a link to an interactive game we use in class to practise applying our phonics skills. It is especially good for those tricky split digraphs - long vowels.


http://www.ictgames.com/djCow/index.html



Thursday, 21 June 2018

Our topic this term is Kenya

This film clip shows some of the geographical features of Kenya and is a great introduction to the country.

There are other clips on this brilliant website so you can use it to research and find out more at home.


https://www.bbc.com/education/clips/zrsgkqt



Spellings of the week


We enjoyed hear the stories written by Year 6

Some of us showed them our story writing as well.


Friday, 15 June 2018

Happy Eid Everybody!

We hope you enjoy celebrating with your families and friends!


Thursday, 14 June 2018

We have been learning about the dangers of smoking

Look at one of posters we made

Have a look at another version of the story we have been reading this week

https://youtu.be/fTfhCpCnGX4




This week's spellings


Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Our Trip

We saw some amazing animals at Yorkshire Wildlife Park today!

Thursday, 7 June 2018

This week's spellings


Wednesday, 6 June 2018

How good are you with fractions?

Try out this game on purple mash!


https://www.purplemash.com/#app/games/mg2/pizza



We're reading The Enormous Turnip at the moment, why not take a look at another version!

http://www.communication4all.co.uk/Traditional%20Tales/The%20Enormous%20Turnip%20Story%20Book.pps



Sunday, 3 June 2018

Get to know our website

Following recent parent feedback, we have published a new series of videos on our YouTube channel that will help parents to find the information they need on our school website. Follow this link to the playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF_oI4RHM77OCen7XaDkEElWcZPhDioac More videos to be posted soon.

Saturday, 2 June 2018

We open on Tuesday 5th

School opens on Tuesday 5th June. We hope that you are having a restful break. All of our term dates are on our website. 

Saturday, 26 May 2018

New book?

If you are looking for a new book, check out this great online tool:

Need a new book?

If you are looking for a new book, check out this great online tool:

Friday, 25 May 2018

Holiday homework

Can you try making your own den at home?


Take a picture or draw it to show the rest of the class!

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Try this at home

Practise your time telling with this fun games!

Monday, 21 May 2018

Outdoor Learning Week is here

Year Two had a fantastic start to the week by making dens with Chris, an expert den builder.

Take a look at the results of our team work.



Saturday, 19 May 2018

Outdoor Learning Week

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

How much do you know about plants?

http://flash.topmarks.co.uk/2264



Friday, 4 May 2018

Try the hit the button game with your times tables!

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button



Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Ideas to support learning at home

This website form the BBC is full of informative, fun and helpful activities to support your child's learning at home. It has activities that link to the National Curriculum which reinforce concepts taught in school. We use it in school as well so the children should be able to navigate the pages easily. Have a look.

https://www.bbc.com/education/levels/z3g4d2p



Thursday, 26 April 2018

Coming soon.....

Next week we begin a two week English unit on 'Instructions'

Who wants to make an origami cat?


Puppets

Here are some of the amazing puppets the children have sewn themselves.

We have been evaluating our finished projects.


Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Our topic this term is plants!

Take a look at the different parts of a plant


http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3wpsbk



Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Design Technology - sewing puppets

In Year Two, we have enjoyed learning how to sew. We are applying our new skill to making glove puppets out of felt.

This links with our learning in history which is how toys have chnaged within living memory.

It is teaching us how to be resilient.

Just wait until they are finished!

Friday, 23 March 2018

Sports Relief

Year Two had a fantastic exercise session with the body coach Joe Wicks today. Here is the link to have a go at home.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TGEdzRzSbw&t=430s



Thursday, 22 March 2018

Look at our descriptive writing

We have been creating our own characters for a story with a 'twist'. Meet The Elephant Who Came to Tea!

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Year Two have been enjoying the snow.

We were inspired by the snow to write a poem together, and then we built a snowman at playtime!

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Toys at Abbey House Museum

Today is the day!

Today we are setting off to investigate toys of the past at Abbey House Museum.

We're very excited!!

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Monday, 19 February 2018

Habitats Holiday Homework

Welcome back.

We have had some stunning 3D animal habitats brought into school today.

Have a look -



Thursday, 8 February 2018

RNLI Water Safety Assembly

We had a fantastic assembly today from two members of the RNLI.

The children learned about how to stay safe in water and which flags to look for when they visit the beach.

Here's Qadir dressing up as a lifeguard


Monday, 5 February 2018

We wrote some fantastic stories based on Geoerge and the Dragon.

We shared them with Robins class

Friday, 2 February 2018

Art in Year Two

 

We have enjoyed creating mono-prints this week. We have been inspired by the story 'George and the Dragon' and used fiery colours!











 




 






 





 


Art in Year Two

We have enjoyed creating mono-prints this week. We have been inspired by the story 'George and the Dragon' and used fiery colours!





 


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Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Monday, 22 January 2018

Measure Game

Try our measuring game from our maths lesson today!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/starship/maths/games/alien_cookbook/big_sound/full.shtml



Thursday, 18 January 2018

This week's spellings


Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Try our Purple Mash spelling ctivities!

https://www.purplemash.com/site#tab/pm-home/literacy/spelling_teacher_resources/spelling_sow_y2



Friday, 12 January 2018

Book of the week

Next week's book is a folk tale set in India called The Wizard Punchkin

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Wizard-Punchkin-India-Puffin-Tales/dp/0140506764


https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/519EK111KAL._SX352_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg


Thursday, 4 January 2018

Try out some shape games at home!

https://www.purplemash.com/#tab/pm-home/maths/patterns_and_shapes/maths_shape_properties