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Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Walk to the Shop

This afternoon Sparrow Class walked down to the shop to purchase supplies to make fruits kebabs. The children handled the money and they had to decide what was the best price for strawberries. 

More pictures to come of our fruit kebabs. 


Outdoor Learning

This week, Year Two have worked outside in the garden with Claire for Hyde Park Source. The children did a treasure hunt and learned about the importance of taking care of creatures in the outdoor environment. Next week, parents and careers are invited to come and join in the sessions and work alongside their children in the garden. Sparrows will be outside next week 9 am-10 am and Kingfisher s will be outside 10.15 am until 11.15 am. It might be chilly next week so wear your wellies and wrap up warm. See you in the garden next Wednesday.




Spellings

This week's spellings feature some tricky words using silent letters.

Make sure you know the difference between write and right!


Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Book of the week

This week's book is an amazing mix of both fiction and no-fiction. It is called 'Tigress' by Nick Dowson. It tells the story of a tigress, her two cubs and the challenges they face finding food. It is also full of fascinating information about tigers.

Here is a link to an audio version of the book Year Two will be reading everyday this week.


https://vimeo.com/57710821



Thursday, 10 January 2019

Reading For Pleasure

In Year Two, we are encouraging the children to read for pleasure and to develop a life-long love of books. This week, we have been learning to sing a song from the film 'Mary Poppins Returns'. This song  encapsulates all that we love about reading here at Iveson Primary School.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8lbXKkPG90



Monday, 7 January 2019

Maths - Statistics

This week we are learning about statistics in Maths. We will be collecting and interpreting data using tally charts and pictogram. 


Click on the link below to have a go at creating your own bar chart or pictogram. 


https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?b=maths/interpretingdata



Sunday, 6 January 2019

Happy New Year

Welcome back to the Spring Term.

This week, we will be reading this beautifully illustrated story about a ferocious dragon who  is not like other story book dragons: he has a secret.

Can you guess what it is?

Remember to post a comment when you have read it.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSI3wpySr5Q



Saturday, 15 December 2018

Help with spellings

Here is a link to a great website that has interactive phonics games and spelling activities. These link with our spellings for this week. Get ready for when you find the final word!


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


This week's spellings

The focus for this week is the split o-e sound



Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Homophones - What are they?

This weeks spellings are homophones - words that SOUND the same BUT have different spellings. Here is a link to a short animation which explains the meaning of those tricky words and gives tips on how to learn which is which.


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



Thursday, 6 December 2018

Our Class Books


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9nlu19VU9M



Class Book

Over the last two weeks, Year Two have really enjoyed reading two stories from the well known author Nick Butterworth. The children have enjoyed predicting what might happen in the stories and talking about how animals in stories can often be very funny!


Here is a link to an interactive version of the story 'One Snowy Night'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vChCLsf6DEs



Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Cutting and chopping

Friday, 30 November 2018

Multiplication practice


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



Thursday, 29 November 2018

The Great Fire of London

Sophia has been busy this week creating this lovely picture. We are very impressed. Can you spot Samual Pepys speaking to the King about the disaster? 



Maths Homework




Fire Brigade Visit

Here are some photographs from the fire brigade visit in Year 2. The children had lots of fun looking at all the special equipment, using the hoses and sitting in the fire engine. We found out that the fire engine holds 1000 litres of water. How amazing! 

We are currently writing letters to thank Cookridge Fire Station for a fantastic morning. 





Thursday, 22 November 2018

Maths Homework - Multiplication


The Great Fire of London - Samuel Pepys

This week, the children have continued to enjoy their learning in History. Here is a link to a film clip that shows how the events of The Great Fire of London may have happened.


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



Maths - Multiplication

This week Year Two have been learning about multiplication, using the multiplication symbol and working out the total from pictures.  The next step is for children to explore arrays which can help children calculate multiplication statements. Have a look at how to use arrays below.


https://www.bbc.com/teach/class-clips-video/how-to-use-arrays-to-multiply/zrks382 



This week's spellings

Year 2 Spellings

Friday 23rd November                                               Name ____________________________________________  

WH words

 

Word

1st practise

2nd practise

3rd practise

4th practise

5th practise

 

who

 

 

 

 

 

 

when

 

 

 

 

 

 

why

 

 

 

 

 

 

where

 

 

 

 

 

 

wheel

 

 

 

 

 

 

what

 

 

 

 

 

 

which

 

 

 

 

 

 

whisk

 

 

 

 

 

 

whole

 

 

 

 

 

 

fire

 

 

 

 

 


Thursday, 15 November 2018

This week's spellings


Money, money, money....

A link to a great interactive game to support the children's understanding of money and place value.


https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=diennesandcoinsv3



The Great Fire of London - Samuel Pepys

Next week, as part of our History topic about The Great Fire of London, we will be researching  the significant individual Samuel Pepys, who observed the fire at first hand.

Here is a fantastic website with lots of information, quizzes and games all about him and the fire itself.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/samuel_pepys/teachers_resources.shtml




Thursday, 8 November 2018

Maths - Homework



Maths - Money

We have been counting different amounts this week including pence and pounds. Have a go at making different values using one coin to begin and then move onto mixed coins for an extra challenge. Next week we will continue to look at money by comparing money and finding the difference between amounts. 


https://www.topmarks.co.uk/money/toy-shop-money 



Money, Money, Money

This week in Maths, we have been finding totals with money and using different combinations of coins to make amounts. Here is alink to a great game that will reinforce this learning at home. It's also great fun to play.


https://www.topmarks.co.uk/money/toy-shop-money


This week's spellings


Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Bonfire Night Poems

Year Two have been writing poems about bonfire night. They've included lots of interesting adjectives and verbs. 


By Katy 

By Kyle 




Monday, 5 November 2018

The Great Fire of London

Our new topic in History this half term is 'The Great Fire of London'. Today, the children have written questions about the fire today that they wish to research. These include  

'Where did the fire start?'  'How long did it last?' and 'Why is it called the great fire?'


Here is link to a fantastic website that is full of information to support the children in their learning.


http://www.fireoflondon.org.uk/story/the-fire/