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Wednesday, 6 November 2019

The Great Fire of London

This week, the children have enjoyed finding out about the Great Fire of London in English and History. Here is a link to a film clip that shows how the events of The Great Fire of London may have happened.



Saturday, 21 September 2019

Sunday, 21 July 2019

This week's book - Meerkats

To link with our Geography topic of Kenya, we will be reading this non-fiction book about Meerkats.
The link below will take you to the publisher's website where you can read some of the pages from the book. There also links to other educational websites giving more information about these amazing creatures.



Sunday, 14 July 2019

Ellis's Broad Bean Plant

Ellis in Sparrows class has been looking after his broad bean plant really well. Just take a look at how it has grown!


Thursday, 11 July 2019

Our new class story

This is a link to an interactive version of our new story. It is set in Kenya and the illustrations are beautiful.



Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Geography - Researching Kenya

This is a useful resource that is full of fascinating facts about this African country. Our topic is cross curricula: linking to English, Science, Art and Geography.
Take a look.



Kenya - Learning to speak Swahili

Here is a link to a lovely song we are currently learning for our Family Assembly on Thursday 4th July.
We hope to see you there. 

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Science - Food Chains

Year Two have been learning about how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals. They have enjoyed finding out about different food chains in the African Savannah, which links to our Geography topic about Kenya. 

 

https://toybox.tools.bbc.co.uk/activities/id/gm2zlfh9hq/exitGameUrl/https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.com%2Fbitesize%2Farticles%2Fz93vdxs/palette/colour-palette-7/language/en-GB


Thursday, 20 June 2019

Next week's spellings


Saturday, 15 June 2019

The Ugly five - How Julia Donaldson was inspired to write

Here is a link to an article  detailing what inspired Julia Donaldson to write her book 'The Ugly Five'.




Next week's book

Next week, we will be reading a book by one of our favourite authors - Julia Donaldson. It has cross-curricula links to Geography because it is set in Kenya and Science, where we are learning about food chains and Kenyan wildlife.
Can you predict the ending? remember to leave a comment.



Thursday, 13 June 2019

Author Visit

We had an amazing time listening to the stories of Saviour Pirotta, a well known children's author.
He read his latest story 'The Unicorn Prince', which the children loved. As he left, he commented on how impressed he was with their listening skills and the thoughtful questions they asked.
We have bought a copy of the books, which he signed, and it is now in the newly finished KS1 library.


Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Purple Mash to support home-school learning

Remember, there are lots of different resources  on Purple Mash to support your learning. Why don't you have a look?


Sunday, 9 June 2019

This week's class reading book

Here is a link to an interactive version of this week's story.


This website gives you a flavour of what to expect and also reviews the author's other books. 


Happy reading.

Friday, 7 June 2019

Next week's spellings

Next week's spellings are a review of the trickier Year Two words.


Thursday, 23 May 2019

Half Term Homework ideas

Here are some ideas for activities for the holiday.
Next term, we will be learning all about Kenya.It is an amazing country with some fantastic wildlife.
Here is a link to a great website that has some key facts about the country.


You could......

Make a Kenyan flag
Find out about the different wildlife that live there
Create a model elephant, girafffe or rhino out of craft materials



Bring your holiday work back to school on Tuesday 4th June.

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Maths

Do you know your number facts to 100? Here is a link to a fun game to practice at home.


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

Saturday, 11 May 2019

This week's story will be....

This week, Year Two will be reading the story by well-known children's author David Walliams.
Can you predict what will happen?


Friday, 10 May 2019

Next week's spellings


Thursday, 2 May 2019

Next Week's Book will be....

Next week's book is by the author of The Rainbow Fish. The link below is of an interactive version available on YouTube. We hope you enjoy it.





Next week's Spellings


Sunday, 28 April 2019

Maths - Number bonds to 100

This is a link to a game to practice your number bonds to 100. The children have been learning their number facts to 100 using multiplies of 5 and 10.  


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



Book of the Week


This week's book is by author Vivian French. The link will take you to an audio version of the book.

Thursday, 25 April 2019


Science - Plants





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Subject: Science - Plants
 

Year 2 have been learning about plants and their structures. They identified and named a variety of common plants around the school grounds. The children observed them closely to spot the similarities and differences between the different plants. 


Can you name the main parts of a plant? 


Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Science - Plants

Year 2 have been learning about plants and their structures. They identified and named a variety of common plants around the school grounds. The children observed them closely to spot the similarities and differences between the different plants. 


Can you name the main parts of a plant? 


Planting Seeds

We had great fun this morning plating our broad bean seeds. 
We will watch them closely over the next few weeks and observe how they grow.
Thank you to all the family members who came and helped.

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

This week's book

This week, we are reading 'Growing Frogs' by Vivien French. Here is a link to an interactive version of the story -


Thursday, 21 March 2019

Spellings


World Poetry Day


World Poetry Day



As part of the global celebration of poetry, Year Two have been reading and performing poetry. Here  is one of the poems the children learned today and then performed to their classmates.



Friday, 15 March 2019

Maths Homework

This week in Maths we have been learning about the four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). 


Here are some more to practice at home. 

 



Thursday, 14 March 2019

Next week's book



Next week's book will be...

 
In Year Two, we love the author Julia Donaldson. Next week, we will be reading one of her less well known books. Here is a link to an interactive version of the story -




FW: Next week's story will be...




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Subject: Next week's story will be...
 
In Year Two, we love the author Julia Donaldson. Next week, we will be reading one of her less well known books. Here is a link to an interactive version of the story -




Next week's spellings


Tuesday, 12 March 2019

This Week's Spellings

The spellings this week are - 
old
gold
sold
fold
gold
behold
always
all
ball
call
called
fall

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Art

In Art Year Two have been practicing different printing techniques. This week we have learned how to make monoprints. Take a look at some of our work so far. Next week we will be making our final art piece. 



Wednesday, 20 February 2019

London

This is a link to a fact filled educational website that we have used in class as part of our research into the Geographical topic of London. The children have used it to key facts about the Landmarks of London and about the oldest underground train system in the world - The Tube.


Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Holiday Project

Our topic next half term will be Toys
For the holidays , we wondered if the children could create a toy of their own and then share with the rest of the class next week. 
This might be a  version of Snakes and Ladders using an old cereal box, a puppet made from an old sock or a game of Snap - the options are endless. 
Here are some from ideas from Google to help - 

Sunday, 17 February 2019

Hyde Park Source

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Parent - Teacher Consultations


Have you booked your appointment yet?

 If not, please use this link: https://iveson.parentseveningsystem.co.uk



Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Take a look at what Year 2 have been up to today

Today was the last day of gardening with Hyde Park Source. The children have had lots of fun over the last 5 weeks. They've made lots of exciting things such as bird feeders and flatbread. Here are soon photographs over the last few weeks.

Thank you for all the families that have joined us too.