Beat, Band, Boogie

Our new topic is called Beat, Band, Boogie and is all about sound and music, so we will be learning lots about science and music this half term! On Friday, we learnt all about pulse (the heartbeat of a song) and rhythm (the pattern of long and short sounds in Read more…

The African Jungle

On Friday, we explored the African Jungle to gather ideas using the FANTASTICs. The children came up with some brilliant vocabulary to use to write a setting description for the book we are currently studying – ‘The Leopard’s Drum’.

World Book Day

The children enjoyed celebrating their love of reading by dressing up as their favourite book characters for World Book Day today. Everybody made a brilliant effort and looked fantastic! In English, we celebrated World Book Day by learning about the story Too Much Noise by Ann McGovern. We then retold Read more…

Elm’s Act of Kindness

WOW! Over the past few weeks, Elm class have been collecting food to donate to Heywood Food Bank for Random Acts of Kindness Day. The children have been extremely generous, bringing in lots of food to give to others, including rice, pasta, beans, soup, tinned fruit and vegetables, tea, coffee, Read more…

Minibeast Hotels

Year 2 have been learning lots about mini beasts this half term! As we have been learning about microhabitats, we have worked together to gather materials and used these to create minibeast hotels! Each group chose a particular minibeast to create a home for and worked together to imaginatively design Read more…

Andy Warhol

Year 2 are studying Andy Warhol as part of Art Week this week. To begin, Elm enjoyed learning all about Warhol and his pop art, working together to locate interesting facts about him around the playground. Some facts we found interesting included how Warhol was excluded from art club while Read more…

Merry Christmas

Well this weeks been a super busy week, parties, a visit from Father Christmas, Christmas dinners, making calendars, Christmas cards: so busy in fact, Mrs Graham didn’t take a lot of photographs 🙈 Here’s just a few:   From everyone in Year 2 we’d like to wish everyone a very Read more…

Hour of Code

Next week is hour of code week however as we are so busy performing out nativity next week, Elm carried out the activity this week! We played the Grinch themed coding game. First, we learned about what an algorithm is and how they are used. Then, we had to use Read more…

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