Year 2

Mrs Noakes

Welcome to Year 2

 

Snowflake Competition

Children throughout school had the opportunity to take a wooden snowflake home to decorate and be entered into a competition being run by our parent group 'Friends of Barley Mow.' Today the lucky winners were chosen in our key stage assemblies. Here are the key stage...

Children in Need

Today the children have enjoyed raising money for Children in Need, they came to school in non uniform or dressed up. In Year 2 the children had great fun decorating Pudsey pictures during golden...

Year 2 Scientists

In Science Year 2 have been looking at how heat can change materials. Mrs Noakes gave us a tiny object but didn't tell us what it was. We had to carefully observe what the object looked like, we smelt it, we talked about how it felt and we listened carefully to see if...

Anti-Bullying Week

This week in school it is Anti-Bullying Week. Year 2 have been talking about what bullying is and how we can make sure that it doesn't happen in our school. We watched a short video called For the Birds and discussed why we thought the little birds were bullying the...

No Pen Day – Geography

Year 2 worked in teams to make a map of London without using pens or pencils. First we studied the shape of the River Thames and used blue fabric to replicate it on the floor. We then looked at where key landmarks are in relation to the river. After investigating the...

Alex the Robot

In Computing Year 2 have been learning about algorithms, sequencing and debugging. They have been using a program called Alex the Robot to help practice their skills.

Great Fire of London Comprehension

Today Year 2 have been learning how to answer comprehension questions. We read a text about The Great Fire of London and then looked at the questions. We worked in pairs to find the answers in the text which we then highlighted before writing the answers on the sheet....

English Definitions

In English, Year 2 have been learning about definitions. We are using lots of new words for the 1st time in our topic on The Great Fire of London. Firstly we had to match the words and pictures and then we had to work out which definition went with each word. [gallery...

PSHE

In PSHE  Year 2 have been thinking what it feels like to belong to a community, how we can help ourselves and others feel safe and content in our class. We also thought about how to make our classroom a safe and fair place. We designed posters to help remind people...

Fire! Fire!

In Art, Year 2 have been using hot colours  to make a dramatic backdrop to their silhouette houses. The children worked hard using a range of materials to create flames before cutting doors and windows from their houses to give the effect that the houses were on fire....

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