Week Commencing 11th November 2019
This week we have been working on creating scenes from Mary Poppins to share with others.
We have learnt about slider and levers, we have created different sliders and levers for different purposes.
We then worked as part of a team to design a moving picture. We had to draw out what we wanted to created and add labels to show what each part will be made of and how the sliders and levers are going to work.
We have started to follow our designs to create moving pictures using a range of different materials and techniques. We have had to evaluate some of our work as we have gone along and we have used this to change our designs.
Week Commencing 28th October 2019
This week we came back from assembly to an exciting surprise. As we stepped into the classroom we began to float, then we noticed that the tables were covered in cups and saucers!
We had an amazing tea party on the ceiling which reminded us of Mary Poppins!
We have been writing recounts of this amazing event in our literacy. we are all working really hard on developing our spelling and writing in our very best handwriting!
Week Commencing 14th October 2019
This week we have been exploring nature as art. We used the light board to explore space and layout. We have really enjoyed using these to create art and came up with fantastic, original ideas such as patterns, shapes and pictures.
We have foraged for arrange of natural items and used these to create some amazing prints. These will become part of our whole school art project. We used the hammers to encourage the colours to come through the material. We explored the space available and created a range of different effects.
Week Commencing 7th October 2019
We worked hard to work out how to make smoothies and after creating (and tasting!) our smoothies we have written instructions to tell other people how to make these. We have learnt that these need to be written in order and need to contain imperative verbs to tell you what to do.
We had to use our measuring skills to weigh out and measure the ingredients. We had to work as a team to share out the different jobs. We also had to work carefully to make sure we didn’t spill any!
Week Commencing 30th September 2019
This week we have been learning about setting descriptions. We have continued working on our fantastic expanded noun phrases and incorporated some of those into writing our setting description of the Evil Pea’s freezer.
In our maths, we have been working on exchanging problems with money. We have a shop in our class where we can buy food but we need to have the exact money. This means sometimes we need to exchange a 10p coin for ten 1p coins. We bought a lot of delicious food.
We have also used this food for our Science learning. We have discussed the Eat Well plate and how to have a balanced diet. We enjoyed classifying food by putting certain foods into certain sections of the Eat Well plate. We have also learned why exercise is so important for our bodies.
Week Commencing 23rd September 2019
This week we have been learning about expanded noun phrases. After exploring a range of different items, we tasted some fruits and vegetables. We used adjectives to describe them and then built some amazing expanded noun phrases.
In our forest school session we collected leaves and explore how we could use these to create art. We created beautiful rubbings of the leaves and we have been thinking about other ways in which we could use leaves creatively.
We have also been exploring Superhero music. We loved dancing to the music and talking about how it changed. We then worked as part of a team to create our own music to accompany Supertato!
Week Commencing 16th September 2019
This week we have changed the story of Supertato. We have created new characters and added them to the story. You wouldn’t believe how many different fruits and vegetables can be villains!
We have also been exploring ‘Evil Pea Partitioning’. This is when the Evil Pea partitions the same number in lots of different ways. We have challenged ourselves to beat him and partition numbers in even more ways! Some of us even portioned numbers into three or more parts!
We have also been working on our team work skills. We have been working out how to cross from one side of the supermarket to the other as a team and stepping only on the coins! Although it has been a tricky challenge, with perseverance and team work we have all succeeded.
WC 9th September 2019
This week we have been learning about place value. We have been learning about how numbers are built and what the digits in numbers mean. We have been challenging ourselves to build numbers in a range of different ways.
During Forest School we explored the leaves outside. We looked at the sizes, colours, patterns, shapes and textures. We looked at how the leaves are beginning to change and sorted them between leaves showing signs of summer and leaves showing signs of autumn.
We have also been learning about which parts of the world are the hottest and the coldest. We learnt that counties on or near the equator are hotter and places nearer to the North and South Poles are colder. We talked about where we would most like to live and why. Some of us would like to visit some penguins in the South Pole. Some want to live in the North Pole with Father Christmas and co. Others would like to live near the equator to enjoy the sunshine, eat ice creams, play in swimming pools and live in a house with a balcony!
We have been thinking about teamwork. We are challenging ourselves to work with different friends to normal and to take time to listen and think before speaking when working as a group.
Week Commencing 2nd September 2019
We have had a brilliant week exploring Year 2.
We have been thinking about number bonds to 10 and 20, we used our ‘Magic Number Sentence Creator’ to explore this.
We have been reading Supertato and have been writing statements and questions about the story.
We have also been learning about what an Atlas is for and how to use it.