2RD

Welcome to Miss Dooner’s Year 2 class.

Our topic for this term is ‘Transport and Travel’.

In Summer 1 we will be learning about the history of transport and how it has changed over time.

In Summer 2 we will be learning about travel and how we travel around our area and the world. We will ‘travel’ to Tocuaro in Mexico and compare the town to St Helens.

Homework and book bags will go out on Friday and need to be returned to school on Wednesday.

P.E. will be on a Tuesday afternoon. Pupils can come to school in their P.E. kits all day.

Outdoor Learning will be on a Wednesday afternoon. Pupils can come to school in their kits all day.

Transport Timeline

Transport Timeline

This week in History, we have been looking at how transport has changed through history and when things were invented. We then ordered the events to make our own timelines.

Plants

Plants

As part of our Science topic on Plants, we have started an investigation. We have planted some cress seeds in different materials to see which will grow. We have planted some in soil, sand, cotton wool and a paper towel. We are keeping the seeds in class in a sunny...

Outdoor Learning

Outdoor Learning

This term we have been taking part in Outdoor Learning. In our first few lessons we worked on team-building skills and looked for different types of leaves that we could find in the school grounds.

Music – I Wanna Play in Band

Music – I Wanna Play in Band

We have really enjoyed our current music topic called 'I Wanna Play in a Band'. We have listened to and appraised a variety of rock songs and then learned to sing and play a new song. This was us playing the glockenspiels along with the music.

History Topic – Transport

History Topic – Transport

Today we began our new history topic on Transport. We looked at some pictures of transport from the past and worked as groups to discuss what we thought they were, label things that were familiar to us and to think of any questions that we would like answered in this...

Holy Week Collective Worships

Holy Week Collective Worships

For each day of Holy Week, we have had a special collective worship to give us opportunity to reflect on the events and what they mean to us. We have listened to scripture of The Last Supper, Jesus in The Garden of Gethsemane, The Crucifixion and The Resurrection. We...

Rights Respecting Schools

Rights Respecting Schools

Our school has been working towards the Unicef Rights Respecting Schools bronze award. This week Y2 began to look at what our rights are as children and the difference between wants and needs. We had a wonderful discussion and debate about whether we need certain...

Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day

Today, we all came to school wearing red to raise money for Comic Relief.

Mother’s Day Bookmarks

Mother’s Day Bookmarks

We wanted to make our mums something special for Mother's Day after they looked after us so well during lockdown. We decided to design and make them their own bookmark. First we made a design of a bookmark that we thought our mums would like and then we tried out some...

Christmas Party

Christmas Party

We had a wonderful day celebrating our Christmas party. We even had some special visitors - Ashley and Freddy the reindeer!


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