Amazing algorithms!

Year 2 had lots of fun this afternoon programming each other to do simple tasks. We learnt that computers use algorithms and we tried to give each other our own set of algorithms for how to put on our coats, jumpers and shoes. It is harder than you think! Have a go at home. 

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Glittery Germs!

Today in Year 2 we talked about the importance of washing our hands to protect us from germs. Mrs Forrester spread her 'germs' around the classroom and they were everywhere!

We learnt a song to sing whilst washing our hands so that we wash them properly. Can you remember the song to sing at…

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Year 2 PE

We practised co-ordination in PE this week.

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Coco Time in 2JF

On Friday we were treated to some 'Coco Time'. We have been working really hard in Year 2 and this was a much needed reward. Thank you Coco! 

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Trainee Fire fighters in Year 2

Today we had a visit from Pete who is a Fireman. He came to talk to us about fire safety and how to create a fire plan at home. Pete taught us the importance of having smoke alarms at home and showed us how to test them. 

Then some of us were chosen to be trainee fire fighters rescuing a family…

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1MM Investigating Outdoors

Well we have had a busy couple of weeks in 1MM. We have thoroughly enjoyed the sunny weather and made the most of it. 

First we investigated capacity and have learned how to measure containers in millilitres. 

Then we became geographers and discovered our school environment before going on a…

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Stanley Park Parkrun

Photos from the Stanley Park parkrun.

Miss. Everest

 

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Harry Potter day

Today marks 20years since the first Harry Potter book was released. In Year 1 we held a themed day to celebrate. First, 1MM received a visitor - a baby dragon! We had to think about how to look after it and then we wrote a list of instructions for its care. After lunch, we had a treasure hunt…

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Bridge Engineers

On Friday 1MM became bridge engineers. Using Lego we had to build a bridge that went over a river and it had to be strong enough too (some were a little bit shaky and broke easily). The challenge also tested our teamwork and perseverance. In the end, everyone had built their own bridge and…

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Stanley Park Road Races

Well done to all those who competed in the road races, you were all brilliant! A special mention should go to Bella who won her race and James who came 6th.

 

Well done again,

Miss. Everest

 

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3D shape building

We've used a lot of learning skills this week during our 3D shape lessons. We've had to solve problems, work in teams and climb out of the learning pit. We needed lots of perseverance too, especially when we were trying to build shapes out of spaghetti and marshmallows. 

 

Albert and Melody…

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PE in the sunshine

We have been practising our athletic skills in PE this half term. We have focussed on our throwing skills and our running technique for the last two weeks. We've also been able to enjoy the beautiful weather during our lessons. Great fun!

 

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