Making skeletons

Look at our fantastic skeletons. We demonstrated our knowledge of the human skeleton by creating some from dog biscuits.  

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Year 2 Assembly - The Highway Rat

We have been enjoying reading and writing about The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson and today we performed it for our parents.

We really enjoyed it, we hope you did too!

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Cricket with Lancashire Thunder

On Thursday we had a visit from Shachi and Jordan from Lancashire Thunder Cricket Club. During assembly we found out lots about cricket and we were able to ask Shachi lots of questions about playing for Lancashire Thunder, whilst testing out our throwing and catching skills!

Afterwards, Year 2…

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A messy afternoon!

We have really been enjoying our science topic in Year 2 and this afternoon was the "best yet!" The children explored the properties of play dough, Floam, gloop, kinetic sand and moon sand. They investigated whether it's shape could be changed by pulling, twisting, rolling, stretching, squashing,…

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There's a hole in my bucket, Dear Liza...

There's a hole in my bucket, Dear Liza, Dear Liza... 

So today in Year 2,  we tested a variety of materials to see which one would be the most suitable to fix our 'leaking buckets'. We worked together, made sure we were conducting a fair test and even shared our findings with some Reception…

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Celebrating 20 Years of Harry Potter

To celebrate 20 years since the release of the first Harry Potter book, we had an afternoon of magical fun! 

We had a treasure hunt around the outdoor area looking for various Hogwarts teachers, emblems and relics. That Hufflepuff Cup was hard to find! Well done to Oliver who won a box of…

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Year 2 Reward Day

We were so proud of the children for all their hard work for SATs that we had a reward day. 

We had outdoor games and even a bouncy castle. We had a picnic on the grass and painted and played in the afternoon. 

I think the children will sleep well tonight! Have a great…

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What a fun day!

As a reward for all their hard work, year 2 were treated to a fun day. The weather was lovely and we spent most of the day outside playing games, bouncing on the bouncy castle and eating! 

We even found time for some painting, drawing and paper plane testing!  

We made sure we put on LOTS of…

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Striking and Fielding in Year 2

Over the past few weeks, Year 2 have been enjoying PE outside in the sun. We have been practising our striking and fielding skills and are hoping to learn the game of rounders. We have some excellent 'strikers' but we know we need to work on our fielding! 

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Another visit from Spellbinder

To celebrate World Book Day we had a visit from Spellbinder. This time, he told us the stories of Johnny Appleseed and the Shirt of Happiness. As usual we loved singing, dancing and joining in with the special parade. 

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Positive Partnerships in PE

Year 2 enjoyed their PE session with BFC coach James on Thursday.

We were learning how to work well with a partner, give positive feedback and next steps to improve. We had to score as many points as possible whilst accurately throwing and catching.

James chose 4 children who displayed good…

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A visit from Christopher Columbus

Today's we were visited by Christopher Columbus! He told us all about how explorers travelled the world using compasses, maps and other strange looking equipment. We got to try on some explorer kit and have a close look at some interesting artefacts. 

 

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