Class 2 have had a great start to the term, impressing Miss
Patchett and Miss Evans with how well they are settling in and learning new
routines. They have enjoyed getting to know each other better and working
together as a class.
In English, the children have been thinking about writing
good sentences. Year 1 children have been trying hard to remember capital
letters, full stops, spaces between words and using phonics to spell! The Year
2 children have been thinking about all these things and how to extend their
sentences and make them more interesting. They have used time connectives,
conjunction words and adjectives!!!!
In Maths, we have all been exploring Number and Place Value.
This has meant lots of counting in practical activities, either in ones or
tens. We have been problem solving using number lines and hundred squares and
the children have been encouraged to try and explain how they are solving
problems. We enjoyed our ‘Roald Dahl Day’ Maths which involved counting and
In Science, we have been looking at everyday materials and
their properties. To celebrate Roald Dahl day we had a special science lesson
all about chocolate. We looked at properties of solid and melted chocolate and
investigated how long chocolate takes to melt.
In Topic, we have been exploring the world map. Class 2
worked in teams to identify all the seven continents and label them on a blank
map. Our topic focus this term is the Great Fire of London and in Music we have
been looking at songs that are about the Great Fire of London. In particular,
we explored the lyrics of London’s Burning and thought carefully about what the
In Art, we have been looking at line texture and have used
our skills to create a line drawing of the London skyline. Over the next few
weeks we will build upon our drawing skills to add texture, shading and detail
to these pictures.