Category: year2

Year 2 – Crimson & Scarlet

Look up!

This week in English we read a book called ‘Look Up’. It is a lovely story about a girl named Rocket who loves space. She wants to share the experience of seeing a meteor shower with her brother but he is too busy on his phone and all she wants him to do is look …

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Letters to NASA, number lines and World Mental Health Day

Another very busy week in Year 2! This week we received a very exciting letter from NASA sharing their interest in the space rockets we created to then build and take into space. We began the week by planning what we would write in our persuasive letter to convince NASA to pick their own rocket …

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Persuasive letter writing, comparing numbers and mashed potato!

The children have blown me away with their writing skills this week. We have been learning about persuasive language and thinking about what words/phrases we can do to persuade people to agree with our point of view. The children improved and edited some persuasive sentences to make them more convincing and including conjunctions such as …

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Planting, Scratch and Rockets!

We have had a very busy week in Year 2 but a very exciting one! We started the week by taking part in a Science Investigation. We are investigating what a plant needs to grow healthily. We all planted our own bean and have chosen different places around the classroom to see how they grow. …

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Pirates!

What an exciting week it has been! On Monday we came into school to find a letter from some pirates asking us to find their treasure. We bravely entered a spooky cave, turned into giants, saved some poor sailors, crossed a snake-filled river, battled invisible pirates and FINALLY found the wonderful treasure! Good job everyone. …

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A busy week!

We’ve had a great first full week and have been working hard in all subjects. In Maths, we have been revising our knowledge of numbers to 20 and solved problems with odd and even numbers. We have also been working on using our number bonds to 10 to help us when adding numbers to 10. …

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Welcome Back!

What a lovely first few days it has been! The children have all settled in really well and they have amazed us with their positive attitude towards school. We have spent the first few days getting to know each other, learning about the continents, recapping our knowledge of numbers to 20 and revising our punctuation …

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