In the garden

Year two went out to do some gardening this week. Our topic this half term is all about growing plants and we want to get our planters in the memorial garden ready to sow some seeds soon. We have lots of weeding to do first though! We could see different signs that spring is here too, such as…

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Posted by Year 2 on 9 March 2017

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Shabbat Shalom!

This week Year 2 have been learning about another faith, Judaism. We saw how a Jewish family prepares for and celebrates Shabbat each week. We made cards to wish people a peaceful and restful Shabbat. 

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Our special visitors

This afternoon the firemen came into school to talk to Year 2. They told us what to do if there is a fire in our houses. It was fireman fun and we leant a lot! 

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Story writing

In Year 2, we have been busy writing our new adventures for Katie Morag. We had some great ideas and have written some really good stories. Well done everyone - you have worked very hard!

 

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We have grown potatoes

Today Mrs Dawson came back into school to help us dig up the potatoes we planted earlier in the year. They hadn't grown as well as they could have because of all the heavy rain but we managed to find 49 potatoes. We all had a great time digging for them and we pulled up lots of weeds too. We are…

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Anyone for tennis?

We have been having tennis lessons this half term with Miss Valentine. We are doing very well and having lots of fun. We are learning to hit the ball to our partner. We enjoy all the different games that we play.

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Materials

In science this term we are investigating materials. This week we had a treasure hunt in class to find objects made of out lots of different materials - plastic, wood, metal, fabric and others. We found objects for every material and described their properties using new words like transparent and…

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Martin Mere

We've had a great day at Martin Mere today! We saw lots of ducks, geese and swans and enjoyed pond dipping and bug hunting in the woods. We also loved feeding the birds, playing on the playground and visiting the shop! 

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Our new library

This afternoon we went to visit our new school library and look at some of the wonderful new books. We enjoyed sitting on the bean bags and reading stories like Superworm and Put your finger in the jelly, Nelly. We've got lots of lovely books and we're looking forward to visiting it again…

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Making model vehicles

We made our model vehicles today. It was messy but lots of fun, we followed our designs very well and they turned out really well. We are looking forward to taking them home after the holiday when all the paint has dried!

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Making vehicles

This afternoon we made a train, a rocket and a truck using the Bauplay construction set. We used diagrams and plans to make them. They turned out very well and we really enjoyed making them. Next week we are going to make our own vehicles.

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Out of this world story writing

This week we have been writing our stories based on the books by Simon Bartram, which we have been enjoying reading in class. The children have written some great stories about Bob, the man on the moon. Well done everyone in Year 2! 

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Space week

In Year 2 this week we have been learning about Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon. We watched a film clip of the moon landing then pretended to be astronauts and acted it out ourselves. We also drew some great pictures of the our planet, Earth, in space. It has been lots of…

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Pantomime

Here we are in our seats at the theatre in Southport, waiting for the pantomime 'Aladdin' to start. The pantomime was fantastic! We all joined in enthusiastically and had a great time - oh yes we did! 

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Christmas jumpers

Year Two in our Christmas jumpers. Don't we look colourful!! We are celebrating winning the attendance trophy yet again. 

 

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Making snowflakes

This week in our English work we have been learning about instructions. We followed some instructions to make paper snowflakes. We must have read them very carefully because our snowflakes all looked fabulous at the end! 

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Fantastic fireworks

We made some paper fireworks on November 5th and found out about Guy Fawkes. Our fireworks had lots of colourful patterns on them and we thought of lots of words that use onomatopoeia, like bang, crash and fizz, as well!

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Fire service visit

On Friday two local firemen visited Year 2 to talk to us about keeping safe and what to do if there was a fire at home. We watched a video and had to answer some questions about it. We all learned a lot and took some information home as well. It was fun to see the fire engine at school too! 

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Our local area walk

We have been very busy for the last four weeks working on our topic The Place Where I Live. This week we went for a walk to the town centre and looked at some of the buildings like the library. We'll be using these photographs in our art lessons. We had a lovely walk in the sunshine and we even…

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Circus skills day

On Thursday we had our circus skills day. We had a lot of fun learning to balance feathers, spin plates and juggle. The children all tried really hard and showed they were learning fast. On Friday wrote a recount of our day in English and everyone said how much they had enjoyed it. We said thank…

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Posted by Year 2 on 5 July 2015

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Our class robot

Last week we worked together to make our lovely class robot. One group made his head, another his body, another group his legs and one group made his bendy, purple arms. Then we put all the parts together. We have called our robot Stellar. We are very proud of him and think he looks great!

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Posted by Year 2 on 1 July 2015

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Look what we have grown!

The Eco-Warrior club have planted lots of seeds and vegetables in our flowerbeds in the memorial garden. We have been picking our produce today "sugar snap peas." 

We will be eating them during our morning break tomorrow. 

Delicious!!!!!

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Posted by Year 2 on 1 July 2015

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Making our robots

Today we spent the afternoon making robot characters for our stories. We drew our designs first and planned what to use. We used cardboard boxes, plastic bottles, straws, foil and lots of sticky tape! As Sadie said it was a briilliant afternoon and lots of fun! 

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Posted by Year 2 on 16 June 2015

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No-bot

We have been learning the story of No-bot, about a little robot who lost his bottom. This week we are going to write our own stories about robots and make junk models of our characters! 

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Posted by Year 2 on 15 June 2015

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Investigating in science

In science we have been finding out about the different materials that objects are made from. We have looked at materials around our school, sorted them into groups such as man made and natural and described their different properties. We have been learning new words such as opaque…

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Posted by Year 2 on 8 May 2015

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Romero day

On Tuesday we had a special day in school to think about Oscar Romero and his work on fairness and justice. In Year 1/2 the children designed badges, coloured a Romero cross and learned about fair trade fruit. They listened carefully to the story of his life and were very thoughtful in their…

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Posted by Year 2 on 26 March 2015

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Awesome eclipse!

This morning we went out onto the playground to see the effects of the solar eclipse. The playground was murky, cold and quite spooky! Then Charlie noticed he could see the eclipse perfectly through the tinted roof of the FSU outdoor area shelter. We all went over to look and had a great view. It…

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Posted by Year 2 on 20 March 2015

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Walker Art Gallery

On Wednesday we had our class visit to the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. A lady showed us some of the portraits in the gallery and we became portrait detectives, looking for clues to tell us more about the people in the portraits. Nathan was dressed up as the man in one of the portraits! Then…

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Posted by Year 2 on 19 March 2015

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Printing in art

We have been using our drawings of flowers to design and make printing tiles. We had lots of fun using paint and the rollers to make prints of our tiles. They look great!

By Maisie

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Posted by Year 2 on 27 February 2015

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Making fruit kebabs

We've come to the end of another very busy half term in Year 2/1. I'm very pleased with how hard all the children have worked. It was lovely to share their hard work and progress with so many parents on Wednesday evening. Thank you all for your support.  

This week we had a DT day when we…

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Posted by Year 2 on 10 February 2015

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