Year 2

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Halibut Jackson

Published on 25th November

This half term, Year 2 are reading 'Halibut Jackson', a story about a shy boy that likes to blend into a scene with his colourful, camouflaged jackets. The children have been experimenting with camouflage in our outdoor areas and have been hiding Halibut Jackson amongst the leaves and the trees.

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Multi Skills

Published on 3rd November

Year 2 were invited to a multi skills event that took place at Broadwater Secondary School. The children ran, jumped, skipped and threw a range of objects under the watchful eye of Broadwater's incredible sports leaders.

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Cradle of Civilisation

Published on 3rd November

To celebrate the end of our 'Cradle of Civilisation' topic, Year 2 held an 'Ancient Egyptian' day. The children dressed up and took part in a range of Egyptian-themed activities. They mummified soft toys, filled their own Canopic Jars and even took place in an Ancient Egyptian photo booth.

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Graphic Notation

Published on 3rd October

In our Autumn 1 music lessons, the Year 2 pupils have been learning to draw music using lines and symbols: a technique known as graphic notation. The children will begin to use this graphic notation to help them compose and replay their own body percussion rhythms.

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Science

Published on 3rd October

In our Autumn 1 science lessons, the Year 2 pupils have been looking at how plants reproduce and how they disperse their seeds. They have observed numerous examples of seeds, designed their own plants and even managed to make their own paper version of a sycamore (helicopter) seed.

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History

Published on 3rd October

In our Autumn 1 history lessons, the Year 2 pupils have been looking at the cradle of civilisation: particularly focussing on Ancient Egypt. The children have examined the significance of the River Nile, learnt about the mummification process and learnt to decode hieroglyphics.

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Zeraffa Giraffa

Published on 3rd October

In Year 2, the children have been reading Zeraffa Giraffa by Diane Hofmeyr. As part of their studies, the pupils took part in a conscience alley to try to persuade one of the main characters not to send Zeraffa to Paris.

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