Sunday, February 23, 2014

Our 'Pumpkin Soup' stories

We innovated our own stories based on Helen Cooper's Pumpkin Soup. Here are some examples:




Friday, February 21, 2014

Sock puppets

Mr Gregg went into the Year 2 classes during wet play and saw what brilliant sock puppets all the children had been making!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

This week, Year 2 have been looking at different 2D and 3D shapes and their properties. Today we decided to make a painting using 2D shapes inspired by the artist Kandinsky.

Monday, February 17, 2014


Year 2 have started their new topic on structures. Yesterday in art, we sketched some of the buildings at the IST and talked about the different structures.

Friday, February 14, 2014


Our new IPC topic this term is about structures. On Monday our teachers collected lots of Polydron from other classes and set us the task of working in teams to build an interesting structure. At first we found it hard to really work together and to make a plan. We had a second attempt on Tuesday and our building skills and team work had improved, which allowed us to create more interesting shapes and structures.
Here is us working on Monday:

Science - testing absorbency

Our science topic is materials and we have been discussing which materials are used for wet weather clothes. We thought about the question- when do we want a material to soak up liquid and when do we want the liquid to run off?
Here are some pictures of our investigation.

Monday, February 10, 2014

QuadBlog 3

We are now part of a QuadBlog.

What is a QuadBlog? Well, it's a group of four classes, with children the same age, in different schools. And we all take it in turn to visit each other's blogs and comment. Here's the four schools: