Week 7 (16/7/18)

We are fast approaching the end of term and the children have been reflecting on their time in year 2, both in writing and pictures.  We compared the very first piece of writing that we did in class 2 with the most recent piece and were amazed by how much…

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Week 6 (9/7/18)

In our topic sessions this week we have been writing about our time in Class 2. We thought about the things we have enjoyed doing, our successes and challenges and what we are looking forward to in Class 3. We have also been looking back at our very first pieces…

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Week 5 (2/7/18)

In English, we have continued to take inspiration from our topic text, ‘Wild’, and our habitats work, focusing this week on non-fiction. We imagined the other sorts of creatures that might live in the jungle, particularly mini-beasts, and designed our own ‘superbug’! Our superbugs have lots of impressive features that…

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Week 4 (25/6/18)

Written by Class 2 Because it has been multi-cultural week in school this week, we have been visiting classes and each class had its own country. We were lucky enough to visit eight different countries. America Spain Italy Brazil Scotland South Africa Mali Greece In America we learnt how to…

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Week 1 (4/6/18)

Welcome back! We hope you’ve had a lovely half term and the children enjoyed some rest after their busy SATs week – we were really impressed with how hard they all worked during their tests. On Monday we had an exciting day of writing with another visit from Tim at…

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Week 4 (7/5/18)

What a lovely sunny week it has been! Hopefully you all had a wonderful long weekend enjoying the sunshine. This week in class we have been continuing to write and edit our stories set in the Nilgiri hills in India.  We have been trying really hard to make our stories…

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Week 3 (30/4/18)

Our English work this week has been focused on narrative. We have asked ourselves the question ‘What makes a good story?’ Having shared an example story, we decided that our stories needed to have a good introduction, an exciting build-up and problem/dilemma, and a clear ending.  We started writing our…

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Week 2 (23/4/18)

In our topic sessions this week we have been writing information texts about our school. We thought carefully about the different things we could say about our school. We then planned using sub-headings, which helped us to organise our ideas into paragraphs. We have tried really hard to use adjectives…

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Week 5 (19/3/18)

In English this week, we’ve been busy writing stories based on ‘The Tiger Child’. We had to choose our own animal character and think of something they had gone to the ‘human’ village to search for. We tried hard to use really good adjectives to describe our character and setting.…

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Week 4 (12/3/18)

This week we started to learn about a small Indian village called Chembakoll which is in the Nilgiri hills near Bangalore.  So far we have looked at lots of pictures of the village and discussed the similarities we can see between Chembakolli and Crowmarsh.  We also learned that the Adivasi…

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