Week 3 (13/11/17)

We were very lucky to have a visit this week from local poet, James Carter. He performed some of his own poems for us, then helped Year 1 and 2 compose a poem about animals. Here is the finished poem: The Wacky World of Amazing Animals Happy as a hippo,…

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Week 2 (6/11/17)

This week we have been learning about the features of newspaper reports and have discussed the purposes of these features.  We know that newspapers are written to inform people about news stories and current affairs around the world, the country or a local area.  Thinking about the Great Fire of…

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Week 1 (30/10/17)

Next Friday, in art, we are going to be making some Tudor houses. Please could you provide your child with a cereal box to do this? Thank you. This week in our English lessons we have been focussing on grammar. In particular, we have looked at nouns, verbs, adverbs and…

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Week 7 (16/10/17)

In English this week, we have been looking at extracts from Samuel Pepys diary to see what he wrote about the Great Fire of London.  In the extracts we learned that Pepys saw some people staying in their houses until the last minute before grabbing belongs and running to the…

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Week 6 (9/10/17)

This week we have started learning about the Great Fire of London.  Before we started, we created a large timeline to help us order some well-known events in the history of London. The events took place between 1600 and 2012 and included the plague, the first underground station opening and…

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Week 4 (25/09/17)

This week we have been writing stories about Paddington Bear. We watched a clip of the story ‘Paddington takes a bath’, and then used storyboards to plan our own story ending. We thought of lots of adventurous things that Paddington may have got up to! In maths we have been…

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Week 3 (18/09/17)

This week we have been refreshing our memories about being ‘purple learners’.  We made a list of positive learning behaviours and are now going to try really hard to be the best learners we can be. In our English lessons we have watched some Paddington Bear clips and collected a…

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Week 2 (11/09/17)

This week we have begun our London topic. We have thought of lots of interesting questions that we would like to find the answers to. We have read ‘Katie in London’ and ‘A Walk in London’, looking at all the different landmarks in the city. We have been focussing, in…

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Week 7 (17/7/17)

The class 2 staff would like to thank everyone for their end of year cards and gifts. We hope you all have a wonderful summer. Mrs Lucas, Mrs Marsh and Mrs Scott

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Week 6 ( 10/07/17)

In English we have been using the notes we made last week to write information texts about bears. We had to work hard to turn our notes into full sentences, joining our ides with conjunctions and starting our sentences in different ways. We wrote about the eight different species of…

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