Y2 - Trip to Ewloe Castle

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Year 2 have enjoyed visiting Ewloe Castle today as part of their history topic Kings and Queens.  They learned all about the features of a stone keep castle which has been built on a motte with a bailey.

 

Knowledge:

To identify features of a castle that would be effective when defending…

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Y2 - Online Safety

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Year 2 have been looking at how to be kind online.  They have explored different scenarios and discussed the importance of telling a responsible adult if they feel uncomfortable online.

Knowledge: Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school.

 

Skills: I can identify…

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Y2 - History

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Year 2 have been learning about significant kings - William the Conqueror and King Charles III

 

Knowledge: To identify features of a castle that would be effective when defending against attacks.

Skills: 

  • I can sequence castles on a timeline.
  • I can describe how castles have…
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Year 2 Maths

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Year 2 have been learning what a fraction is and how to find halves and quarters of shapes.

Knowledge :to identify 1/4, 1/3, 2/4 and 3/4 of a shape and know that all parts must be equal parts of a whole

Skills: to understand the difference between equal and unequal parts

Vocab: fraction.…

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Y2 - Science

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Year 2 have been investigating the conditions for plant growth and enjoyed planting their own bulbs and seeds.

 

Knowledge:

  • Observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants.
  • Find out and describe how plants need water, light, and a suitable temperature to grow and…
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Year 2 - Dog's Trust Workshop

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Year 2 enjoyed a visit from the Dog's Trust.  They were involved in a half hour workshop, learning all about the five rules of keeping safe around dogs.

Knowledge: identifying: how to keep ourselves safe around dogs.

Skills: to learn the five rules of keeping ourselves safe around…

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Year 2 - Maths and Measure

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Year 2 have been exploring the language of measure and comparing different lengths.  They have then used a standard measure (ruler) to draw lines of varying lengths.

Knowledge: 

Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure to the nearest appropriate unit, using…

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Y2 - Whitby Park

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Year 2 have had a lovely time at Whitby Park, flying kites.

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Y2 - Science

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Year 2 have had lots of fun investigating how some foods can give us gassy stomachs!

Knowledge: observing closely, using simple equipment

Skills: predict what happens when investigating why some foods give us gas in our stomachs

Vocab: gas, stomach, investigate, predict, healthy and…

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Y2 - Visit from the Reverend Dutton

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Year 2 invited the Reverend Dutton to talk about the role of Jesus as a healer.  The children listened to the story of Jairus from the Bible and learned why people followed Jesus and who his 12 disciples were.

 

Knowledge: I can explain more about why people followed Jesus when he was on…

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Year 2 - Mad Science Workshop

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Year 2 have been inspired in a Mad Science workshop this week.  They learned all about energy and how we can make chemical energy using a glow stick and water!

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Y2- Art

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Year 2 are having great fun exploring how clay feels in their hands.  They are rolling, cutting, smoothing, squeezing and pricking the clay to make a tile.

Knowledge: 

  • To use my hands as a tool to shape clay.

Success criteria

  • I can flatten clay to make a smooth surface.
  • I can…
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