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The Darkest Dark

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:20pm

Today we read The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield. Earlier this week we researched the former astronaut and learnt lots of facts about him so we were really excited to read his story. We then watched the first landing on the moon as this is what inspired Chris to become an astronaut!

Democracy in action!

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:18pm

Last week the whole school voted on what we would like to raise money for. We had two options to choose from – the Australian bushfires or Sports Relief. We discussed what voting is and why it is important and then voted in our own polling station! Our Y2 school councillor kept a watchful eye over proceedings.  The vast majority voted in favour of raising money to help the Australian bushfire relief.

Homework superstars!

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:17pm

Well done to all the children and their families for completing such excellent homework!

How germs spread

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:14pm

In PSHE we’ve been looking at how easily germs can spread and how important it is to wash our hands properly. We put glitter on our hands to represent germs and then washed our hands. We found that lots of us still had glitter on our hands. We now know to wash our hands with soap and ensure we clean all parts of the hand.

Reading Challenge winner

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:13pm

Well done for reading 4 times this week and enjoy your Shakespeare book!

Star of the Week

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:13pm

Well done for being so conscientious in all your work and being the first ever Y2 child to get a pen pass!

Hindu temple visit

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:12pm

We had a wonderful morning at the Swaminarayan temple in Bolton. We learnt all about their God and what they celebrate and we had a good look around the temple to see the statues and the  paintings. We were amazed at the paintings on the ceilings!

Measuring spaghetti

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:10pm

Today we continued learning practically by measuring spaghetti. It was a bit sticky but that made it more fun! So,e children had to measure the length, others had to find the total length of two,pieces and one group went into the hall to try and make 1 metre!

Measuring in maths

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:07pm

In maths we are starting a new unit on measurement. We discussed how we measure length (cm and m) and investigated the length of various items in the classroom.

Reading Challenge winner

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:04pm

Well done and enjoy your new book!

Chinese New Year

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:03pm

This young man brought in some items that came from China to help us learn more about Chinese New Year. Thank you for being so thoughtful!

Star of the week

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:02pm

Well done for being so much more confident and engaging in lessons!

Hot and cold colours

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 3:01pm

In art we have been investigation hot and cold colours.

Computing

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 2:59pm

In computing we are learning all about algorithms. We used beebots to give instructions using Computing vocabulary.

Meditation in RE

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 2:54pm

As part of our Hinduism topic in RE we have been learning why meditation is important to Hindus. We then practiced for ourselves!

Topic homework

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 2:53pm

We’ve had more fantastic Space homework brought in this week – well done all, they look brilliant!

Reading Challenge winner

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 2:45pm

Well done and enjoy your new book!

Star of the Week

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 2:41pm

Well done for showing resilience in maths and working your socks off!

Home achievements

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 2:41pm

In Big Question this morning we looked at achievements from outside of school. We have children that go to Rainbows and Beavers, performing arts and swimming lessons. It’s great to see our talents outside of school. Well done all!

PE

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 2:39pm

Owls Class didn’t realise that hopping would be so challenging.

They showed good resilience during the lessons and didn’t give up.

Art in Owls

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 2:38pm

This term in Art we will be practising our painting skills ready to create a Hot and Cold Painting in the style of Mexican Folk Art.

The children enjoyed colour mixing last week. This week  they have explored making  shades and tones of primary colours .

Practical fractions work

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 2:37pm

In maths we have started a new topic on fractions. We worked practically so we could understand how to share and group equally.

Performing our Talk 4 Writing

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 2:34pm

Today we performed the recount we have learnt in front of the other KS1 classes. We did such a brilliant job that we invited Mrs Forshaw to come and watch us perform again! She was very impressed!

Reading Challenge winner

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 2:33pm

Well done for reading 4 times this week and enjoy your new book!

Headteacher’s Award

Date: 11th Mar 2020 @ 2:32pm

A member of the Owl Class received the Headteacher’s Award this week for working really hard in maths and making super progress!

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