Welcome to Year 2
Meet the Team
Class Teacher - Miss Selvey
LSA - Mrs Cobley
HLTA (Thursday afternoon) - Mrs Britton
Class Teacher - Mrs Madeley
LSA - Mrs Beal
HLTA (Monday afternoon) - Mrs Britton
Friday 7th April 2017-Break up for Easter Holidays
Easter Holidays-Monday 10th April - Friday 21st April 2017
Term 5 starts- Monday 24th April 2017
Monday 1st May 2017-Bank Holiday Monday
Tuesday 23rd May 2017-Saturn Class Assembly at 9am
Friday 26th May 2017-Sports Day and Family Picnic
Friday 26th May 2017-End of Term 5
Half Term-Monday 29th May 2017-Friday 2nd June 2017
Monday 5th June 2017-Inset Day
Tuesday 6th June 2017-Term 6 Starts
Tuesday 13th June 2017-Sunshine Class Assembly at 9am
Tuesday 11th July 2017-Rainbow Class Assembly at 9am
Wednesday 19th July 2017-Year Two Open Doors
Friday 21st July 2017-End of Term 6 and academic year
Term 5 & 6
This term our project is 'What makes Africa amazing?'
What do we already know?
They have animal like cheetahs – Macie
Some animals are more dangerous than others – Edie
They have different wildlife – Kamran
It’s hot – Barney, Morgan
Africa is made up of lots of coutnires – Ben
Africa is bigger than our country – Lily
A lot of people live there – Charlie
What would you like to find out?
What types of animals live there? – Kaisha
How many countries are there? - Dougie
What are the names of the countries? – Ben
What are the houses like? What are they made from? – Morgan
Who was the first person in Africa? – Charlie
What kind of clothes do they wear? – Ava
How many people live there? – Faith
How many schools are there and what are they like? – Macie
How do you find your way around? – Kamran
What is the food like? – Holly
I enjoyed learning how to make a bug hotel - Faith
I liked doing the scavenger hunt - Tommy
I enjoyed finding all the bits needed for the bug hotel - Ava
I now know how to make a bug hotel - Edie
We found a bug in our tub! - Dougie
As we will be learning about Africa throughout our project we had a go at locating Africa on a map. We learned that Africa is a continent made up of lots of different countries. We then had a go at finding these countries in our atlases and using this to label our own maps!
For our WOW day we 'flew' to Africa and had a day to enjoy lots of different African themed activities!
I enjoyed watching the Lion King - Tommy
I liked making the fruit kebabs and eating them because they were yummy! - Harriet
My fruit kebab had apple, banana and pineapple on it! - Faith
I enjoyed making the chapattis, it was fun - Lily-May
I enjoyed weaving - Charlie
I liked the scavenger hunt and finding all the animals on the field - Barney
Our project for this term is:
'What has made the greatest difference?'
We will be looking at significant individuals, events and inventions that have made a difference to our lives today.
What we know already:
We used to have different cars - Holly
If we hadn't had WWII it would be different now - Ben
Tools were made out of stone - Lily
There used to be different bikes in Victorian times - Dougie
What we would like to find out:
Who was the first person to go on the moon? - Morgan
What did doctors use in the old days? - Edie
When were cars invented? - Kaisha
What did houses use to look like? - Charlie
Our project this term is:
Where in the world are we?
Some questions we would like to find out are:
How many people live in England? Holly
What does the Queen do? Oliver
What is the smallest country in the world? Ben
How many houses are there in our local area? Barney
This term we have been learning all about our local area for our project. For our final outcome we created a factfile about our local area, using all the information that we have learned. At the Christmas Bazaar people were able to take one in return for a donation for the RNLI.
All this week we have been learning about 'anti-bullying' and focusing on using our 'power for good'. We created posters to show the different ways we can be kind to others.
We can help people - Rhinana
Say nice words - Charlie
Show kindness to others - Ben
Be kind to someone everyday - Ava
You can elp someone even if you don't know them - Pheobe
We have really enjoyed learning about computing using our new Ipads! We had a go at programming Beebot to find the flowers!
We were de-bugging to fix a problem - Harriet
We realised that the arrow made it turn and not walk so we had to press forward again - Lily
To make Beebot reach the flower we had to press forwards twice, then left turn, then forwards again - Louis
I loved making the leaf owls! - Faith
I liked that we got to wear Autumn clothes - Michael
I liked writing our Autumn poem - Dougie
I enjoyed doing the poem - Lily-May & Harriet
I loved doing all the nice art activities - Ava
I learned that leaves change colour - Jessica
Year 2 were very lucky to have a very informative presentation about the RNLI from Charlie Beal in Pegasus.
We really enjoyed learning about how Charlie became interested in the RNLI and learning some great information about the different types of boats! Thank you so much for taking the time to come and speak to us.
We walked to the beach and found out about our environment - Christopher
There is a fort at the end of Brean Down that there used to be fighting on - Erin
Uphill's shiny beach has soft, golden sand and a shimmering sea - Marlee
I liked finding shells and seaweed - Jessica
It was fun building sandcastles - Macie
I enjoyed having our photo taken in a circle - Ben
I liked making sand volcanos - Dougie
As a WOW start to our project we were very lucky to be visited by a member of the RNLI!
I learned about the lifeboats and what they do - Faith
I learned about the different danger flags - Barney
I liked it when Gabriel put the lifeguard clothes one! - Harriet
I enjoyed watching Miss Selvey dress up in the RNLI uniform. It was so funny! - Holly
Chris Cox told us that he rescued someone near the Old Pier because they were stuck in the water - Nadia
A dog fell off the cliff and the RNLI saved him - Logan
The RNLI can save people when they are drowning using a lifeboat, which goes very fast - Zack
In maths week I did a challenge where you had to use colours to make different numbers - Barney
We did Pascal's triangle and had to find the missing numbers - Dougie
I liked having challenges to solve ourselves - Macie
I enjoyed doing maths with my learning partner - Kaisha