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Pluto & Jupiter Year 2

Welcome to Year 2

 

Meet the Team

 

Pluto Class

Class Teacher - Miss Selvey

LSA - Mrs. Oliffe and Ms. Derby

PPA Cover (Tuesday afternoon) - Mrs Cobley

 

Jupiter Class

Class Teacher - Mrs. Harris

LSA - Mrs. Beal

PPA Cover (Monday afternoon) - Mrs. Britton

 

Important Dates

Wednesday 5th September - Back to school

Wednesday 12th September (8.45 in Jupiter Class) - Meet the Teacher Year 2

Thursday 13th September - Individual school photographs

Monday 17th September - Walk around the village

Friday 5th October - Sketching on Uphill beach

Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th October - Parents evening

Friday 26th October - End of term 1

 

Monday 5th November - INSET DAY

Tuesday 6th November - Start of term 2

Friday 7th December - Christmas Bazaar

Thursday 13th December - Year 2 Carol Service

Friday 14th December - Christmas jumper day

Tuesday 18th December - Year 2 Christmas party

Wednesday 19th December - Christmas lunch

Friday 21st December - End of term 2 

 

 

 

 

 

WW1 Exhibition

On Friday we went to visit the WW1 exhibition set up by years 5 & 6. It was great to see the amazing work done by the older children in our school. Thank you to all the parents who helped us out!

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Cress!

Over the past few weeks we have been observing our cress grow in different conditions. We have been recording our observations over time so that we are able to see how the cress seeds have grown and changed in their different environments. This has helped us to know what conditions are best for plants to grow.

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Sketching at the beach

Following our visit from Rosie Smith we enjoyed a trip the beach to do some sketches of our local area! It was a beautiful morning and we had a great time admiring the view! Thank you to all the parents who came along to help.

Artist Visit - Rosie Smith

This week we were incredibly lucky to be visited by local artist Rosie Smith. She cam in to see both classes and talked to us about her life and achievements as an artist as well as giving some amazing tips! We were able to ask her lots of questions which helped us to learn more about watercolours and will help us with our own sketching and painting we do this term. We also were very lucky to see many of her original watercolour paintings up close as she brought so many with her for us to look at. We are feeling so inspired!

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Plant Dissection

This week we have begun our new topic in Science where we will be learning all about plants! To start us off we have been learning to identify the different parts of a flowering plant! We had a great time dissecting a plant in order to identify all the different parts!

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Scarecrow!

We have been busy this week preparing our scarecrow for the Horrible Histories scarecrow festival in the village! We have had a lot of fun making it!

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Walk Around Uphill

This week as a WOW start to our project 'Where in the world are we?' we went on a walk around our local village! We have been learning about human and physical geographical features and spotted so many whilst on our walk! We stopped off at the café for squash and biscuits before returning to school! It was a lovely walk and thank you so much to all who came along to help!

 

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Where in the world are we? - Project for Terms 1 & 2

We have just begun our brand new project which is focusing on learning about our local area. We will be learning about the geographical features, weather and attractions of both Uphill and Weston!

Welcome to Year 2.

What a fantastic day we have had settling in to our new classes!  We have started to learn a poem to perform at our poetry slam.  We enjoyed imaths (inspirational maths) where we thought about strategies to help us with our maths in Year 2, we thought about halving and different ways this can be shown.

We began to think about our project 'Where in the World are we?' we discussed what we may already know and what we would like to discover.  Finally, we thought about our  school values - 'Everybody, Responsibility, Trust and Courage' and agreed what this would look and sound like in our classrooms and wider school community.

Inspirational maths.

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