• Uncategorised Comments Off on Animals Take Over

    We had a ‘wow’ start to our science topic ‘Animals and their Habitats’. We had a visit from Animals Take Over who brought a range of  animals who live in different habitats such as the desert, rainforest and woodland. We got to meet and hold the animals (if we were brave enough) and the lady told us lots of facts about each animal and how it was adapted to its environment.

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on DT – Designing and Making Bread

    Year 2 have designed and made their own bread rolls. First the children researched some different breads on the market and tasted a range of breads to see what they liked. They then practised shaping dough using salt dough. Next the children planned what ingredients would go in the bread and what it would look like before making their own bread roll. Finally they tasted and evaluated their bread – Delicious!

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on The Great Fire of London and Samuel Pepys

    We have had an interesting start to Year 2, learning all about The Great Fire of London. We found out about how the fire started, why it spread and how it changed London. We studied an important historical figure – Samuel Pepys. We worked in groups to research Samuel Pepys and to make posters about him.

     

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Mexican Day

    Year 2 had a wonderful holiday to Mexico! This morning we checked-in at the airport before taking a flight to Mexico. In Mexico we got to try lots of different Mexican food including fajitas and nachos, we learnt the Mexican hat dance, we found out information about the town of the Tacuaro, and had time to relax with an ice lolly by the pool. We wish we can go back soon!

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Sports Day

    We  had such a fun afternoon on Infant Sports Day. We all worked hard to get as many points as possible for our team. Congratulations to the yellow team who won the most points at the end! Well done to all the children who took part and tried their best.

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on DT – Moving Vehicles

    As part of our Transport topic, we have designed and made out own moving vehicles. We planned what our vehicle would look like and the materials that we would use. First we had to make the cut the axle, using a saw, and put the wheels on. Then we attached them to the underpart of the vehicle. After that we made to body to our vehicle. We had to make sure that is looked like our plan. Finally we attached the body to the underside and axle using superglue. Don’t our vehicles look fantastic!

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Hinduism Week

    This week we have been learning about Hinduism. We learnt about how Hindus worship in their homes. Then we tried a carousel of Hindu celebration activities such as making diwa lamps, tasting traditional food, hand painting and dance. We had a fun and informative afternoon.

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Transport Museum

    On Thursday we visited the transport museum in St Helens to learn more about transport from the past. We had a great time exploring some of the different transport and the equipment.

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Pentecost

    In R.E. lessons, we have been learning about the story of Pentecost and how the Holy Spirit helps us. We enjoyed retelling the story through actions, music and movement.

  • Uncategorised Comments Off on Science – Plants

    Our Science topic for this half term has been Plants. We have found out what plants need to grow. As well as planting and growing our own bean plants, we are conducting an experiment to find out the best conditions for plants to grow. We have 4 seeds with different combinations of light and water. We are checking on the results each week before drawing our conclusions.

     

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