|Year 2 have been enjoying reading paddington to learn more about our London topic.|
|After reading the first part of our story about Suki and her kimono, we acted out what we thought was going to happen next in the story.|
|The children are creating black and white London skyline drawings by cross hatching using a fine liner pen.|
|In maths this week we have been adding using three different methods: cubes, number squares and number lines.|
We used weighing scales to measure the weight of objects around the classroom. We estimated how light
or heavy the object would be and then checked its weight on the scale.
| We estimated the weight of objects around the classroom and then weighed them using the
weighing scales to check how close our estimate was.
|We made our own pictographs to show the different ways we get to school and our favourite foods.|
|We have been going through some maths SATs practise questions together in class
and looking at the mathematical language used in the word problems.
|We have been learning how to read information from a pictograph and tally chart and managed to draw some of our own.|
In our parashat shavua lesson with Morah Raya we learnt about parashat trauma,
| Year 2 have been leaning how to make measurements. They've had some very creative ideas and
have been using unusual units such as pencils and feet.
|Using their photos for our family theme, year 2 have been drawing and painting their family portraits.|
|Year 2 have been learning all about different shapes. This week they have been focusing on using a few
common 2D shapes to create more complicated polygons such as cats and houses.
|Year 2 have been learning about the suffragettes and have used their knowledge to create these beautiful shoe-box theatre scenes.|
|Year 2 loved their school trip to the Tate Britain Museum. They spent
their time sketching their favourite sculpture and discussed whether
they were abstract or representational.Their behaviour was
immaculate and we loved having some of the parents spend the day
| Year 2 have worked so hard to create Henry Moore inspired sculptures.
Their sculptures represent important aspects of their families.
Have a look and see which sculptures you think are abstract
and which are representational.
|Year 2 have started their new Biography topic and have begun with asking questions. We were so lucky to have a visit from John Green, Miss Green's Father, who shared some of his life so far with us. We will be hearing more about his childhood, his school life and how him and his siblings grew up on rations. The children were so engaged and asked very interesting questions. Look out for their mind-blowing biographies.|
|The children have made 2D regular shapes using straws. They have worked hard to make sure that each side of their 'regular' shape has straws of the same length.|
|Little Red Riding Hood skipped into the classroom. Unfortunately, she was lost but the children asked her lots of questions to help her to find her way to Grandma's house. They were so helpful and really did make her feel so much better!|