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Class 2 Visit to Castle Bolton
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First week back
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Class 2 How Do We Measure Time?

06 May 2022

This week, we have been learning about measuring time.  We considered the different units of measurement for time, ranging from seconds, minutes and hours to days, weeks, months and years.
In our maths work, we focussed on ‘o’clock’ and ‘half past’ times.  We learnt that o’clock is an abbreviation of ‘of the clock'. We noticed that the minute hand is longer than the hour hand on the clock and that this helps us to read the time correctly. We will be progressing onto the year two targets of being able to read quarter past and quarter to, as well as reading time in five-minute intervals.

 
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We had a lovely afternoon on Tuesday when we put on our party clothes and celebrated Eid! We all gathered in the hall for Collective Worship. We thought about the celebration of Eid-El-Fitr, when Muslims mark the three-day festival signalling the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, those who are fasting must not eat or drink form dawn to dusk, for thirty days. We think this must feel like a very long time! We saw pictures of Eid being celebrated by many communities all around the world.  We then had our own celebration with party food, including tasting some traditional sweet treats, and there was time to enjoy being together and to play with friends.

 
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Time has also been explored in our history work.  We have learnt that the Bolton Castle was built 600 years ago and Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned there over 400 years ago. We found out that multiples of hundreds of years are called centuries.
We are all very excited about our visit to the Castle on Monday.  We hope to have lots of fun and learn more information to help us answer our big question ‘Who lived in a castle like this?’  We have been searching for information in books and on the internet. We also know that experts are a valuable source of information. We have prepared some question to ask the staff at the castle, as they have valuable expert knowledge about the different parts of the castle, the roles of people who lived in the castle and the life of Mary Queen of Scots. We’re looking forward to meeting an expert who will be taking on the role of the Mary Queen of Scots. Here are some of the questions that we are going to ask the ‘queen’:
  • What activities did you do during your time at the castle?
  • Who else lived in the castle while you were there?
  • What did you wear?
  • What things did you eat?
  • What was it like to be a prisoner?
  • What was the castle like?
  • How did you feel while staying at the castle?
  • How did it feel to enter and walk around the castle?
  • How did it feel like being on the throne? 
  • Who lived in the castle at the same time?
 
We will share our findings next week!
 
 
Trip information
We will leave school at 9.15 am and return by 3.30pm.  The children will need to wear their school uniform, along with outdoor shoes and a waterproof coat.  It will be useful for them to bring a backpack which they can use to carry their lunch, water bottle and a snack. Any children who usually have a school meal will be provided with a packed lunch from school.  
 
Have a lovely weekend!


 
 
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