Class presents
22 Jul 2022
Our Last Week of Term
21 Jul 2022
Book reviews
14 Jul 2022
Class 2 - Sports Day Fun!
06 Jul 2022
A very sporty week
30 Jun 2022
Dictionaries, P.E. and Measuring Temperature
24 Jun 2022
Diary writing and maps
15 Jun 2022
Class 2 notices
09 Jun 2022
A Magical Day At Studfold
09 Jun 2022
Jubilee celebrations in class 2
26 May 2022
Class 2 Trip to Studfold Adventure Trail - REMINDER
20 May 2022
Recounts, Reading and Fun at Forest School
20 May 2022
Class 2's trip to Bolton Castle
10 May 2022
Class 2 How Do We Measure Time?
06 May 2022
First week of Forest schools
28 Apr 2022
Class 2 Visit to Castle Bolton
26 Apr 2022
Class 2 Forest School
26 Apr 2022
Last Week of Term in Class 2
05 Apr 2022
A busy week in class 2
28 Mar 2022
Standing with Ukraine
25 Mar 2022
Materials Investigators
25 Mar 2022
Red Nose Day in class 2
16 Mar 2022
What use is a chocolate teapot? Exploring Materials in Class 2
10 Mar 2022
World Book Day Fun
03 Mar 2022
Pupil Voice Week - Class 2
17 Feb 2022
Measuring in Maths and Finding Out About Food
02 Feb 2022
Poems
02 Feb 2022
Italy and Kazakhstan
26 Jan 2022
Maths, Maps and Music
21 Jan 2022
Lots of dancing
11 Jan 2022
First week back
07 Jan 2022
Welcome back
04 Jan 2022
Christmas Fun in Class Two
15 Dec 2021
Advent week 2
09 Dec 2021
Advent Week 1
02 Dec 2021
26.11.21 Science and Sketching
25 Nov 2021
New Reading Books!
18 Nov 2021
Class 2 Parents Consultations - Week Beginning 22.11.21
16 Nov 2021
Animals and their Habitats
10 Nov 2021
Home learning for those isolating
08 Nov 2021
Science Launch
04 Nov 2021
Harvest Festival - Class 2
19 Oct 2021
All Around the World - Class 2
13 Oct 2021
Class 2's Pupil Voice Day
07 Oct 2021
Class 2 - Seasonal Changes
30 Sep 2021
Class 2 Another busy week!
23 Sep 2021
Class 2 Fossil Hunters 17.9.21
17 Sep 2021
Class 2 - Our First Week
09 Sep 2021


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Book reviews

14 Jul 2022



Over several weeks, we have been completing an author study of Julia Donaldson. We have spent a number of lessons reading some of her books and really familiarising ourselves with the story. We have focused on three of her books: The Gruffalo, The Smartest Giant in Town and Room on the Broom.The children have completed lots of activities around these stories and used them to spark some lovely writing. 


This week, we have began to compare the stories, considering the similarities and differences in characters, setting and plot. The children then created a table to support their comparitive discussions. Later in the week, we finished our learning by choosing one story to write a book review about. We thought about what the story was about, who it was aimed at and whether we would recommend this book. The children formulated their ideas into a published format of a book review, which they were very proud of! The children have worked hard this year to improve their writing and these book reviews really show the progress they have made, well done class 2!

 
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In RE, this half-term we have been working up to answering the big questions: "What makes a place sarced?" To do this we have learnt about Christianity, Islam and Judaism. We have covered lots of elements of these religions including, different places of worship, religious symbols and artefacts.The children have enjoyed this unit of learning and they have been very interested in learning about the way different religions pray and exploring inside religious buildings. 
To begin to summarise our learning, today we sorted pictures of the different buildings and wrote down something we remember about the place of worship then began to have a discussion to compare the religions. We will be continuing to look at similarities and differences in more detail next week. To finish today's lesson, we wrote down something we know about each religion. 

 
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On Thursday, the children had a lovely transition afternoon! They have enjoyed meeting their teachers and joined in with some lovely activities including making drawing portraits, making peg labels and playing games. If they have any concerns over the next few weeks, please let us know so we can make the transition as smooth as possible for the children. 



Have a lovely weekend. 

Miss Thewsey and Mrs Micklefield
 
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