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Year 2’s Mini Fire of London

On Wednesday 20th November, Ecton and Wilby class set up their own mini fire as link to the Great Fire of London. As historians, we learnt about timelines and the events that led up to the Great Fire of London starting in Thomas Farriner’s bakery in September 1666. As designers, we also designed and constructed…

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The Fire Brigade Visit Year 2!

On Friday 15th November, Year 2 had a visit from Moulton Fire Brigade, who came in to support the work that we have been exploring as part of our history focus centred on the Great Fire of London. White Watch spoke to us about fire safety in the home and that our adults at home…

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Year 2 have been exploring!

In Year 2, we have been exploring the operation +. We have learnt how to use the expanded column method for addition. Here is our toolkit to help us to solve different addition questions.

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Year 2 create Story Map

In Year 2 we have been learning about the genre of journey stories as part of our English. Here is our story map for our exemplar text of Little Charlie and the Lighthouse Keeper.     We then became innovators, changing many aspects of the story to our own new version. Here is Wilby’s innovated…

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Year 1 & 2 Strictly Schools Dance News

  On Sunday 21st July, our Year 1 & 2 Strictly dance team took part in the Strictly Schools Dancing competition at the Derngate. This was the first time that St. Andrew’s CEVA Primary School had entered this competition with Year 1 & 2. The children had to dance a ballroom dance- Waltz and a…

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Year 2’s Scratch Animations

We are astronauts! As part of our computing time, we have been learning how to use Scratch to create space animations. In teams, we have learnt how to insert a sprite (a movable character or object) into Scratch which we could then animate to move, speak and make sounds with. We also learnt how to…

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Year 2 had a special visitor!

Our Waste Educations Bus Visit Today, Year 2 had a visit from the Waste Education Bus. They came in to help us with our work in Science, where we have been looking at materials and their uses, including learning about recycling. We had the opportunity to learn about what we should recycle along with where…

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Year 2 explore ‘Supertato!!!!

In Year 2 we have been exploring the text Supertato as our Talk4Writing story. We have completed our story map and we are now able to perform the story all the way through with some expressive actions and changing our voices during lots of parts of the story. We have been investigating new characters including…

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Year 2 ‘Blast Off’!!

As Historians in Year 2, we have begun looking at the first astronaut that travelled into space as part of our topic of ‘Blast Off!’ We have looked together at using a timeline, positioning key events in History accurately along a timeline to show when the events happened. We have been improving our vocabulary as…

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Year 2 News!

In Year 2, we have been exploring the story of Traction Man. Here is our story map for Traction Man which we have been learning. The children have a copy of the story map in their book bags to share with you at home.  

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