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Bapchild and Tonge

CE Primary School and Nursery

Rooted in God as our vine; we bear fruits.

Year 2

Term 5

 

This term we are reading the book 'The Diary of a Killer Cat!'

We will be practicing reading with expression, exploring the characters and writing our own diary as if we were the cat. 

 

In maths this term we will be learning to tell the time (o'clock, half past, quarter to, quarter past and in 5 minute intervals), today we played a game with a partner where we had to read the times on the board. 

Topic

Geography

Where am I on a map?

 

In our topic lessons this term we will be creating maps of our local area, next week we will be going on a walk in the local area in order to help us achieve this. Look out for the photos and pictures of the maps we create.

Also we will be learning to name and locate the different continents and oceans in the world.

Term 4

Godly Play 

 

Year 2 had Godly Play over in the Church last week. They heard the story about the Good Shepherd, comparing the good shepherd to an ordinary one. They answered questions about the story and related the story to themselves. The children enjoyed making pompoms for a sheep, painting pictures of the story, creating some of the characters with play dough and they could retell the story using the story sack. 

Year 2 Cranmer 

Term 3

 

This term in our English lessons we are reading 'The Man on the Moon!' by Simon Bartram.

You can find the story on the link below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt5zQ1UO6rE 

You could share the story together at home. 

 

In Maths this term we are learning how to multiply and divide by grouping and sharing. The children used different objects to group and share. 

We are also learning the 2, 5 and 10 times table. 

 

Welcome to Year One Page

After visiting the Crown Jewels we learned more about the crown that was made for Prince Charles in 1969 and the symbols included. We thought about symbols that would represent us and designed our own crowns before making them. 

Some photos from our brilliant trip to the Tower of London today plus some examples of our quick sketches of the landmarks we could see.

After looking at examples of Kente cloth from Ghana we were inspired to make these paper weavings. 

We learned about hot and cold colours and then applied our learning to make these Hot Dogs and Cool Cats. 

Some pictures from our Pentecost party. We celebrated the birthday of the church as well as all the birthdays we had missed in Lockdown. 

We have enjoyed watching our tadpoles change into froglets but today we said goodbye because it was time for them to return to the pond.

In Computing today we used the four way symmetry tool and a tiling tool to make William Morris inspired wallpaper designs. 

So impressed with these William Morris inspired prints. The children followed the instructions really well and did a fantastic job!

We have been learning about The Owl and the Pussycat in our English lessons. We have made illustrations for our own version of the poem. 

The Flower Fairies have been helping us to identify the plants growing in our school garden as part of our Science work. Look at our amazing observational drawings. Can you name the flowers?

We made this display about this term’s value of “Openness”.

Fantastic entrants in our Easter Bonnet and Decorated Egg competition. Congratulations to everyone especially our Year 1 winners Ellen, Edith and Ernest!
What a fabulous collection of wax-resist watercolour handwriting pattern Easter eggs!
And look who’s hatched out...!
Here are our beautiful fingerprint Spring flower Mothers Day cards, before the ladybirds landed!
We each coloured a piece of this puzzle and when we put it together it had a special message for us...
Our Sleeping Beauty story map. Can you use it to tell the story?

More artwork inspired by Yinka Shonibare.

Which is his and which is Year 1’s?!