Year 2 2018-19

/Year 2 2018-19
15 02, 2019

Poetry Week Performance

By | February 15th, 2019|Year 2 2018-19, Year 2 updates, Year 3/4 2018-19|

This week  in Year two we have been learning all about poetry. We have been examining poems from Michael Rosen. We chose to preform Steam Train to the Year 3/4 Owls.
We watched videos of Rosen performing his own poems to draw inspiration about what actions, voices and facial expressions we could use.
We then split into […]

14 02, 2019

Our Poet Visit – Adisa

By | February 14th, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 2 2018-19, Year 3/4 2018-19|

We were fortunate enough to welcome a poet to our school yesterday as part of our whole school Poetry Week. Adisa is an award-winning performance poet who came to work with us all through assemblies and workshops.

We had a fantastic time engaging with his poetry and using the skills he taught us to try and […]

6 02, 2019

Chinese New Year cooking

By | February 6th, 2019|Year 2 2018-19, Year 2 updates|

This term in Year 2 we have been learning all about China. This week we have been learning about how to celebrate Chinese New Year in lots of different ways.

We tried our hands at making some yummy dumplings today. We practiced our peeling and grating skills to add some grated carrots as the filling.

You can […]

23 01, 2019

Year 2- Chinese music

By | January 23rd, 2019|Music, Year 2 2018-19|

The children have started to look at music in China. They looked at tempo and dynamics and created music, using drums and cymbals, to accompany their dragon (dance) movement.

They definitely enjoyed this lesson – making plenty of noise.

 

vid from Heathbrook on Vimeo.

21 01, 2019

Shopping

By | January 21st, 2019|Year 2 2018-19|

Today we started learning about giving change. We set up our own little shops, where we worked on adding up or shopping and finding the change from a given amount of 50 pence.

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11 01, 2019

Hockey lessons in our new pitch!

By | January 11th, 2019|Sport, Year 2 2018-19|

Year 2 will be enjoying hockey lessons in our new all-weather pitch this term! Big thanks to our coach from the Spencer Club.

19 12, 2018

Brilliant Baking!

By | December 19th, 2018|Year 2 2018-19|

The Sparrows and Nightingales practiced their baking skills by making some sugar cookie dough. We used different measurements with weight to make the dough, using knowledge from our recent maths lessons.

The recipe we used is listed below all our lovely pictures if you would like to make them over the winter break.

 

 

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19 12, 2018

The Gingerbread Man visits Heathbrook!

By | December 19th, 2018|Nursery 2018-19, Reception 2018-19, Year 1 2018-19, Year 2 2018-19|

What a treat for the children in Early Years and KS1 this morning, when Olivia from the company Teach It Through Drama came to tell us the story of the Gingerbread Man. With lots of audience participation, humour and laughter, Olivia brought the story to life […]

12 12, 2018

Magical Moments Show

By | December 12th, 2018|Music, Year 1 2018-19, Year 2 2018-19|

Year 1 and 2 enjoyed acting in their Magical Moments show all about London. They based their concert around a book they were reading called ‘Katie in London’, travelling through St Paul’s Cathedral, Trafalgar Square and the Tower of London, sharing some of their favourite winter songs with us.

We heard renditions of Jingle Bells, Let it […]

12 12, 2018

Penguin Poems

By | December 12th, 2018|Year 2 2018-19|

Today we performed our own poetry, using actions and the poems we created.

KODAK Digital Still Camera

KODAK Digital Still Camera

KODAK Digital Still Camera

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