Year 2 2018-19

/Year 2 2018-19
14 03, 2019

Incredible Instruments

By | March 14th, 2019|Year 2 2018-19|

Today we read about Ossiri creating her own instrument in Ossiri and the Bala Mengro.
We decided we would give this a go as well! We used lots of different recyclable materials from around the school, just like the Tattin Folki in the book do.
After we made our instruments we had a go at writing instructions […]

8 03, 2019

Fringe Festival Fun

By | March 8th, 2019|Year 2 2018-19|

This week Year Two have been learning all about performing plays.
We worked with scripts, making them even better than the originals we had been given. We then held auditions to decide who would be best for each role, before practicing our expressions, actions and body positions.

On Friday two lucky groups from each class had the […]

7 03, 2019

World Book Day

By | March 7th, 2019|Year 2 2018-19|

Today we celebrated World Book Day. We all dressed up as
some of our favourite book characters.

We practised talking like our character does and thinking
of  adjectives to describe our costumes.

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1 03, 2019

Scratch Jr at the CLC

By | March 1st, 2019|Year 2 2018-19|

This week Year 2 visited the CLC (Connected Learning Centre) in Clapham Old Town to experience programming and debugging.

They taught us all about how to programme Scratch the cat to race a friend. We experimented with different blocks which would allow the characters to move certain speeds or certain directions.

We could even add dialogue for […]

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.

KODAK Digital Still Camera

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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.