Portraits

Last week the children in Year 2 visited the Shipley Art Gallery.  Their topic this half term has been portraits.  At the gallery, the children enjoyed drawing with their non dominant hand, as well as making an abstract portrait out of felt. They listened very well to Fearne whilst she was giving instructions and were determined during their independent activities.  It has hard work making felt portraits as the felt had to be flattened and rubbed with soapy water for at least 20 minutes – their hands were the cleanest they had ever been for lunch!

 

The Sacrament of Baptism

We visited Corpus Christi Church earlier this week to see our Deacon Tom. Tom explained to us some of the actions and symbols related to Baptism. We are going to learn more about the Sacrament of Baptism after the half term holidays.  Continue Reading

Scientists

This week the children thoroughly enjoyed their science lesson – there were lots of excitable squeals heard from our classroom! They had to work in teams and the winning team could win a … CHOCOLATE FREDDO!  The competition was, which team could melt their Freddo the quickest. We initially talked about how materials can change…Continue Reading

Writing Recipes

Over the last two weeks the children have worked hard on writing recipes both in school and for homework.  They have listened well to the features of recipes: bossy verbs, time connectives, adverbs, numbered steps, bullet points for ingredients, a title.  They have written some revolting recipes, recipes for chocolate crispies and today they wrote…Continue Reading

Beamish

Last week Year 2 visited Beamish as part of their history topic – transport from the past.  The children enjoyed seeing the trams, old buses and the penny farthing. Their favourite part of the day was going down the mine.  They also enjoyed exploring life in the past and visiting the sweet shop, bakery, coop,…Continue Reading

Who am I..part 2

This week in class we have been writing our own ‘What am I?’ and ‘Who am I?’ riddles. Each child wrote their own riddle about a child in the class.  All of the children were very brave and performed their riddles in front of their class mates.Continue Reading

Who am I?

This week in class we have been writing our own ‘What am I?’ and ‘Who am I?’ riddles. Each child wrote their own riddle about a child in the class.  All of the children were very brave and performed their riddles in front of their class mates.  Continue Reading

My tongue is twisted!

This week Year 2 have had fun with their poetry topic ‘Silly Stuff’.  They have read a variety of tongue twisters and then had lots of fun writing their own! They were all very brave and performed their tongue twister in front of an audience – some enjoyed the limelight more than others! 🙂  Continue Reading