Spelling success in 2 Red

Congratulations to these super spellers! 2 Red certainly has some smart spelling cookies who all scored 10/10 this week. All the children have improved their scores throughout this half term. Well done! We are very proud of all of you!

Sketching Club

A big thank you to all the children who attended sketch club this half term. You have all been brilliant. A special thank you to the KS2 children for being particularly helpful by supporting the Year 2 children and helping them find their way to other classrooms. Below are a few photos.

Life in a Victorian Workhouse 2 Red

In topic we are learning about the the author, Charles Dickens. Today, we experienced life in a Victorian Workhouse through role play, comparing it to how we live today. What do you know about Charles Dickens? What was life like for children in a Victorian Workhouse?

Hansel and Gretel – 2 Red

What a fantastic week! 2R love to role play! We all went outside to provide a setting for the children to verbally retell story before writing it. They also created freeze frames of different scenes. How amazing they are! Take a look below. What happens next?

2 Red Science Investigation

The children in 2 Red have been helping Little Red Riding Hood. Poor Red Riding Hood needed a new cape as the one she owned was in extremely poor condition. It was threadbare and didn’t keep out the wind and rain! We carried out an investigation to find out which material was the most suitable […]

Making a Slingshot for Jack – 2 Red

We have shared the story ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ and created a wanted poster to help capture the giant. In science, we were challenged to create a slingshot for Jack. We discussed what properties our materials would need and this helped us to decide what to use. We collected our chosen materials and set to […]

2 Red Visit The Cinema

Today, 2 Red visited the Albany Theatre and watched animated films of two of Julia Donaldson’s well known books, the Gruffalo and also Zog. What a fantastic treat! Which film did you like best? Why? Describe a character out of the film you enjoyed the most. Use some expanded noun phrases in your description. Have […]

Traditional Tales 2R

This week, we have been learning about Traditional Tales. We shared the story, Jack and the Beanstalk and discussed the feelings of the characters at different parts of the story. We used role play to gain a better understanding and created facial expressions to show a variety of feelings. Look at the photos below and […]

2R brilliant spellers results

We are so proud of the children in 2 Red! Congratulations to all children on their spelling results this week as each and everyone has improved on their previous score. A special ‘well done’ to the 28 children who scored 10 out of 10. Well done and keep up the good work!

2 Red Maths Investigation Week

What a great start to a new half term! We have had great fun problem solving, partitioning outdoors, shopping and much more. Take a look at our video below. Well done on a brilliant week 2 Red! What did you enjoy? What did you learn?

More from Book and Performance Week 2R

What an eventful week! We had a visit from the therapy dogs, competed in our talent show, created freeze frames of events in our story and lots more. Below are a few more highlights. Well done 2 Red! Thank you for being so brilliant! What was your favourite learning activity?

2R Book and Performance Week

Our week has started off fantastically. We have shared and acted out our book again to refresh our memories, created questions to ask the therapy dog owner, learned new vocabulary, tested our sense of smell and even became illustrators! The story is below for you to share at home. Who is the author of Detective […]

2 Red spelling

Congratulations to the children below who got full marks in their spellings this week. All of 2 Red try hard and practise. We are so proud of each and everyone one of toy of you⭐️

A recount of our trip to Weston

The children in 2 Red have been very productive in English this week and we are super proud of them. Using discussion and role play to help them, they have written some fantastic recounts of their trip to Weston. They have tried hard to make their work interesting by incorporating descriptive language and adverbials of […]

Hygiene in 2 Red

As part of our science topic, keeping healthy, 2 Red have been learning about the importance of hygiene. Ladybird group created an information video. Take a look below. How often do you need to brush your teeth? Why? Why is it important to wash our hands before eating?

Billy Bob Buttons

This morning, Billy Bob Buttons the author came to visit us. He gave us some ‘tips’ to use in our writing and shared a couple of his books. We also had the opportunity to purchase a signed copy of our chosen book. Can you remember the ‘tip’ he gave us to help us describe a […]

Author visit on Wednesday 2nd October

How exciting! We are having the author, Billy Bob Buttons visit us next Wednesday morning. Afterwards, there will be an opportunity to purchase a book signed by him. Below is a price list. If you would like to buy a copy of one of the books, please bring in the correct amount in a labelled […]

2 Red visit the Seaside

Our visit to the seaside was spectacular. The children had great fun playing in the sand and learned about seaside features. Their behaviour was outstanding. Thank you to the parents who came and helped us to truly have a day to remember! What treasures did we find on the beach? How did the wet sand […]

Today in 2 Red

The children were brilliant today at discussing and acting out different scenarios in groups. They used their detective skills to understand how others might be feeling. We made good use of the brilliant weather and took our learning outside to put ourselves in the shoes of the main characters from the book we are sharing, […]

2 Red Art Week

What great start to a new school year! 2 Red have had great fun learning about the artist, Claude Monet. Mrs Browning and myself are so proud of the children. They have settled into Year 2 brilliantly and have created some fantastic work. We are going to have a wonderful year! We discussed the school […]

Friday in 2 Red

On Friday, we created our own tongue twisters, showcased our riddles and asked our classmates to solve them. In the afternoon, to complete our topic work on Countries around the World, we designed and made headdresses to wear in our very own Brazilian carnival procession. Which Country did you enjoy learning about? What did you […]

Australian Art

As part of our ‘Around the World’ topic, we are learning about Australia. We have identified Australia on a map, researched Koala bears and written non-chronological reports about them. Today we learned about the Sidney Opera Theatre and Aboriginal art. Below are some of our art masterpieces.