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21 June 2024

Bees in the Trees Workshop with Year 2

This morning Bees in the Trees came to visit all the Infant classes. The children learned all about the life cycle of a bee and the different roles each type of bee plays in the beehive. Everyone had the chance to observe the bees up close at work in the beehive as well as handling some of the…

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20 June 2024

Active Maths Time

Year 2 began their work on time with an active maths lesson to recap o’clock and half past times. They had great fun moving around the playground in different ways and stopping to make given times on their individual clocks. What a great start it was to their work on time!

 

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17 June 2024

Exploring the School Grounds for Geography June 2024

As part of a geography unit on fieldwork and map skills, the Year 2 children have been exploring the school grounds to find physical and human features that they will need, in a future lesson, to show when drawing their own maps of the school grounds. The children also took the opportunity to play…

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14 June 2024

Sports Day 2024

Congratulations to the Blue Team for winning Sports Day 2024. A huge well done to all the children who took part in our races. All the teams showed exceptional teamwork, determination and competitiveness! 

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4 June 2024

Football Skills in Year 2 June 2024

Year 2 have spent time during their P.E. lessons lately working on their dribbling, stopping and passing of the ball. They have really improved over the weeks and are now able to dribble and pass the ball with increased accuracy. What a joy it has been to see them improve!

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3 June 2024

Printing in Year 2 Art

Year 2 have made their own printing blocks from coloured clay. They used the initial letter of their first name as inspiration. They had great fun applying paint to them and using them to create patterns by rotating and repeating them. They were very pleased with the end result and how much they…

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24 May 2024

Year 2 Celebrating Mary in May 2024

Year 2 dressed up in blue to celebrate Saint Mary. The children learned all about how Catholics celebrate Mary during the month of May. Then they found out how Mary has many different names all around the world. They had great fun finding out the names that different countries call her.

 

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24 May 2024

National Numeracy Day 2024 in Year 2

It was National Numeracy Day this week. In recognition of this Year 2 took part in an active maths session. They had to work with a partner to solve different calculations that were placed around the hall. They all showed wonderful teamwork and enjoyed talking about how they were solving each…

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24 May 2024

Walk to School Week 2024

A huge well done to all the children who walked, cycled or scooted to school this week as part of Walk to School Week. Keep up the great effort and remember it’s never too late to start active travel. 

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17 May 2024

Abstract Art in Year 2

Year 2 have been exploring using the different lines and marks they have been using in their painting lessons to create an abstract piece of art while responding to some classical music. The children were surprised to find out that some children’s stories and films have been based on classical…

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16 May 2024

Year 2 Visit to the Whitehaven Museums

As part of a history topic on the history of Whitehaven, the Year 2 children visited the Beacon Museum then later moved on to The Rum Story. Alan from the Beacon Museum showed them some of the artefacts that have been found in Whitehaven from the past including some materials that came from the…

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13 May 2024

Moving for Mental Health Awareness Week 2024

This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week theme is movement. Year 2 have been finding out that movement is good for not just our bodies but our mental health too. They were split into teams and took part in relays by moving like different animals. They walked like a bear, a crab, an elephant, a…

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