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Alfred Salter Primary School

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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2

 

Our teachers:

Cyan Class:          Geraldine

Turquoise Class: Tanika and Laura

Helen (Cover Supervisor)

 

Our Class:

Year 2 is when children blossom and grow as independent learners. Through our  topics of Heroes and Heroines, An Eye on London and Rainforests the children explore all areas of the curriculum.

 

There are a number of class trips throughout the year to support and inspire our learning outside of the classroom. During the summer term the children have the opportunity to go on a mini school journey to Arethusa. This is a fabulous time for everyone involved as the children experience different activities and get to showcase their talents.

 

PE – Wednesday and Friday

 

 

This week we have been working on:

 

4th June 2018

 

Maths: In Maths this week we have been revisiting key areas of learning including addition, subtraction, missing number problems and tackling some reasoning challenges. 

 

English: In English we have been using interesting objects to spark our imagination to plan and write our own stories. We worked on using paragraphs and interesting openers to sequence and organise our writing. We worked on adding interesting details and description. We have begun our new topic 'The Rainforest' and will be finding out all about the rainforests of the world before writing informative non-chronological reports.

 

Spellings for this week are:

 

Spelling test Monday 10/6/18

amazingly

interestingly

luckily

unfortunately

strangely

incredible

centre

equator

confuse

prey

 

 

21st May 2018

 

Maths: In Maths we have been revisited our mathematical reasoning

 

English: In English we have started to plan and re-tell the story ' House Held Up By Trees'. 

 

Art: In Art over the past two weeks we have been learning about the famous American artist Georgia O'Keefe and recreating our own drawings of flowers in her unique style. We have produced beautiful art work in pencil, oil pastel and water colour.

Here are some photographs of the children completing their first sketches on Greenland Hill.

 

 

 

 

 

Next we added colour to our sketches using a variety of techniques. We experimented with water colour paints, watercolour pencils and oil pastels to see the different effects they produced.

 

 

 

 

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