Year 2

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2C Prayer Service

Thank you to Miss Carrick and her class for leading the first KS1 prayer services on Monday. It was wonderful to see so many of our parents join us in this gathering. The children told us all about the Feast of Pentecost. Pentecost is the festival when Christians celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit. […]

Key Steps Gymnastics results

On Wednesday 15th March it was the first time St Catherine’s had participated in the Key Steps Gymnastics competition at Queen Elizabeth Girls School. In Year 2, the following children have worked extremely hard to memorise three routines: Body Management, Floorwork and the Vault. Karl (2B), Patrick (2B), Ines (2C), Amanda (2C), Lewis (2C) and […]

Year 2 – Literacy

This week we have been focussing on the book ‘The Night Pirates’. We have created a storyboard and over the next few days we will be exploring the repetative language in it and rewriting the story. We will then use our imagination to write our own story.

Year 2 – Numeracy

We have been learning about 2D shapes and developing our vocabulary to describe their properties. We have also explored symmetry and practised finding a line of symmetry by folding the shape and using a mirror. Over the next few days, we will be exploring different ways of sorting shapes, as well as continuing shape sequences.

Year 2 – Golden Hinde Trip

What a fantastic day we had! It began with a tube ride into London, which was very exciting as we were with all our friends. We then walked from London Bridge station to the Golden Hinde. We met our Pirate Tour Guide, who was very funny, and explored the ship. Girls weren’t allowed on the ship, […]

World Book Day 2017!

World Book Day – Thursday 2nd March 2017! World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly – it’s a celebration of reading. This is the 20th year there’s been a World Book Day, so to mark the occasion we invite the whole school community (Nursery to Year 6) to come […]

Year 2 – History & Literacy

The children have produced fantastic adverts for pirates, when inside the school, please take a look at our display board, opposite the library. This week we have begun to learn about a significant individual, Sir Francis Drake. This will provide the children with some background knowledge prior to going on our school trip. Please encourage […]

Year 2 – Numeracy

We have been exploring ways of working out change, by counting on in tens and then ones. This week we will be starting our new unit Geometry and will be learning the properties of shape. This unit will continue after half term.

Year 2 – Numeracy

Our new unit is ‘Measurement – money’. Last we learnt about the meaning of the symbols £, .  and p. We finished the week with learning to add together quantities of money together to total specific amounts, this will continue into next week.