Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: In our lessons this week we have been adding and subtracting 2-digit numbers. Once again, the focus is on the language of tens and ones and we looked at different methods to add the numbers including the column method. The children are aware of the importance of starting with the ones when adding using […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: Before crossing the 10 with addition and subtraction, the children needed to have a strong understanding of place value. The idea that ten ones are the same as one ten was essential here. The children spent time partitioning 2 digit numbers in order to add them and lined them up in columns to formally […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

RE Our new topic this term is ‘Mysteries’. During our lessons, we were learning to say what we wonder about. In class, we spent time reading a poem about heaven and what it makes us wonder about. Heaven seems like a mystery as we cannot really answer all these questions, but we still think about and wonder. […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: This week, we begun by focusing on multiples of 10 up to and within 100. Links were made again between single digit bonds and tens bonds using 10 frames to represent 100. We then moved onto adding and subtracting 1 and the children started to see the pattern with what happens each time. Towards […]

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Barnet Infant Music Festival

On Thursday the children walked to Underhill school to partake in the Barnet Infant Music Festival. Year 2 have worked incredibly hard to learn a range of songs from around the world. We were immensely proud of them.

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Year 2 Weekly Update

RE: During our RE lessons, we have been reading the bible story of Daniel (Daniel 6:17-27). We discussed how Daniel would have felt at different times in the story and the children spent time reflecting on the reasons Daniel had to be brave and have faith because he was chosen by God. The children were […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: This week it was essential that the children had the opportunity to discuss and share strategies for checking addition and subtraction calculations. The children were reminded that checking calculations was not restricted to only using the inverse, alternatively, they were encouraged to use concrete resources, number lines and estimating as part of a wide […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

RE: In RE we are learning to recognise and recall the story of baby Moses. In class, we read the story of when God chose Moses to help his people. We thought carefully about the feelings of each of the characters in the story. The children then selected a character and acted out their role […]

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2F Class Mass

Thank you to Father James for celebrating class mass with Class 2H this week. The theme of their mass was closely linked to their Religious Education learning- ‘The Chosen People’. It was also the feast of St Thérèse of Lisieux. She was part of God’s great plan just like us.  St. Thérèse is a role […]

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