Year 2 Weekly Update

On Friday, Year 2 travelled to Shoeburyness and immediately demonstrated their brilliant learning by pointing out all the different human and physical features that they could see. The behaviour of the children was outstanding and they were a real credit to St Catherine’s. The teachers were all very proud! Thank you to all involved for […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

RE:  In our lessons the children heard the story of Abraham and they were invited to imagine that they were in Haran with Abraham. The children had the opportunity to ask and answer wondering questions, e.g. What questions do you think Abraham would have wanted to ask God? How was Abraham going to tell his […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: This week, we have been learning to represent numbers to 100 using a range of concrete materials e.g. number beads, dienes and numicon. The children were asked to identify how many tens and ones were in each number. It is important for the children to understand that 1 ten is the same as 10 […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

The children have settled extremely well in their new classes and there have been lots of happy smiley faces! Maths: This week, we spent some time recalling Maths previously taught in Year 1, activities included: ordering numbers, place value understanding, addition and subtraction learning and their knowledge of shapes. We were then able to move […]

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E-Safety: Education for a Connected World

On Tuesday morning this week, we were thrilled to host so many parents at our first E-Safety meeting this year. We began by discussing headline issues that had emerged from a recent nationwide survey of children’s online lives and use of technology, conducted by the London Grid for Learning (LGFL) – ‘Hopes and Streams’ (attached […]

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