Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: This week we have been revisiting what was previously taught before Christmas. Within this step, the children built on counting by bringing pounds and pence together.   The children were then equipped to select coins from an amount given to them. They used these practically, drew them and wrote the abstract amounts.  They continued to […]

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Art and D & T In Year 2

Autumn Term 1 D&T – As part of our Street Detectives scheme of work, the children learned about our local high street. They then planned, created and evaluated their own addition to the high street e.g. hotel, church, restaurant etc.   Autumn Term 2 Art – The children have been learning about their senses through […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: This week, we introduced our new unit ‘measurement – money’ by setting up our own classroom shop. The children were able to buy a range of items using coins (pence), this gave the children the opportunity to recognize the value of each coin and was an excellent talking point when deciding upon the most […]

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Years 1 & 2 Christmas Concert – Rock the Baby

Thank you to the children and staff of year 1 and 2 for their wonderful nativity this week. What a heart-warming traditional nativity. The children sang and danced enthusiastically to a variety of songs, including group singing, rhymes for the innkeepers, hand-jives and a beautiful lullaby. It truly was a memorable occasions for our school […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: The children were learning to add three 1-digit numbers, within this step, the children needed to use their knowledge of commutativity to find the most efficient and quick way to add the three one digit numbers. They looked for number bonds to 10 to help them add more efficiently. Towards the end of the […]

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Book in a Box Day

We were delighted to see such a wonderful collection of ‘Books in boxes’ throughout the school on Monday. Books were celebrated in classrooms right from Nursery up to Year 6. Some of the children (and parents!) had clearly spent a long time creating imaginative scenes or landscapes from the stories that they had read. Other […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: During our lessons we have been re-visiting subtracting 2-digit numbers. The children used concrete materials but also drew images of the base 10 so that they could independently solve subtraction problems. Building on from this step, the children used their knowledge that one ten is the same as ten ones to exchange when crossing […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths Mastery: Place Value, Addition and Subtraction During the sequence of lessons this week, the children will revisit what they have been previously taught about place value, addition and subtraction. There will be a carousel of activities using concrete resources to allow the children to deepen their understanding of place value, addition and subtraction. We will […]

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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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