What’s your favourite colour!

Year 2 spent this week’s science lesson carrying out a survey to find out the most popular colour in year 2.

With the help of tally carts, bar charts and a little data analysis green came out on top.

Mrs Greenwood was pleased!

Thesaurus madness!

Class 2 spent Friday afternoon looking at how to ‘up level their writing’ using a thesaurus. Focusing on our character description words, words like sad, angry and brave were banned and were replaced by distraught, furious and courageous!

Budding architects and engineers.

Year 2 spent the morning on Friday looking at the design and construction of some of the tallest buildings in Europe. They then set about making and designing the tallest buildings they could using only spaghetti and marshmallows!

Demolishing the buildings at the end of the morning proved rather tasty!

A rainy trip!

Class 2 had a rainy visit to Manor Heath Park this morning. Despite the weather a fun time was had by all. The children spent the morning exploring the park and sheltering in the various dens before taking part in a quiz. We then returned to school for lunch before baking our monster bread in the afternoon.

Rhythm & Rhyme!

Class 2 turned to percussion instruments to help them with their performance poetry.  With a bang of a drum, a clash of a symbol and a ting of a triangle the rhythm of our weather poems came alive!

More art!

Class 2 spent Tuesday afternoon getting to grips with art on the computer. Sticking with the wild life theme we drew flowers, butterflies and a few hedgehogs!

What a week!

Art week has come to a close! The children have had some great fun in class and around school making their masterpieces. Roll on our exhibition!

Thank you to Alex who has cleaned our class every day. You deserve a restful weekend.

Colourful start to ‘Art Week’.

Class 2 started the week with a look at abstract art. Sketching outlines of things they see in our own wildlife garden. They focused on shapes and on adding colour. In the afternoon they learnt about the colour wheel. The children finished off the afternoon painting matchsticks with the new colours they had made to use later in the week.

 

 

Well done!

Congratulations to Isaac Blackburn, Freddie Knowles, Heidi Kimber and Noah Kimber on completing the Northowram Burner.

We are all really proud of you!

Walking, jumping or running which tires you the quickest?

Year 2 spent their science lesson this week investigating how to tire out naughty Nora who causes havoc at poor Discovery Dog’s house.

Our prediction that a running game would do the job proved to be wrong. It was the jumping game that won the day!

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