Pen Pals in Africa
In Year 2 we have partnered with Kambiti Primary School in Kenya to become pen pals. We have wrote our letters talking about our favourite colours, activities and subjects. We asked them so many questions and cannot wait to receive a letter back!
Spring 2 Highlights
World Book Week
To celebrate World Book Day we focused on ‘Being Unique’. We looked at a range of books including: Incredible You, What Makes Me a Me and Only One You. We created some fantastic poems and looked closely at different vocabulary used within the books. We also linked our maths work on Statistics to World Book Week finding out about Teacher’s Favourite Books. To finish our week off we made some lovely artwork, colouring our own fish to show how we are all unique and can make a difference and wrote thoughtful messages about how we can make the world a better place.
Spring 1 Highlights
We have had a great first week back at school, focusing on our Dreams and Goals. We thought about what we would like to achieve this year. We also looked at the significance of Martin Luther King and his famous 'I have a Dream' speech to help us create our beautiful poems about our dreams for oursleves, our family, our friends and the world in which we live in.
Our Trip to Gornal Library
We had a wonderful trip to Gornal Library. It was a long and tiring walk to the library but we had a great time completing our field work for geography. While we were at the library, they spoke to us about what happens in a library and what they offer. We were amazed with some of the facts they told us. We then got the opportunity to choose a book to borrow.
Milking Bank’s Sewing Bee
Today, we used our sewing skills to create our own Christmas stockings. We used the ‘whip’ stitch to put our stocking together and then had great fun decorating them. It definitely got us in the mood for Christmas!
Our Tudor Houses and The Great Fire of London
Thank you so much for your amazing Tudor Houses. We were taken back with how stunning they were and how much time and effort you put into them. We thoroughly enjoyed creating our own London Town to showcase our work and even performed our ‘Great Fire of London’ song.
Our Fire Engines
We loved creating our fire engines focusing on axles, wheels and chassis. We showed great perseverance and determination to create our designs!
Think Tank Trip
We had a great time at the Think Tank Birmingham. We went into a Space workshop to learn about how astronauts go into space and the team that help them. We tried on a space suit and worked out which materials would be suitable for it. After our workshop we explored the museum and found out facts about our world. During our day we also went into a Planetarium to look at the stars and learnt about constellations and the different planets. We loved this and felt as if we were floating in space!