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Art Week - British Values

Science Week 2016

Friday, 29th January 2016

We have been looking at the Great Fire of London and Samuel Pepys. This is some of the artwork the children created today. 

Friday, 22nd January 2016

After the children have been learning about Shackleton and his polar expedition they created some scenes of Antarctica.  

Next week will see year 2 learn about Shackleton and his polar expedition, this will also give us a good opportunity to look at this amazing area of the world and the wildlife that can be found there. 


In maths we will be looking at fractions. The children will be learning to recognise, find, name and write fractions of a length, shape, set of objects or quantity.


You can find the homework for this week in the usual place on this class page.


Have a great weekend,


Mr Milne 

Friday 16th October

Today the children have been looking at the artist Mark Rothko. They had ago at creating their own examples using a similar technique.  


Friday, 25th September 2015

Today the children have been learning about Vincent Van Gogh and had a go at creating their own version of his famous 'Sunflowers' painting. 


Tuesday, 22nd September 2015

Today year 2 become 'worm detectives' as we start to become experts on the little wriggles and look at writing non fiction information texts. 

Friday 18th September

Today the children sketched a scene inspired by the story we have been looking at, 'Sylvester and the Magic Pebble'. They then experimented using water colours. 

Monday 15th September 2015

Today we continued learning about the history of the Gunpowder Plot. Four hundred years ago, in 1605, a man called Guy Fawkes and a group of plotters attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London with barrels of gunpowder placed in the basement. They wanted to kill King James and the king's leaders. Through whole class discussion and group work the children thought about the type of questions the different characters might have asked each other. 

Friday 11th September 2015

Here's a look at the 'magical' artwork that the children created using a range of materials. 

Welcome to Topaz Class (Year 2)!


Have you seen the Kids' Zone? Play games, and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites!

Dear Year 2 children and parents,


A very warm welcome to the new school year!

Can I ask that you visit the class page as much as possible to see what we've been learning in class.  


Below is a link to a letter introducing you to Year 2 and a Learning map to make you aware of the things we will be learning this term. 


Many thanks,


Mr Milne

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