Outdoor Games: Tuesday. Indoor PE: Thursday. Learning Journals and Spelling Folders to be returned on Friday.
We have been investigating the uses of materials. We explored the school grounds to look for natural and man-made materials. We have learned about transparent, translucent and opaque materials and loved making glasses with lenses using the different types of materials!
We have worked on representing addition in different ways, including part whole models and bar models. We enjoyed a number challenge with calculations to solve out in the playground. Evie said "This is like learning and playtime"!
Movement skills and games with Alex from Oldham Athletic Community Trust:
The children have settled in well to a new school year. During the first few days in Year 2, we have learnt new songs and decided what we want to be when we grow up. Here are the children decorating Lego figures in the clothes they will wear in their jobs!
This week, we have begun to read our class text The BFG. We have focused on the chapter where Sophie is snatched from the dormitory. We looked at the vocabulary used and the impact that it has on the reader, then used these phrases in our own police report (in character as a child in the orphanage). Here is Noah's fantastic writing:
In Maths, we have been working together to partition 2 digit numbers using different equipment:
Finally, we have also begun our Science topic: The uses of materials, RE: The Bible and History: Significant People. Here is our list from our first History lesson, of famous people that the children know. They decided that Donald Trump was the most famous!