Category: Year 2

We were lucky to have the managers from Hampshire Caterers came into school for a day. They talked to us about making healthy choices and the importance of reducing our fats and sugar to ensure we keep our insides healthy. We found out how much sugar was in sugary drinks – we were all amazed! […]

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We had a whole school assembly this morning and invited family and carers to come along. We have been thinking about the importance of caring for each other and how it makes us feel. We thought about the work others do and nurses caring for sick people. We sang lots of songs to our parents […]

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Today, Tuesday 6th February, it was Safer Internet Day in the UK. Calmore Infants took part and celebrated everything we knew about how to keep safe. We were really good at explaining to Smartie the Penguin about what to do when he found himself in a muddle. We told him to tell a grown up when [...]
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Today Year 2 were excited to finally meet Samuel Pepys who they had been learning about since the start of this term. We prepared some questions for him and were able to ask him so that we could learn more about his life. He was very impressed with all our knowledge that we already knew [...]
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This week, Year 2 have been learning about money in maths. We have been trying to make amounts in different ways and trying to be systematic (finding different ways in a certain order).   We were lucky enough to go to the ‘shop’ yesterday. We chose a biscuit to buy but we had to make [...]
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Year 2 have been contracted form detectives this week. They had to write down the contracted forms when listening to the story ‘You can’t take an elephant on the bus’. They have played a matching game and they are going to write their own silly sentences using contracted forms.

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Linking to our Great Fire of London topic, we discussed what might be sold in a bakery. We listed all the cakes and bread that can be found, which then lead us onto savoury snacks. We talked about ‘savoury’ and what that meant before we talked about something that we all love to eat…PIZZA!   [...]
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Today year 2 were taken back to 2nd September 1666 where a careless baker had left his oven on in Pudding Lane. Mr Osborne ran into our year 2 classroom to tell us that the fire was spreading quickly! We ran outside to see flames engulfing the Tudor houses and the wind was spreading the [...]
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In our last week of the term, we have been making our very own moving space buggies. First, we learned about the different parts of a moving vehicle: axles, wheels, axle holders, chassis and body. We then used this to help us think about the parts of our own moon buggy. We used what we [...]
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