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Y2 - Pine

Welcome to Pine Class.

The Class Teacher is Miss Davis.

 

 

Autumn 1 Learning Quest - Magnificent Beasts

Year 2/3 - 2021-22

Spring 2 Learning Quest - The Miracle Is You

All of our butterflies have now emerged! We gave them fruit and sugar water to feed on, now we have to wait a few more days until we can release them. 

Links to Articles: 28, 29

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect, Trust

Look at our amazing artwork! The final part of the design was to paint the magical door in bright colours! 

Links to Articles: 28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect

Wow! The butterflies have started to emerge from their cocoons!

Links to Articles: 3, 28, 29

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect, Trust

Today, we carved our Encanto door design into clay. We chose to use a pencil as our sharp tool. 

Links to Articles: 28, 29

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect 

The Chrysalides were finally ready to be transferred into the net. We had to be super quiet so we didn't disturb them during this part of their life cycle. 

Links to Articles: 3, 28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect, Trust 

Wow look at our amazing art work! Today, we made our design come to life. We used a sharp tool to etch in the lines and patterns in our design.  

Links to Articles: 28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Trust, Respect

Our Year 2's have started the topic of Money in Maths. We have been using notes and coins to create a given amount in different ways. 

Links to Articles: 28, 29

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Koinonia, Respect

We loved learning about the Easter Story in Church with Sam this week. We all wrote a prayer that will be displayed on a paper chain at the front of the church. We also learnt an Easter song! 

Links to Articles: 3, 13, 14, 28, 29, 31

Links to Articles: Hope, Trust, Forgiveness, Koinonia, Respect

We were so intrigued at the next stage of the butterfly life cycle. The caterpillars began to climb towards the top of the cup and hang in a 'J' shape. Here we discovered that they shed their exoskeleton one last time before they become Chrysalides.

Links to Articles: 3, 28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Trust, Forgiveness

Year 3's have started the topic of Light in Science. We created a dark den with hidden objects, we couldn't see what they were because there was no light source. We discovered that dark is the absence of light. 

Links to Articles: 3, 28, 29

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Trust, Respect

Our caterpillars have arrived! We can't wait to watch them on their metamorphosis journey! 

Links to Articles: 3, 28, 29

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Trust, Respect

World Book Day

We loved celebrating World Book Day 2022! A talk by Jacqueline Wilson, a virtual quiz led by authors and footballers, painting, reading and even a visit from our parents! 

Links to Articles: 3, 28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect, Koinonia

WOW Starter - Trip To The Cinema

As our new topic is based on the new Disney film, Encanto. We went to the local cinema to watch it! We had the best time!

Links to Articles: 3, 31

Links to Christian Values: Respect, Hope, Trust, Koinonia

Spring 1 Learning Quest - It's A Magnificent World

We wrote and performed our very own rhyming poems about an animal. We learned about rhyming couplets and using rhythm in poems. 

Links to Articles: 28, 29

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect

R.S.H.E.

In our R.S.H.E. lessons, we were looking at recognising our strengths and interests and if these could help us get our dream jobs!

Links to Articles: 3, 28, 29

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect, Koinonia

Year 3 Science

This week in Science, we were investigating how well magnets work at a distance. We used a range of investigations to come to a conclusion. 

Links to Articles: 28, 29

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect, Koinonia

Year 2 P.E.

In our P.E. lessons, we have been perfecting our balances, rolls and jumps!

Links to Articles: 28, 31

Links to Christian Values: Respect, Hope, Koinonia 

Year 2 Science - Habitat Hunt

We went on a hunt to look for habitats around our school! We found lots of insects and bugs. 

Links to articles: 1,2,3,28,29

Links to Christian Values: Koinonia and Trust

Our Community

We had people visit our school who have jobs within the local community. They spoke about what their job role is and what their impact is on the people around them.

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect, Trust, Koinonia

Links to Articles: 3, 6, 12, 13, 14, 17, 28, 29

Collective Worship at St. Augustine's Church

This week we went for collective worship at the Church. Sam taught us the meaning of epiphany and we learned a song about the Three Wise Men. Reverend Jim spoke about gifts from God, meaning all of our talents and skills. We wrote about what our gifts from God are. 

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect, Trust, Koinonia, Friendship

Links to Articles: 3, 12, 13, 14, 28, 29, 31

Year 3 R.E.

We have been learning about Sikhism in our R.E. lessons. This week we looked at the story of Guru Nanak and discussed how this has impacted Sikh's lives today. We listened to a few stories and found that there was a common message throughout them all, we are all equal! 

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect, Koinonia

Links to Articles: 14, 28, 29

Year 2 Gymnastics

In our P.E. lessons, we have been focusing on the word 'linking'. We have been exploring how we can link our body parts through the apparatus. We paired up to watch each other's sequences and celebrated what we did well and what we could do to improve next time. 

Links to Christian Values: Respect, Hope, Koinonia

Links to Articles, 28, 29, 31

Year 2 History

We worked as a team to order the events of the Great Fire of London in chronological order. 

Links to Christian Values: Koinonia

Links to Articles 28 and 29

Autumn 2 Learning Quest - Materials Rock!

Year 2 and 3 Christmas Carols

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Printing in Art

We used different painting and printing techniques to create a seasonal calendar.

Links to Articles:  28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Koinonia, Hope

Our Art Final Pieces

To finish off our artwork, we sketched a silhouette of a dinosaur and added it to our sunset painting. We focused on the different kinds of lines that we used to create our final piece. 

Links to Articles: 28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect, Koinonia

R.E. - Father, Son and Holy Spirit

In Religious Education this week, Year 3 learnt about how the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit are represented. First, we looked at a kenning poem describing them, then we designed our own representations inspired by the words in the poem. 

Links to Christian Values: Respect, Hope, Koinonia, Trust

Links to Articles: 13, 14, 28, 29

Year 3 - P.E.

To continue our P.E. learning journey, we used the apparatus to develop our symmetry motifs. We worked together to find different ways of travelling to and from the equipment and also experiment with how we can create interesting, symmetrical and asymmetrical movements. 

Links to Articles: 13, 28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Respect, Trust, Koinonia 

NCETM - Mastering Number

The Year 2s have been following the NCETM Mastering Number scheme to consolidate their composition of numbers. This week, we have been working together to find ways we can make 8! 

Links to Articles: 28, 29

Links to Christian Values: Hope, Koinonia, Respect

In Art, we used a dotting technique to start painting a sunset. We then used long brush strokes to blend the colours together. Next week we will be adding a silhouette of a dinosaur to create our final piece!

Links to Articles: 28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Hope

Children in Need 2021

Anti - Bullying Week - One Kind Word

For Anti-Bullying week, using the theme of 'One Kind Word', we drew a picture of our partner and then wrote 'One Kind Word' about them.

Links to Articles: 13, 31

Links to Christian Values: Friendship, Hope, Koinonia, Trust

Collective Worship at St. Augustine's

Gymnastics - Symmetry

In P.E., we were exploring what symmetry meant. We worked in pairs to create symmetrical sequences using different body parts. Our stretch and challenge was to perform balances in our sequence too.

Links to Articles: 13, 28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Friendship, Koinonia, Respect

Rock Observations

Poppies for Remembrance

Autumn 1 Learning Quest - Marvellous Me

Geography - Year 2

We used all of our knowledge built up over this term to create our final piece - a map of the UK! We had to label the countries and the seas surrounding the United Kingdom on our map. 

Links to Articles: 28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Koinonia

D.T. - Making Pizzas!

We used our knowledge of the five main food groups to make a healthy pitta bread pizza!

Links to Articles: 28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Koinonia

Art

We looked at the work of Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso and discussed what we liked and disliked about their work. We looked closely at the shapes, lines and colours used. 

Links to Articles: 12, 13, 28, 29, 21

Links to Christian Values: Koinonia

Slade Green Walk

Using our knowledge of human and physical features, we went on a walk around Slade Green to try and locate as many as we could.

Links to Articles: 28, 29, 31

Links to Christian Values: Koinonia

Geography - Map Skills

We were looking at different kinds of maps and locating the human and physical features around Slade Green.

Links to Articles: 28 and 29

Links to Christian Values: Koinonia

Art - Working with primary and secondary colours

We reviewed our Art skills by looking at primary and secondary colours. We made a colour wheel by mixing primary colours to make secondary colours. 

Links to Articles: 28, 29, 31

 

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