We celebrated harvest last week. Reverend Jon Taylor came into school to deliver a special harvest assembly. Thank you for all the food contributions … as you can see everyone was very generous!
Class 2S have been working hard to recall the important events that happened almost 200 years ago in Grace Darling’s brave rescue of 9 shipwreck survivors. We used a script of the story to help us get into character and understand what it must have been like for everyone involved. Here’s a few pictures of us brushing up on our
The children in year 2 have been experimenting with different weights to see how much buoyancy our plastic ships have. First we made a scientific estimate of how many pears our ships could hold. Then, we tested to see how many it took to sink it.
We have been learning how to write noun phrases in English as a new way of describing things. In our first lesson, we listened to sounds of a stormy sea and looked at paintings to help us imagine that we were there! We collected adjectives and then Mrs Crust helped us use these words to describe parts of the boat.
In the first lesson we read the first part of The Pirate Cruncher story then drew a picture of what we though would happen next. In the next few lessons we collected story language which we might need and some other useful words. We though about whether our sentences were action or noticing sentences using the lenses from The write