Category: year2

Food tasting in Year 2; DT

Year 2 linked their DT this half term to their Geography, we researched different traditional foods from around the world and compared them to each other. We found lots of countries had similar foods that were slightly adapted. We planned the food and thought carefully about hygiene and safety too. The children were apprehensive about …

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Play leaders

Year 4 had play leader training that taught them many skills and ways to support younger year groups on the playground. Year 2 had great fun helping them with their training and look forward to having play leaders on the playground in the future.

Geography – wonders of the world!

In Geography we have been exploring all the different wonders around the world, including mountains, rivers, buildings, ancient and modern. We have worked hard on applying our recall of the seven continents to locating them on a map, and have used Wonders of the World to do this. Our class carpet space made this learning …

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Science – materials

Our Science this term is materials and their properties, we have started to recognise many different materials around us and started applying this knowledge to their properties and the jobs these properties help them to do. This lesson started some excellent discussions about materials, like books being part of wood and where would we group …

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Settling in and partying!

Year 2 have been busy this week getting used to a new classroom and have been working incredibly hard. We celebrated with a party, fair, and a disco which was also to celebrate Greenfields’ 70th birthday!

Bouncy castle fun

We were very lucky to get a bouncy castle for sports week, and the children absolutely loved it!

Sports week

Year 2 have had a fantastic sports week, they haven’t stopped!

Maths card games

In Year 2 we have been using cards to play different games like race to twenty, and number bonds go fish. The children have loved it and have even continued to play them during wet play.

Art in Year 2.

The children missed out on using clay due to the lockdown so we managed to fit it in later in the year! They experimented with play dough first, they designed either a pinch or coil pot. Finally they moved onto clay. The clay was much harder to manipulate than the play dough so some children …

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Science; seed sorting

We used magnifying glasses to help us observe different seeds and beans and sort them into what they are. We were able to identify pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, runner beans, peas, sesame seeds, tomato seeds, poppy seeds, and cucumber seeds. We have also planted these seeds and beans as they are out of date, so …

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