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In year 2 we have been looking at paintings by Henri Rousseau. We recreated ‘Tiger in a Tropical Storm’. In pairs we drew and painted a piece of the painting and then we put the pieces together to form the picture.
On Monday we went to Stanton Park.We started our day by looking for fossil remains and at different types of trees.We then built homes for small woodland creatures and looked for mini-beasts.It was fun building small rafts and seeing if they would float in the stream. After lunch we had great fun playing in different dens and climbing trees. We also toasted marshmallows on
The year 2’s have been looking at the different types of flowers that can be found in a rainforest. We drew a flower using pastels and used the design for our Mother’s Day cards. We hope you liked your cards.Here are a few of our cards ,copies of all our pictures are on display in the creative area. .
The Rabbits and Squirrels enjoyed wearing their pyjamas to school and sharing their favourite books with each other.
The year 2 classes have been looking at capacity.We have been comparing the amount of a liquid we find in different containers and testing them to find out which held the most .
This week the Rabbits and Squirrels have been learning how to cross the road safely.
If you were a superhero how would you trap a super villain? The Squirrels class designed and made their own traps using junk.
It was a very cold day so we looked at the frost patterns around the school grounds and at the pond, which had frozen over. We then planted some giant onion seeds,It’s not too early for them.
If you were a superhero how stretchy would your tights need to be? The Year 2’s compared the stretch of 3 different pairs of tights. We put a grapefruit into one leg of each pair(making sure they all weighed the same). Then we measured the difference between the two legs to find out which pair was the most stretchy.
We are enjoying our new topic,Superheroes. Our loft are has been changed into a superheroes headquarters. We can dress up as superheroes,make superhero masks and do superhero writing.