Category: year2

Year 2 Forest School

This term we have enjoyed exploring the outdoors again in Forest School. After collecting different natural objects, we enjoyed painting and decorating these using lots of different colours and patterns. We have loved using the hammer and nails and clay to make models. We have also chosen a flower bed and been busy tidying this …

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Learning to tell the time

This term in maths, we have been learning to tell the time. We began by thinking about what the hands on a clock mean and working out how many seconds in a minute, how many minutes in an hour and how many hours in a day. We realised that we can split the clock into …

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World Book Day Potatoes

Here at the Ryde School, we celebrated World Book day on the 22nd March with children bringing in potato book characters from their favourite stories. The children created an array of characters from well-known stories, and these were displayed for everyone in school to see. We are constantly encouraging a love of books in school. Did you …

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Science

This term we have been learning about light, sound and electricity.  We have really enjoyed carrying out different experiments to help develop our understanding.  We explored different sources of light and learnt which objects reflect light.  We know that candles, torches, bulbs and the sun are all sources of light and mirrors and spoons reflect …

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Hatfield House Trip – Where the Wild Things Are

At the beginning of the autumn term, we went on a whole school trip to Hatfield House. This linked with our learning around the book ‘Where the Wild Things Are’.  Whilst walking around the grounds of Hatfield House, we completed a scavenger hunt, looking for different types of trees, animals and natural materials. We walked …

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Would zebras be better off without lions?

This term we have been learning more about predators, prey and producers. We thought about a question “Would zebras be better off without lions?” We watched videos about how lions and zebras behave in the wild and what they eat. We then drew food chains to show what we had found out. Then we acted …

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RAF Hendon

This term we have been finding out about a part of Hatfield’s History. We learnt about Geoffrey de Havilland and the Aerodrome that was in Hatfield. We looked at some aerial view images of how the site, where the aerodrome was, has changed overtime. We noticed that the runway and factory buildings changed overtime to …

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Maths

This term we have been working very hard in our Maths lessons. We have been focussing on our understanding of number, including; number facts, place value, doubling and representing numbers in different ways. As you can see from the photos we have been using lots of different pieces of maths equipment to help us with …

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Science Workshop

This term we have also enjoyed a science workshop run by Set Point. We took part in lots of different activities that were all linked to different types of forces. We experimented with rockets of different sizes and had to decide what type of rocket went the furthest and why. We also looked at spinning …

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Forest School

This term we have been enjoying taking part in forest school. We have been working on our fine motor skill using the hammer and nails to create our own models. After collecting different natural objects we then enjoyed painting and decorating our found objects using lots of different colours and patterns. We really enjoyed lighting …

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