This week is British Science Week. Today we have dressed as scientists, ready to learn all about what it means to be a scientist. We have worked on our observational skills, our predicting skills, our reasoning skills and building our knowledge of plants and growth. We have also discovered the diversity in the jobs scientists do....
The pupils in Everest class really enjoyed hearing the first chapter of Charlie Higson’s book Worst. Holiday. Ever. We then wrote some questions to ask Mr Higson and emailed them to him, before listening to the author talk about his book and the anxious character within it, who doesn’t like trying new things.
What a great first half term we have had in Everest Class.
We have been learning all about The Great Fire of London and we are now full of facts. We have used our knowledge in lots of different writing pieces.
We have found out lots about the artist Romero Britto and created some amazing artwork inspired by his work.
Fantastic fun in Everest
Wow! What a fantastic day we have had in Everest. We shared 19 experiments altogether and the children loved it. They spoke fantastically as they presented their experiments and we used some great scientific vocabulary. There were solids, liquids and gases. Then forces with pushes and pulls, plus a vacuum. We had static electricity and chemical...
This afternoon we have been learning about patterns from Africa. We were inspired by our work in Literacy. We have been reading Grace and Family by Mary Hoffman and Caroline Binch. Mrs Leng even brought some shirts from Ghana for us to try on.
We have just completed our third week as Year 2s. Well done everybody.
We have been working hard in our Power Maths books, learning lots about place value and using it to help us with addition and subtraction. We are getting really good at using the part whole model to partition and create fact families.
We have continued with our book...
We were blessed with fabulous weather for our trip this year. The children enjoyed a great sea lion show, a hands on session about camouflage and a wander round to look at the animals. We loved checking out the big cats as we have learnt lots about them.
We had lots of fun at the zoo.