After a fantastic year with every class, working hard and creating many happy memories the children will have an afternoon of freetime. Freetime is when the children are given the opportunity to extend their computer/iPad skills through the use of various computer programs, websites and apps. Freetime concentrates on fun activities but has the useful side-effect of improving pupils...
Year 2 will continue creating their E-Safety iBooks. Last week they learned to import pictures, add text and drawings and take photographs. The children will finish the iBooks and import them into iBooks and Seesaw. Good luck Year 2.
More E-Safety for Year 2 this week. We introduce Chicken Clicking, one night Chick hops onto the farmer's house and has a browse on his computer - CLICK - soon she's shopping online for the whole farm! Year 2 will then create a digital book on why we must never meet up with a stranger. Last week we talked...
During Forest School after school club we had a delivery of tyres from 'Parkers Tyres and Autocare' (190 Rochdale road behind Middleton Cars). Steve very kindly donated and delivered the tyres to school for use by Reception class. Watch this space to see what Reception class do with them. Thanks again to Steve.
Forest school after school club was rather wet this afternoon, but it did not stop the children being busy. They all had fun working together, pulling up the weeds from the flower bed ready for planting .
PENGUINPIG is the story of a little girl who reads of an exciting creature known as a penguinpig on the Internet. She decides that she must go and find one. Not everything you read on the Internet is true! Year 2 will make a list of ‘computing’ vocabulary that they can find in the book (e.g. browsing, click).
The children and staff enjoyed a fantastic Sports Day in the beautiful sunshine. The United Kingdom were the winning team well done to all the children on that team. Thank you to the staff and Year 6 children who kept us supplied with plenty of water to drink. Thank you to all parents who attended and offered their support on...
Year 2 will continue their E-Safety learning this week with Digiduck's Big Decision. Digiduck's Big Decision is a story about being a good friend to others on the internet, and thinking about your friends feelings online. After a class disscussion Year 2 will write up their thoughts and feelings on the story in Seesaw.
This term Year 2 will complete a unit of E-Safety. Electronic Safety this week is all about understanding how to behave positively with others when face to face and online. We will look at and talk about Lee and Kim's Animal Magic adventure. The children are transported to Cyber Space where they meet a very rude tiger!
The children have really enjoyed learning about Australia as part of our Geography, English, DT and Science topics!
This week the children designed, created and evaluated a simple boomerang!
They have been learning about Aboriginal artefacts. Watch out!
Year 2 enjoyed a fantastic day at Blackpool Zoo!
We had great fun learning about a range of different animals from all around the world!
The children especially enjoyed the interactive talk with a Zoo leader which was all about Australian animals!
Well done Year 2 for your fantastic behaviour.
More bar charts for Year 2. This week we look at bar charts on the iPad. We will be using an app called Numeracy Warm ups - Bar charts. The children will read and interpret a vertical bar chart with vertical axis having a scale of 1 or more increments.
This week the children had fun making things with 20 sticks. They all came up with their own individual ideas these included a variety of houses, a rainbow, a boat, a heart, a bug hotel and jail! Well done to you all for your hard work.
Next week is Key Stage 2's last Forest School session. After half term Key Stage 1 will...
In last weeks lesson in which we had to answer questions to find information we needed. The children could only answer questions with a yes/no reply. This week we will be asking question in the form of a game. The game is Guess Who. A wonderful game which encourages question formation and in comprehension, responding to questions.
Busy morning with Year 2. We have been learning what a branching database is and we even made our own! Mrs Fadeyibi let us go on an app called ZooKazam in which we had an amazing time looking at animals in augmented reality. We finished with The Smurfs.
This week Year 2 are introduced to Branching Databases. A branching Database is a way of classifying and sorting a group of objects. These could be any objects such as musical instruments or fruits. The children will begin to understand how a branching database works. They will attempt an animal sorting branching database. They will read the question asked...
This week Year 2 will learn to organise digital content in simple ways, and identify the basic data types of image, video, audio and text. The children will collect digital data about their new class topic animal 'habitats' and use the Book Creator app.
Modern infographic template. Colorful social media icons form the shape of the light bulb. File is...
The children in Year 2 have been learning about Fractions. Their Learning Intention was to find fractions of amounts and numbers.
The children were very excited to use Smarties to help them to solve the given Fraction problems!
Well done Year 2. Super Maths learning as always!
The children in Year 2 have been learning how to multiply numbers in groups of 2, 5,10, 3 and 4. They used a simple method called 'Arrays'. The children worked with their 'Kagan' partner.
Well done Year 2. Fantastic learning in Maths as always!
This week Year 2 further enhance their friends learning by watching an amazing Internet Safety video call Animal Magic. Whether on a computer at school, a laptop at home, a games console or mobile phone, children and young people are increasingly accessing the internet whenever they can and wherever they are. As we would protect children in the real...
Penultimate episode of Hector's World this week. Year 2 will discuss how we trust and respect in the real world and also in the online world. The children will create a short video to show their understanding of collaborating with trust and respect.
There are two aspects to Year 2's learning this week. One is how we collaborate and share to make this a better world. Year 2 will listen to the small story about collaborating. They will watch Hector's World episode 3 this week where the gang come across some unscrupulous characters who are asking for their personal information. Year 2...
Year 2 will be learning together this week. Collaborative learning is a method of teaching and learning in which children pair together to explore a significant question or create a meaningful project. This week Year 2 will pair together to produce a poster of what we regard as 'Personal Details'. Details we should never expose to online friends.