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Year 2

2018 -2019

Summer Term

“Oh I do like to be beside the Seaside…”

Year 2 had a tremendous investigating the history of visiting the seaside and different aspects of how seaside activities have changed. They were visited by the company “History Off the Page” and had a great time with amazing hands on activities and resources.

Snail Day

Children in Year 2 had an amazing day investigating the small slimey world of the Snail. They carried out observations of real snails, made models and had a day of fun.

Spring Term

Visiting Great Missenden

In Year 2 this term the children have been working on the topic of Roald Dahl. They have produced wonderful work on his books including ‘TheTwits.’ As part of this topic the children visited Great Missenden, the home of Roald Dahl.

 

A Visit from Watford School’s Trust

Year 2 were visited by Watford School’s Trust and were entertained by a lovely presentation of the Easter story. The children then produced some amazing R.E, work on the story.

World Book Day 2019

Children across the school, including Year 2  celebrated the wonderful world of books. The children dressed up as amazing book characters, took part in shared reading with older children and carried out creative activities based upon books.

Scooter and Road Safety

Year 2 children were visited by Hertfordshire Council to help them stay safe when crossing the road and when using their scooters near the roads. The children had amazing fun and learnt some valuable lessons.

Press Conference

In English the children were developing their questioning skills by holding a police press conference based upon a book they had read, “Claude.” They put different people into the “hot seat” and gathered all the information they could.

Visiting Holy Trinity Church

Year 2 children visited the local Holy Trinity church to help develop their understanding about religious buildings and what happens inside a church. The children had a tour and workshop and found out lots of wonderful information.

Autumn Term

A Royal Letter

Children in Year 2 (now in Year 3) wrote letters of congratulations to Prince Harry and Meghan on their Royal Wedding. They were really surprised to receive a letter through the post. It was a thank you letter and photo of the royal couple . What an amazing reply.

A Visit to the Lincolnsfield Centre

As part of their topic ‘London Now and Then’ Year 2 visited the local Lincolnsfield Centre to experience their exhibition entitled ‘Children at War’. The children had a fascinating time discovering what life was like for children during the Second World War.

The Egg Drop Challenge

Children in Year 2 had a smashing time experimenting with eggs. They had to design and make a parachute from various materials to create a soft delicate landing without cracking the egg. Looks like the yolk is on them.