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Well Done 2ST!

A super week everyone! We worked really hard in Maths learning to identify and find fractions. If you want to have a go at home this link will help http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/ngfl/ngfl-flash/fractions/fractions.html

You could try cutting your food up into halves, quarters and thirds at tea time! 

We did some lovely writing too using our book Bear Under the Stairs. Next week we will be looking at information texts and writing about bears - polar bears especially. Can you find any interesting facts about them?

Homework and Friday's times tables quiz will be a mix of 2x 5x and 10x table questions. Will you get 12 out of 12? Links are further down the page for games to play.

 

Remember your cardboard boxes, kitchen roll tubes etc for making castles on Monday!

 

Have a lovely Weekend!

 

Happy 2018!

2ST made a great start to 2018. We started our new topic - Towers, Tunnels and Turrets with a banquet! In science we have started to explore the best conditions for seeds to grow in. Our English lessons are based on the book Jim's beanstalk which you can watch in the video below. 

Spelling and times tables will be coming home each week - play Hit the Button to practise your times tables.  https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Beatbox Tables is fun too! https://www.nationwideeducation.co.uk/www/flash/bso/bso-flash/index.html

Remember reading together at home really helps your child with all their learning. Bug Club is available to use at home and the children love using it in class. If you have forgotten your log in just let us know in school.

Jim and the beanstalk

Try reading the book without the sound on!

Happy Christmas 2ST and all your families. Pictures of you in your Nativity costumes are coming home in your Christmas folders but here is a preview of you all looking gorgeous!

Christmas Party Tea

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Christmas Party Tea 2

Anti-Bullying activities with our friends in Year 6

Clive the tortoise - tell your family some of the interesting things we found out tortoises when Clive came to visit.

Clive the tortoise - tell your family some of the interesting things we found out tortoises when Clive came to visit. 1

Thank you for sending cereal boxes into school. We used them to make representations of stories and books from the bible. Can you guess which story each picture shows?

Our Trip to Acorn Farm

 

We had an excellent trip to Acorn Farm. We were able to meet, feed and stroke lots of different animals. We also learnt more about how animals grow and what they need to survive and stay healthy. Thank you to 2ST for your excellent behaviour - your teachers were all very proud of you!

Our new topic this half term is Street Detectives. We followed a map as we walked to church looking for clues that could tell us things about our local area.

Designing, making and tasting fruit kebabs.

Grandad's Island story maps, to help us learn and retell the story.

 

11th October

Thank you to everyone who came to the meet the teacher event tonight. It was lovely to see you!

Our Trip to the Black Pearl

Our Trip to the Black Pearl 1
2ST had a brilliant time visiting the Black Pearl in New Brighton. Despite the drizzly weather, we had a lot of fun digging for treasure, singing sea shanties and meeting some new pirate friends. Why not look at the photos below to see what a great day we had? 

Book recommendations from 2ST. We love reading in class and sharing books together. If you read any books at home you really enjoy please note them to your reading diary.

The Day the Crayons Came Home

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We learnt the first part of this book and have performed it for you to enjoy at home and to help us with our writing next week. Great job inventing actions to help us remember the story team 2ST! Sorry if I am a bit loud!

The Day the Crayons Came Home story map - can you tell the story at home 2ST?

The Day the Crayons Came Home story map - can you tell the story at home 2ST? 1

Pirates at Albert Dock on Saturday 16th!

Looks like there will be lots of pirate fun at Albert Dock this weekend, if you go we would love to see some pictures of you there! 

A Fantastic Pirate Ship!

A Fantastic Pirate Ship! 1
Judy worked with her family to make a brilliant model pirate ship. She brought it in to share with our class. Why don't you try making something pirate themed at home? You could make a flag, a treasure map, a chest of jewels or a model ship. Don't forget to bring the things you make into school, to show our class.

The First Day in Year 2!

We had a lovely day today in Year 2 getting to know each other and finding out about life upstairs in Year 2.

We made mind maps to show each other the things that are important to us and Maths Monsters as a way to show facts about ourselves.

We thought about what makes us unique and how important kindness is and read the book We Are All Wonders to help us understand these ideas.

Can you tell you  family about Auggie in the story 2ST?

Welcome to Year Two!

 

We hope you've had a lovely holiday and are looking forward to coming back to school. We've got a really exciting year planned for you, with lots of interesting trips and new things to learn. You will have two teachers this year. Mrs. Thurgood will teach you on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and Mrs. Sheeran will teach you on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Our teaching assistant is Miss. Maddox and she will be in our class every day. Our photos are below, so you and your family will be able to recognise us in the playground.  

 

We look forward to getting to know you all better and having a great year together.

 

Mrs Thurgood

Mrs Thurgood 1

Mrs Sheeran

Mrs Sheeran 1

Miss Maddox

Miss Maddox 1

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