Monthly Archives: May 2016

Parachutes!

Year 2 have been busy working scientifically to answer the following research question: Will a small or a large parachute fall to the ground more slowly? To answer the question, Year 2 designed and made their own parachute in their … Continue reading

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Writing to Inform

This term, Year 2 have been learning about informative texts. There are many language features that can help us to improve our writing, including: verbs (e.g. jump, run) adverbs (e.g. quickly, slowly, fast, beautifully) prepositions (e.g. on, in, beside, beneath, … Continue reading

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The Force Awakens!

This term, Year 2 have been learning about forces. A force is a push or pull on an object. A force can cause an object to get faster, slow down, remain in place, change shape or change direction. Take a … Continue reading

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History Presentations

Last term, Year 2 were history detectives as they learnt about life in the past. They looked carefully at old photos, read books, watched YouTube videos and interviewed Mrs Grant as well as a family member to learn about the past. … Continue reading

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