Author Archives: Miss Ashley Azzopardi

About Miss Ashley Azzopardi

My name is Ashley Azzopardi and I teach a Year 2 class in Sydney, Australia.

Minibeasts

Year Two went on an excursion to the beautiful Botanic Gardens last week. We explored the amazing gardens, used nets to find minibeasts in the pond, dug for minibeasts in soil and looked under logs. Minibeasts are small animals without … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home!

In Science and Technology this term, Year 2 are learning about living things and where they live (their habitats). Living things move, grow, need food and water, reproduce and breathe. Habitats are the natural home or environment of a living … Continue reading

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The 52 Storey Treehouse

On Tuesday 9th August, Year 2 visited the Seymour Centre to watch a play called ‘The 52 Storey Treehouse’ which was adapted from the book written by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton. The play was about Andy and Terry’s 52 storey … Continue reading

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Fractions!

Year 2 have been learning about fractions – halves (1/2), quarters (1/4) and eighths (1/8). Fractions are equal parts of a whole.  Watch the videos below to learn more. Play the fun fraction games below by clicking on the images … Continue reading

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Drive In Movie Night!

On Friday 6th August, Kindy, Year 1 and Year 2 had a drive in movie night! That afternoon, everyone was busy being creative as they made and decorated their fancy cars out of cardboard boxes. Everyone then sat in their … Continue reading

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Sydney Kings

On Tuesday 2nd August, a few VERY TALL players from the Sydney Kings basketball team came to visit St Felix! The whole school gathered in the hall and everyone clapped and cheered when the players came in. Lots of children were chosen to come … Continue reading

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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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