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Welcome to Class 2

 

 

2020/21

Windermere Jetty Museum Visit

Sketching the Goodly Dale Cottages

Our finished Landscapes

Friday 9th July

Star of the Week: Clover for a brilliant Athletics session with Mr Dixon.

VIP: Kenny

Painting our Landscapes

Class walk to Brantfell

Friday 2nd July

Star of the Week: Jojo for a thoughtful and unique plaster of paris landscape design.

VIP: Olek

Plaster of Paris Landscapes

A sunny visit to Millerground Park

Friday 25th June

Star of the Week: Sean for great focus and concentration in Outdoor Learning.

VIP: Leah

After our walk to look at the community fruit areas, we decided that we wanted to let everybody know what a great project 'Fruity Windermere' is. We have made posters and attached a map below so that all our families and friends can benefit from the wonderful free fruit that is being grown for our community in Windermere. 

Fruity Windermere Map

Our Fruity Windermere Posters

Friday 18th June 2021

Star of the Week: All of Year 2 for an excellent first swimming lesson.

VIP: Connor

Fruity Windermere Posters

Friday 11th June

Star of the Week: Thalia for wonderful independent writing in connection with our 'Messy Magpie' work.

VIP: Kenny

We followed a map to visit some of the community fruit trees and bushes in our local area. We identified the trees and bushes from their leaves, blossom and fruit. We enjoyed it that much that we are now making posters to tell everybody about 'Fruity Windermere'.

Friday 28th May

Star of the Week: Connor for a great storyboard about Camille and the Sunflowers

VIP: Josh

Artwork using different materials - Minibeast Habitats

We Love Our Forest!

Making Fruit Kebabs

Friday 21st May

Star of the Week: Oscar B for persevering and producing a wonderful watercolour painting.

VIP: Tilly

 

We have been developing our work on colour and have used our watercolour pencils in different ways. We each chose a complimentary colour to back our work.

Watercolour Painting in the Sunshine

Friday 14th May

Star of the Week : Ayaz for a wonderful and detailed drawing of Ivy in Outdoor Learning.

VIP: Oscar N

Nature Sketches and Paintings

Friday 7th May

Star of the Week: Alexa for not giving up when working on tricky and challenging maths problems this week.

VIP: Phoebe

 

Shade and Tone

First we painted a simple picture in dark tones. Then we added white paint and made lighter shades of the colours resulting in a lighter tone.

Friday 30th April

 

Star of the Week: Zoe for always taking great care with all of her work.

VIP: Bella

Outdoor Learning

We have all worked hard in our garden this week to make the most of the dry weather. We have emptied two compost bins of their crumbly soil and relocated them for a new start. 

We have planted potatoes, spinach and sweet peas.

Fun on our Forest School Swing

Beautiful Bluebells in our Wood

Construction Club

Friday 23rd April 

 

Star of the Week: Connor for working very carefully and precisely exploring 'tone' in Art.

VIP: Clover

Learning about St George's Day

Outdoor Circle Time

Looking at Colour Tones and Shades

Our Easter Egg Hunt

We have spent the last couple of weeks designing and making plant pots. We used the bottom part of a plastic bottle to make our plant pot. First of all we designed the animal that we would like our pot to be and then we decorated the bottle using paints and sticky back plastic. We learned about where house plants come from and we each chose a house plant for our plant pot.

We have designed and decorated our own Easter Eggs

Friday 26th March 

Star of the Week: Lucas for working so well and independently whilst designing and making his plant pot.

VIP: Josephine

 

Class Two Flower Bed

Having hopefully banished the burdock, Class 2 have planted 2 Rhododendrons in our herbaceous border. Any other contributions would be gratefully accepted.
Our apple, seed bird feeders have been a great success. We have had visits from robins, blue tits, blackbirds and even a woodpecker!

Friday 19th March

Star of the Week: Bella for a fantastic observational drawing of pussy willow in Outdoor Learning.

VIP: Ayaz

Signs of Spring

Making Bird Feeders

Friday 12th March

Star of the Week: Everyone in Class 2 for settling back into school so well and for having such a fantastic first week back.

VIP: Josh

It's great to be learning outdoors again!

Reindeer Rush

Friday 11th December

Star of the Week: Olek for growing in confidence and trying new things.

VIP: Leah

Friday 4th December

Star of the Week: Bella for working so creatively with clay.

VIP: Oscar (Year 2)

Our finished Diya Lamps

In Outdoor Learning this week we have revisited tree identification and looked at the outline and branch shapes of trees. Here are Oliver, Connor, Zoe and Sean's sketches.

Our Budding Gardeners

Sorting our food into food groups in Science

Friday 27th November

Star of the Week: Thalia for always being so cheerful and happy and for working so hard and enthusiastically.

VIP: Marlo

This week we painted our Diya Lamps with slip and then glazed them. They are now ready for the kiln.

Getting ready for Winter - Gardening

Friday 20th November

Star of the Week: Marlo for showing great enthusiasm, interest and knowledge in History.

VIP: Josephine

 

Making Diya lamps

Rangoli pattern with natural materials by Zoe and Jo-jo

Josh and Troy planning a garden area

Friday 13th November

Star of the Week: Phoebe for producing some beautiful creative work.

VIP: Ayaz

Remembrance Week

 

Making Poppies

Visit to the Cenotaph

We Will Remember Them

Outdoor Learning

In Outdoor Learning this week we have looked at the Forestry Commission logo, which represents deciduous and evergreen trees.

We have recorded the hours of daylight and discussed how this is getting shorter. We will continue to record the hours of daylight over the next few weeks and look at how it changes,

We have also done some observational sketches of our school grounds.

Friday 6th November

Star of the Week: Leah for working really hard this week and developing a positive attitude in class.

VIP: Kuba

Bonfire Night Poems

We focused on the celebration of Bonfire Night. We read the story 'Sparks in the Sky' and explored the experience of Bonfire Night using our five senses. We then wrote poems describing what we might see, hear, smell, feel and taste on Bonfire Night.

Friday 23rd October

Star of the Week: Rupert for trying so hard in all things and doing everything with a smile on his face.

VIP: Alexa

Planning our Apple and Blackberry Crumble

Making our Apple and Blackberry Crumble

Fun in Outdoor Learning

Friday 16th October

Star of the Week:  Oscar (Yr1) for showing great enthusiasm in all areas of learning, especially Science.

VIP: Kenny

Autumn Threading

We used the natural materials that we had collected to thread an Autumn themed sequenced pattern. We put the separate threadings together to make Autumn mobiles.

Seeded Initials Display

Friday 9th October

Star of the Week: Josh for having a great attitude in class this week.

VIP: Matilda

Headteacher's Lunchtime Award: Kuba

 

It's got acorns, seed heads and brown leaves. I made a berry and it fell down into my pond.

Phoebe

 

In my garden there is an acorn, a river, a mushroom, berries, a rosehip berry and a pine cone. I liked making my Autumn garden.

Leah

 

It's a forest. It's dead leaves because it's Autumn. I made some little red berries. The leaves are dead and brown.

Oliver

 

I made a mushroom. I always find mushrooms in Autumn. There's an acorn, a big fruit tree, an apple, blackberries on every fruit tree. I have a golden lake. 

Troy

Friday 2nd October

Star of the Week:  Troy for working hard and producing lots of fantastic work.

VIP: Zoe

Headteacher's Lunchtime Award: Thalia

Collecting Signs of Autumn

In our Outdoor Learning this week we have looked for signs of Autumn. We have also started our minature Autumn Gardens.
We celebrated National Poetry Day by writing Autumn Poems inspired by things that we found in our wood. We then shared our poems with each other whist sat at the Pixie Circle.

Our Autumn Poems

 

I found a little stick.

I found it in the grass.

It feels soft and wet.

Will it change colour?

By Lucas

 

I found a dock leaf.

I found it in the grass.

It’s pink and green.

Can it grow smaller?

By Connor

 

I found a stick.

I found it near the bushes.

It’s large, brown, bumpy, hard and bouncy.

Will it grow into a bigger stick?

By Kenny

 

I found a leaf.

I found it in the dewy grass.

It looks like a flower.

How many animals live on it?

By Alexa

 

I found a flower.

I found it on the ground.

It’s purple and soft. It’s beautiful.

Does it smell?

By Thalia

 

I found a leaf.

I found it on the grass.

It’s brown and yellow. Some of the stalk is pink.

Will it grow bigger?

By Phoebe

 

I found a big leaf.

I found it in the grass.

It’s green and brown and got one hole.

Does it smell?

By Oscar B

 

I found a stick.

I found it in the grass.

It is shiny and bumpy.

Will it burn?

By Oscar N

 

I found a pretty leaf.

I found it on the grass.

It has lots of lines. It is green and yellow.

Will it turn all green?

By Oliver

 

I found a big acorn.

I found it on an oak tree.

It looks very green. It’s hard.

Will it grow?

By Kuba

 

I found a leaf.

I found it near the seedy things.

It’s like a flower.

Will it sting me?

By Clover

 

I found a really big stick.

It was big and brown and looks like a gun.

Has it snapped off a tree?

By Josh

 

I found a leaf.

I found it on the ground.

It’s soft and wet and brown.

Will it grow really big?

By Sean

 

I found a leaf.

It feels soft.

On the bottom it’s light green.

On the top it’s dark green.

It’s easy to rip.

Can I put it in my book?

By Troy

 

I found a dock leaf.

I pulled it out of the ground.

It’s green and red and it’s also got spots on the stalk.

When someone gets stung, will it make them better?

By Marlo

 

I found a leaf.

I found it on the grass.

It is beautiful and green. It is tall.

Is it a flower’s?

By Zoe

 

I found brown seeds.

I found them with the other seeds.

They are brown and tiny.

Will they go darker?

By Olek

 

I found an acorn.

I found it on a tree with a lot of their kind.

I has a brown line.

Will it grow?

By Tilly

 

I found a tiny stick.

I found it on the ground.

It’s brown and snapped.

Can I throw it away?

By Rupert

 

I found an oak tree leaf.

I found it near the oak tree.

It’s yellow like an autumn leaf.

Does it miss it’s friends on the oak tree?

By Leah

 

I found a dock leaf.

I found it where the nettles are.

It has brown dots on it. It’s green like grass.

Can it grow bigger?

By Bella

Friday 25th September

Star of the Week:  Kenny for always working hard and always having a great attitude to learning.

VIP: Oscar (Year 2 )

Headteacher's Lunchtime Award: Alexa

This week's Outdoor Learning
We collected seeds and used them to decorate the initial letters of our names.
We peeled apples, cut them in half and found the seeds.
We had so much fun on our Woodland Day. We made our own charcoal on the fire and then used the charcoal to draw pictures on to material. We looked for clues in the wood to help us identify the animals that might live there. We also went on a minibeast hunt. Finally we made models out of clay of some of the creatures that live in our wood. What a great day!

Friday 18th September 

Star of the Week:  Tilly for amazing and detailed art work.

VIP: Connor

Tilly's Starfish

Look what we've grown!

We have continued to look at identifying plants and this week we have examined tree barks.

We have picked more blackberries, gathered apples and, with great excitement, discovered our potatoes.

Friday 11th Sept

Star of the Week: Sean - for settling in so well and working so hard with great enthusiasm.

VIP: Oliver

Headteacher's lunchtime award: Jack

Outdoor Learning

We have been looking at plant identification through leaves and seeds. In particular we have looked at acorns and blackberries. 

We made purple paint with blackberries and made green paint with leaves to paint our flowers. Flowers are another way to identify plants.

Our Letters and Pictures

We have been working alongside Windermere Health Centre to write letters to people in our community who may be feeling lonely and missing loved ones at this time. We hope that our letters and pictures will make them smile.
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