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Church of England Primary School, Abingdon

Year 2 (Class 5)

Welcome to Year 2
 (Class 5)


 

Maths Calculation Booklet  Numberlines

Term 6: Land Ahoy!

 

 

This term our topic is Land Ahoy.  This topic is all about the boats, pirates and adventures.  So set sail for an epic journey of learning and fun!
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June 15th 2018: Year Two had a wonderful visit from the fire and rescue service to talk to us about fire safety.  We looked at all the special equipment that they use and had a tour around the fire engine.

 

Term 5: Beachcombers!

 

 

This term our topic was Beachcombers.  This topic was all about the sea and the seaside.  Oh we do like to be beside the seaside!
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April 25th 2018: Today we did some drama work based around The Whale and the Snail.  We recreated pictures of their adventures for the front of postcards which we have written back to fireman Jack.

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May 2rd 2018: In maths we used the Bee-Bots to explore position and direction.  We had to follow instructions by inputting in the correct code.

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May 3rd 2018: We have been investigating the author of our book for the term, Julia Donaldson.  We have looked at her biography and shared some of the books she has written.

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May 21st 2018: Maths Investigations Week!  All this week we are going to be testing our problem solving skills to answer a range of tricky questions.

Day one: Monster-Robots

What different sized Monster-Robots can we make?

Day two: Magic V (part 1)

How many different ways can we order number 1 to 5 in a V formation?

Day three: Magic V (part 2)

How many different ways can we order number 1 to 5 in a V formation when each leg adds up to the same total?

Day four: Wag-Worms

 

 

How many different shaped wag-worms can we make if they grow a new block each year?

 

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Term 4: Scented Garden!

 

 

This term our topic is Scented Garden.  This topic is all about planting, growing and flowers.  We hope your ready with your green fingers!
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February 20th 2018: We did some still life drawing.  We looked at some different plants and flowers and practised sketching and shading.  We then added a splash of colour with watered down paint.

 

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March 1st 2018: World Book Day!  We all came to school dressed as book characters and had a fantastic day sharing books despite the freezing, snowy weather!

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March 5th 2018: We planted seeds in a range of different materials to see which would grow best.  We used sand, soil and only water.  We will keep an eye on them over the term to see what happens!

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March 8th 2018: We were lucky enough to get to go to Abingdon School on a science trip.  We experimented with many different plants and used lots of impressive equipment.  They amazed us by showing us how to see the actual plant cells we were working with on the microscope.

 

 

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Term 3: Muck, Mess and Mixtures!

 

 

This term our topic was Muck, Mess and Mixtures. This term was all about getting stuck in and enjoying the mess.

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January 9th 2018: We started our term by getting really messy!  We had a messy play afternoon and really got stuck in to the muck, mess and mayhem!

 

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January 23rd 2018: We made some amazing bread rolls.  We used applied our maths skills to measure out the ingredients and followed the recipe carefully.

 

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January 29th 2018: We followed instruction to make our own lava lamps.  We measured and added the ingredients and then looks closely at the chemical reaction.

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February 1st 2018: We worked together to make collaborative art using tissue paper.

 

 

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February 5th 2018: We created blow paint pictures, experimenting with different colours, textures and mixtures.

 

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February 2nd 2018: All the parents were invited to our art exhibition to show off all our hard work from the term.

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February 8th 2018: We crowned the end of a really busy term with an amazing class assembly!  We talked about growth mind set and the benefit of marvellous mistakes.

 

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Term 2: Beat, Band, Boogie!

 

 

This term our topic was Beat, Band, Boogie.  We looked at musical instruments and marching bands.  So get your marching boots on and get moving to the beat!

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December 2017: Children of the World!  We worked really hard to put on two amazing performances of our Christmas show.  Well done to everyone who took part!

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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Term 1: Towers, Tunnels and Turrets!

 

 

This term our topic was Towers, Tunnels and Turrets and we explored buildings; old, new, large and small.
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