Monthly Archives: May 2016

Selfish Crocodiles

This half term Year 2 have been reading ‘The Selfish Crocodile’ by Faustin Charles. On Friday the children made their own fantastic lifelike crocodiles using play dough.   Advertisements

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Green Fingers!

On the last day of half term Topaz planted their pinto beans in soil. Most of the beans had sprouted beautifully, with green embryos and a healthy root system as you can see in the photos below. The challenge over … Continue reading

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Natural Art

Last week in Art we explored how nature can be a source of materials for art. After exploring the fields just outside Zircon classroom, we managed to come up with amazing pieces of artwork using collage of leaves, flowers and … Continue reading

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Our 5 Senses

In English Topaz have been using our five senses to inspire our writing. Following on from last week’s Art lesson we have been planning a descriptive piece of writing based around nature and what we can see, smell, touch, hear … Continue reading

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How long am I?

Last week we worked on measuring … Ourselves! The whole class enjoyed a lot of hard work and also had a lot of fun!      

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Inspired by nature

On Friday Year 2 decided to take inspiration from nature to create collages using natural material that we found on the school field. Topaz and Amber class ventured out onto the field to pick flowers, leaves and sticks with which … Continue reading

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Citrine planting their Seeds

Citrine class today planted some pea seeds during their Science lesson.  They were carefully placed inside some cotton wool and put into plastic cups.  We’re going to see how the seeds grow over the next few weeks.  

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