Mrs Lontay – Year 2

Autumn 2018

Week beginning 15th October 2018

This week Rabbit Class have been learning to make moving pictures. We got our inspiration and ideas for our pictures from our learning about the Polar Regions and Mini-beasts.

Week beginning 8th October 2018

This week in R.E. Rabbit Class, we have been learning about the Elephant being a symbol of good luck to people of the Hindu religion. We enjoyed making and decorating our own elephants to remind ourselves of their importance.

Then in Art, we have been learning to blend pastels in order to create super pictures of the Aurora Borealis.

In English, we have been reading, sequencing and retelling the story of Snow White.

Week beginning 1st October 2018

We have been very busy this week learning about Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his expedition to the Antarctic. We have enjoyed writing and answering questions about the trip, and we also wrote some super diary entries, in role.

Then in our science lesson, we visited The Explorers Area in search of mini-beasts. We had a lot of fun and found all sorts of tiny creatures.

Week beginning 24th September 2018

This week in Maths we have been learning to count from any number, in twos, fives and tens.

We have also enjoyed using stick puppets to retell the story of Hansel and Gretel, as part of our English lessons.

Week beginning 17th September 2018

This week in Geography we have been learning about the Polar Regions, discovering similarities and differences. Some of us were really surprised to discover penguins don’t live in the North Pole!

Then in Science, we have been learning about all sorts of other habitats and how animals live in habitats to which they are suited.

Week beginning 10th September 2018

We have been very busy learning about place value in Maths this week. We particularly enjoyed using Mathletics to support our learning.

In Science, we enjoyed sorting and classifying objects under the headings of Living, Once Living and Never Alive. We were very good at the task and could explain what many objects had once been, or had been a part of.

Week beginning 5th September 2018

Rabbit Class have settled quickly into their new class.  They have really enjoyed creating Autumn inspired pictures using seeds.