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Are you fed up with asking the question 'How was school today?' and getting the response 'fine'?

Our new weekly blogs will give you more information about what your child is doing in school.  This will mean that you can ask meaningful questions to find out about their learning.

Week commencing 15th October 2018

This week Year 2 will be become historians and explores what sources of evidence are in history. They will look at different sources of evidence and decide which ones are useful to an historian and which do not give much information. Also this week Year 2 will be writing about The BFG using what they already know to write speech and thought bubbles for different characters. In numeracy, Year 2 will be focusing on their subtraction skills, whilst also recapping on their data handling skill.

 Week commencing 8th October 2018

This week Year 2 will be developing their range of vocabulary whilst describing fire. Children will be creating their own similes to describe how fire acts, sounds and looks. In addition Year 2 will be looking at key events that took part during the Great Fire of London. In numeracy, Year 2 will being strengthening their addition skills and start to look at subtraction.

 Week commencing 1st October 2018

This week Year 2 will be immersed deeper into our Great Fire of London topic with our exciting visitor from The Guildhall Museum. Children will get to see objects from the past and start to understand what life was like back in 1666. From this children will write a recount of their morning and think about what jobs they would have liked to have had back them. In numeracy, Year 2 will being looking at addition.

Week commencing 24th September 2018

This week Year 2 will be continuing their learning about The Great Fire of London. Children will look at jobs that people had during the time of the fire and think about differences and similarities between firefighters in the past and the present day. Year 2 will also be reading some fire poems and explore the words used to describe fire. In numeracy, Year 2 will be consolidating their place value knowledge and start to compare numbers using the greater than and less than signs (< and >).