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Growing plants

As part of our science topic, over the next few weeks year 2/3 are going to grow and nurture their own plants! Today we discussed what our plants needed to help them grow, why we need plants and how we were going to make sure ours would survive. After writing some instructions on...
Posted On 21 May 2018

Problem solving & potion mixing

Year 2/3 had quite the challenge set for them this morning! They had to work out different calculations to determine how much of each of the magical liquids to add to their cauldrons to make different potions, measuring these accurately with measuring cylinders. Then the children...
Posted On 10 May 2018

Sutton on the Forest, Van Gogh style!

Last week, year 2/3 used their newly learnt brushstroke skills to paint the view from our classroom window. The children produced some lovely paintings, using a range of brushstrokes, thick paint and lots of enthusiasm! Here are some of the pieces we produced:
Posted On 10 May 2018

Drawing in the forest

Year 2/3 have enjoyed a lovely forest school session with Miss Hodkin and Miss Tubb. We located different trees and plants in the forest and produced some detailed observational drawings of them. Miss Tubb then helped us to identify all the plants and trees we’d drawn and...
Posted On 01 May 2018

Magnificent measuring

With the aid of our brilliant new working wall, year 2/3 have been exploring how we measure length in our maths lessons this week. We’ve measured many objects in the classroom, our hands and feet and the children even measured how tall Miss Hodkin was! Year 2’s have...
Posted On 29 Apr 2018

Brilliant brushstrokes

Year 2/3 have been learning all about Vincent van Gogh in their art lessons. Last week we discussed his paintings of flowers and landscapes, talking about the colours, painting techniques and how they made us feel. This week we looked really carefully at how van Gogh painted his...
Posted On 27 Apr 2018

Branching trees and keys!

Year 2/3 started their new science topic of “Plants and Flowers” with an exciting outdoor lesson all about how we classify trees. We looked at the difference between evergreen and deciduous trees before venturing outside to the school field and forest area, using our...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018

Maths with money

Year 2 and 3 have been working hard this week on solving maths problems involving money. Year 3’s tackled some challenging multi-step money problems really well and year 2 have been working on making the same amount of money in different ways and finding change. Here are...
Posted On 20 Apr 2018

Running a mile for Sports Relief

Today all children in the school successfully ran a mile in aid of Sports Relief! Mr Buttery organised a ten lap circuit around the playground and all children received a special Sports Relief sticker for running a mile. Many children enthusiastically continued to run laps and...
Posted On 23 Mar 2018

Star Wars Club!

Children from years 2-5 have had an amazing time at Star Wars club this term! They have made lots of Star Wars crafts including shadow puppets, paper plate droids, lightsabers and have decorated buns as well as competing in quizzes and challenges to see who knows the most about...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018