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Sutton on the Forest School

How can we change shadows?

Year 2 and 3 have learned lots about light and shadows in our “Bright Sparks” topic this term. One of our favourite experiments we have done is investigating how shadows change. We all managed to make the length of a shadow change by moving the light source closer and...
Posted On 07 Apr 2017

Poetry reading session

Year 2 and 3 have been reading and writing poems around the theme of space this term. We have all enjoyed learning more about space through poetry as well as practising our rhyming, riddle skills and limerick writing. We had a poetry reading session where the children could stand...
Posted On 02 Apr 2017

Shadows puppets!

Year 2 and 3 have been exploring light and shadows in science lessons this term. We have been learning all about how shadows are created when the light from a light source is blocked. We used our knowledge of shadows to create some exciting shadow puppets, blocking the light and...
Posted On 20 Mar 2017

Geography of the UK

In year 2 and 3 we have been learning all about the world we live in including all the cities, counties, countries of the UK. To help us learn about the four countries which make up the United Kingdom (and their respective capital cities) year 2 made some aerial maps out of play...
Posted On 04 Mar 2017

Does light travel in straight lines?

Year 2 and 3 have been investigating how light travels in science lessons this week. We have previously discovered what a light source and a reflector are and used our prior knowledge to test how light travels. The children used card cutouts, mirrors and torches to test whether...
Posted On 05 Feb 2017

Year 2 and 3 Class Assembly

This morning, years two and three took to the stage to show the school and their parents all the fantastic things they had been learning about in class. They talked about learning about light in science lessons, writing letters in literacy, studying the Great Fire of London in...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

Letters to Shelter

Just before Christmas, year 2 and 3 learnt about how children less fortunate than themselves may be spending Christmas on the streets or in overcrowded housing. We all watched this Christmas appeal advert from the charity Shelter and many members of the class were moved to tears...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017

Continents and Oceans

In year 2 and 3 we have been learning all about the world we live in including all the cities, counties, countries of the UK. To help us learn the seven continents and 5 oceans of the world, we made some maps out of playdough, using atlases to help us. The class definitely...
Posted On 29 Jan 2017

Insect Investigation

In year 2/3, we have been learning about animals and their habitats in science lessons. We have learnt all about how animals survive in their environments and how to draw food chains showing how animals get energy to live. We decided to investigate our woodland habitat in the...
Posted On 21 Nov 2016

Smoothie Bike Science!

Year 2 and 3 were visited by the North Yorkshire Rotters and their smoothie BMX bike to learn about how to reduce food waste. The children were very surprised to learn that the amount of food wasted by families in the UK every year was the enough to fill Wembley stadium! One of...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016