Starling Class – Year 2

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Our Work 2017-2018

 

Measuring with Metres

Measuring with Metres

Measuring with Metres We have been learning to measure height and length with metre sticks.   There are 100 centimetres (cm) in 1 metre (m). Can you find anything at home that is 1 metre in length or...

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Still Life

Still Life

Still Life William Morris and Van Gogh inspired us to create beautiful still life and observational works of art. Still life pictures are pictures of inanimate objects such as fruit, flowers, food and everyday items. We had to look very carefully at the plants and use magnifying glasses to help us to draw what we could see. We also created repeated prints of parts of plants.  Visit our classroom to see more of our work. This slideshow requires...

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Christopher Columbus – 1492

Christopher Columbus – 1492

Christopher Columbus – 1492 We were all pleased with our Christopher Columbus assembly. Christopher Columbus was a famous explorer.  He travelled around the world, hoping to find a faster way to get to India.  Instead, he landed on islands that we now call the West Indies. Many people were already living on these islands before Columbus arrived. Would you like to be an...

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Who Would Live in a House Like This?

Who Would Live in a House Like This?

Who Would Live in a House Like This? We have been learning even more interesting facts about animals. This week, we learnt about habitats.  Habitats are the places that animals live in.   Food, shelter and camouflage are important things that help animals to survive better in certain places. We worked together to sort animals into their different habitats.   We have been learning even more interesting facts about animals. This week, we learnt about habitats.  Habitats are the places that animals live in.   Food, shelter and...

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World Book Day – Hooray!

World Book Day – Hooray!

World Book Day – Hooray! Starling Class celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as characters from our favourite stories.   We also read the story of Little Red Riding Hood.  We thought about what made the story a traditional one.  then we pretended to be characters from the story and used powerful adjectives to describe the way the characters looked and how they felt. This slideshow requires JavaScript. We all enjoyed World Book Day!  Did...

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Paper Animals

Paper Animals

Paper Animals We have been learning about the many beautiful animals that live on Earth. Using information texts, we looked closely at these animals.  We chose an animal that we liked then we made the head of this animal using the paper Mache method. Can you name the animals we have made? This slideshow requires JavaScript. We have been learning about the many beautiful animals that live on Earth. Using information texts, we looked closely at these animals.  We chose an animal that we liked then we made the head of this animal using...

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Remarkable Reptiles!

Remarkable Reptiles!

Remarkable Reptiles!       Our exciting animal science topic has helped us to look at many animals differently.  We have learnt to group animals according to their body parts and have used our observation skills to carefully describe what we have seen.   We were very fortunate to have two reptiles visit our class.  Reptiles are cold blooded animals that live on dry land.  They have scales and lay eggs.   Tim (a bearded dragon lizard) visited us.  He moved quickly as he ran to eat his cricket and worm dinner!  Tim felt...

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Deciduous and Evergreen Trees

Deciduous and Evergreen Trees

Deciduous and Evergreen Trees Starling and Robin Class visited Finsbury Park to learn more about deciduous and evergreen trees. Trees that lose their leaves in the autumn and winter are called deciduous trees. Trees that keep their leaves all year are called evergreen trees. There are many different species of trees in Finsbury Park.  We were all very interested in identifying the trees using our tree poster and working out if they were deciduous or evergreen. We all worked together and remembered to use what we had learnt in the park when...

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Tiverton’s Time Capsule

Tiverton’s Time Capsule

Tiverton’s Time Capsule In history, we have been learning about Tottenham – Now and Then.  We have looked at pictures from the past to find similarities and differences. We have looked at old maps and newspapers from the past to find out how Tottenham has changed. We have even interviewed people in our school who lived in Tottenham when they were younger.  We asked them what they have noticed about the changes in Tottenham.   Today, on Thursday 15th December 2016,  we (Starling and Robin Class) made a time capsule and...

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