Class 2 P.E.

As the weather was a bit cold today we practised our ball skills in the hall. Class 2 had fun trying to balance and then jump with a soft ball between their ankles or their knees. We then practised accurate throwing and catching and finished with a circular ball skills game.

Welcome to the Spring term

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to the start of an exciting year. Class 2 have got lots to be busy with this term as they will be learning all about the history of flight. We have already started by watching some amusing video clips on youtube of early flight. The class really enjoyed them so they might want to watch them again at home! We have also been practising our colour mixing ahead of doing our bright and colourful art unit featuring the work of Christopher Corr.

Below is the link to the early flight video.

.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gN-ZktmjIfE

 

Big Money Week in class 2

We have had some visitors in class 2 today to help the children understand about the role of banks, earning and saving money, disposable income and self-employment. The children loved the interactive role-plays and really learned lots of key information – especially about why mums and dads sometimes have to say ‘we can’t afford it’. Louise and David Dunning have many years experience in the banking sector between them and are now mortgage advisors. Karen is a self-employed driving instructor. We are very grateful that they gave up their time to help us today.

We shall remember …

On Friday Brandesburton held our Remembrance service in honour of those that gave their lives in order for us to lead the lives we do. Class 2 did lots of work on Remembrance Day last week and as well as discussing words like remembrance and armistice and the significance of the poppy,  the pupils wrote their own poetry, painted a remembrance stone and made their own poppy. Some children had also made their own poppies at home and we were also honoured to be able to see some medals from World War One.

 

Autumn artwork

Class 2 drew, painted and collaged some brilliant artwork over the half-term holiday for their homework. We have got some of it on display but some children were so proud of their work that they wanted to take it straight home again. Luckily we have lots of photos to share. There are still one or two more that weren’t finished when we took these photos, so they will be posted soon. Which one is your favourite?