Author Archives: Miss Harrison

Parental Involvement

Our parents have been invited to come into our classrooms to watch how our teacher teaches us. The most recent day was our Reading Morning. Our parents had the chance to come into school to watch Miss Harrison teach us … Continue reading

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Year 3 Artist

This week in our new class we have been looking at our new artist Hugh Templeton. We have been researching facts and information about him to create a fact file. We have found out that he is a water colour … Continue reading

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Transition time!

This week we will be starting our transition. We will be spending time in our new Year 3 class meeting our new teacher and showing her all the wonderful things we know. We will begin to look at our new … Continue reading

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Military Smiley Reward

On Monday we had a special visit from the MILITARY. We had so much fun listening to the Army Men and following their instructions for the different activities.

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Librarian visit!

Today we had a visit from a librarian who told us all about her important job at the library near our school. She taught us how to use our library more and more to get books and take them home … Continue reading

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Chester Zoo!

Today we had a wonderful trip to Chester Zoo! We saw lots of different animals which links to the animals we have been learning about in our Science lessons. We saw elephants, rhinos, giraffes, flamingos, painted dogs, meerkats, chimpanzees and … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back 2H! I hope you all have had a lovely Easter Holiday and a well deserved rest. This term we are in for a lot of fun-filled lessons. Here are some of the topics we will be looking at… … Continue reading

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Easter

This week we have been looking at the Easter Story in RE. We have also created our own Easter cards. Here are the two winners of our competition… Have a lovely Easter break, stay safe and I will see you … Continue reading

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Music

This term in music we have learnt a new song called ‘Time on our hands’. We have had to learn how to sing high and low pitches and keep in time with the rhythm. IMG_0575 We have really enjoyed this … Continue reading

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Life Caravan 27.3.19

Today we had a very special visit from the Life Caravan! Our focus was learning about feelings. We talked about how we may feel and why we might feel this way. We also had a visit from Harold the Giraffe … Continue reading

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Class Assembly

Today was our class assembly all about Australia! We had a great time telling everyone all our knowledge of our topic! “Did you know Australia is half way across the world?” – Shaheen “We know that Australia has lots of … Continue reading

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World Book Day!

We have had a brilliant World Book Day today! We have been busy dressing up, sharing our favourite books and writing our book reviews for our friends!

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READY STEADY COOK!

Today we had a visit from the Fun Food Chef. In our science lessons we have been learning all about healthy eating and different healthy foods. In groups today we had made strawberry milkshake, vegetarian pizza and a granola yogurt! … Continue reading

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Liz Millions

Today we had a very special visit from Liz Millions. She is an author and an illustrator and we learned that means she writes AND draws the pictures for her books. She read us some of her favourite books and … Continue reading

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Smiley Reward – Zulu Dancers

Today it was our smiley reward. We had a very special treat from some special people in Africa. They were called the Zulu Dancers. They performed for us in the morning by singing and dancing. We had a workshop in … Continue reading

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Stonewall

In our PSHE lessons we have been looking at the differences between us all. We decided to focus on our families. We read a story called ‘Tango makes three’. This story is about a little penguin who has two dads … Continue reading

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Year 2 Trip to the Mosque.

We have been on our first year 2 trip to a Mosque in Bolton. This links to our learning in RE as we have been looking at who Muslim people are and what they believe. At the Mosque we learned … Continue reading

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Good Friends!

We have been working very hard to be good friends in Year 2. We have been: being helpful to each other and all the teachers. using our manners ALOT. and saying lots of kind words to each other. Miss Harvey has … Continue reading

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We are MAD scientists!

In our Science lessons we have been investigating WHY we need to wash our hands. Why do you think we need to wash our hands? “We need to wash our hands before we eat” – Aman “We was our hands … Continue reading

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Geography

In our Geography lessons we have been exploring Australia! We have been using maps and globes to find Australia on a map. We now know it is a VERY long way away from Oxford Grove in Bolton! We have been … Continue reading

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A – Life

Last week we had a visit from A-Life. During our session Miss C gave us lots of information about how to keep our bodies fit and healthy and the importance of this. We also worked in small groups and had … Continue reading

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Writing!

In 2H our class poet is Dr Seuss. In our writing lessons this week we have been writing our own Acrostic poem all about the Grinch using adjectives to describe him. Here are some of the children’s ideas: Grumpy, mean … Continue reading

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Good friends at Oxford Grove

This week we have been looking at what makes a good friend. In our school, we have new award all about being a good friend and you get to have the special seat cover on your chair. If you are … Continue reading

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Poet Bernard Young

We had a lovely visit from a children’s poet called Bernard Young. We had an assembly and he performed some of his poems using his guitar. Each class had the chance to work with Bernard young in their classrooms. He came to … Continue reading

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Writing in 2H

In our class we have the opportunity to go into our writing area and improve our writing and practise our handwriting. We also have a Word of the Day which we have to put into a sentence each day. What … Continue reading

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Cross Curricular Writing

In our topic lessons we have been learning all about Guy Fawkes and The Gunpowder Plot. This week we have been pretending to be journalists and writing newspaper reports about Guy Fawkes and the tragic things he did. We had to pretend we … Continue reading

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First Assembly in 2H!

Today was our class assembly all about materials. We had a fantastic time performing to all the KS1 children and our parents to show them how much we have learned about our science topic. We even got to dress up … Continue reading

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The farm at Oxford Grove!

Today we had a visit from Farmer David who brought some of his farm animals as part of our first Smiley Reward. We had the chance to feed and stroke: chickens, goats, alpacas and sheep. Thank you so much Miss … Continue reading

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Let’s get physical!

During our PE lesson this week we had a special visitor. She was from the West End and we learned how to celebrate Diwali through a dance. We were using our bodies and being creative. “What was your favourite part?”

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SCIENCE!

In our science lessons this half term we have been looking at Materials. We have been investigating which materials change shape. Do they bend, squash, stretch or twist? Can you remember what actions the children are showing in these pictures? … Continue reading

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Reading helps us GROW!

In our reading area we have lots of different books that we love to read. We enjoy reading books fiction and non-fiction books. Here is Fatima reading ‘Gorilla’ by our Class Author – Anthony Browne. And Alfie loves reading ‘Green … Continue reading

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Topic in 2H.

In our topic lessons we have been learning all about Bolton! We have been busy finding Bolton on a UK map, making play dough maps of the UK and identifying the capital cities and learning about famous people from Bolton. … Continue reading

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Poetry Day!

Today has been Poetry Day! We have been reciting Green Eggs and Ham as a class and adding actions. Our class poet is Dr Seuss and he tells silly poems like the one we have been reading. What was your … Continue reading

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SUPER MATHS!

What a lot of number work we have been doing. We have been busy learning about place value and making numbers practically using the tens and the ones. Some of us have been having fun adding in our superhero maths area!

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Welcome back everyone!

WOW! What a fantastic first week back we have had in 2H. We have started to learn about our new topics which are very exciting! We have been busy making clay elephants in Art, learning about different materials in Science and … Continue reading

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Reading Day!

Today is Reading Day and we have loved sharing our favourite stories with Miss Harrison! Miss Harrison’s favourite book is The Rainbow Fish because it’s all about friendships, happiness and sharing which are three of her favourite things. What is … Continue reading

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