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PE

  This week in PE we have been playing a team game of ‘Dodgeball’. We were split into two teams and we had to try to eliminate all players of the opposing team by throwing one of four game balls … Continue reading

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Bridges Design Technology Trip

Today we have been on an exciting class trip to the Science and Technology Centre in Bolton. Our DT topic this half term is all about bridges and we took part in different workshops building structures to make the strongest … Continue reading

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Science

This half term in Science we have been learning all about light, sources of light and how light travels. We have also been looking at how light can be blocked to create shadows. This week we planned and investigated which … Continue reading

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Rocket Man

  This morning we had a very exciting Science workshop with the Rocket man! We learnt about gravity and forces and watched how to set off mini rockets in the hall! Lots of the children enjoyed helping out with these … Continue reading

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Stone Age Workshop

This afternoon we had a very exciting Stone Age Workshop!  Last half term we were learning about the Stone Age as part of our History topic and we followed this up with interactive activities.  We took part in groups  exploring  … Continue reading

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Poppy Workshop

This afternoon, we had a very special poppy workshop involving poetry and role play! We were thinking about what happened all those year ago in the war and the soldiers who fought for our country. We looked at a poem … Continue reading

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Anti-Bullying Week

This week is Anti-Bullying week and in our PSHE circle time lessons we have been talking about what bullying is, how this might make people feel and what do if we know anyone who is being bullied. Anti-bullying week raises … Continue reading

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Maths

In Miss Bimson’s maths group this week we have been problem solving using our multiplication skills! We have been working out one and two step problems using the grid method to help us. We have also been using our class … Continue reading

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Geography Boat Lift Trip

Today we have been on an exciting Geography trip as we have just started learning about rivers. We went to Anderton Boat Lift, where we did a fun workshop using sand and water to see how rivers can change shape … Continue reading

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Smiley Reward

Today was our very first smiley reward of the year and it was so exciting! In the morning we had a special assembly where we learnt all about dinosaurs and how scientists found out facts about these amazing animals! Later … Continue reading

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Class Assembly

This morning it was our class assembly all about reading. Parents were invited and we presented things we have been learning in class during our Literacy lessons. We had lots of fun learning our lines and songs!   What is … Continue reading

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Art

This week in our Art lessons we have been painting our final pieces of watercolour art. We used watercolours to create a background wash and then used pencils and paints to add the designs onto our cave paintings. We are … Continue reading

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The Stone Age

This week we had a very special textile workshop in school.  We have been learning all about The Stone Age during our History lessons and we created a stone age tapestry piece made up of cave paintings, hand prints and … Continue reading

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Maths

Since starting back in year 3, we have been working really hard learning our 3, 4 and 8 times tables! We have been learning to count first and then apply to chant the times tables. We have been using songs … Continue reading

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Sports Afternoon

Today was our sports afternoon and we took part in lots of different races! Our families came to watch us and were so proud of us all. We all worked really hard and cheered on our friends. We had a … Continue reading

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Writing

This week in Literacy we have been working hard with descriptive writing based on the story ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’. We have been using adjectives to describe different characters and then up-staging using a thesaurus. Thesauruses are great to help us … Continue reading

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Art

This week in art we have been exploring the work of our class artist Hugh Templeton. We have been colour mixing and sketching ideas to create our own watercolour painting, inspired by his work! We can’t wait to create our … Continue reading

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History

This week in our History lessons we have been continuing with work on the Stone Age. We have been learning about what archaeologists are and how they explore and find artefacts. In our future lessons we will be looking at … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

I hope everyone has had a lovely summer holiday! This week in year 3 we have been starting our new exciting topics. Our first topic is ‘The Stone Age’ and in History we have been finding out about the Stone … Continue reading

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What a Year!

We have had a fantastic year in year 2! We have worked so hard in all of our lessons and learned so much! We have taken part in 5 smiley rewards and been on 2 class trips too! This year … Continue reading

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Music

This week in music we have been learning a song all about a special boat called a canoe. We have been singing in time with the music and we have also been playing to the beat using the xylophones. We … Continue reading

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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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