Firework safety

Today, Kate from Essex Fire and Police came to visit us in assembly. We thought about how to keep ourselves safe around fireworks. Thank you Kate for helping us to keep safe.

Number bonds

Today we investigated different ways to make 10 using 2 numbers. We made models using 10 cubes and found different ways to record our findings. Our challenge now is to learn these so we can say the pairs quickly e.g. 5+5, 6+4, 10+0,9+1 etc. Please help us to learn these at home too. Thank you

We will remember them

Today we used clay to make poppies to help us to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. We are looking forward to painting them!

Supporting charities

Today we had a visitor in assembly from Little Havens who spoke to us about the work that they do to support children and their families. The Rota Kids are busy planning the charities that they will support this year. Information has been sent home with the children if you would like to support this… Read more »


Just a couple of pictures of blurbs for the books we will be writing next week.

Science – Living Things

In science we have been sorting things we find around us. Today we sorted them into alive, not alive and was live. We found out that all living things can: Move Breathe Sense Grow Have young Excrete Need food We discussed various different things before finishing with water. We couldn’t decide if water was alive… Read more »

RE – Special Items

In RE we were inking about special items. We started by making some balloon animals. But then Mr Salmon asked us to pop them! We didn’t want to do this. We talked about the reasons why we didn’t want to pop them: We had made them We wanted to copy them to make more We… Read more »

Doctor Sock and Cupcake

Today we iced the cupcakes we made yesterday. We made them to look like the cupcakes from Traction Man. We gave them eyes and mouths, changing their expression to how we thought they might be in the story. A big thank you to Mrs Brownlee for helping us cook.


We had to follow a lot of instructions in ICT today, we found some of them challenging. So we went outside and had a think about where we were getting stuck. One of the biggest fears we had was breaking the computers! Mr Salmon reassured us that this could not happen unless we were being… Read more »

Year 2 Maths Homework

Today I have given out the logins for MyMaths to our year twos in class. On it are the username and password to access this weeks homework. This will be set weekly and will be linked to our learning in class. If you have problems accessing the homework, or doing it, please do ask. Below… Read more »