Today we have been playing with different punctuation. Some of us were using Kung fu to remember where our full stops and capitals go. The rest of us were practising using speech marks in sentences. We will be using these skills in our story writing next week.

Remembrance service

Today we held a Remembrance Service in school and held a period of silence. We reflected on the importance of learning from the past whilst thinking about how we can be peacemakers.

Missing Number Problems

We have been using number triangles and are now confident with them. Today we solved missing number problems with them. To start with we struggled to go the correct way around the triangle, to get the missing number, but by the end we had cracked it.

Spellings – Week 2

Apologies for these not being in the reading records, I will add a copy of them on Monday. This weeks spellings are: Mr Salmon’s Group Alternative pronunciation y as /ie/ and /ee/ fly, spy, shy, cry, try happy, silly, funny, money, honey (we also talked about the double letter after a vowel on its own)… Read more »

Twilight Evening

As we mentioned at the start of the year, we will be holding our Twilight evening this half term. Weather permitting, we are planning on holding this next week on Thursday evening. We are inviting the children to join us from 5:30 till 7:00 to take part in a range of activities linked to our… Read more »

Outdoor Maths

Yesterday we did our maths lesson outside. We used materials we found to make missing number problems. First Mr Salmon gave us some problems to work out: Then we had a go making our own.

Operation Christmas Child

This year we are putting together some shoeboxes as part of Operation Christmas Child. We will be collecting for a boy and a girl aged 2-4 as well as a boy and girl aged 5-9. If you would like to donate items towards this project, we would appreciate toiletries, small stationary items or new toys…. Read more »

Half Term Homework

I hope you are enjoying your break, Class 2. Well done for your hard work last half term, especially your story writing. Below is some homework for you to get ready for next half term. Reading Keep reading your school book. Focus on what you think will happen next. This could be as you read… Read more »

Safety week

This week the children have been learning about different aspects of safety. Today the classes presented their learning in assembly. Mrs Saye also spoke to the children about the defibrillator which is situated by the village hall in Tolleshunt D’Arcy. Thank you to the whole team for their hard work supporting children with these important… Read more »

PE – Pike and Straddle

In PE we practised pike and straddle balances. We started with a partner making different letters before using the apparatus to practise the moves in our own.