Category: year2

Science – Healthy Humans investigated in Year 2

Year 2 kick-started the Spring Term with a Science Day where we explored what it means to be a ‘Healthy Human’.

Today Year 2 tested how strong and stable their chairs were

The strongest chair held over 20 books.  It had a flat base, cylindrical legs and was short.

Year 2 Design and Technology – Building Structures

This term we have looked at what makes a structure stable and strong.  Using play dough to create triangular pyramids, cubes and spheres we tested stability on an increasingly uneven surface.  The shapes with wide, flat bases and that were shorter were more stable. Using paper made into a cylinder, triangular prism and cuboid we …

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Phonics – Year 2 make compound words

The children have been joining two words together to create compound nouns today. They had to match, find and write them. They will learn compound nouns as part of their spellings this week and use them in sentences in early morning work.

Year 2’s Christmas Lights

Year 2 used pastels to blend colours.  They used dark to light to create a shadow effect and then chalks to add a glow, which helped add a 3D element.