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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2 - Miss Luke's Class

Our Summer topic is "Seaside Rescue" and we will be exploring seaside towns in the UK and in countries around the world. We will be finding out about the RNLI and the lifeboats and we will research the live of Grace Darling to find out why she was so brave.
Mathletics
Bug Club

Hannah from Zoolab brought some interesting creatures into school

We made lighthouses in DT

Mrs White from Durham Johnston School brought some OAA resources into school for our final PE sessions with her

We made some delicious ice cream

Look at our beautiful "Take One Picture" week art work

We are working with Mrs White from Durham Johnston School in PE

We researched seaside towns around the world and used PowerPoint to create a presentation about St Lucia in the Caribbean

Reverend Alan came in to talk to us about St Giles Church

Mrs Hann's chicks came to visit us in Year 2

In science, we used electrical components to make working circuits. We will add them to the lighthouses we are making in DT.

In art, everyone decorated a square of fabric and we will join the squares together to make our class wall hanging

Our Spring Term topic is "Wish You Were Here?" and we will be going on a journey around the UK before exploring other countries around the world. We will find out about famous historical people who made travelling around the world easier and we will find out about travel in the future.

We went to Tesco to take part in a "Farm to Fork" session with Charlotte

We learned about fish and cheese
We hunted for different fruits and vegetables
We went into the delivery van
We went into the bakery
We tasted different types of bread
We went on the lift to look in theTesco lorry
Charlotte gave us a pineapple to take to school
Mrs Parkinson cut it up for us

We dressed up as our favourite characters on World Book Day

Students from Belmont Community School ran an after school club as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Award. We had a brilliant time!

We took part in the "Slime Olympics" in science

We made observations
We predicted what would happen
We made sure each test was fair
We used analogue and digital clocks to time
We measured with a ruler
We checked our results

We are working with Chris from Durham School Sports Partnership to develop our skills in athletics this term

Merry Christmas from Year 2

We went to Carrville Methodist Church to take part in the Christmas Journey. We had a lovely time.

Look at some of the brilliant things we've been doing in Year 2 this term!

We told everyone the story of Mary Anning during our class assembly

We came to school wearing our pyjamas for Children in Need!

We played dodgeball with Andy from the School Sports Partnership

We had a red, white and blue day to celebrate the Queen's reign

This term our topic is "Jurassic Forest" and we are learning all about dinosaurs. We had a brilliant time at the Hancock Museum and we enjoyed looking at the fossils.

Our House Point Teams

Aidan (yellow)
Bede (red)
Cuthbert (blue)
Giles (green)

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