Class 2

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What are we learning this term?
 
Writing - Castle leaflets, Jack and the Beanstalk
Maths -  Money, Multiplication and Division
RE - Christmas and Miracles 
Science - Plants (Growing Beans)
Geography - Countries and Continents. Similarities and differences between Taunton and a small Scottish Island.
Computing - Animation and Castle leaflets.
 
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Spring Term
Aargh! Captain Crocker's Pirates!
Class 2 has been overtaken by pirates!
 
Here are our treasure chests.
Our pirate characters.
Visit from Exmoor Zoo
 
 
WOW! What an exciting day.
 
We were visited by giant snails, a corn snake,
a tawny owl and a meerkat!
World Book Day
World Book Day fun dressing up as words.
Maths
 
Hip hip array!
 
We sorted ourselves into arrays on the playground.
Can you spot any arrays when you are out and about?
Our Trip to Somerset Museum
 
We had fun dressing up as knights and princesses
and learning lots of facts about castles.
We have started planning our castle leaflets.
Science
 
Growing Runner Beans
 
We have planted our beans.
We are now observing and writing about changes
that happen to them in our weekly bean diaries.
The Tiger who came to Tea
 
We had a surprise stripy visitor to our classroom this week.
 Class 2 love reading!
Please feel free to visit the library after school on Thursdays and Fridays. It is open for all to use. Look for excellent book recommendations to encourage your child to love reading.
In guided reading we enjoyed the story of The Owl Babies.
We independently followed instructions to make paper plate birds.
Cottontail the Bedtime Bunny and his reading book is taken home by different children every day.
RE
Nativity
 
Well done Class 2. What a wonderful performance!
The Prophet Amos
Today in our RE lesson we acted out the story of
'The Prophet Amos'
We have been thinking about
how the Gospel means
'Good News'. 
 
How do we share good news?
 
What good news do
we like to hear?
Remembrance Day
We visited Vivary Park to look at the War Memorial.
 
We said prayers, sketched and observed the names of the soldiers written on it.
We scattered poppy seeds around the school.  We are looking forward to seeing them grow next year.
Habitats
 
We have been reading a story by Roald Dahl called 'The Minpins'.
 
We have spent a lot of time in the nature area looking at where different animals live.
 
We made our own Minpin houses.
We talked about what insects need to survive and made bug houses for them.
Computing
 
We are controlling the ProBots to move around and create shapes on the floor.
We have been using the words; 
Clockwise, anti-clockwise, quarter turn, half turn, whole turn. 
Shared Writing
 
Thank you Class 4 for sharing your recounts of Children in Need with us.
We had a visit from Devon and Somerset Fire Brigade today to learn about fire safety.