Our topic in science this term is living things and their habitats. So far we have discovered what all organisms need to stay alive and today we focussed on classifying vertebrates; birds, fishes, amphibians, reptiles and mammals.
The australian platypus caused some confusion - The platypus is a semi-aquatic mammal that has a very unusual appearance, it is duck-billed, has a beaver-like tail,...
Last week we had elections to decide who was going to be Year 5 representive in the school council. There was 7 girls to choose from and 2 boys. Each candidate gave a speech and then there was a secret ballot.
Grace Joynes won by just 1 vote and Nischay Patel won by just 2. Therefore they are the Year...
On Wednesday, we held a liturgy in class to say thank you to God for our special places. We had our candle in the middle of the circle and had some quiet time to reflect on the places that are special to us. We shared them with each other at the end of the liturgy. Afterwards, we talked about...
We used lots of strategies to partition two digit numbers in Maths. We have been identifying how many tens and units are in a number.
Have a go at this partitioning game!
In our first lesson of PSHE, we were introduced to Jigsaw Jo! We talked about worries she may have for Year 2 and how it's perfectly normal to be apprehensive. We talked about ways she could overcome these fears.
In RE this morning, we reflected on Gods creation and the world that we live in. We reflected on the horrific disasters that are beyond our control like Hurricane Irma, but also the small differences we can change to make the world we all live in a better place.
In RE this morning, we reflected on God's creation and the world that we live in. We reflected on the horrific disasters that are beyond our control like Hurricane Irma, but also the small changes we can do to make our world a better place.
To reinforce our work on place value, today we took maths outdoors.
3 children were chosen to hold a whiteboard on which was written a multiple of 10. Everybody else was given a 2 digit number, they had to read the number and decide which of the multiples of 10 their number rounded too. So thankful that the sun shone...
In our new unit of computing, we will be looking at coding and programming. We will be using algorithms to direct a rocket on a computer. Today we created our own algorithms to travel around space with our talk partners.