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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

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Year 2

Summer Term Two 

 

This term we will be learning all about castles in our topic, Towers, Tunnels and Turrets. This is an amazing topic where we will be looking at when and why castles were built and the features of these amazing buildings. 

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Our finished castles look amazing!

Our finished castles look amazing!  1
Our finished castles look amazing!  2
Our finished castles look amazing!  3
Our finished castles look amazing!  4
Our finished castles look amazing!  5
Our finished castles look amazing!  6
Our finished castles look amazing!  7
Our finished castles look amazing!  8

We expressed our learning to Mrs Broad

We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety

We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 1
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 2
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 3
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 4
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 5
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 6
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 7
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 8
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 9
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 10
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 11
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 12
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 13
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 14
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 15
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 16
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 17
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 18
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 19
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 20
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 21
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 22
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 23
We had some very special visitors in school today teaching us about road safety 24

During Adoration today we spent some special time with Jesus

During Adoration today we spent some special time with Jesus  1
During Adoration today we spent some special time with Jesus  2
During Adoration today we spent some special time with Jesus  3
During Adoration today we spent some special time with Jesus  4
During Adoration today we spent some special time with Jesus  5
During Adoration today we spent some special time with Jesus  6

We tried out different clay techniques with play dough

In RE we are thinking about treasures

In RE we are thinking about treasures  1

Our author of the term is Anne Fine

Our author of the term is Anne Fine  1

Summer Term One

 

This term we are learning all about the garden. We will be looking at all different plants and animals that we can find in our gardens. 

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Look at our amazing homework!

We found all sorts of things in our school garden!

Our Author of the term is Ronda and David Armitage

Our Author of the term is Ronda and David Armitage 1
Picture 1 I loved it when the seagulls stole the food!
Picture 2 I like the lighthouse. This book is really funny.
Picture 3 This is an adventure story!

Spring Term Two 

 

This term we will  be learning all about minibeasts in our topic, Wriggle and Crawl 

Picture 1 Our topic display looks beautiful!
Picture 2 Look at our amazing topic books.

Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos!

Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos! 1
Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos! 2
Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos! 3
Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos! 4
Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos! 5
Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos! 6
Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos! 7
Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos! 8
Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos! 9
Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos! 10
Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos! 11
Dr Neale visited our class today to look at our amazing lifecycle videos! 12

The children created their own minibeasts!

The children created their own minibeasts!  1
The children created their own minibeasts!  2
The children created their own minibeasts!  3
The children created their own minibeasts!  4
The children created their own minibeasts!  5
The children created their own minibeasts!  6
The children created their own minibeasts!  7
The children created their own minibeasts!  8

We have some new members in our class!

We have some new members in our class! 1 The caterpillars were tiny.
We have some new members in our class! 2 They ate lots of food.
We have some new members in our class! 3 They started to grow.
We have some new members in our class! 4 Wow they are so big!
We have some new members in our class! 5 They have made a chrysalis.
We have some new members in our class! 6 We have moved them into their new home.

Our Butterfly display looks great! Thank you Olivia for your work.

Our Butterfly display looks great! Thank you Olivia for your work.  1
Our Butterfly display looks great! Thank you Olivia for your work.  2

Look at our amazing minibeast traps!

Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  1 I made mine from from wood and plastic.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  2 I used flowers to attract the minibeasts.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  3 I used a bottle to make my trap.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  4 I used pears to attract the minibeasts.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  5 I used sticks for my trap.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  6 I made mine from wood.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  7 I put fruit in my trap.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  8 I put honey in my trap.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  9 I made mine from wood.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  10 I put grass in mine.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  11 Mine has a tunnel for the minibeasts.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  12 I decorated my trap using leaves.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  13 I drew some beautiful pictures in mine.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  14 I used a log with holes in.
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  15 Mine even has a light in it!
Look at our amazing minibeast traps!  16 I used different scents in my trap.

We have placed our traps outside. I can't wait to see what we catch!

We had an amazing time at the Tropical Butterfly House.

We had great fun celebrating Shrove Tuesday with pancakes!

We had great fun celebrating Shrove Tuesday with pancakes! 1
We had great fun celebrating Shrove Tuesday with pancakes! 2
We had great fun celebrating Shrove Tuesday with pancakes! 3
We had great fun celebrating Shrove Tuesday with pancakes! 4
We had great fun celebrating Shrove Tuesday with pancakes! 5
We had great fun celebrating Shrove Tuesday with pancakes! 6
We had great fun celebrating Shrove Tuesday with pancakes! 7
We had great fun celebrating Shrove Tuesday with pancakes! 8
We had great fun celebrating Shrove Tuesday with pancakes! 9

Spring Term One 

 

Land Ahoy!

This term we will be learning all about the life of pirates!

Mr Steele came to visit our class today to see what we had been learning about.

We made a pirate ship that could travel on land by using wheels and axles.

Innovate

This week is our innovate week. We will all be busy applying to be a member of Captain White's crew. We will put our finished application packs on the website next week. 

Our Innovate Board

Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year! 1
Happy Chinese New Year! 2
Happy Chinese New Year! 3
Happy Chinese New Year! 4
Happy Chinese New Year! 5
Happy Chinese New Year! 6
Happy Chinese New Year! 7
Happy Chinese New Year! 8
Happy Chinese New Year! 9
Happy Chinese New Year! 10
Happy Chinese New Year! 11
Happy Chinese New Year! 12

We tried some excellent Chinese food. The fortune cookies were my favourite! 

In Science we are learning about why things float.

In Science we are learning about why things float.  1
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We have some fantastic pirate books to read.

We have some fantastic pirate books to read.  1
We have some fantastic pirate books to read.  2

Our Pirate Crew looked amazing for our launch day.

We made and tasted our very own pirate biscuits called hardtack.

We made and tasted our very own pirate biscuits called hardtack.  1
We made and tasted our very own pirate biscuits called hardtack.  2
We made and tasted our very own pirate biscuits called hardtack.  3
We made and tasted our very own pirate biscuits called hardtack.  4
We made and tasted our very own pirate biscuits called hardtack.  5
We made and tasted our very own pirate biscuits called hardtack.  6

Our Author of the term is Julia Donaldson

Our Author of the term is Julia Donaldson 1
Picture 1 I think this book is funny.
Picture 2 I like when the girl was wrapped in toilet paper
Picture 3 I think these books are brilliant
Picture 4 At the end they all have a party.
Picture 5 I like the ghost in the story.
Picture 6 I like it when the ladybird heard everything.
Picture 7 I like it because it's about detectives.

Wow! Look at our beautiful Kandinsky pictures

Wow! Look at our beautiful Kandinsky pictures 1

Autumn Term Two 

This term we are learning all about muck, mess and mixtures. It is a very messy but exciting topic which will include lots of investigations. 

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WOW! We had an amazing messy morning in year 2.

Our boxes were all incredible, well done!

Our boxes were all incredible, well done! 1
Our boxes were all incredible, well done! 2
Our boxes were all incredible, well done! 3
Our boxes were all incredible, well done! 4
Our boxes were all incredible, well done! 5
Our boxes were all incredible, well done! 6
Our boxes were all incredible, well done! 7
Our boxes were all incredible, well done! 8
Our boxes were all incredible, well done! 9

We have had some delicious baking homework!

We have had some delicious baking homework! 1
We have had some delicious baking homework! 2

Our author of the term is Jill Murphy

Our author of the term is Jill Murphy  1
Picture 1 I love it when Mr Bear can't sleep.
Picture 2 I think this book is funny.
Picture 3 I love this book because I like witches.
Picture 4 I love the Large family.

Thank you to Ava and her family for building a new home for Dexter

Thank you to Ava and her family for building a new home for Dexter 1

Autumn Term One

We designed our own town!

Innovate

This week is our innovate week. The children will be creating their own town based on their learning during the topic. They will need to think about what they like about our town and how to make it better. 

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We received a letter from the council and had to plan our town carefully.

Year 2 took a stroll in a deep, dark wood...

Look at our beautiful new displays this term

Look at our beautiful new displays this term  1
Look at our beautiful new displays this term  2
Look at our beautiful new displays this term  3
Look at our beautiful new displays this term  4
Look at our beautiful new displays this term  5

Street Detectives!

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This term we will be learning all about our local area, Shirebrook. 

WOW! This homework is fantastic!

WOW! This homework is fantastic! 1
WOW! This homework is fantastic! 2
WOW! This homework is fantastic! 3
WOW! This homework is fantastic! 4

Our Author this term in Martin Waddell

Our Author this term in Martin Waddell 1
Our Author this term in Martin Waddell 2
Our Author this term in Martin Waddell 3
Our Author this term in Martin Waddell 4
Our Author this term in Martin Waddell 5
Our Word of the Week liturgies

Mission

Mission  1
Mission  2
Mission  3

Happiness

Happiness 1
Happiness 2
Happiness 3
Happiness 4
Happiness 5
Happiness 6
Happiness 7
Happiness 8

Friendship

Friendship 1
Friendship 2
Friendship 3

Peace

Peace 1
Peace 2
Peace 3
Peace 4
Peace 5
Peace 6

Faith

Faith 1
Faith 2
Faith 3
Faith 4
Faith 5
Faith 6

Mother

Mother 1
Mother 2
Mother 3
Mother 4
Mother 5
Mother 6
Mother 7
Mother 8

Thankfulness

Thankfulness 1
Thankfulness 2
Thankfulness 3
Thankfulness 4
Thankfulness 5
Thankfulness 6

Honesty

Honesty 1
Honesty 2
Honesty 3
Honesty 4

Hope

Hope 1
Hope 2
Hope 3
Hope 4
Hope 5
Hope 6
Hope 7
Hope 8

Joy

Joy 1
Joy 2
Joy 3
Joy 4
Joy 5
Joy 6
Joy 7
Joy 8

Bravery

Bravery  1
Bravery  2
Bravery  3
Bravery  4
Bravery  5
Bravery  6
Bravery  7
Bravery  8

Kindness

Kindness 1
Kindness 2
Kindness 3
Kindness 4
Kindness 5
Kindness 6

Community

Community  1
Community  2
Community  3
Community  4
Community  5
Community  6

Generosity

Generosity 1
Generosity 2
Generosity 3
Generosity 4
Generosity 5
Generosity 6
Generosity 7
Generosity 8
Generosity 9

We love our fairy tale reading area

We love our fairy tale reading area 1
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