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Colour Pop

Our first topic this year is Colour Pop. We are learning about all things colourful, covering the works of Kandinsky, looking at toys through history and making our own bears.

Take a look at our topic web below to see what else we will be covering thoughout the term. 

File icon: pdf Colour pop topic web [pdf 111KB] Click to download

Welcome to Willow Class 2018-19

Key Stage 1 SATs Parent's information 

Throughout May, the Year 2 children will be sitting their end of Key Stage 1 assessments. 

They will be sitting assessments in Maths, Reading and Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar. 

More information can be found in this video https://registration.livegroup.co.uk/sta/contenttabs/embed.aspx?dfid=33381&ctid=1345&cat=0

Although there are recommended times for the assessments to be completed in, these assessments are not time restricted and children can also have breaks through out. 

Year 2 SATs Assessments 2018 Dates

Friday 4th May – Spelling assessment.

Tuesday 8th May – Maths Arithmetic assessment.

Thursday 10th May – Reading 1 assessment.

Tuesday 15th May - Punctuation and Grammar assessment.

Thursday 17th May – Reading 2 assessment.

Tuesday 22nd May – Maths Reasoning assessment.

Due to the flexible nature of the Key Stage 1 SATs, all children may not sit their assessments on the same day as some children will be working 1:1 or in smaller groups. 

If you have any further questions please do not hesiate to contact Miss Love. 

The Evil Pea Strikes

Today when the Year 1/2 chlidren came to school, they found that their classroom had been turned into a crime scene! Using their investigatory skills, they found lots of clues and ... peas. The last clue was a letter from The Evil Pea, claiming responsibility for the terrible mess. 

We decided we would need to write and send a formal letter to Supertato to ask him for help. 

Year 1/2 Yoga 

This afternoon in Year 1/2 we had a go at doing some yoga. We focused on our breathing and stretching and learnt some new yoga positions. We tried the cow pose, lion pose, cat pose and many more. We all felt very relaxed at the end. 

Our Andy Warhol Art

In art this term, we have been looking at Andy Warhol and pop art. We looked at some of his famous work including his portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and Marilyn Monroe. We recreated his repeating pattern work by working in groups to colour in images of his most famous work in different colours and even had a go at creating our own Andy Warhol inspired self-portaits. 

Maths

The children used Bee-Bots and 2simple 2go on laptops and computers to help them learn about positional language in maths.