Welcome to Class 2
On Thursday 19th April, we went to visit the Jet Age Museum to learn more about aircraft that Amelia Earhart would have used. We had a spectacular day and learnt a lot about local aviation history too. We enjoyed looking at all the different aeroplanes, sitting in the cockpit of a Trident and watching the planes take off and land at Staverton Airport during our lunch break. We were lucky to be visited by a gentleman called Ken who was a pilot of a Glider during World War 2. He told us the story of flying over the river Rhine in Germany to help get troops to different parts of the war. We also enjoyed a navigation activity and wooden plane building activity. Here are some photos of our day -
We have been very lucky to have Gareth and Ben in to teach us cricket. We have practised our throwing and catching skills which has helped us with our fielding skills. Gareth and Ben also taught how to hold the bat correctly and how to swing it to get as much power as possible. The photos show us in our final session. We played a ball handling game, a batting and fielding game and finished with a game of Volcanoes and Craters. We have really enjoyed ourselves. I wonder who will be a Cricket All Star in the future??!!
Class 2 have been very busy reading lots and lots at home this term. Well done all of you who earned your super duper reading prize for reading three times or more at home every week! We had great but messy fun making hot cross buns. YUMMY!!!!
To celebrate Chinese New Year, we tried lots of different activities, from food tasting to creating our own dragon dance!
We have been exploring 2D and 3D shapes. We had to describe a 2D shape to our partner and they had to make it with straws. Miss Painter then challenged us to make a 3D shape using straws and blu-tac. They were amazing! Lots of perseverance was needed but we succeeded in the end!!
In Class 2 we are authors. We wrote some amazing adventure stories inspired by the Oliver Jeffers’ book, Lost and Found. We read our published stories to the children in Reception and they gave us a ten out of ten! We challenged ourselves to use some super, spectacular, sensational story language and we are very proud of our finished work.
Year 2 have been designing and making Tudor houses.
They experimented with the wattle and daub technique before creating their own fabulous models.
'Fire Day' in our Outdoor Learning Area