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Beckermet C of E Primary School

The building blocks for a bright future

See what is going on in Year 2

 

Summer Term

The text we will be covering in English in Summer 1 is Harry the Poisonous Centipede by Lynne Reid Banks.  We will be exploring character description and setting and non fiction writing.  Watch out for some amazing centipede facts.

Art

In art we are exploring the artist Roy Liechtenstein looking closely at Pop Art.

Science

In science this term we are exploring plants.  We have been exploring seeds and the different parts.  We looked closely at the seed coat, the food store and the different functions each part plays in the growth of a plant.

Religious Education

In RE this half term we are exploring Special places.  We have visited our Church - St John's and explored every corner.  Looking closely at what is in there and what the parts of the church are called.

Spring Term

In Spring 2 our focus book is The Giant Jam Sandwich by John Vernon Lord.  We will be creating our own versions of the story set in Beckermet Village.

Science Investigation

We designed our own investigation to find our which material is the most absorbent.

 

The Easter Story

In RE we have been exploring the Easter story.  We have created a 3D book to represent the some of the stories of Holy Week.

Red Nose Day March 2022

Traction Man is Here!

We have used Traction Man is Here by Mini Grey to improve our vocabulary and grammar skills. 

We have used our imaginations to bring everyday objects to life and write about adventures where Traction Man saves the day!

Here we are writing exclamation sentences!

In Geography, building on our knowledge of mountains, we explored how a river flows.  We built our own meandering rivers.  The source began in the mountains as a spring and flowed down the mountains to the river mouth and ended in a lake or the sea.  We had great fun some of rivers flowed slowly and some of them were really fast.

In design technology we have been exploring wheels and axels.  We have explored different mechanisms and designed and evaluated our own cars.

We have loved reading Beegu and here we are re-writing the story from her point of view.

We are independently using resources to help us improve our writing!

We have had a fun day taking part in the NSPCC Number day.  We started our day solving number puzzles and going on a number hunt.  We then had to help Mr Birkett sort her bag of toys.  What a mess.  We arranged the toys and created a pictograms.  After that we created pictograms on the iPads and compared and interpreted the data.

Finally we ended our day reading the story of Jim and the Beanstalk by Raymond Briggs.

We measured our hands and feet using a ruler and compared and sequenced the size of our hands and feet.

What a great day

Autumn Term

Our Topic this half term is Kings and Queens and we have focused our English on descriptive story writing. 

We used 'The Egg' And 'The Dragon Snatcher' by M.P. Robertson to inspire us when writing our own castle adventure stories.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas ⭐️

Exploring micro habitats

Children In Need

Kings and Queens Day