Year 2 marbling-15.6.17
Year 2 had a fantastic morning marbling.
Children did food tasting for be healthy week. They tasted a range of fruit and vegetables and expressed their opinion and preference.
Nurse Visit 14.6.17
Year 2 had a visit from the nurse to discuss how to be healthy.
9.6.17 Year 2 Engage-Muck, mess and mixtures
Children experience different mixtures using their senses except taste. The children discussed the textures using descriptive vocabulary e.g. malleable, bendy, solid etc.
6.6.17 Collective Worship
Children learnt about being fair and kindness through a story from the Bible. They were encouraged to think about their own behaviour, thoughts and actions. 👍
Year 2 after SATs party
Year 2 had a lovely day dressing up, dancing to music and having party food.
Children learnt about needs and wants in PHSE. They also learnt about the importance of money.
The Tortoise and the Hare-Collective worship
Children discussed the story and the moral of the story-keep trying, even when things seem hard.
Year 2 went for a walk around the local area and carried out a traffic survey. This was for their new cornerstone topic-street detectives.
Summer 1-Home project
Home projects by Year 2. This was to start the new ILP project-Street Detectives!
PHSE-I know the difference between a need and want
Children learnt about the difference between a need and want. A need is something that is necessary for survival ( such as food and shelter), Whereas a want is imply something that a person would like to have.
Year 2 followed instructions and made Lavender bags to take home. Well done!
Red Nose Day and Mother's celebration
Children celebrated Red Nose Day, by wearing red clothes, made cards and keying's to give to their fabulous mums.
World Book Day 02.3.17
Alston school celebrated world book day. Can you guess the characters? Chris White the famous poet joined us on this special day.😀
Year 2 Garden Project-27.2.17
Year 2 created gardens using recycled materials. Well done for being so creative!
16.2.17 Express stage of Land Ahoy
Children presented all the information they had learnt about pirates. It was great fun!
10.2.17 Class Assembly
Children did a assembly on Chinese New Year!. They were all great!
Assembly by City Mission
Children learnt about forgiveness and telling the truth. 😇
Year 2 learnt about water safety and RNLI and their role in keeping people safe.
Year 2 learnt a pirate dance. Parents you can learn the dance aswell. The link is below-https://www.google.co.uk/#safe=strict&q=oirate+dance+
Have fun !
Year 2 Pirate Day!
Year 2 had Pirates Day. All the kids had a fabulous day. They dressed up as Pirates and made swords to plunder and rob. Thank you to all parents who helped their child dress up.
Curriculum Information - Spring Term.
Please take a look at the attached document below to find out what we will be learning about during this term in our topic based on ‘LAND AHOY!’
Children made pirate ships in pairs to help them engage with their new topic-Pirates!
Maths day challenge. Make a treasure chest using a shape net. We had fun making our treasure chest. Why don't you have a go?
Year 2 Parties and Pantomime
Panto was at Alston! Year 2 watched the pantomime. Also they had Christmas parties and played lots of games. The Year 2 staff wish everybody a merry Christmas and happy new year.
Year 2 Puppets
Year 2 made puppets for design and technology. They linked it with their topic, animal mayhem. Can you guess what animals we made?
Year 2 look fabulous in their jumpers.
Parent workshop 2.12.16
Thank you to all the parents that came and read with our children. It was a great success. Please find attached PowerPoint about the workshop.
Year 2 Staff
Wednesday 23rd November 2016
The school nurse came and spoke to the children about oral health. Remember to brush twice a day and for 2 minutes !
Friday 18th November 2016
Children celebrated by wearing spots, having a bake sale and making Pudsey Bear. Well done Year 2!
Friday 11th November 2016
Children wore their bright clothes to raise money for a road charity. The charity is called Brake and more detail can be found on www.brake.co.uk.
Wednesday 9th November 2016
Year 2 visited the Botanical Gardens. They had a magical day!
Tuesday 8th November 2016
Year 2 learnt about their UNICEF rights and how to be good friends. They discussed how to be good friends and how that made them feel. They made bracelets and necklaces for their friends. They also made a class charter which is on display in year 2. They also discussed that at Alston we have no outsiders.
Tuesday 1st November 2016
Children discussed different feelings and learnt about body parts. They also helped Harold the giraffe and his friends to solve a problem.
20.9.16 Moneysense workshop
Thank you to NatWest and our lovely volunteers that helped in our moneysense workshop. The children learnt about how we use money. It was a great afternoon!