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Year 2 News

Here you will find all the news articles from the Year 2 Team.

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  • Year 2 - What are hospitals like? How do they compare to hospitals from the past?

    Published 18/12/23
    To finish off our topic about the History of Medicine, the children spent the afternoon looking at how hospitals today compare to the hospital Florence Nightingale would have worked at during the Crimean War. The children were able to identify s
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  • Year 2 - What was your favourite part of the Nativity performance?

    Published 14/12/23
    Firstly, the Year 2 team would like to thank everyone who has helped and supported the children in making the Fireside Nativity such a success. The children have worked very hard, and we are extremely proud of the effort that was put into their perfo
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  • Year 2: What are the features of a letter?

    Published 07/12/23
    This week, the children have been investigating what makes a good letter. We started with the key features, such as the sender’s address, as well as the recipient’s (the person it is being sent to). Then we looked at how to make our
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  • Year 2: How does Christmas compare with other festivals of light?

    Published 30/11/23
    This week, the children in Year 2 have been very lucky indeed. On Monday, our Sutton Schools Workers came to deliver a 'Discover Christmas' workshop - the children watched our guests perform the Nativity story to us, and then the rest of the
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  • Year 2: How did we use the Chromebooks to organise and edit our photos?

    Published 23/11/23
    This week, Year 2 learned how to take photos with a Chromebook. We used our toys from home, along with Google Slides, to create a sideshow that acted like a stop-motion video. The children had to work very carefully and only move their toys a small a
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  • Year 2: How can we apply what we know about materials to be an inventor?

    Published 16/11/23
    We have been spending our Science time learning about properties of materials, and how inventors like John Dunlop and Charles Mackintosh used materials to invent new products like pneumatic tyres and raincoats. We looked at our recycled material
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  • Year 2: What did Charles Mackintosh invent?

    Published 09/11/23
    This week, we learned about Charles Mackintosh - inventor of the raincoat! We used different materials to test which were waterproof and which weren't, and then we designed a new raincoat out of those materials. The children were very creative in
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  • Year 2: What are the careers we can have in medicine and how have they changed over time?

    Published 02/11/23
    Our highlight of this week is that we started our History topic, which is all about how medicine and the roles of medical professionals have changed over time. We started this week by investigating what the role of a doctor would have been like over
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  • Year 2

    Published 19/10/23

    What comparisons can you make between Worcester Park and London?

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  • Year 2

    Published 12/10/23

    What can you remember about Peru / Poland?

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  • What are the features of a diary?

    Published 05/10/23
    In Maths this week, the children have been consolidating their knowledge of numbers to 10 and 100 and spotting the similarities between each of them. They have written question and exclamation sentences in English and have begun to look at the featur
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  • How are different materials used for different purposes?

    Published 28/09/23

    Children in Year 2 have thrown themselves into their learning this week - we're all hoping they find that chocolate cake soon!

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