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Year 2 Chatter

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Year 2 have been reading ’The Beautiful Oops’…

19-10-2023

Year 2 have been reading ’The Beautiful Oops’ and thinking about how we can celebrate our mistakes and turn them into something special. #smithdownart @SmithdownPrimY2

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This morning we found some treasure chests in our room.

19-10-2023

This morning we found some treasure chests in our room. We found some clues about our new story. #smithdownreaders @misshath2 @SmithdownPr

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Predictions about our new story

19-10-2023

Wow 2GH, I am so impressed with your predictions about our new story. You also asked some really inquisitive questions @misshath2 @SmithdownPr

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Today in maths we put objects into groups of ten and then counted them.

19-10-2023

Today in maths we put objects into groups of ten and then counted them. We recognised that ten ones made a ten too. #smithdownmaths

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PE IS BACK!!

19-10-2023

PE IS BACK!! We had a lovely PE lesson in the sunshine today. We aimed at a target from different distances #smithdownpe @misshath2 @SmithdownPr @SmithdownPrimY6

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We put Anna and Crocodile in the hot seat

19-10-2023

On Friday we put Anna and Crocodile in the hot seat #smithdownreaders @clpe1

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We worked so well with a partner In Geography

19-10-2023

In Geography this afternoon we used an atlas to help us name the countries of the UK and the capital cities. We worked so well with a partner #smithdowngeog

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We then moved onto learning about the surrounding waters of the UK

19-10-2023

.We then moved onto learning about the surrounding waters of the UK. We completed a jigsaw of the UK and used a map to help us to label the water around us. #smithdowngeog

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In maths this morning we…

19-10-2023

In maths this morning we started to estimate the position of multiples of ten on a number line. #smithdownmaths

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Roll and stop in PE…

19-10-2023

Roll and stop in PE. We explored stopping the ball with our hands and feet this week #smithdownpe

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Adding in multiples of tens today

19-10-2023

So proud of these superstars adding in multiples of tens today #smithdownmaths

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Subtracting in multiples of tens today

19-10-2023

Subtracting multiples of ten in maths #smithdownmaths

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We worked in teams to make a better map

19-10-2023

We worked in teams to make a better map than Anna and Crocodile #smithdownreaders #smithdownwriters

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We started our new computing topic and became photographers this week

19-10-2023

We started our new computing topic and became photographers this week. We played photography bingo and experimented with different subjects #smithdowncomputing

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We then went back to class and reviewed our work…

19-10-2023

We then went back to class and reviewed our work

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Today we explored our local area using Google maps

19-10-2023

Today we explored our local area using Google maps. We used our postcode to find our own homes and spotted familiar places around school too. #smithdowngeog

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We worked on our dribbling skills in PE today

19-10-2023

We worked on our dribbling skills in PE today #smithdownpe

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Partitioning 2 digit numbers in maths today…

19-10-2023

Working hard partitioning 2 digit numbers in maths today #smithdownmaths

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Year 2 had such a good time on the tour bus looking for local landmarks

19-10-2023

Year 2 had such a good time on the tour bus looking for local landmarks and your behaviour was exceptional too #smithdowngeog

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Voting for our new School Councillor today

19-10-2023

We loved voting for our new School Councillor today #smithdownextra @IrelandIreland1 @SmithdownPr

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We are loving our computing topic – photography!

19-10-2023

We are loving our computing topic – photography! Today we thought about what makes a good photograph and had to capture a range of different images using different criteria. #smithdowncomputing

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Estimating the position of numbers on a number line

19-10-2023

On Friday Year 2 were hard at work estimating the position of numbers on a number line #smithdownmaths

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We used a range of different scales on our empty number lines

19-10-2023

We used a range of different scales on our empty number lines. We had to place the numbers where we thought they would go. #smithdownmaths

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So proud of these boys in Year 2 who have represented our school in the first sporting competition of the year!

19-10-2023

So proud of these boys in Year 2 who have represented our school in the first sporting competition of the year! Exceptional behaviour, some amazing football and lots of smiles! Thank you @Liverpool_SSP for a great afternoon #smithdownpe ⚽️

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Jewish creation story with each other this week

19-10-2023

Year 2 have worked so hard to share the Jewish creation story with each other this week #smithdownre

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Year 2 – ordering numbers

19-10-2023

Year 2 were hard at work on Friday – ordering numbers #smithdownmaths

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In computing we took photographs in dark places.

19-10-2023

In computing we took photographs in dark places. We then spoke about lighting, used torches and other light sources to improve our pictures #smithdowncomputing

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We reviewed our favourite photographs…

19-10-2023

We reviewed our favourite photographs and discussed the impact the darkness or light had on our pictures #smithdowncomputing

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This week we have been busy using flexible partitioning

19-10-2023

This week we have been busy using flexible partitioning #smithdownmaths

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We are ready to write our own circular story now…

19-10-2023

We retold the model text. We used picture clues to help. We are ready to write our own circular story now #smithdownwriters #smithdownreaders

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First day back for me today and a lovely day spent with year 2

19-10-2023

First day back for me today and a lovely day spent with @SmithdownPrimY2 counting and discussing precious items important to us @misshath2 #smithdownre

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Today we kicked off our topic and Curriculum project

19-10-2023

Today we kicked off our topic and @Curriculum_USP project in @SmithdownPrimY2 by recapping what an animal is and learning about vertebrates/invertebrates @baronbedford @Edu_Meadows #smithdownsci

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After learning about life cycles with Years 2 & 5

19-10-2023

After learning about life cycles, @SmithdownPrimY5 kindly invited us to watch their butterfly release this afternoon. 4 classes of pure excitement 🦋 #smithdownsci @SmithdownPrimY2

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Lots of discussion with our connect retrieval task today matching features of different stages of development

19-10-2023

Lots of discussion with our connect retrieval task today matching features of different stages of development. It was lovely to hear some of our fabulous new vocabulary being used independently #smithdownsci @SmithdownPrimY2 @baronbedford @Edu_Meadows

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We investigated the question are the oldest children the tallest today

19-10-2023

We investigated the question are the oldest children the tallest today in @SmithdownPrimY2 #smithdownsci

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Year 2 have made remembrance poppies today

10-11-2023

2GH made some beautiful poppies to help us remember today.

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Diwali candles in 2GH

13-11-2023

We have enjoyed creating our own Diwali candles today

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Year 2 science

15-11-2023

Year 2 have been sorting things into 3 categories – alive, dead and ever been alive. We had a lot of fun looking at some living things from the playground too!

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Y2science

15-11-2023

Year 2 have been sorting things into 3 categories-alive, dead and never been alive. We had a lot of fun looking at the things that were alive too!

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Starting our new RE topic

15-11-2023

We started our new Christianity topic by looking at Christian symbols and artefacts. Christians believe God has many titles so we thought about the different labels we have.

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Where did Ibn Battuta travel?

23-11-2023

We have been investigating our first explorer Ibn Battuta in Year 2. We researched the countries he visited and how he travelled today.

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Santa Dash 2023 🎅🏽🤶🏻🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏽🏃🏽‍♂️

05-12-2023

This Friday, 8th December 2023, we will be having our very own Santa Dash! A chance to squeeze in an extra fitness session whilst having some festive fun 🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏽🏃🏽‍♂️🎄🎅🏽🤶🏻

Watch this space! 😄

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