Lost and Found
Class 2 have been reading the book Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers, we have created some amazing pieces of writing as a result. Last week we decided to learn a bit more about penguins and wrote these superb penguin fact files.
Pop along the corridor this week during…
In Junior Jam Class 2 have been using the iPads to help us learn about programming. We have been using the Lightbot Junior app, giving the on-screen robot a set of instructions to make him move around a set of given objects.
Class 2 Shadows
Yesterday, whilst the sun was out, Class 2 took the opportunity to start a shadow investigation. We drew around Lizzy's shadow, with chalk, on the playground. We repeated the investigation each hour to see if Lizzy's shadow moved.
We made sure we carried out a fair test…
Homework Hero Class 2
In class 2 we have been reading the book Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers. This week for homework the children had to think about what they would pack in their suitcase if they were going on a journey. Our additional task was to write about the things that make a good…
Class 2 Weather Forecasts
Class 2 have been learning all about the different seasons and the weather across the UK. In groups, we wrote our own weather forecasts and filmed ourselves reading them.
Class 2 Homework Heroes
I have been blown away, once again, with the fantastic standard of the homework produced by Class 2 this week. The task was to create a collage of healthy foods.
Have a look at our fabulous homework hero work below .....
Class 2 Internet Safety Lesson
On Monday Class 2 were visited by Dave from d:side. He came to talk to us about keeping safe on the internet.
We looked at different safe web browsers, learnt about games that are appropriate for our age group and how to tell before playing. Also about being…
Homework Heroes in Class 2
This week for homework Class 2 have been finding incredible inventions around the home. They had to explain why their chosen invention is so incredible!
Look at some of the fantastic work they have created.
This week's Homework hero goes to...
Class 2 Church Visit
Last Tuesday Class 2 visited the church as part of our RE topic. We wanted to learn more about how and why Christians are baptised. Reverend Martin answered lots of our questions and showed us what would happen during a baptism.
Freya and Luca were great helpers, as…
Homework Hero Class 2
Last week it was so difficult to choose just one homework hero, as everyone had worked so hard on their food and exercise diaries, so I had to choose three homework heroes!
Below are examples of fabulous homework from Freya, Max and Luca.
Class 2 are Scientists!
Class 2 have been making predictions today in science. We have each predicted (in mm) how much rain will fall in the next week. We have placed a rain gauge in the soil to collect the rain each day. Every afternoon we will check the gauge and record our results on our…
Class 2 Maths
This week in Class 2 we have been doubling numbers in maths. Some children used numicon pieces to help them double their numbers.
Abbi the Aberford Bear
Last weekend Abbi went on an adventure to Flamingo Land with Kai and his family. She was exhausted when she got back to school after having such a wonderful time!
Homework Hero Class 2
Our homework hero this week in Class 2 is Lavaya, for her super research about Florence Nightingale.
Key Stage 1 Story Time Club
We have had a wonderful time today at our KS1 lunchtime story club. Today's story was 'Too Noisy' by Malachy Doyle & Ed Vere.
Abbi the Aberford Bear
Abbi had a very exciting first weekend with Violet last week. She went dancing and even to a wedding! I wonder who she will go home with tonight and what adventures she will have this weekend?
This weeks homework hero in Class 2 is Sam. He produced a brilliant piece of work all about himself. Well done Sam!
Class 2 have been working with Mr Creffield, our new Junior Jam teacher, for the last two weeks. We have been focusing on clapping in time to a piece of music.
We have then been using the ipads to start to create our own class songs. Our current focus is the introduction and the first…
Pupil blog by Lavaya, Lizzy, Renita and Violet
This week in Maths we have used money. We looked at subtractions and how much change we would get when we bought some things from the shop. 'I really enjoyed Maths this week because it was really interesting,' said Violet. 'I thought it…
This week’s homework hero is Violet.
Violet wrote instructions for how to make an amazing ice cream sundae that she had invented.
It sounds perfect for the hot weather we are experiencing at the moment!
Well done Violet!
This week we painted impressionist paintings of Monet's garden.
We used to cotton buds instead of paintbrushes to help create the broad brushstrokes used in the impressionism style.
This week's homework hero is Seb.
Seb made a cool clock model to help teach people how to tell the time.
It's even better than the one we use in class!
Well done Seb!
This week's homework hero is Bailey.
Bailey created an amazing poster to each people to tell the time. He put a lot of effort into it and he is really proud of his work.
Well done Bailey!
This week, as part of our Geography topic 'Comparing Localities', Class 2 learnt about the Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough.
As a local town, many of the children had visited Scarborough with their families and friends. Therefore, it was an ideal coastal location…
Pupil blog by Jack, Maddy, Ava and Kaitlyn
In music this week we learnt the Peter Rabbit song and actions. ‘We had to do it slowly, then miss some out and go really fast,’ said Maddy. ‘I really liked it when we went fast,‘ added Jack. ‘I liked it when we did it in silence because you…
Pupil blog by Lavaya, Violet, Lizzy and Renita.
This week we have been speaking about special people in PHSE. 'We talked about if we were hurt and who could help you,' said Violet. 'We thought of people like our friends, our family and teachers,' Violet added. 'A nurse could help you…
This week's homework Hero is Kaitlyn!
Kaityln painted an picture of the Great Fire of London on a wooden board. It features some buildings burning during the night with a small cart in the foreground.
Class 2 have really enjoyed learning about the Great Fire of London in…
Pupil Blog by Seb, Leighton, Freya, Charlotte, Ruby and Madeline
Our visitor Dave from D-Side
This week Dave came in from D-Side and we spoke about keeping ourselves fit, healthy and safe. 'We learnt about our different body parts and where they are inside us,' said Leighton. 'I really…
Weekly blog by Alexa, Bailey, Caleb, Jenson and Millie
This week in Class 2, we have looked at the 'Great Fire of London.' 'It was in 1666,' said Jenson. 'It started in the bakery shop,' added Millie. We used oil pastels to colour the scene in Art. 'It was one of my favourite things…
Pupil blog by George, Kian, Freya, Summer and Luca
This week in RE we have looked at ‘The Monkey King’ story. ‘The story was about the religion Buddhism’ said Keean. ‘It was about sacrifice. I found it really interesting,’ said George.
In Maths this week, we have been…
Weekly blog by Maddy, Ava, Jack and Kaitlyn
We really enjoyed P.E. this week, we played 'Tig ball'. Jack thought it was 'Great! You had to tig people with a ball. I got 7 people out'. We also played dodgeball 'I was on the losing team,' said Maddy 'But it was still fun!'
This week we had a very exciting Music session with Mrs Russell. She taught us how to play 'Easy E' using the chime bars. To start we found it a little tricky, by the end we sounded amazing.
We also sang 'Hey you.' This will help us in future to keep the pulse in a piece of…
This week in P.E. Class 2 took part in a team games session. The children played games of 'Tag Rugby' and 'Cowboys and Indians.' Team games are a good way of building friendships as well as co-operation and teamwork skills. The children are learning to appreciate each…
The first homework hero of this summer term is Ruby.
Looks like you had an amazing holiday with all the exciting things you have shown us.
Well done Ruby!
Chinese Zodiac Signs
On the last day of spring term, Class 2 completed their geography topic about China.
Class 2 created these Chinese Zodiac plaques using lolly sticks, glue, red paint and card. Once they’d made their signs, the children used black marker pens to write the symbols of the…
Weekly blog by Bailey, Jenson, Alexa, Millie and Caleb.
This week in class two we have had an exciting and busy week. In English, we have looked at the book ‘Funny Bones.’ ‘We had to change the body parts of the dog like in the story’ said Bailey. ‘We had to describe the cellar using…
The final Class 2 homework hero of the Spring term is Freya.
Frey drew some amazing diagrams of the plants around her house. She even included a Bonsia tree! She also labelled some of the features we have been talking about in class.
Well done Freya!
This week’s homework hero is Jack.
Jack created some amazing diagrams of the plants in his garden and also labelled them accurately.
Well done Jack!
In P.E. this week, Class 2 played netball with the instructors from Castleford Tigers.
The session took place on the school field. The first part of the lesson involved passing drills, which allowed the children to learn specific techniques required for the game of netball. They then…
Weekly blog by Summer, Freya, Luca, Violet, Joshua, Lizzy and Natey
This week in science we looked at Germination. ‘We have put some broad beans in a bag to see if they will grow’ explained Lizzy. ‘We are going to look at them each week to see if they change’ said Violet. ‘It’s funny…
This week’s homework hero is Summer.
Summer collected specimens of the plants in her garden as part of our current science topic 'Ready, Steady, Grow!'.
Well done Summer!
This week, Class 2 created tangram puzzles. The tangram puzzle is made up of seven geometric pieces, which are typically boxed in the shape of a square. The pieces, called 'tans', are used to create different patterns, such as animals, people, numbers, and geometric…
This week in Class 2, our science experiment was all about hydroponics. Hydroponics is the method of growing plants without using soil.
For the experiment, the children set up a test farm. This will allow us to see what conditions are needed in order for seeds to germinate. Before we began, the…
This week’s Class 2 Homework Hero is Maddy.
Maddy used handprints to create an eye-catching 5 times table poster.
Well done Maddy!
Weekly blog by Lavaya, Renita, Logan and Summer.
This week in Science we have learnt about plants. Lavaya, 'we looked at some of the things that grow on trees, like an apple.' I enjoyed looking at flowers because it was really interesting.' said Logan. Renita and Summer enjoyed…
World Book Day!
This Thursday marked World Book Day and Class 2, alongside the rest of Aberford Primary School, came to school dressed as their favourite book characters.
Reading is one of the main areas of focus for our learning in Class 2, with the children taking home reading books on a…
This week’s homework heroes are Seb and Luca.
Seb and Luca both created amazing comic strips to show what they got up to during the half-term holidays.
It sounds like they both had a lot of fun.
Well done Seb and Luca!
Weekly blog by Ava, Kaitlyn, Seb and Maddy.
This week in RE we made Sukkahs. Sukkahs are tents that people used in Egypt to escape the Pharaoh. We had to be very creative. Maddy said 'we had to be very careful because it could fall to bits really easy.' Seb said 'mine kept on falling to…
Today in Class 2, we learnt about the Jewish festival of Sukkot. One of the three biblically-based pilgrimage holidays, Sukkot is an agricultural festival that originally was considered a thanksgiving for the fruit harvest.
As part of our learning, we built Sukkahs using art straws.…
This week, Class 2’s computing class took place with Mr Harrison from Junior Jam. The class began to learn a new skill: stop motion animation.
Stop motion animation is animation that is captured one frame at time. The physical objects used in the animation are moved between the frames, meaning…
Weekly blog by Keean, Bailey, Summer, George, Luca, Freya and Jessica
This week in English we have been working on tongue twisters. Keean thought ‘they were really hard to say.’ Luca thought they were ‘good, but really hard.’ George said ‘it was hard and we sometimes got a little…
As part of their weekly music sessions, Class 2 has accompanied their singing skills by learning to play a new instrument. During music today, Class 2 played the chime bars. They have played the chime bars in music before, so the session was a perfect opportunity for them to continue to develop…
This weeks homework hero is Ava.
Ava made a wonderful powerpoint presentation about turtles. Lots of amazing facts!
Well done Ava!
This week’s homework hero is Lizzy.
Lizzy used numicon as inspiration to create an amazing number bonds to 10 poster.
Well done Lizzy!
Homework Heroes - Week 1
This week’s homework hero is Ruby. Ruby created an amazing map of Aberford to link with our current geography topic of mapping. It even included a detail key. Well done Ruby!
Class 2's Nativity
This week, Class 2 performed their annual Nativity play. This year’s production was a variation of the traditional Nativity story, called The Landlord’s Cat.
The performance on Tuesday was a great success. I’m sure that all parents in attendance will agree that the…