Fir Class News
This term Year 2 have been working hard to learn lots of new skills. We have practiced good team work skills and solved problems by working in groups. In Maths we have been learning all about place value, comparing and sequencing numbers. In English we wrote non fiction texts about the rainforest and in Science children have been learning about the importance of looking after the environment!
This term we have been working hard to practice our reasoning skills in Maths. We had a fantastic week of outdoor learning and practised our mapping skills around the school. In Science, we explored plants and took photographs of our findings.
This half term we have been looking at investigating materials and their properties. We carried out an experiment to see which material was the most waterproof. We have been looking at 2d and 3d shapes and their properties and investigated ways to sort them. We have enjoyed reading a range of books and enjoyed our World Book Day activities based around the children's author J.K.Rowling.
This half term we have been continuing to practice our maths skills and learning different ways to multiply and divide.
As part of international week, we took part in a range activities, including Art, and learnt about different cultures from around the world. In English we have been using Talk for Writing to help us learn a text about Captain Cook!
As part of our learning this term we have been working on number and place value in Maths, identifying where rainforests are located on a world map in our Topic work and matching animals to their habitats in Science.