Welcome to Year 2
Welcome to Year 2 with Mr Allington and Mrs Slater-Davison! Being in Upper KS1 is an exciting and important time as the children are the oldest in the infants and so have a responsibility to show the younger children how to behave and enjoy school life. Following on from Year 1, we use a very creative and fun curriculum to help the children develop and improve their skills in all areas of learning. We enjoy having our own bank of laptops in the classroom and access to the Foundation garden where we can take our learning outdoors. Learning to 'have a go' and trying our best is crucial to Yeat 2 and we explore ways to improve our confidence and self-esteem, to make ourselves the best learners that we can be. Keep an eye on this page to see what exciting activities we have been getting up to!
We spent a day before the Easter Holiday learning about the Easter story and taking part in 8 special workshops. These included: Twig crosses Easter gardens Music Art Paper plate story Reflection Palm Sunday The Last Supper
Thismorning, the children in Foundation enjoyed an Easter art and craft session in the Hall. They made fluffy chicks, chocolate nests and baskets to put them in, painted observerational drawings of daffodils and made spring headbands. Thank-you to all of our helpers!
Bring Your Pet to School Day
Today, we had lots of different animals visit us here at Abbey Gates. We met 3 cats, 2 rabbits, 2 stick insects, a crab, 5 dogs, a snail, a tortoise and 3 guinea pigs! A huge thank-you to all of the mums, dads and staff at school for sharing their pampered pets with us!
Music in Foundation
Every Wednesday afternoon in Foundation, we explore musical instruments and pieces of music. We have lots of fun trying to change the sounds that the instruments make by playing them in lots of different ways. We are even going to make our very own instruments! Singing is also...
Robin Hood and Little John riding through the Forest…
As Book Week got into full swing, we went on a walk to the Woods, where we heard a story all about Robin Hood and built dens for the woodland animals in the story. A lady called Sandra has been in to talk to us today about Archery and...