Holly Blog - Year 2
Time to Dance
Friday 18th November 2022
This week it was Anti-Bullying Week. We took part in lots of activities to celebrate this and promote the 'Reach Out' message. We even had a go at learning to dance with Curtis Pritchard in his Time to Dance video!
Monday 10th October 2022
Romero Britto Art
Recently we have been exploring artwork by Brazilian artist Romero Britto. We had a go at creating our own animals in the style of his work.
Thursday 22nd September 2022
In Science we have been investigating materials and how suitable they are for different purposes. We carried out an experiment to find out which material would be best for mopping up spilt water. We dipped the materials in water and watched carefully to see which absorbed the water the fastest.
Thursday 7th July 2022
Today we learnt how to use a saw to cut dowling rods. We then used the rods to make axles for our moving vehicles!
Friday 1st July 2022
We had great fun today at Sports Day!
Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Rye Meads Nature Reserve Trip
We had lots of fun on our trip to Rye Meads Nature Reserve. We explored different activities where we searched for minibeasts in their habitats. Looking at both land and pond habitats, we tried log rolling, sweep netting and pond dipping! We found lots of minibeasts, including millipedes, grasshoppers, ramshorn snails and leeches!
Rye Meads Trip
Wednesday 25th May 2022
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
Thursday 28th April 2022
In Holly class we have been looking after tadpoles and watching them grow. This week they have started growing legs and they are turning into young froglets!
Sponsored Bunny Hop
Here are photos from our sponsored bunny hop.
Friday 11th March 2022
Today we had lots of fun exploring engineering and inventing. We had an assembly with Innovation Ben who inspired us to think of problems that we could invent solutions for. We then designed our inventions which will be entered into the 'If you were an engineer what would you do?' competition. In the afternoon we had a go at an egg drop challenge and tried to make towers out of spaghetti and marshmallows.
Thursday 24th February 2022
Today we were learning about block graphs. We made a tally of how many of each coloured smartie there was in a tube and then represented this data in a graph.
Wednesday 9th February 2022
Safer Internet Week
Today we learnt about being safe online. We made posters to show how we are going to play our part to be safe when using the internet.
Monday 7th February 2022
Feeling Good Week
As this week is feeling good week we had a meditation session where we learnt how to meditate.
Today we had a visit from a mystery reader - it was Tilly-Rae's Mum!
Year 2 Christmas Play
A big well done to Year 2 for their Christmas play - they did a fantastic job!
We made Christingles today and thought about all of the things we are hopefully and thankful for.
Friday 10th December 2021
Today we had lots of fun visiting the Christmas Fayre!
Friday 19th November 2021
This week we have been celebrating Anti-Bullying Week. The theme this year was ONE KIND WORD. This afternoon we wrote one kind word for each of our peers. It made us feel happy, loved and cared for to read all of the kind things people had to say about us!
Friday 12th November 2021
Today we had a visit from a mystery reader - it was Maggie's mum!
Thursday 11th November 2021
This afternoon Year 2 had their a Game On session. We learnt lots of fantastic skills needed for rugby, like throwing and catching the ball and also how to score a try.
Thursday 21st October 2021
We have had a fantastic day learning how to draw cartoons, comic strips, superheroes and even bubble writing.
Friday 15th October 2021
Thank you all for your generations donations to the Watford Food Bank for Harvest.
Friday 8th October 2021
On Sunday it is World Mental Health Day. Today we talked about mental health and what we can do to improve our mental health and support others. We created our own superhero’s with super powers that can help people with their mental health!