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Welcome to Year 2!
We hope that you've all had a lovely, restful summer holiday and are looking forward to being back at school.
We have so much learning ahead of us and so much fun to look forward to! We will try really hard to update this page as much as possible throughout the year so that you can see all of the fantastic things that we've been doing in school.
Class Teacher- Miss Horrocks
Teaching Assistant - Mrs Robinson
Class 6 P.E days - Mondays and Wednesdays.
*Please come to school dressed for PE in your school PE kit.*
Reading books need to be in school every day.
Please read with your child each day and make sure that your child's reading record is signed.
This week in DT, we made rockets for the boy from our story, The way back home. We had to follow a set of instructions to assemble our rockets, but we decorated and chose the colours ourselves, each one looked different... and they were amazing!
World Mental Health Day!
Today we celebrated World Mental Health Day by wearing yellow - Class 6 said the colour made them feel happy and like the colour monster when he is happy!
As a class we looked at what World Mental Health Day is and why we raise awareness of it. We talked about our feelings and how we express them, using facial expressions to show some feelings; we talked about how we can keep our mental health healthy and what we can do if we are feeling low or uncomfortable and how it is important to be able to talk about how we are feeling with others.
We used our fingers to think of 5 people we can trust and feel safe to talk to if we needed to, and came up with ways we might be able to help someone who needed cheering up or if we wanted to cheer or calm ourselves.
Some of the nice things we thought of were:
We also talked about a story we have read in class called 'Have you filled a bucket today?' and how today we would practise filling each others buckets by being kind and respectful to one another
Today we had a visit from the first man to set foot on the moon, Neil Armstrong!
We had lots of fun; asking him questions, finding out about the planets in our solar system, playing lots of games and learning!
We used our bodies to make shapes that Neil set us, which also told the story of his mission to the moon - we worked in teams, using our listening and communication skills to work together and come up with some fantastic ideas.
Thank you s much to Neil Armstrong for such a wonderful morning!
This afternoon, we used our topic lesson to complete a carousel of activities to find out more about the astronaut, Neil Armstrong: The first man to walk on the moon!