Congratulations to class 2R, who placed 2nd in the national Sumdog competition for the most correct answers! A truly MAGIC achievement! We are all very proud of you! Well Done!
Year 2 had special visitors from Faith in Schools to teach them about Easter. This was an exciting opportunity for them to ask questions about why Holy Week is important to them and how it made them feel.
Year 2 had a fantastic opportunity to visit the ‘Cineworld’ in Ilford. They explored the different job roles involved in ‘Film and Theatre’.
Year 2 celebrated Diwali by participating in the Ramayana dance workshop. They used music and movement inspired by Indian culture to retell the story of Rama and Sita. They gained confidence in physical literacy and explored how physical vocabulary can express emotion.
During Heritage Week, Year 2 celebrated their own cultures. Our focus country was Romania, where we tasted Romanian food, cooked mamaliga and served it with fresh cheese and sour cream and learned one of the national Romanian dance called Hora. The children were encouraged to celebrate diversity at Keir Hardie and appreciate their own, as …
Year 2 have been learning about the ‘Victorians’. As part of this unit, they had a ‘Victorian School Day’ which has created memorable experiences that they will recall for many years to come. They had the opportunities to; dress in costume and re-enact the life of a Victorian schoolchild, explore Victorian artefacts and play with …
Year 2 had an exciting visit to Lambourne End where children participated in different activities. This included orienteering, goat show, mini beast hunt and meeting farm animals. They used these first-hand experiences to further their learning in the year 2 curriculum.
Year 2 went to visit the Science Museum for our topic about materials. The children explored a gallery called Challenge of Materials where they did a material hunt and found out more about the differences between synthetic and natural materials.
In our History topic in Spring 1 we learned about Victorians. We found out that poor children were not allowed to go to school, but they had to work instead. At the end of our topic we showed all our learning in the “History off the Page” Assembly for the school and our parents.
Our Year 2 children spent an exciting day at Lambourne End Outdoor Activity Centre discovering plants that are edible, what lies beneath the water in a pond and interesting facts about goats and other farm animals.