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Art

This week we have been doing some collages.

Art
Welcome to Y2CL

Mrs Lisles and Mrs Clarke

 
Sports Day

KS1 had a brilliant time at Sports Day on Thursday 14th July. This took place at Grangefield High school and the children all had great fun competing and collecting house point for their team.

Sports Day
Health and Medicine Focus Week

During Focus week we learnt about healthy eating and we made our own healthy smoothies. We also used glitter to learn how germs can be spread around if we don't wash our hands.

Health and Medicine Focus Week
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Warbutons Workshop

Healthy eating and bread making workshop from Warburtons.

Warbutons Workshop
KS1 Fun Afternoon

We had a brilliant afternoon run for us by the Friends of Primrose Hill. Thank you very much. We did circus skills with 'Nicky Noodles', Picture frame making, glow stick dancing and had ice lollies.

KS1 Fun Afternoon
Thackray Museum Trip

We've had a great day learning about Florence Nightingale on our trip. Interesting smells, marching to Turkey and bandaging soldiers made the day exciting and memorable.

Thackray Museum Trip
Florence Nightingale Morphos
Florence Nightingale TimelinesFlorence Nightingale Timelines
Scutari Hospital News
Express Yourself Focus Week

What a lovely week!

Express Yourself Focus Week
KS1 Walking on Sunshine Performance
Science Experiment

In Science we have been doing an experiment to find out the best environment for a plant to grow and thrive.

Science Experiment
Year 2 Trip to the Leeds Grand Mosque

To support the work we have been doing in RE Year 2 went on a trip to Leeds Grand Mosque. We learnt a lot about the Muslim faith and way of life. It was very interesting.

Year 2 Trip to the Leeds Grand Mosque
Happiness PoetryHappiness Poetry
Happiness Poetry
Steel Pans
Walking on Sunshine

We are learning a song ready for our performance on Wednesday. Some children were brave enough to sing on their own in front of the whole class!

Performances

Look how incredibly talented Y2CL are!

Happy Artwork

Y2CL spent the morning drawing things that make us happy!

Happy Artwork
David Hockney Art

We have created Art using the iPads this week taking lots of photos. We also worked as teams to paint different parts of a picture and put them together at the end. Y2CL are really good at mixing different colours in a pallet using the watercolour paints.

David Hockney Art
Music

We have started learning to play the Steel Pans!

Music
Send My Friend to School

http://www.sendmyfriend.org/ Tell an adult about this great project we are a part of.

Send My Friend to School
Science Experiment

Talk about why the plant in the cupboard has grown the tallest! Why are the leaves greener on the plant on the window sill?

Science Experiment
David Hockney Lesson 2

We have learnt how to use different types of pencils for drawing and shading. We used our skills to sketch something outdoors.

David Hockney Lesson 2
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Trip to Pudsey Park

We have been to Pudsey Park to look for different types of plants and trees in the local environment.

Trip to Pudsey Park
David Hockney Art Lesson 1

David Hockney is a Yorkshire artist. His work is displayed at Salts Mill in Saltaire.

David Hockney Art Lesson 1
Science Week

We are learning about how plants grow by putting one in the freezer and feeding one milk! We have also been talking about and watering some seeds that are growing that have been in Space with Tim Peak!

Science Week
Dance

Can you work out what the children are dancing about?

More finished puppets and their babies!More finished puppets and their babies!
Reading Challenge WinnersReading Challenge Winners
House Point AwardsHouse Point Awards
Bronze and Silver Attendance AwardsBronze and Silver Attendance Awards
Portraits of Charles 1st in the style of Henri Matisse. Portraits of Charles 1st in the style of Henri Matisse.
Charles 1st Morfo videos
Kayra
Joshua
Esme
Alfie
Jamie
Mae
Tabitha
Taboka
Lydia
Esteban
Isabelle
Lucy
Shane
Chris
Lucas
Mahnoor
Oliver
Reece
Ben
Grace
Kayden
Louie
Megan
Evie
Rhys
Austin and Finn
On the Throne Focus Week

Y2CL are learning about Charles I and everything he got up to in the 1600s. On Wednesday we did an assembly for the school to show them what we have learnt about the Civil War. There is a 'Marvellous Monarchs Museum' in school where we found out about other important monarchs our country has had.

On the Throne Focus Week
Finished Puppets!Finished Puppets!
Toy Museum

We explored and learnt about toys from the past in our Toy Museum.

Toy Museum
History Visitors

We have had a very interesting afternoon talking to visitors about toys and games in the past. We even got to learn some new games and went out to play early to play them. A big thank you to Oliver's granddad Paul and Mae's mum Sarah.

History Visitors
House Point AwardHouse Point Award
Sport Relief

We dressed up in sports clothes and did sport activities to raise money for Sport Relief. 18th March 2016

Sport Relief
Super Science Learning Day

Giant bubbles, bendy bread, mysterious pictures and purple cabbage water...

Super Science Learning Day
DT Sewing Puppets

Learning to sew to make animal hand puppets.

DT Sewing Puppets
World Book Day

We paired up with some of the older children on World Book day to do some activities.

World Book Day
World Book Day

We all dressed up for world book day.

World Book Day
Skipping

We have been learning how to skip in different ways ready for a skipping competition later in the year.

Skipping
Skipping

We have been learning how to skip in different ways ready for a skipping competition later in the year.

Science- Investigating different materialsScience- Investigating different materials
House Point AwardsHouse Point Awards
House Point Award Winners 26.2.16House Point Award Winners 26.2.16
House Point AwardsHouse Point Awards
Gymnastics Videos
The Sound Collector Group Performances
The Sound Collector

Our new versions of 'The Sound Collector' in our school.

Poetry Performance 'The Sound Collector'

We have learnt a poem!

French week!French week!
'Shh' Drama
House Point Award WinnersHouse Point Award Winners
'Shh' Art

We have learnt how to make paint lighter and darker and do a watercolour wash. We are using our backgrounds for a project with the iPads!

'Shh' Art
Working with the Rainbow Factory

We had an amazing time working with the Rainbow Factory. Such a brilliant mix of singing, dancing and acting all based around the book 'Shh! We have a plan.' The children really enjoyed this engaging session which made the story come to life. Here is a link to their website... http://www.rainbowfactorykids.com/

Working with the Rainbow Factory
Working With the Rainbow Factory
Write Now Focus Week

We are going to be doing lots of exciting activities based around the book 'Shh! We have a plan' by Chris Haughton. Here are some photos from the assembly this morning.

Write Now Focus Week
House Point AwardsHouse Point Awards
Learning about Baffin Island

Drawing and painting animals from the Arctic.

Learning about Baffin Island
Baffin Island weather

We used Morpho to turn ourselves into Inuits that live on Baffin Island to talk about the weather.

The Rainbow Bear

Sharing stories with Year 1.

The Rainbow Bear
Learning about Islam

Can you tell someone at home the 5 most important Muslim beliefs? Can you tell someone how Muslims pray?

Learning about Islam
House point awards

Well done!

House point awards
Saudi Arabian animal videos

Y2CL have learnt how to use an app on the iPads called 'Morpho' to show our facts about Saudi Arabian animals. You can download the app at home on an iPhone or iPad. It is great fun! Can you guess who is speaking in the class?

Christmas Party!Christmas Party!
Christmas Play

Well done to everyone in KS1 for putting on such a wonderful show. The singing, acting and costumes great. Everyone is really proud!

Christmas Play
House Point Award Winners

Well done!

House Point Award Winners
Pantomime

We've had an amazing time at the pantomime! The set, dancing and acting was brilliant. We loved singing along to some songs we knew and it was really funny.

Pantomime
Trip to the Church

KS1 had a great time learning about the Christmas story and making decorations.

Trip to the Church
The Great Fire of London Play

Scene 3

The Great Fire London Play

Scenes 1 and 2

News Day 4
Tudor Houses

We have made Tudor houses from 1666 when the Great Fire of London happened. Tell someone at home why they all burnt down so easily.

Tudor Houses
Welcome to the News Day 3
In the News Focus Week

A funny, mysterious gold man has been spotted in school! We have been reporting about it at the news desk and interviewing Y1J about what they had seen. On Monday we got to speak to a real news reporter about her job.

In the News Focus Week
News Day 1
Dressing up for Children In NeedDressing up for Children In Need
Remembrance DayRemembrance Day
House Point Award WinnersHouse Point Award Winners
Bonfire and Autumn ArtBonfire and Autumn Art
Bonfire Night PoetryBonfire Night Poetry
Bonfire Night Poem Performances
Autumn Painting

Painting the view from the window in the style of David Hockney.

Autumn Painting
The best balancers in Y2CL
Finished Spaceships!Finished Spaceships!
Sapce Stories

Y2CL have been doing some writing based around the space story 'Bob's Best Ever Friend'. Here they are telling the story to Y4. They did a really good job using time phrases at the start of their sentences. Y4 said they enjoyed listening to the story.

Sapce Stories
Space DT

Look at how our spaceships and aliens are coming along!

Space DT
Space Literacy

In Literacy we have been reading and writing non-fiction books about space. We have also planned and written our own space stories.

Space Literacy
22.9.15 RE

Watch the drama to find out about how Christians carry out Baptisms to welcome people into the Christian religion.

17.9.15 Animation

Y2CL have learnt how to use the iPads to make animations of rockets launching into space.

17.9.15 Animation
16.9.15 Satellite crash!!

Watch the news to find out about the strange happenings today!

15.9.15 Neil Armstrong Drama

Watch to find out about the life of Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon.

14.9.15 The Final Frontier

We have started off the focus week by learning some new technical space words and creating some pictures of our solar system using pastels.

14.9.15 The Final Frontier
Space Topic

This half term we are going to be learning about space. Here are some of our questions for what we want to find out.

Space Topic
Meet Y2CL

We learned how to draw self portraits in proportion using lines.

Meet Y2CL