White Rock Primary School

'Inspiring Learning Together'

White Rock Primary School

WELCOME TO YEAR 2 CRANES

Cranes are opportunistic birds that change their diet according to the season. Cranes class demonstrate this when they adapt their learning skills to different topics. Cranes are kind and helpful to others and bring teamwork into all aspects of our school day. However, they can be solitary at times, using independence and resilience when faced with certain challenges.

 

This Terms Theme

'THE DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ASTRONAUT'

This term we will be learning all about astronauts and exploring space! We will be looking at the planets and answering questions such as 'who was the first man on the moon?' and 'How do rockets go in to space?' Also we will be comparing our lives to our lives of an astronaut.

(For more information about this term's theme, scroll down to our curriculum map)

 

P.E & Dance days

P.E. Days are Tuesday and Wednesday.

Please ensure that your child has the correct kit in school all week. We will ensure that they are sent home at the end of every half term

 

Home Learning days

Home Learning will be handed out on a Friday and collected in on a Wednesday. This will give you the opportunity to explore aspects of your child's learning if you wish.

 

Upcoming Events

Thursday 22nd November - Year 2 Learning Celebration

 

Meet The Team

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If there are any issues or concerns, please feel free to come in and see your teacher (Mr Wingrove) or alternatively please contact a team leader (Mrs Dowdeswell or Mrs Jarrett).

swingrove@white-rock-primary.torbay.sch.uk

adowdeswell@white-rock-primary.torbay.sch.uk

sjarrett@white-rock-primary.torbay.sch.uk

 

Academic Year 2018-2019

Autumn Term Curriculum Map

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Performance Poetry WB 28/10/18

This week we have been busy performing poetry ready for our open classroom event. We hope you can come and share our learning on the 22nd November. 

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Science Materials -11/10/18

This week we have been using interactive QR codes to research facts about materials in our enviroment. We were able to scan the codes and this gave us a quiz that helped us find out more about materials in our enviroment.

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Space Dome 4/10/18

We had a fantastic day in our Space Dome. We learnt lots about the different planets and also got to see what it would be like for an astronaut. Unfortunately we weren't able to take photos inside the Dome but the children will be able to tell you lots about it! 

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Science Waterproof and Non-Waterproof  26/09/18

This week we have been learning about waterproof materials. We conducted an investigation to find which materials were waterproof. We found that foil and plastic were two materials that did not let water pass through them. Well done to all the children for their fabulous home learning which supported this!

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Maths Measuring 13/9/18

This week we had great fun measuring planets and putting them in order according to their size. This has also helped with our ordering numbers learning in Maths.

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Place Value 10/9/18

This week we have been learning about place value. We have learned language such as tens and ones and have represented different two digit numbers.

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An Astronaut's Diet 5/9/18

This week we have looked at how our lives vary from that of an astronaut. We looked at how they eat in space and how food is transported to the International Space Station. We got to try some dehydrated food.

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