Welcome to Year 2!

To all children joining Year 2 in September, we are very excited to meet you and to have a great year together. There is a presentation here about some of the things you need to know, ready for Year 2. There is also some extra information in the notes section. Don’t worry if there is … Read more

Pine Activity Day

A couple of weeks ago, Pine had the most amazing activity day! We got to have Nerf battles, bouncy castle races and learn how to aim crossbows! This was a very fun experience and Mr Maranian and Mr Vincent had a great time battling with their teams during the Nerf Wars! We also got to … Read more

Isle of Struay

Pine Class made the Isle of Struay, after learning all about it over the last few weeks. Today we plotted out the island with string and our premade houses and shops and then used the Bebbots to navigate our way around Struay!

Fruit Tasting for Design Technology

Cedar class enjoyed some fruit tasting with Mrs Mills as part of their work on healthy breakfasts. They tried a range of fruit including pineapple, raspberry, passion fruit, melon and cherry. The children are going to design and make their own healthy breakfast consisting of granola, yoghurt and fruit. Yummy!

Rising Stars

This morning Cedar class took part in some fun activities organised by Rising Stars. They had a go on a pirate bouncy castle, team building games, nerf gun games and archery. The children really enjoyed themselves and it was lovely to see them having some fun!

Pine Pencil Pots

Here are some photos from the day we were lucky enough to be visited by Author/Illustrator Jessica Meserve. This was a fascinating insight into the process of writing and illustrating a picture book. The children were so enthusiastic and had lots of questions. They were then very excited to make their own rabbit pencil pots. … Read more

Pine Artwork

Pine have had a busy few days preparing to make our sculptures using natural materials, in the style of Andy Goldsworthy. We estimated that we collected over 15,000 daisies to make these sculptures and we are very happy with how our work turned out.

Year 2 trip to Mountfitchet Castle

On Monday 17th May the Year 2 classes went to visit Mountfitchet Castle. They will be learning about castles in their History lessons and are also having a go at designing and making their own castles in Design Technology. Everyone had a great time on the trip and learned a lot about what life was … Read more

Mountfitchet Castle and Toy Museum

We had a wonderful trip to on Monday. We explored Mountfitchet Castle and The House on the Hill Toy Musuem. This was great fun and helped develop our understanding of castles. It also gave us some good ideas to help build our own castles. Here are some photos from our day!

Bar Modelling help sheet!

Here is a help sheet for using bar modelling for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The children should be fairly confident with this! The help sheet also includes fraction work in case this is needed.