Have an ACE Summer Holiday! We look forward to seeing you all again on Thursday 5th September.

Class 2

Welcome to Class 2!
 
We are the Year 2 and Year 3 children at St Kew School and our teachers are Miss Stephanie Taylor and Mrs Lindsey Mitchell. Mrs Paula Clutsom teaches us when she covers PPA time.

Stephanie Taylor

Class Teacher

staylor@st-kew.cornwall.sch.uk


Mrs Lindsey Mitchell

Teaching Assistant

Paula Clutsom

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Our Topic Learning
(Urban Metropolis)
 
 

Our topic this term is ‘Urban Metropolis’. During this topic, we will be learning all about London. We will start by learning about The Great Fire of London where we will look at the history of the event as well as creating our own artwork inspired by our topic. In addition, we will create our own food inspired by The Great Fire of London and will make our own houses for our DT project.

Our 'Stunning Start' this term will focus on Drama. Outside, we will reenact what life may have been like for the townspeople at the time of The Great Fire of London, we will seek refuge from a kind neighbour (Mrs Mitchell) who will offer us and show us how to make traditional cakes.
Our History topic lends itself well to Science where we will look at the uses of everyday materials and the difference in their properties. By the end of the topic, we will be able to understand how the houses caught fire so quickly and how the fire spread using our understanding of the materials that the houses were made from. 

 

 
 
 
 

Our Learning this week

(Week Ending 19/7/19)

 

In Maths this week, we have been focusing on reviewing our knowledge of rounding to estimate answers. We noticed that using rounding is helpful in estimating our answers to if what we worked out could be accurate. Later in the week, we learned about using the inverse to check our answers.

 In Literacy, we started a new text 'The Dragon Machine' by Helen Ward. During the week, we wrote a blurb for the book. a diary entry and an informal letter. At the end of the week, we edited our writing and chose one piece to write up as our best copy.

In Science, Class 2 learned about different skeletons and in particular the human skeleton. We learned about the different bones in our body and in groups constructed our skeletons. To take our learning outdoors, the children were tasked with drawing around the outside someone's body and trying to name as many bones as possible on the playground in chalk. 

In Art and DT, we continued to build our Fire of London houses and created a piece of Fire of London artwork using collage, charcoal and pens.

There are spellings and Maths homework this week, this will be due in next Friday.

Have a lovely weekend.