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Summer Term 2019

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Year 2 have a very busy term ahead! Keep checking back for updates!

On Monday 29th April, Year 2 had their entry point for our new topic "From A to B".

We talked about all of the modes of transport we knew and why we used different ones.

We looked at the launch of a space rocket and even created our own rockets which we loved!

We haad great fun taking part in the experiment to show how a hot air balloon worked - we were all really excited when the balloon inflated!

We have been looking at the history of transport and have been looking at vehicles from the past and present. We were amazed by some of the ways in which people travelled!

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The Titanic

During Literacy we have enjoyed researching all about The Titanic. We found out lots of information about the famous ship and had a great discussion regarding the number of lifeboats and the saying "Women and children first" The children are getting so good at debating with a reasoned argument.

We have been investigating Morse Code and have made our very own circuits that allow us to spell out messages  from different people onboard using dots and dahs!

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This half term, Year 2 will be exploring this very exciting topic about transport with Miss Watson!

In Geography, we’ll be finding out:
-How we travel to school
-How to make maps to record our journey to school
-How to create our own train journey around the host country
-How we can travel to different countries
-How to create our own activity holiday


In History, we’ll be finding out:
-About transport in the past
-How to make a timeline to show when different types of transport were invented
-About exploring different types of transport from myths and legends


In Art, we’ll be finding out:
-How to create our own futurist painting to capture the speed and movement of transport
-How to create a boat collage in the style of Turner and Monet

 

In Science, we’ll be finding out:
-How to make our own sail boats and aeroplanes


In Technology, we’ll be finding out:
-How to make a ‘vehicle’ to transport a small toy from one place to another
-How to make plans for vehicles
-How to test our vehicles to see how well they work

 

 

Boat artwork linked to Renoir and Monet

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