Class of 2020


Science: How Do Seeds Grow?

Year Two's seeds have suddenly popped up over the weekend! All we need now is some sunshine

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Posted by Mrs Ferreira on 13 February 2017

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French

We have been learning the names of classroom objects in French.

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Posted by Mrs Ferreira on 31 January 2017

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Maths problems

Year 3 have been working hard solving addition and subtraction problems!

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Safety in Battle Hill

We had a visit from Kier today telling us how to stay safe In Battle Hill. Not going into the building sites we may see around and about.

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Observational drawing

The Butterfies went outside and really looked at the things they saw around the Learning Yard.

All of children were surprised what good artists they were when they observed things in tiny detail. 

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Papillon's French Cafe

We had a great time serving brioche, coffee and mineral water at our cafe on Monday. Madam Ramsey was amazed at our wonderful french language skills. Thank you to all the parents who were able to come along to join in the fun.

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Sumdog Winners!

As I'm sure your child may have mentioned we have been competing in another Sumdog competition this week. We competed against over 700 children and over 35 full class entries ranging from ages 5-13. We are delighted to announce that we finished as the 5th best class in the whole of North Tyneside!…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 26 June 2016

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Designing our own Strips

On Friday we enjoyed designing our own football strips while watching Italy vs Sweden. Jay won a special prize for his fantastic design, he even created special boots! 

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 20 June 2016

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#BlogTheEuros

Throughout Euro 2016 we are taking part in a project called #BlogTheEuros. Over 80 schools around the school are joining us and you can see all the action by following the hashtag #BlogTheEuros on twitter. We are adding lots of our work to our special #BlogTheEuros blog which can be found…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 20 June 2016

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3D shape challenge

We counted the vertices and edges of the 3D shapes we wanted to make and then got the right number of marshmallows and pieces of spaghetti we needed. It was very fiddly to make the shapes but we persevered and worked hard in our teams. We're pretty pleased with our efforts. 

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Preparations for Euro 2016 begin...

We have been working incredibly hard in the mornings over the last two weeks and are very proud of our efforts! We have really enjoyed showing people just how much we know while filling in our special quizzes. 

In the afternoons we have began to think about Euro 2016. We focused on dribbling to…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 20 May 2016

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Seesaw and GarageBand

This week we have been writing the final draft of our stories using the Seesaw app. The children really enjoyed the challenge of using spellcheck and it was interesting to see what our work looked like typed up! We are working hard to practise typing with two hands aswell, getting quicker and…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 4 May 2016

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Toys Old And New

The Butterflies have been finding out about the lives of children in the past. Mrs Tweddle brought in lots of toys to compare and contrast. The children were interested to see that Mrs Ramsey's ted was so old he was stuffed with straw! Next week we are starting to make our own toy with a moving…

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English Emoji Writing and Famous Faces

This week we started learning about 'The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark.' We have been using story maps and Talk4Writing to help us remember the story in prepartion for our retell next week. We also decided to have some fun with emojis! We have started retell the story on our iPads using as few…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 14 April 2016

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Easter Excitment

It's been another busy week in the Bees classroom! We have been making Easter cards, designing and then creating our own eggs as well as baking our own Easter cakes. I'm sure the children let you have a taste at home... 

 

 

 

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 23 March 2016

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Sumdog Superstars!

Sumdog is a competitive maths game which we all love playing in the Bees. You can play the game on your laptop or mobile device and each of the children get their own log in to use and compete with. We were delighted to recieve the news on Friday that Elizabeth was the 3rd highest scoring Sumdog…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 19 March 2016

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Partitioning Problems

This week in the Bees classroom we have been learning about partitioning. Partitioning is where you split a number into tens and ones. It helps us to add both one and two digit numbers. We have decided to share our partitioning videos so that if anyone ever needs any help they can come and watch…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 13 March 2016

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Busy Bees Weekly Update

It's been another busy week in the Bees classroom! In English we have been learning all about information texts. We have been looking at the structure of an information text and have completed the 1st draft of our own information text about giants! 

In Maths we have been learning about…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 10 March 2016

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STEM Week in The Bees

We have had such a busy 5 days in the Bees classroom celebrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) week! First on Monday we created Mother's Day cards and carried out two science experiments! We tested whether raisins could float in lemonande and we tested how many drops of water…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 3 March 2016

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STEM week - making musical instruments

During STEM week we have been looking at how musical instruments work and have designed and made our own.

We filmed ourselves playing in our bands but haven't worked out how to upload videos to our blogs yet - watch this space!

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Map making and Bee bots with the Butterflies

Bee bots with the Butterflies

The Butterflies have been working with SCITT student Miss Collings this week, we have worked on estimation, map making, direction and lots of other fun things! We really enjoyed estimating different sized marshmallows (eating them aswell), making our maps and…

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Welcome Back

We are so excited to be back working hard in the Bees classroom after a fun week off. Today we have been sharing stories from our holidays and practising how to add three one digit numbers. In the afternoon we started work on our exciting art project which is going to show off our awesome…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 22 February 2016

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Back to the library we go!

Today we all went back to Battle Hill library to change our books over and find some exciting new reads for next half term. We really enjoyed listening to a story from the librarian and all said thank you to her afterwards. We tried to find as many giant books as we could because we are learning…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 11 February 2016

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Pancake Day!

Wow what an exciting day we've had! First we had to write our instructions on how to make a pancake so that Mr Taylor and Mrs Tweddle didn't do it wrong. After that we got to make our pancakes in the afternoon in our kitchen. They were scrumptious and delicious! While we were making our pancakes…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 9 February 2016

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Churchill Community College

Churchill Community College

We all love visiting Churchill in the Year 2 Bees class. We have already visited six times this year and have created lots of different things. Here are some of our photos showing us baking pirate cookies, building minature scarecrows and designing a textiles…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 22 January 2016

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Maths Minds

Welcome to our Maths World

Here in the Bees we use lots of different stratergies to help us understand and apply our maths minds. We wanted to show you a few of the different ways we have solved problems so far this year using numicon, straws, number squares, number lines and our fingers. We…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 21 January 2016

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Carry On Coding

Scratch Jr by Year 2 Bees

We really enjoy using Scratch Jr to code and programme our own animations. We have been using Scratch Jr since October in our class and we are confident understanding algorithms and can use these algorithms to create projects on our iPads. We always appoint two…

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Posted by Mr Taylor on 11 January 2016

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