Welcome to our class page ! 

Our teacher's are Mrs Pearce-Bailey and Mr Reynolds and our teaching assistants are Mrs Clayton and Mrs Antell

Tips for learning spellings

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MUD, MUD GLORIOUS MUD

We celebrated International Mud Day. We enjoyed mud painting, making mud pies in the mud kitchen, a dinosaur swamp, making seed bombs and our very own mud tub.

All Hallows Sports Festival

Year 2 visited All Hallows for their annual sports event. The children had a great time completing lots of sporting activities and were crowned the winners. Well done Year 2!

Chicks

We kicked off our farming topic with a visit from Bubble and Squeak. Two 3 day old chicks!

Fleet Air Arm Museum

We visited the Fleet Air Arm Museum. Look how much fun we had!

Paper planes

We made paper planes and tested how well they flew. We talked about the most aerodynamic shape.

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Forest School

We have been having lots of fun at forest school with Miss Gordon and Mrs Askew.

‘I’m Stick Man, I’m Stick Man, I’m Stick Man That’s Me’

During Book Week we explored stories by Julia Donaldson. We read Stick Man and talked about belonging. Then we made our own stick men and women.

Crossing the Swamp

We have been thinking about ourselves as learners. We took part in a team building activity in which we had to cross the swamp using 2 stepping stones. We needed to use good speaking and listening skills as well as our problem solving skills to successfully get our whole family across the swamp.

Scotland

As part of our topic work based on the UK we welcomed Jim who shared with us his Scottish roots. We all enjoyed the short bread.

 

In Basalt Class We Dream Big!

We have been thinking about what we want to be when we grow up.

STEAM week

During STEAM week Basalt Class learnt all about forces. We had a fantastic time exploring swirly snakes, dangling monkeys, spaghetti towers, jelly and chopsticks, sail cars and paper helicopters. We also enjoyed visits from a vet and an optician.




Coconut Ice

Year 1 and 2 made coconut ice as a Christmas gift for all of the staff in school and our families at home to say thank you for everything they do for us.

Christmas Play

Basalt Class and Ragstone Class performed ‘A Midwife in Crisis’.



Farm Visit

Basalt Class visited Fosse farm to learn all about where our food comes from.

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Home Learning

We have been completing and sharing our home learning projects based around the story Prince Cinders. We have made invitations to Prince Cinder’s and Princess Lovelypenny’s wedding, wedding cakes, wedding transport and news reports.

Story Settings

We designed our own story settings where our Princes and Princesses will meet.

Felting workshop

We had a felting workshop with Bessie. Look what we made.

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Welly walk

We walked to the woods where we built dens then we returned to school for hot chocolate and biscuits. Yum!

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Commotion in the Ocean

Basalt Class enjoyed a morning learning about the problem with single use plastic and how it affects life in the ocean through the medium of dance.