Kingsfield Primary School

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                                  Year 2 Classes


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Our Class Teacher is Miss Reid

   Our Teaching Assistant is Miss Marshall   

    Our Class Teacher is Miss Rushmere

       Our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Baker


This week in year 2, each class has had a visitor. Year 2 was visited by the author Tracey Corderoy, who wrote the book 'Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam'. Tracey was reading one of her new books to the classes and then everyone had the chance to try and illustrate the book.



Year 2 had a fantastic day visiting Mountfitchet Castle. It is build to look like a Norman motte and bailey castle. The children were able to explore what life would have been like living there 900 years ago. They got to visit the blacksmiths, the jail, the surgeon, the grand hall and even the privy (medieval toilet)! They also got to see a range of animals that live at the castle. The deer, chickens and peacocks were very friendly!

All the children behaved beautifully on the trip and had a fun day out (even if we did get a little bit wet!)

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This week Year 2 have started work on their new book 'Tadpole's Promise' by Jeanne Wallis. It is all about how tadpoles and caterpillars change over time. Ask your child what happens at the end of the book. 

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Welcome back! We hope you had a lovely break and are ready for the busy term ahead. Our topic this term is 'Once Upon a Time...' We will be learning all about life in castles, kings and queens!

We were pleased to see so many of you come in to share the children's STEM activities with them. They really enjoyed celebrating their achievements and findings with you.

We hope you have a lovely Easter and we will see you on Wednesday 24th April.

The Year 2 team.

On Friday, we were so lucky to have Quantum Theatre visit us to perform 'The Half Pint Kid'. This play was set in the Wild West with cowboys and a treasure quest! We learnt all about fractions, addition, subtraction and times tables. 

All of Year 2 and Year 1 were exemplary, they listened so carefully and volunteered to join in enthusiastically. 

Thank you for visiting us!

This half term, we are learning all about the history of communication. 

We have already learnt about Egyptians creating papyrus paper and how William Caxton brought the printing press to England which revolutionised how many people could afford to read.

This week, we learnt all about morse code. We deciphered words and some of us even had a go at writing our own messges in morse code. We found that each letter of the alphabet is represented by a combination of dashes and dots. 

Why not have a go at writing your own message?


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