Yellow Year 2 2018-19

Using our sense of smell at Forest School

This week we used our sense of smell while out in the Forest area. We decided Autumn smelt wet and fresh. We were given a cup to make a smelly Autumn potion. We collected leaves, herbs, flowers, berries and mud to add to our pots. A little water was added and a good stirring stick found and our potions were ready to share. We
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Dentist visit

Today, to fit in with our ‘Being Healthy’ topic Key Stage One had a visit from a dentist. She taught us how to look after our teeth and showed us the correct way to brush our teeth. We all want to keep ourselves healthy and we learnt that this means being careful about how much sugar we eat and brushing our teeth for 2 minutes
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Sounds at Forest School

Some of Yellow class spent this afternoon listening to the sounds of Autumn. We could hear the wind rustling the leaves, birds calling to each other and the sound of rustling in the grass. We decided to create our own music by collecting items from around the woodland. We put it all together to make an Autumn orchestra and Tristan was our conductor. Well
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India Day

Yellow class have spent this half term finding out about life in India. They have been writing to a little girl called Lakshmi who has been telling them all about her life and where she lives.Our children were able to use lots of geographical skills finding India on maps and globes and developing their knowledge of different places which they could then compare with
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Mr Beckingham’s visit

We always really look forward to Mr Beckingham’s visits. He brought his painting easel today which is always a treat! He told us a story about the parable of the greedy son, who only thought of himself as depicted in Luke 15. He painted as he was talking and the words came to life!!! We can’t wait for the next time Mr Beckingham visits
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National Poetry Day 2018

National Poetry Day is an annual celebration that inspires people throughout the UK to enjoy, discover and share poems. Everyone is invited to join in, whether by organising events, displays, competitions or by simply posting favourite lines of poetry on social media using #nationalpoetryday. At St Mary’s we fully embraced this and each class took part in creating, reading, writing and performing poetry. Take
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Freddie Fit

We were very lucky today that Freddie Fit came to visit. He taught us how to keep healthy, by eating 5 fruit and veg a day, drinking lots of water and sleeping for 10-12 hours a night plus exercising as much as possible every day. We played lots of games and had lots of fun!


Newsletter Autumn 1

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