Special Mentions Assembly

It was so lovely having our children and parents share in our special mentions assembly today. Thank you to all our teachers who are working so hard and sharing the beautiful learning our children are creating at home. Congratulations to all our winners today and good luck everyone for next week.

Describing Grandma

In 2WB we started reading the text ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’ and have been introduced to the character of Grandma. The children had very strong opinions about the character have enjoyed acting in role as Grandma, asking and answering questions about Grandma and collecting adjectives to describe her. We then explored using expanded noun phrases and […]

Year in Life our Journey

Since March 2020 we have been finding new ways to capture our learning, especially during this difficult time we find ourselves in. Together we continue to learn, grow and support our Mental Health and Wellbeing. We wanted to celebrate our children’s learning through the lockdown periods we have experienced together. We are so proud of […]

KS1 perform ‘Ball Skills, the Musical’ βš½οΈπŸ€

We used a video that has been going viral as inspiration for our Ball Skills lesson in PE today. We used one handed and two handed bounces to keep close control of ball movement. Using the music to keep time, we rolled the ball around our bodies and practiced throwing and catching skills towards the […]

Live lesson using Musical notation in 2WB

Today @RotherhamMusic delivered our Winter-themed music lesson online. After warming up, we learned about our diaphragm and how to use our posture for singing. We tapped to the beats in a song, then moved to the beats. We can use musical notation to represent the different movements we did e.g. walk, stride, jogging and slow. […]

2WB get active for PE β˜ƒοΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ

Today’s PE lesson was focused around ball skills, but the weather had other ideas. Children watched a video, focused on practicing skills with a tennis ball. Some children did today’s Joe Wicks workout. Many children explored our ‘Winter Wonderland’ for their exercise and had lots of fun with their families! Here is a video showing […]

Wellbeing comes first!

This morning before we started our live literacy lesson it was clear from our chat and scale that the children were feeling a little unsure. We decided that before we started our learning that we would find something that helped us to feel safe, have a snuggle and then be ready and able to access […]

2WB go musical on zoom πŸ₯

We were lucky to be able to keep our music lessons while home learning. We started with repeating chants, using different voices. Can you tell which is the sad chant and which is excited? We began to learn a new song with actions We finished with some rhythm work We just had time to share […]

Our Partner School Tanghu Elementary School Year 2 Project

Our Partner School in Chengdu are working closley with our Year 2 children to develop their literacy skills through drama. The children in Year 2 have shared videos of themselves retelling the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Our children in 2WB will be creating their own drama performance and sharing with their partner at […]

2WB launch our new science topic in style (at home) πŸ§ͺπŸ‘©β€πŸ”¬πŸ§‘πŸ»β€πŸ”¬

Today we looked at items of equipment for an experiment. We put them in a list. We made a prediction about using the equipment. Next, we watched or participated in 3 different experiments: Fizzing Potions Milk Swirls Rainbow Skittles We even made our own videos… Finally, we drew and wrote about our observations… We really […]

Celebrating achievements!

Today we celebrated children who have shown resilience beyond believe this year and overcoming barriers to learning to make sure they succeed. Continuing to learn even when bubbles have closed and school had closed embracing every second of 2020. We are proud of you all.

Science Investigation – Flight

In History we have been learning about Amelia Earhart and this week we continued our β€œFlight Science Investigation”. We made our β€˜aeroplanes’ using a straw and paper strips. The children decided the length of the straw and the width and size of the paper hoops. We took our investigation to the corridor and chose to […]

Y2 Smash the Spelling Bee

This week we had our first Spelling Bee of the school year and these children were fantastic, so much so that Mrs Buttree had to move on Year 3 words to find a winner! Amazing work girls, all your hard work paid off! Special congratulations to Poppy, who was our overall winner!

KS1 Does the Nativity.

Our KS1 children have produced a fabulous production of the Nativity. Thank you to all the children and staff for putting together a wonderful performance. Parents I hope you enjoyed our zoom call this morning to showcase our very special performance. We can’t wait to have you all back in school next December.

ICT Christingle preparation work in 2WB πŸ’»

As part of our understanding of British Values, we acknowledge that not everyone will celebrate Christingle or Christmas. Children who do not celebrate this festival had an alternative task, to create an image of what this time of year means for them πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜€