Eye witness interviews are big news in 2WB 👀

As part of our topic learning about The Great Fire of London, the children used their interviewing techniques to make a news report video. After carefully thinking about suitable witnesses and questions to ask, they worked as a team to record each other as roving reporters. Here are a couple of examples: Children’s news reporting […]

Mental Health Awareness Week

We spent time outdoors today, feeling calm and relaxed. We really concentrated on 5 things we noticed, 4 things we could touch, 3 things we could hear, 2 things we could smell and 1 thing we could taste. We enjoyed sharing our experiences and ideas.

Special Mentions ⭐️

This week we had such a fantastic special mentions. Our children have completed some fabulous learning. We’ve had French and Chinese languages explored, history and computing. It has been so wonderful to celebrate their amazing achievements especially 3F winning the Sumdog competition for the whole of Rotherham this week. Cairon won the Head Teacher’s award […]

International storytelling in 2WB 🌎📖

We love working with our Chinese partners as part of an international project. After exchanging ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ stories, we have learned about a traditional Chinese story called ‘The Three Monks.’ We learned the story in English, then the children were really enthusiastic about reading the story in Chinese. Watch our video to see […]

Every Kid Healthy Week 26.04.21

Every Kid Healthy Week: What is it? Every Kid Healthy™ Week is an annual observance created in 2013 to celebrate school health and wellness achievements. Recognised on the calendar of National Health Observances and observed the last full week of April each year, each day of the week shines a spotlight on the great actions […]

2WB go green for Earth Day 🌎

As part of the Big Pedal competition, today we were celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. The children came to school in Non-Uniform and wore something green to raise awareness on we can do to help the environment. We discussed how the world can change outside of our own windows. #BigPedal2021

Editing and improving our diary writing.

This week we have been learning how to edit and improve our diary writing based on the Great Fire of London. We have written in the role of Boxton (a character from the book) and ensured we have used the past tense. We have used our Knowledge Organiser’s to support our knowledge on the key […]

Geography skills in 2WB

Yesterday we used our skills in Geography to locate the country that Paddington came from using an atlas. We remembered the name of the continent and located Peru and then Rotherham. We observed where the equator was and reflected on previous learning to suggest what the weather might be like in Peru. We investigated the […]

Special Mentions with a History Twist!

This week we celebrated History within our Special mentions. The children across school are learning about a variety of Historical Events that changed the lives of many people. Our KS1 children are learning about he History of London and the Great Fire of London. Our Year 3 children are studying ‘The Victorians’, in Year 4 […]