Eye witness interviews are big news in 2WB πŸ‘€

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 […]

Dotty or square in 2WB? πŸ”ΊπŸ”Έ

We have been using geo boards to draw examples of basic 2D shapes. We then moved on to drawing shapes, using a set of instructions: Draw a large rectangle on squared paper or dotted paper. Draw a square inside the rectangle.  Draw a triangle below the rectangle. Draw a pentagon that is bigger than the […]

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˜€

2WB go live with Antarctica ❄️

Yesterday we attended a live webinar all about Antarctica – as part of #AntarcticaWeek Festival 2020 (@GlacierThwaites). We loved learning facts about what animals live there and how to keep warm. Thank you Mrs Burkinshaw for organising this for us! πŸ§πŸ³πŸ¦­β„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈ

2WB re-telling Tinga Tanga tales electronically πŸ’»

We used story maps to help us retell ‘How Giraffe became so tall’ Using Chromebooks, we made an electronic version of our story. Children were working between home and school to complete the full 15 parts to their Tinga Tanga tale. Amelia’s E-book: https://www.purplemash.com/?~c3c9MjU4NTc1MyZzZz05YTUwYjE1YjYyNTM0ZmQ5NGIxM2RhZTFmYzQ2NjAxMg== Carter’s E-book: https://www.purplemash.com/?~c3c9MjU5NjMzNiZzZz03ZGVjZmRmMzIyYzkyYTU0NGE3MTgxMDAyMjI5NGYwMg== Darcie’s E-book: https://www.purplemash.com/?~c3c9MjU4NTc3MyZzZz02YTUwOTBlNmIxYjdhMGNhMjBmZGM3YzczOTM5NzgzNQ== Grace’s E-book: https://www.purplemash.com/?~c3c9MjU4NTc3NyZzZz03NjMyYjVhYjRjNDI3NjE2M2FjZjNmOWE0MWQwMzViOA== Khalifa’s E-book: […]

πŸ“§Emailing Twanda in 2WB

Today we continued to practice our emailing skills. We safely replied to messages from a new friend called Twanda, who asked us about our celebrations. We can now reply with emojis and symbols, attached pictures and our own drawings. We messaged Twanda about birthday parties, eating pizza with our families and decorating with balloons. What […]

2WB are becoming clever techies! πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»

We have been enjoying practicing our ICT skills safely in 2WB. First, we practiced logging into and using search filters within an application. Secondly, we have been learning to save and share our work. Now we have refreshed our skills from last year, we are ready for the next challenge! We posted some test images […]

Y2WB have been super scientists this week ⛡️

This week we decided that our science investigation would answer the question: ‘Does size matter to make a strong boat?’ We thought about the materials we could use and how we could investigate our question. We agreed that paper and paperclips could make a boat and we could test the strength using marbles. To make […]