Category Archives: Class 2


Investigating materials


As part of our topic ‘A Toy’s Story’ we have been learning about materials and how they have different properties. We have looked at different toys and talked about why they are made of those materials and how this has changed over time. This week we were investigating materials for an umbrella for our teddies. […]

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Lost in the Toy Museum


We have been reading the book ‘Lost in the Toy Museum’ and have used it to help us with our English work. We created a story map, as a class, and used expression to re-tell the story to their friends. The children have used this to help them create their own story plans… Come back […]

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Excellent instructions…


The children were writing instructions for their friends to make a diva lamp. They used their sounds and did a fabulous job. Come back soon for pictures of our painted lamps.

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Growing caterpillars.


​​ Our class caterpillars are growing quickly. They are often active and moving around. Keep coming back for more updates.

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Golden tick treats.


The children had earnt their golden tick treat of milkshake with friends. We had lots of chocolate moustaches! 

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New members of Chestnut Class..


LOOK WHAT’S ARRIVED! We had a special delivery on Friday…5 tiny baby caterpillars. We are going to watch them grow and change into butterflies. 

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Publishing our writing!


The Chestnut’s returned after the Easter break and were eager to contribute to our new school library. The children wrote shape poems based on minibeasts that we have discovered in Wild at Heart. After editing and improving their work, the children wrote their poems up in neat to produce our class book. Come and have […]

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Measuring capacity


The year 2 children were estimating, comparing and measuring capacity and volume. They had lots of fun and became quiet accurate in their estimations.  The Year 1 children were using vocabulary to compare volumes and measure them accurately. 

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Shrove Tuesday


On Monday we spent the afternoon finding out why we have ‘Pancake Day’. We learnt that it is traditionally for using up the rich foods that people give up during Lent. We made some posters to share with the younger children. Pictures coming soon… The following day we learnt how you make pancakes and made […]

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