Category Archives: Class 2


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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We’re going on a bear hunt, we’re going to catch a big one…


We started this half term by watching the to adaptation of the much love book ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’. The children were all excited to go back to their class and do some work linked to the text. In Chestnut Class we retold the story using phrases from the story and our own […]

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Superheroes without capes make a visit


On Friday 27th January we were joined by the local fire service to talk to us about their fire engine. We had lots of fun looking at all their equipment, spraying the hose and making the lights flash.

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Traction Man the sequel…


This week we are writing our own adventures for Traction Man. The children have worked in groups on ideas and created ‘freeze frames’ with their action figures. Below are our six adventures:  1. Swimming in the sea with fish, 2. Saving Scrubbing Brush from the pirates,  3. Saving animals in the jungle,  4. The attack […]

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Traction Man is Here!


This week The Chestnut’s have started reading ‘Traction Man is Here’ by Mini Grey.  We have been acting out pages from the book, pretending to be Traction Man and his sidekick Scrubbing Brush. On Friday, the children had story baskets that they used to create their own adventures with Traction Man and Scrubbing Brush. Each […]

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