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Video conferencing with our French partner school in Locmaria-Plouzane, Brittany, France.

Art - our butterfly clay tiles, ready to be fired in the kiln.

Looking after our very own caterpillars until they become beautiful butterflies.

African drumming with Mr Calvert

Visit of Brian Pollard: the children have enjoyed learning about the artist's techniques which we will apply on our own canvases.

Visit of Giacomo's dad (a biologist) explaining the concept of METAMORPHOSIS

Year 2 investigating how to make different shape bubbles

RSPB workshop on providing food and shelter for the living things in our local environment

Year 2 rockpooling with the team from the Wembury Marine Centre

Super Scientists!

World Book Day 2018: What a great time we have had today sharing our love of reading with Year 5, discussing our favourite characters, inventing new potions for George and his Marvellous Medicines, and of course, dressing up!

Fabulous time in the snow!

Surveying the minibeasts living in different microhabitats.

Finding out about the human and physical features of the French village of Locmaria-Plouzane twinned with Wembury since 1981.

Learning about Les Animaux de La Mer with our French visitors Emma and Chloe

Wassailing celebration with Mrs Wood and Mrs Ridge to wish the apple trees a nice harvest.

Quickmaths session: If we know that 3 + 5 = 8, what else do we know?

Music: learning to play the ukulele with Mrs Boucherat

Mapping skills: our first attempt at drawing maps of our school ground.

Democracy day: children learning about the election process and the concept of fairness through debating whether or not girls should be allowed to become knights in the book The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke.

Learning about The Great Fire of London - our walk along Pudding Lane in 1066

Feeling festive during our Christmas lunch

Learning about multiplication

Our trip to the Drum Theatre to see The Enormous Turnip

Learning about doubling and the 2 times table

Practising our PE skills with Ben from Plymouth Argyle

Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s

Underwater polar exploration: Jon (Mrs Inglott's husband) telling us about how he explored the North Pole under the ice in a submarine whilst working for the Royal Navy.

Polar science workshop with Dr Juliette Jackson: learning about food chain, salty and freshwater ice, as well as about the scientists researching climate change.

Contraction trail

Learning about place value

Visit of a polar explorer: a big thank you to Jago's dad for sharing his adventures in the Arctic

Art from the arctic

Learning to learn

Our first week in Year 2


What a lovely week we have had getting to know each other and learning about our topic for this term 'Polar Explorers'.


Our main focus this week has been to explore different parts of the world and to name and locate the seven continents.  We have also  been finding out about the Inuit artist Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013) and her artwork on animals. 

Learning for Life