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Welcome back. We are getting used to our new class routine.

We explored this term's theme 'polar explorers' by building igloos working together as a team.

We have been studying the work of Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013), an inuit artist.

Maths - learning about the value of each digit within larger numbers

The children taking part in a Jujitsu workshop.

Our first lesson on coding using Scratch.

Practising new skills and games with Alex from Plymouth Argyle.

Science - finding out about animals and their youngs.

Harvest: picking apples from the orchard and already thinking about mouth-watering recipes.

Eating the delicious apple puree we made from the apples we harvested.

Many thanks to Andy Rees, Molly's dad, for coming to our school today. The children have learnt about being a marine biologist and about travelling to both the South and the North Pole.

Learning to play the ukulele with Mr Calvert.

Matt - from Plymouth Argyle - was very proud of the children's progress in working as a team.

The children explored a dragon's lair and collected exciting words for their dragon poems. Then back to the classroom to make clay dragon eyes and for a nice cup of hot chocolate.

International Education Week: Year 2 celebrated the Brazilian culture. We learned about Samba music, carnivals, the statue of Christ the Redeemer and the Amazon Rainforest.

Addition and subtraction: number fact families

Oracy: children discussing the concept of fairness after reading the book 'The Princess Knight' by Cornelia Funke.

Talk for writing: children reciting poems from the book 'Tell me a dragon' by Jackie Morris.

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Visit of Miss Chen, a Chinese teacher, teaching the children about the tradition of paper cutting for luck and prosperity in the Chinese New Year.

Art - work inspired by the local artist Yvonne Coomber

Today we went back in time and met Queen Victoria. We learned about her life, played Victorian games and had 'high tea'.

World Book Day 2019: We had a fabulous time exploring the story 'Tiddler, the fish who told tales' by Julia Donaldson.

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