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Think 10!

This week, the very brilliant Badger class have been learning new strategies to improve their mental Maths skills. The children practised adding by first ‘making 10’ (using their understanding of number bonds to 10) and then adding on the remaining number. We have been writing our own stories in English, exploring microhabitats in science and …

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We are Artists!

We have been exploring the Arts this week. We learnt about William Morris’s art and had a go at printing, using vegetables (can you guess which vegetables?). We also printed with carbon paper.  We really enjoyed writing and performing our class poem based on Henri Rousseau’s painting, ‘Tiger in a Tropical Storm/Surprised’.   

It’s all about balance

A well-balanced diet combined with exercising helps to keep the body healthy; in science we explored the benefits of exercising and eating a balanced diet. In English and maths, we learnt about types of sentences and ordering values, respectively.

Wheels, Axles and Place Value!

We have learnt that the wheel and axle is a simple machine that helps make work easier; our scooters, bikes, cars and wheelbarrows have wheels and axles. As is the case in a design and technology lesson, we made a start on designing our axle type. In maths, we have been learning about the place value …

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Enjoying the sun

After a fun but busy week practising counting in 2s, 5s and 10s, as well as reading and exploring the themes in our book, ‘Frog and the Stranger’, we spent time on the field. Here we are developing our hand-eye coordination and wrist strength and getting lots of fresh air in the process, in our …

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Welcome back!

Seamlessly and with bucket loads of confidence and energy, Badger Class have made a great start to Year 2. We have been exploring numbers, physical and human features (in Watford), talking and writing about what happiness means to us…and it has only been a week!