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Class 2

May: In science we have been following shadows and helping our friends to draw their shadows.

May: Class Two are experimenting with colours and painting techniques to create a landscape in the style of Monet.....

May: Searching for creepy crawlies......

May: We’ve been working very hard to learn the time using analogue and digital clocks!

April: Year 1 and Year 2 children represented St. Catherine’s at Hunter Hall’s Cross Country, Penrith. They were superb! We have some very talented runners!

April: Year 1 and Year 2 children represented St. Catherine’s at Hunter Hall’s Cross Country, Penrith. They were superb! We have some very talented runners! 1

March: We visited Penrith castle and tried to identify different features... can you spot the moat, thick walls, dungeon, kitchen, drawbridge, arrow slits?

March: Gist visited our school and taught us how to stay safe on roads, near lorries and other large vehicles.

March: We were extremely delighted to welcome Brunswick Children into our school for a fun-filled afternoon with children's author and illustrator Mark Robertson. The children enjoyed a story workshop followed by a step-by-step guide to draw their very own dragon!

March: Powder Paint to create jellyfish for our 'Deep Sea Display'...

February: Shape sorting and discussions...

February: We have been very busy using ipads to research 'Under the Sea Creatures', we worked in groups to collate information before presenting it to the rest of the class.

February: Writing algorithms for beebots....

February: NSPCC visited KS1

February: We have enjoyed turning our castle drawings into fairy tale sand castles.... we didn’t even spill any sand!

January: Class 2 have been learning how to use rulers to draw outlines of medieval castles..... it can be quite tricky!

January: We created sunrises to represent Jesus’ light, some children chose to add candles too!

January: Using shapes to construct fairy tale castles

January: Active literacy, Goldilocks and the three bears

January: We are very excited to play on our new climbing frame!

January 2019 Creative Provision Time

December: Santa visited Class 2! 🎅🏻🌲

❄️It’s CHRISTMAS JUMPER day!🎄

December: Trip to Kendal theatre to see The Selfish Giant. There were some sleepy children on the way back to school...

December: Baptism in church with Father John

December: We have designed and made Christmas stockings to hang around our fireplace.

December: Maths in action

November: Some of Class 2 represented school at Newton Rigg Basic Moves Festival

November: In Religious Education we are learning about baptism. We enjoyed doing a role-play baptism today...

November: Exploring Light and Dark - Using pastels and chalks to create different tones...

November: Year 2 children perform a dance from Lion King

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October: For library week Class 2 visited Penrith library to explore their range of books and to make superhero masks!

October: Penrith Firefighters visited Class 2....

Firefighter Antony practising...

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Firefighters Anna and Liana practising....

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Firefighter Maja practising...

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Firefighter Alex practising...

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Firefighters Aaron and Tyler...

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Firefighters Tommy and Joshua...

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Class 2 have enjoyed learning all about the Great Fire of London

Class 2 have enjoyed learning all about the Great Fire of London 1

October: Paint blowing to create a backdrop for The Great Fire of London landscape...

October: We have learnt how important it is to warm up before our dance lesson...

October: Number construction focusing on 'one more one less'

October: Penrith Paramedic Team kindly taught Class 2 about their important job....

Henry had his oxygen levels and pulse checked...

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Tomasz was delighted to have his pulse and heart rate checked...

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We even checked to see if the sirens were working...

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We double-checked the sirens...

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September: We were recently visited by Ian from Blood Bike, Cumbria.

September: Class 2 were kindly visited by an optician...

September: Preparing our Great Fire of London scrolls......

We got even the chance to sit in the police van... and test the sirens and horn!

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2: Testing the sirens and horn....

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3: Testing the sirens and horn....

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4: Testing the sirens and horn....

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5: Testing the sirens and horn....

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6: Testing the sirens and horn....

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We learnt about road spikes and how they are used...

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September: Class 2 had a lovely treat listening to Paige share her story. What beautiful reading!

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September: Maths in action

September - Literacy: Using adjectives to describe...

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September - Numbers: Exploring base ten to compose 2-digit numbers

September - Building the foreground of the display: House construction!

September - Printing: Adding the next layer to our display backdrop...

September - Measuring our heights in small groups to compare our growth over the year....

September 2018 - Collaging to create our new display background..... watch this space!

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