Welcome to Year 2! We hope you had an enjoyable half term! This week in Year 2 In our Literacy lessons we have been learning about explanation texts. These are non-fiction texts that explains either a process or how something works. We have been exploring different explanation texts and identifying the key features of these…

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Welcome to Year 2 Santorini Class! This week in Santorini Class We have been celebrating Inclusion Week this week in class. We have learnt how to cross the road safely and designed our own Road Safety Superheroes/Mascots. We have also discussed bullying and what we should do if we or someone we know is being…

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Welcome to Year 2 Santorini Class! This week in Santorini Class In our Literacy lessons we have been continuing to learn about instructions and exploring the animated tale of Thad Gets To The Moon. We followed instructions and worked as a group to create our own rockets. We then created instructions on how to decorate…

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Welcome to Year 2 Santorini Class! This week in Santorini Class In our Literacy lessons we have been continuing to learn about recipes and instructions. At the beginning of the week we were given a recipe that was written in a paragraph and had to turn these into recipe instructions. We then used this knowledge…

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Welcome to Year 2 Santorini Class! This week in Santorini Class In our Literacy lessons we have been exploring the book of ‘The Shopping Basket’ by John Burningham. We have used this story to create instructions for the animals in the book making sure we include the key features of instructions. In Numeracy we have…

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  Welcome to Year 2 Santorini Class! This week in Santorini Class In our Literacy lessons we have been continuing to explore the story Superworm by Julia Donaldson. We have created questions to ask Superworm and sequenced the story. We have then used the book to help us plan and write our own Superworm story.…

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Welcome to Year 2 Santorini Class! This week in Santorini Class We have been celebrating Investigations Week!! Throughout the week we have explored the story ‘Journey’ by Aaron Becker. We have thought about our own places we would like to journey to and have created drawings and descriptions of these places. We also designed, built…

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Welcome to Year 2 Santorini Class! This week in Santorini Class In our Literacy lessons we have been exploring explanation texts. We have looked at the different features of explanation texts including the language used in these such as causal conjunctions (because, so, this means etc.) and comparative language (bigger, hairier, fluffier etc.). We have…

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Welcome to Year 2 Santorini Class! This week in Santorini Class In our Literacy lessons we have been continuing our learning about Traditional Tales and have explored the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. We have identified the features of a traditional tale and used these to plan, draft, edit and re-write our own version…

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Welcome to Year 2 Santorini Class! This week in Santorini Class In our Literacy lessons we have been continuing our learning about Traditional Tale and our exploration of ‘Cinderella’. We have compared the story of Cinderella to ‘The True Story of Cinderella’ and ‘Seriously Cinderella is so annoying’ as well as the film version. In…

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