Wednesday 20 July 2022

Knebworth house

In year 2 we went to Knebworth house and we learned about the Tudors.

Tuesday 5 July 2022

Sandy socks!

In year 2 we’re seeing how many cups of sand a peg can hold.

Wednesday 22 June 2022

Comparing lengths

Tuesday 7 June 2022

Measuring length and height

In year 2 we have been measuring our height and shoe size.

Friday 27 May 2022

Barbara Hepworth work with soap

Year 2 have been making some soap Barbara Hepworth sculptures.

Friday 20 May 2022


We released our butterflies on Thursday and Friday!

Some butterflies were braver than others!
Thursday 19 May 2022

Butterflies have emerged

In year 2 the butterflies have emerged !!!

Friday 13 May 2022

This week in PE

We have been sending me receiving using our hands and feet.
Great control!
Saturday 7 May 2022

This week in Year 2…

We used counters and cubes to find fractions.
After that, we could write out our calculations and draw diagrams to match.
For science, we sorted living and non-living things. We also got a new class pet called Rocky Rizzo. Photos to follow soon!
Wednesday 23 March 2022


Mrs Timms came into class this afternoon to lead an activity on mindfulness. The children enjoyed using charcoal to relax and create their own artwork.

Thursday 17 March 2022

Live! Making 2D and 3D shapes.

Year 2 are competing to make the most shapes before lunch time.

Thursday 10 March 2022


Today, Year 2 have been making detailed observations of leaves.

Saturday 5 March 2022

Sports Hall Athletics

A great time was had by all at the sports hall athletics event at Kings Langley school last week. A particular well done to the three girl’s teams with two 2nd place finishes and one 3rd place against the other teams in their respective groups.

Friday 12 March 2021

Odd and even numbers

We have been recapping some of the learning we did at home and have been sorting numbers into odd and even. We used cubes/ counters to help us work it out.

Friday 12 March 2021

Science – making boats

We have made boats out of foil and explored how to make them float by manipulating the foil in different shapes. We added pennies to the boats to see how many it could hold.

Friday 12 March 2021

CIP time

We have really enjoyed our first week back to school and have made use of our classroom areas. We have been using the till, reading area, outdoor facilities and play dough.

Friday 18 December 2020


We have had so much fun doing lots of festive acitvities including putting on a nativity! We also had a visit from Father Christmas who has given us all a gift and the naughty class elf, ‘Elfy’ (named by the class) who has been up to mischief.

 We wish you all a Happy Christmas and a happy, healthy New Year!

Wednesday 2 December 2020

Toys from the past

During our history lesson, we have looked at objects from the past and had great fun exploring all our parent’s toys they had when they were young.

Friday 27 November 2020


We had lots of fun looking at each others baby photos and putting them into chronological order.

Friday 27 November 2020


We have been using a number line to subtract numbers from each other. We have made our own number sentences and worked out the answers.

Friday 27 November 2020


In science, we have learnt about the features of insects and labelled parts of their bodies. We enjoyed using magnifying glasses to look at them closely!

Friday 20 November 2020


In Computing, we have started learning how to programme a beebot to follow directions.

Friday 20 November 2020

Rangoli Patterns

We have been learning about Diwali and have found out about Rangoli patterns and how they are important. We have made our own.

Tuesday 10 November 2020

3D shapes

We have been describing and identifying 3D shapes. We have been on a 3D shape hunt around the classroom and have used polydron to make 3D shapes. It has helped us understand that the faces on a 3D shape are made of 2D shapes.

Tuesday 10 November 2020

Labelling our body

In science, we are learning about humans and parts of the body. We worked in groups to make labels and stuck them onto our bodies.

Tuesday 10 November 2020

ordering instructions

In English, we are learning about instructions and have worked as a team to order some. We used time words to help us order them and used picture cues to help us.

Thursday 22 October 2020

Percy the Park Keeper

We have made Percy the Park Keeper pictures using collage and natural materials from outside.

Friday 16 October 2020

Space Launch

We had a very exciting day today! We watched as a model astronaut (designed by a year 5 girl) was sent up into space. We can’t wait to see the video of what happened.

Friday 16 October 2020


We have enjoyed using our mindfulness books in the morning as we come in to school. The children enjoy colouring along with the fairy lights and some calming music.

Friday 9 October 2020


In RE this week we have learnt about the Moon festival or Mid-Autumn festival which is celebrated in a range of countries in Asia. We have made our own lanterns and decorated them as part of our learning.

Friday 9 October 2020


We have been using the ‘part-whole’ model to help us start learning about addition. We made a number and then split the number up to three parts and wrote a number sentence to show the addition.

Friday 9 October 2020

Fruit tasting

We really enjoyed trying a range of fruits from the story of ‘Handa’s surprise’. We noted on our sheets which ones we liked and disliked and thought of some words to describe how each one tasted.

Friday 9 October 2020


We have been reading Percy the park keeper in English and have acted out the story of ‘One snowy night’.

Friday 9 October 2020

Harvest baskets

We have been reading the story of ‘Handa’s surprise’ and have made our own fruit baskets.

Thursday 24 September 2020

Our Class

We have made a lovely class display all about us! We made paper plate faces and also did some writing to talk about who our families are and favourite colours.

Thursday 24 September 2020

‘The Colour Monster’

During the first week in English, we read the story of the Colour Monster which is about feelings and emotions. We talked about feelings we can experience and when we might experience them and have created a colourful display to show our feeling jars.

Thursday 24 September 2020


We have used a tree identification sheet to help us find out which trees we have in our school grounds. We collected a range of leaves and then used magnifying glasses to look closely to help us decide which trees they were from.

Thursday 24 September 2020


In Science, we have been learning about plants and flowers and went outside to see how many types of flowers we could find.

Thursday 24 September 2020


We have been learning about what captions are and have made some based on our book ‘Plenty of love to go around.

Thursday 24 September 2020

Representing numbers

In maths, we have been using lots of  resources to represent numbers in different ways.

Monday 24 February 2020

Carol Concert

Thursday 19th December:

Today we went to St Johns Church in Boxmoor for our school carol concert. We sang Christmas carols and listened to readings from the bible. We were able to spot our decorated tree at the back of the church.

Monday 24 February 2020

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

We put up our class Christmas tree and the advent calendar.

Monday 24 February 2020

Forest School Week 5

Monday 24 February 2020

Christmas Nativity

The children in KS1 worked well together to produce a fantastic Christmas nativity called ‘Baubles’. The boys in reception were mice and the girls were stars and all took to the stage to do a dance.

Monday 24 February 2020

Sleeping Beauty Panto

Thursday 12th December:

Today we went to Watford to the Palace theater and watched ‘Sleeping Beauty.’ We all had a great time.

Monday 24 February 2020


Our Autumn Term 2 topic is Penguins. We have been learning about where the Emperor penguin. We have learnt about where they live, what they eat, how they move and their life cycle. We completed lots of activities during child initiated play.

Monday 24 February 2020

Forest School Visit 4

Monday 25 November 2019

Singing Coach…

Wednesday 13th November

Today we had a singing coach come into to work with us on our Christmas Nativity songs.

Monday 25 November 2019

Remembrance Day

Week Commencing: 11th November

This week we have been learning about Remembrance Day.

Monday 25 November 2019

Forest School Visit 3

Week Commencing: 4th November

Today was our first visit to the forest school classroom at Box Moor Trust. We went on the minibus up to the Old Barn where we met Jacqui. We put on our hi visibility jackets with our name badges on and then set off on the walk to the forest school classroom. On the way to the classroom Jacqui pointed out different things in the woods for example mushrooms, fungi, bird boxes and different leaves. When we got close to the forest school classroom there was a big tree called the ‘Hello’ tree, we said hello to it and put our named gnomes down. Jacqui then showed us the boundaries of the forest school classroom and introduced us to the fire pit and the fire pit rules. (No fire yet just practicing) We then got to explore the classroom and do some activities – animal zip line, pulleys, animal swings, animal homes, mud kitchen, painting trees with water and lying down looking up at the sky and the trees. It was all a lot of fun and we look forward to the next time we visit.

Monday 25 November 2019

Halloween and Bonfire Night

Week Commencing: 4th November

This week we have been learning about the story of Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night. We have also had lots of Halloween activities out during child initiated play. For Halloween this week we read the book ‘Room on the Broom’.

Monday 25 November 2019


Week Commencing: 21st October

This week we went on an Autumn walk around the schools grounds collecting natural things that were different colours and stuck them to our collection sheet. We also read the book ‘Stick Man’ and went on a walk to collect sticks to make our own stick men. We also had lots of Autumn activities in class.

Monday 25 November 2019

2D Shapes…

Week Commencing: 7th October

This week in maths we have been learning about 2D shapes. We used 2D shapes to make pictures, used the bee-bot to find 2D shapes and made 2D shapes on the geo board.

Monday 25 November 2019

Owl Babies…

Week Commencing: 23rd September

This week we have been reading the book ‘Owl Babies’ for our topic Autumn.

Monday 25 November 2019

Forest School Visit 2

Week Commencing: 23rd September

Today Jacqui from forest school came to visit us at school again. We went through the forest school rules and then went outside in groups to explore the schools grounds. Jacqui talked to us about the weather and about some of the natural things found around the school grounds.

Monday 25 November 2019

Pattern Making…

Week Commencing: 23rd September

This week in maths we have been learning about repeating patterns. We have been making our own repeating patterns using paint, making necklaces and patterns using things from the classroom.

Monday 25 November 2019

Forest School Visit 1

Week Commencing: 9th September

Today Jacqui from Box Moor Trust came to visit us at school. She showed us lots of pictures of the forest school classroom and explained what it looked like. She went through some of the rules that we will need to remember when we attend the forest school at Box Moor Trust. We then made name badges and named gnomes which we will use when we are at forest school.

Monday 25 November 2019

The Gruffalo…

Week Commencing 30th September:

This week we have been reading the book ‘The Gruffalo’ during literacy. We have been doing lots of activities linked to this book we painted pictures, completed puzzles and been on a Gruffalo hunt in the garden!

Sunday 6 October 2019


Week Commencing 30th September:

We have been learning to recognise numbers 1-10 and practice counting with objects.

Sunday 6 October 2019

Whole School Mosaic…

We took part in creating a whole school mosaic which will go on display in the courtyard. We can’t wait to see it finished!

Sunday 6 October 2019

Starting School…

Week Commencing 9th Sept:

We have been getting to know each other and our new classroom.