Thursday, 25 July 2013

100% Attenders!!

Well done you 4 boys!!!! You came to school EVERY day during year 2 which means you got your £10 prize and your certificate in Mrs Warners assembly!!! Well done I'm very proud of you and you can now have a relaxing summer!

Monday, 15 July 2013

Children's University Graduation!!!!!

All ready to head up to the hall!!

Thumbs up!!

Strike a pose!

All ready to start the graduation...

Waiting patiently!

Lots of proud children and teachers!!

Our turn!

Waiting for our names to be called....

Up we go!!

Waiting again for our names!!

Is it my go yet?!!


Moving along...

Mr Edensor getting in on the action!!

Ready to throw our caps!!!



I am very proud of every single one of you!!!!!!

Sunday, 7 July 2013

Maths games!!

This is a fun magic square game we will be looking at in class next week....

Here is the column addition and subtraction games we have been using, you may need your grown up to give you a little help if you need to borrow or carry!!

and this one too...

Flotsam by David Wiesner

This week in literacy we are going to be using the picture book 'Flotsam' by David Wiesner to encourage imagination and description. It is a fantastic story with lots of opportunity for description and development of own opinion and ideas. You can watch  brief introduction for the story here...

Monday, 24 June 2013

Our trip to Scarborough!!

Today we set off on a journey to sunny Scarborough for our trip linking to our seaside topic!!! Although it wasn't quite warm or dry enough for a paddle, we still had lots of fun and saw lots of interesting things!!!

Sunday, 16 June 2013

The Story Of The Ugly Sharkling

Next week we are going to be watching The Story of The Ugly Sharkling by Maia Walczak. We will be having a go at writing persuasive pieces to persuade someone which animal should be your best friend and why (like Harry the spider) and also playscripts to show dialogue between little
Phil, Harry and the shark. You can watch the story here...

Thursday, 6 June 2013

A Story In The Garden...

This afternoon Miss Coomber very kindly oferd to take you all to the school garden to have milk and a story! It was a lovely afternoon and a shame not to be outside!!

World Environment Day, Our Ideas.

Yesterday, on World Environment Day, we had an assembly allabout recycliand we now have new orange recycling boxes in our class for clean, dry paper, cardboard, plastic and metal.

Here are some of our ideas as to how we help look after our environment...

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

World Environment Day! 5th June 2013

Wednesday 5th June is World Environment Day!
This year the theme is Think.Eat.Save and we had an assembly today to think about how we can waste less food and look after our environment by encouraging our grown ups to buy locally produced food and farm shops etc.
Here is a short video informing us a little about it...
You can find out a bit more about it by checking out this website
Let me now any ideas you come up with and what you do with your family to Think.Eat.Save.

Sunday, 2 June 2013

Volume, Capacity and Measuring

Next week in maths we are going to be learning about measuring.
We will be working outside in the playground measuring with metre sticks, trundle wheels and tape measures.

We will be working inside measuring volume and capacity with a range of standard and non-standard containers.

We will also be weighing objects using scales and recording the weight of them to compare.

To be able to measure accurately, we need to understand how to read various scales and units of measure. This will be the focus of our activities this week.

Here are some games you can try to get your brain working....

Click---> Weight
Click---> Measure

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Our End Of SATs Party!

We celebrated the end of a busy and intense half term on Friday with a party! We earnt it and have all worked very hard over the last few weeks!!

We had some party food and then played a few games, dancing and musical statues, here we are enjoying ourselves!!

Year 5's Aztec Exhibition!

On Thursday before we broke up, year 5 offered us the chance to come and view their Aztec exhibition. They showcased everything they had been doing in their topic, and they had also made games that we had the opportunity to play, costumes for us to try on, and information for us to find out about!

We really enjoyed it and had lots of fun! Add a comment, what did you like best?!

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Hooda Maths!!

As promised, here is the link to the 'Hooda Maths' games you were all enjoying playing yesterday in ICT!! Let me know which your favourite is and how you all get on...


Monday, 20 May 2013

Our Fantastic Art Day!!!

Thanks to the wonderful Miss Coomber we all enjoyed a fantastic fun art day today with lots of wonderful activities. It was great fun and we took part in some very creative tasks, and all had such fun after working so hard last week and making Miss Morris so proud!!!

We had a go at some calligraphy with the special pens, made our own board games, developed our individual ideas through seaside sketches and added watercolour to our calligraphy door hangers!!

Sunday, 19 May 2013

Build Your Wild Self!!

Here is the fun game you were all enjoying playing on the IWB last week!! Let me know what fun and interesting creatures you make yourself into!! Add a comment!!

Click on the image below...

Connor's Solar System!!

I was amazed when Connor and his mum came in early the other day to set up their fantastic solar system they had made for the learning log homework!! It must've taken ages and it looked fantastic!!

Can you remember the order of the planets?

Sunday, 12 May 2013

Sumdog Leeds Competition

There's a Sumdog Leeds competition happening at the moment so practise your skills and join in...let's see if we can get our name on the leader board!!!
Click on the Sumdog logo to logon!!

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Solar System Song

Here is the Solar System song you were all enjoying the other day!!!

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Say Something Kind

Thanks to our year 4 school councillors, Issy and Lois, we now have a 'Say Something Kind' board in our class. Mrs Warner had this idea in her class and the class councillors have rolled it out across each class now! Whenever we have something kind to say about each other we write it on our 'Say Something Kind' board and then celebrate it together!

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

PE This Term: Athletics!

This half term we are focusing on athletics on P.E and are developing our throwing skills, both underarm and overarm, our running, jumping and relay. We have been having lots of fun so far and we are displying some fantastic skills already!!!

Monday, 29 April 2013

The Night Sky!

This week across literacy and topic, we are learning about the night sky and the features of our solar system so we can include some facts in our non-fiction text. Here we are making solar systems out of play dough, using pastels to create a night scene and making our information leaflets using purple mash about the night sky.

Can you remember the poem to remember the order of the planets? Mr Viper Eats Metal Jam Sandwiches Under No Pressure!!

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Welcome Quadblogging Buddies!!!

Hi to our 3 Quadblogging buddies!!!!!
Thank you for looking at our blog, we hope you enjoy it, like we are enjoying looking at yours!!
If you would like to look at any of our quad blogs for this term, click on them at the top right hand side of the blog!!

Night Time Information Text.

Here is a website you might want to look at to give you an idea for another paragraph of your 'Night Time' information text! It tells you all about the soon moon and stars...we will be looking at this next week in topic!!!!

Have fun!! Click HERE
Here you can explore how the Earth and Moon rotate around the sun! Click HERE

There is a similar game HERE

Monday, 22 April 2013

Nocturnal Animals

Over the next two weeks we are going to be looking at non-fiction texts and nocturnal animals. We will be researching facts and using them to put together a non-fiction piece of writing.

This is a very interesting website with lots of facts to help you. It will also help you with your learning log!

Have fun!!


Monday, 15 April 2013

Literacy and ICT - The Seaside

We started our seaside topic today by making our own stories about the seaside using the 2-Publisher software on 'Purple Mash'. We made sure our stories had a beginning middle and end and tried to include our VCOP skills we have been learning over the year. Here some of us are using the mini laptops to make our stories...

Sunday, 14 April 2013

Our New Topic - She Sells Sea Shells On the Sea Shore!

Hi everyone I hope you have all had a lovely Easter holiday!!! I am looking forward to seeing you all again!

Our topic next term is the seaside!! Hopefully the weather will get a bit better to go with our topic!!
Do you recognise this seaside resort?

We will be looking at the history of the British seaside, geographical features of seasides around the country and the world, completing various pieces of artwork based around a seaside theme as well as a trip to Scarborough!!!!

You can play a few games to get your taste buds tickled for our topic HERE

Monday, 8 April 2013

Biscuit Decorating End of Term Treat

Hope you are all enjoying the holidays and haven't made yourself sick with too much chocolate!! Here are the photos from out biscuit decorating treat at the end of the term.... I hope they tasted yummy!!

Wednesday, 27 March 2013


This week we have been doing lots of activities around the Christian celebration Easter....we have been making our own mod-rock egg cups and decorating them using the Pysanky art of decorating eggs at Easter. Pysanky is a Ukraine tradition at Easter time and is the art of decorating your egg with a meaning depending on the design you choose....

We are also making our own Easter palm crosses using green sugar paper and we have been looking closely at Palm Sunday.

Here are a few of us taking parts in some of the activities...

You can watch the method of making an Easter palm cross here...all you need is a piece of long thin paper!


Friday, 22 March 2013

Math Snow Day Games...The spinners!

Here is the link to the website with the spinners we have been using in maths... click on the image below...

Start by choosing 2 spinners and then set your value (in class we used any of the top 5 depending what you feel most confident with) and then spin them and decide what operation you will use in the middle and work out your answer before revealing it!! (Remember you will only be able to do suntraction if the first number is bigger than the second). Have fun!!! Let me know what equations you come up with!!

Sumdog National Challenge!!

Hi everyone unfortunately school isn't open due to the snow and the forecast for the rest of the day... BUT!!!!
There is a Sumdog National challenge beginning today!! That means you will not just be competing against children in schools in Leeds like before, but you will be competing against children in schools all over the UK!! Quick... log on on and earn some points, let's see if we can get some names on the leader board!!
It starts today and finishes next Thursday! Have fun!!!

Click HERE or on the Sumdog symbol on the right...

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Disney Animations!

Today we were making our own Disney animations using the 2simple animations software on Purple Mash. We had lots of fun designing the slides and watching them come together as a short film...I couldn't upload them all but here are a few!!


Friday, 15 March 2013

Red Nose Day!

Today we all came in red and wore our red noses to support the worthy cause and donate money towards Red Nose day!!
Here we all are!!
There are some games you can play from the official website by clicking HERE

Tuesday, 12 March 2013


In literacy this week we are focusing on the clip from Fantasia 'The Sorcerers Apprentice' and discussing the roles of the different characters and what we would magic if we were a Sorcerer!!

You can watch it and discuss your ideas here...

DT: Disney Hand Puppets

In Topic over the past couple of weeks we have been designing and making our own Disney hand puppets. We worked hard designing and labelling our initial idea and then using felt we have begun sewing and adding features to make our puppet.

Here we are deep in designing!!

Big Write Star March 8th

Tiyah uses very adventurous and descriptive vocab in her writing. She enjoys bringing her writing to life and engaging the reader. She also including the correct punctuation in the correct place. Well done Tiyah!!

Thursday, 7 March 2013

2013 World Book Day!!!

This year our theme in year 2 was Roger Hargreaves....there were lots of Mr Men and Little Miss characters in our classroom today!!! We did lots of fun activities around the books and enjoyed the stories together. Which is your favourite character?!! Here we all are...

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

World Maths Day 2013!!!!

Today was World Maths Day and we had lots of fun competing in the worldwide competition. We played against children in lots of different countries, Poland, Russia, Japan, Australia, Canada, North Korea to name a few!!!

Here we are in action in the ICT suite....

Sunday, 3 March 2013

Book Day Thursday 7th March!

Next week out literacy will be based around our class theme for World Book Day...Roger Hargreaves Mr Men and Little Miss books!!!
You can access the website where there are lots of games  if you go to the bottom of the homepage, there's a link to click that will take you are lots of activities and games you can look at and play.
What character will you come dressed up as on Thursday??!!
In literacy we are particularly focusing on the story 'Mr Nobody'. Look our for the photos of all the exciting things we get up to....

Doubling and Halving!!

Last week and next week we are parctising our doubling and halving skills....we are doubling and halving numbers to 20, doubling and halving shapes, quantaties and amounts and looking at half past, quarter to and quarter past on the clock.

  • Practise your  skills by trying this Robin Hood dubling and halving game HERE
  • or use the Beadgame HERE
  • This is a simple bridge doubling game HERE

Thursday, 28 February 2013

World Maths Day!!

Next Wednesday is World Maths Day!!!!! You have all taken your user names and passwords home so you can access the games to practise by clicking on the logo below!! Get practising ready for the big day and have fun!!

Sunday, 24 February 2013

Happy Half Term - Our New Topic!

Hi everyone hope you had a nice half term! Next half term our topic is 'Walt Disney, Fairy Tales and looking at the roles of different characters'. To start our topic we are going to be looking at a slightly alternative fairytale next week, called 'The Clocktower'. This piece of text looks at a beautiful dancer and we will be examining her role in the story, what happens to her, and thinking about how she got there and what might happen next!

I don't want to give too much away as I want you all to share and think of your own ideas but you can have a look at the text now by looking below... See you all tomorrow!

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Milkshake Party Reward!

After lots of hard work and super efforts in class, we earned our milkshake reward party and on Friday, celebrated with a pirate film to finish our pirate topic, milkshake hot chocolate and biscuits!! A fantastic hour was had by all and we all filled our boots with the yummy food and drink!!

Monday, 18 February 2013

Oracy Session!

As part of Miss Kitchen's gifted and talented role within school, each class has a box of oracy cards. These are ques questions to promote discussion within the children around subjects that we might not always think about within a normal day to day at school. In year 2 we try and have a specific session using the box on a Friday after maths and this week our session was around the card... 'Mystery Item' Describe an object you are thinking about, give 5 clues. We had lots of fun thinking of all sorts of weird and wonderful items. Try it at home with your family!!

Drama Inspired by Maia Walczak 'The Black Hat'

Last week in literacy we were comparing other text by 'Maia Walczak' to the 'Silent Blue Book' we looked at the week before. One of the text we were examining was 'The Black Hat' and we enjoyed making our own pieces of drama up to represent how we would react if we found a magical black hat in the woods.

We all really enjoyed making up our own mini performances and we decided we wanted to take part in more drama across the curriculum! Here we are engaged in the moment...

You can enjoy the story by clicking on the picture below..

Sunday, 10 February 2013

Visual Literacy 'The Silent Red Book' Maia Walczak

Next week in literacy, we are going to be watching 'The Silent Red Book' by Maia Walczaka and comparing it to the text we watched last week, The Silent Blue Book. When you watch it, think about the characters, describe them, where do we think they have come from? What happens when they meet?

What is similar to 'The Silent Blue Book', what links can you make? How does the story make you feel as you watch it? Can you add what you think the characters might be saying and thinking?

Times Table Games

This week your learning log is to learn your 2's, 5's and 10 times tables off by heart. We have been practising lots in class and here are some games to help you...

Play 'Hit The Button' HERE you can either gues the answer or the question.... (Great for extra challenge)

Play 'Fishy Times Tables' or 'Baseball Times Tables' HERE

Play 'Camel Times Tables' HERE

Play 'Cloud Times Tables' HERE you get a nice firework display at the end!!

Play 'Spitfire Times Tables' HERE

Have fun and keep practising!!!

Attendance Treat...Classopoly... Get Out Of Jail Free!!

Last week I was so very proud of you all our attendance was 100%!!!!!! We rolled in classopoly assembly and landed on 'Get out of jail free'. Hmmmmm what did that mean?? We all got a great surprise when Miss Stephens marched us out of assembly and into the green room, to 'do it Gangnam Style'!! Lots of fun and dancing for us all!!!

Big Write Star 7th Feb 2013

Zofia developed her story with a clear beginning middle and end. She used all the correct punctuation and even included an ellipse!! Her writing was lively and exciting for the reader to enjoy. Keep it up Zofia!!

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Visual Literacy: Silent Blue Book

This week in literacy we have been using our inference skills to pick apart a visual text called 'The Silent Blue Book' by Maia Walczak. There was no talking on the text, just music and we were working together to decide what we thought the story was about, what the author was trying to portray and how we felt about the text. Some of us found it so emotional it brought a few tears!! Here we are sharing ideas, listening to each other and writing our views.

Monday, 4 February 2013

Safer Internet Day!

Tomorrow is 'Safer Internet Day', and in school we are having 'Safe Internet Week'

There are some websites we will be looking at in class and you can take a look at home too
Click HERE for CBBC Stay Safe section and explore the 'top picks' at the bottom of the page...
Click HERE to explore the 'Safety Land'
Look at 'Sid's Online Safety Guide' HERE
Learn about being a 'Smart Surfer' HERE
Don't forget you can click on the 'CEOP' logo at the top right hand side of the blog if you have any concerns or worries about anything on the internet, and always talk to an adult.

Sunday, 3 February 2013

Visual Literacy 'The Silent Blue Book'

Next week in literacy, we are going to be extending our pirate topic further and reading 'The Spell Shell'  by Roderick Hunt and then developing our interpreting skills by looking at 'The Silent Blue Book' by Maia Walczak. It is a piece of text with no words and we are going to be deciding what we think is happening to the character, her feelings, where she goes and why and what is the relevance of the fox.

You can watch it here....

This video is taken from feel free to look at the authors other texts.

Friday, 1 February 2013

Big Write Star 1st February 2013

Teegan made me laugh with her humorous introduction and then she used speech to develop her characters, with speech marks in all the correct places!!! Well done Teegan!!

Thursday, 31 January 2013

Tu B'shevat

This week in topic we have been looking at the Jewish religion and in particular the celebration of 'Tu B'shevat'.

It is the celebration of 'The New Year of the Trees' There isn't much about the celebration on the internet but there's a little bit of information HERE

Can you remember the prayer we said before we started eating?
Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the universe, who creates the fruit of the tree.

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

A Pirate Times Table Hunt!!

This week as part of our maths we are practising our times tables, our 2's, 5's and 10's. We went on a pirates times table hunt around the hall to practise. We had to find the questions and then work out the answer, writing it on out clipboards......

Remember to keep practising at home!!!!!

Play on the table trees times table game HERE we are focusing on 2's 5's and 10's but if you want to try any of the others feel free to!!

Friday, 25 January 2013

Snow Fun!!

It's been a chilly week at Fieldhead Carr and we've had to get wrapped up at's  a sneaky peek at us enjoying the snow!!!

Big Write Star Jan 25th 2013

Jodie amazed me with her wonderful description. I found her story so exciting and interesting to read because of all the ambitious vocabulary! Super story Jodie!

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Using Purple Mash on our 'Class Mates' to represent our Pirate data!!

Today we were having a go at representing data on pirates using our 'Class Mate' mini laptops to go on purple mash and record our data. Purple mash was very clever how it converted our data into different types of graphs and charts and we then used these to analyse our data.

Log on to purple mash at home and make up so data to input and practise!!

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Pirate Art!!

Over the past week or so we have been having a go at some pirate artwork using a sponging technique to make the waves and then adding a Galleon and pirate scene using oil pastels to blend over the paint. The finished pieces look really effective!!!

Monday, 21 January 2013


Can you build a snowman as big as this today??

This snowman looks like he is having fun!! 

Year 2 Snow Day challenge!!!!

Hi everyone!!! Hope you are all enjoying the snow and keeping safe and warm!!

I have set you up a SumDog challenge to have a go at while you're snowed in, click on the link below and choose 'Year 2 Snow Day Challenge Monday!' It has just started and finishes at 7.00 tonight!

I have had a look at our class leader board and and the moment Layton is in the lead, I'll keep you updated as the day goes along!!!

Click on the Sumdog logo to access the site and log in to the challenge!

Have fun!!