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Yellow Class - Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!


Welcome to the Yellow Class page of our school website! The website will be used to keep you up to date with what is going on in Year 2. On this page you will be able to find weekly learning overviews, updates and pictures of what we have been doing in class and other useful information.

Rosh Hashana 

In RE we  are learning about how Rosh Hashana (New Year) is celebrated in the Jewish faith. We ate apples dipped in honey and challah bread like Jewish people would have at the start of Rosh Hashana. We also discovered how many of us loved pomegranate! We thought about each seed of the pomegranate representing a good deed that we could do during the year. 

We're Going on a Dragon Hunt! 

Today we received a letter from someone who had noticed some strange things happening in the school grounds over the Christmas break. We became 'Ringshall explorers' and went to search for clues. In the woods we found some shiny scales, a spiky purple tail, some golden eggs, a shield, muddy footprints and burnt sticks. We decided that it must have been a dragon! 

This Week's Learning Fun

We have had a busy week learning about Bonfire Night and the Gunpowder Plot. We have put ourselves into the role of some of the people involved in the Gunpowder Plot, written letters to King James and the guards and made some beautiful firework pictures. This week we have also made some soup in D&T. Have a look at some picture of our learning! 

Diwali Lanterns 

In RE we learnt about Diwali, the festival of light. We made lanterns and thought about the good things that are happening around us in the world. We also thought about how we could do good things, to make a difference and make the world a better place. 

Locality Walk

We went on a walk around Ringshall to find out about the human and physical features in our locality. When we got back we created our own maps of the village to show what we had found. 

This Week's Learning Fun

In Yellow Class we have had a busy week of fun learning. We have been using crocodiles in Maths to compare numbers, pretending to be characters from 'The Three Little Pigs' to answer questions in English and testing natural waterproof materials in Forest Schools! We also had fun making jam tarts for the Macmillan coffee morning. Please enjoy looking at some pictures of our week! :) 


In Maths we have been showing the place value of numbers in different ways. We have used 'sticks and bricks', 'chips and peas', Numicon, place value charts and even pasta! 

Forest Schools

This week in Forest Schools Yellow Class had fun carrying on their Science learning about materials. The children searched for natural materials with different properties. 

There was also lots of creative learning going on! Some children made leaf people whilst others went on bug hunts in the mud. 




In Science this week we have been exploring a range of materials and thinking about how we might group them in different ways. Here are some of the group we made. 

Transition Day! 

Orange Class did a brilliant job stepping up to the challenge of becoming a year 2 and showed that they are most certainly ready to start in Yellow Class in September! We created our own mini-selves, thought about what makes us special, what we are good at and the challenges we are setting ourselves for next year. Our medals are a reminder of how fantastic we are and all the lovely compliments our friends can give us!