Welcome to Class Two's Page
Mrs Cookson and Mr Gillett
Classes 2 includes children in Years 3 and 4. The Teachers in Class 2 is Mrs Cookson and the Teaching Assistants are Mrs Going, Mrs Cowap and Mrs Parks..
Trip to the National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery - posted 7th Mar
On 6th March the children visited the National Portrait Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery to enhance their learning around this terms topic, Art On to The Doorstep. They saw lot of paintings they have been learning about and reproducing including The Sunflower by Vincent Van Gogh. They even tried recreating their own versions of the paintings! The children all had an enjoyable and interesting day and they were a credit to the school.
Leonardo Da Vinci Fact Files and Posters - posted 6th Feb
Class 2's topic this term is 'Art on the Door Set' and they are studying the lives and works of famous artists including Leonardo Da VInci and Van Gogh. On 4th March they are visiting the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery to see their painting.s. In preparation for this, the children have been researching facts about Leonardo Da Vinci and have created posters using the facts they have learnt.
Class 2 Christmas Performance - Prickly Hay - posted 13th Dec
This week the children in Class 2 have been performing their Christmas Production 'Prickly Hay'. We were joined but many parents, family members and friends all of whom enjoyed a fantastic production. The children sung and played their parts brilliantly. Well done to everyone in Class 2.
Tending To Our Garden - posted 2nd Oct
Class 2 have been clearing the raised beds in preparation for next years planting. They also used canes to tie up the plants that were still alive and growing and removed the seeds from the broad beans to plant next year. The healthy sunflower blooms were picked for display in the classroom and, where the sunflowers had died, the children picked out the seeds so they can be planted next year.
Visit to the Sealife Centre - posted 21st May
On Monday, as part of their Seas and Oceans topic, the children in Class 2 visited the Sea Life Centre in Birmingham. They saw many of the sea creatures they have been studying including sharks, jelly fish and sea horses. They also looked at their habitats and watched some of the fish being fed.
Weeding, Planting & Growing - posted 8th May
The children in Class 2, along with the children in CLass 1, have started tending the vegetable beds, They have weeded the beds and have been planting vegetable plants that they have grown from seed. They are growing kale, potatoes, runner beans, cabbage, tomatoes and Brussel sprouts. Now they just need to make sure that they are watered regularly as the weather gets warmer.
Waste & Recycling - posted 8th May
On 8th May 2018 Class 2 received a visit from Daventry District Council. They participated in a workshop looking at waste and recycling and the resulting pollution of the seas, particularly with plastics, if people do not recycle.
Oceans & Seas - posted 25th Apr
Class 2's topic for the Summer term is Oceans and Seas. They will be learning about the sealife that inhabits the oceans and seas as well as it's pollution and conservation. The children will be visiting the Sealife Centre in Birmingham and a local garden centre to look at tropical fish. Also, they will be visited by someone from Daventry District Council who will talk to the children about plastics, how they pollute the seas and how plastic can be recycled. A driver will also visit to share their experiences of sealife and the pollution of seas. Today the children used the Chrome Books to research the creatures that inhabit the seas and then created large factual posters.
Visit to the National Justice Museum - posted 28th Feb
On Monday the children in Class 2 visited the National Justice Museum in Nottingham, They visited the cells and met the prison reformer Elizabeth Fry. They also enjoyed taking part in a CSI type investigation into a Victorian crime and participated in a court case involving two children accused of stealing. As well as having a great time the children learnt a lot about their topic, Crime and Punishment, and the Rule of Law a British Value.