This week began with a party, P2 C really love treats! Our new topic of Space is so much fun and the children loved exploring all our new Space themed play activities. We learned all about the letter ‘t’ in phonics and 1’2’3 in numeracy. Our book of the week was ‘Aliens love underpants’, the children helped Mrs Caughey remember all the rhyming words in the story, she is so forgetful! Monday will begin our home communication on Seesaw so next weeks photos will be found in the children’s new online journals.
Freddie and Jack love our new rocket tent.
Is that the moon in our sand tray Hollie?
Will you eat that scary spider Freddie?
We love party treats!
Can you find stars in the space goo?
Who is this Alien?
Jake has made friends with our P2 alien.
Jack stamping stars on the night sky.
Adrianna there are so many stars!
What a cool alien you have made Sam.
Oliver loves our new Space playset.
Jack drawing rockets on tinfoil.
Jake loves a boogie!
Adrianna painting on tinfoil.
Freddie made us all yummy play dough buns.
Learning all about Poppy Day.
Olivia loves mixing the Space goo.
Oliver can you build a rocket?
We had such a fun music lesson today. We learned how to find the pulse and beat of a song. We have some great musicians in P2C 🎶🎶
This week we started the lovely topic of Autumn. Thank you to those who filled their Autumn treasure bags, we had the most amazing Autumn tuff tray for the children to explore! There were conkers, acorns, leaves, pine cones, home grown apples and pears. Our numeracy focus was pattern and we started off by stamping apple patterns. Our literacy focus was the ‘a’ sound and we are getting really good at hearing it, spotting it, and saying it. Our pupil of the week is Jake, he has been making us all smile. We finished today with making masks, painting pumpkins, treats for break (thanks to our adults) and a trip to the nearby park. Hollie was our P2C prize winner for her entry into the Killard art competition ~ well done Hollie! We are sorry that we can’t continue our topic next week. Why don’t you go out for an Autumn walk to collect more treasure and let our P2s show off their sorting, matching and counting skills! Enjoy the break and stay safe, we will look forward to our next topic of ‘Space’ when we return.
Apple patterns ~ that’s great Sam.
Sam and Jack making natural pictures of trees 🌳
Sam that tree is impressive!
I love the way you used crayons too Jack.
The ‘All about me’ books are always a hit! Hollie loves looking at her family.
Spiders in the water tray, quick boys can you take them out?
Exploring prickly Autumn treasures from our bags was lots of fun.
Hollie can make patterns!
Jake you know where to put the flower well done!
Hollie and Olivia exploring the oats in our sand tray, it smelled of cinnamon too.
We love painting leaves for our season tree.
Oliver putting his Autumn treasures into our tuff tray.
Is that yucky Adrianna?
Jack using tweezers to remove the pumpkin seeds.
Hollie thinks scooping the seeds out is lots of fun.
Adrianna you can complete large puzzles all by yourself!
You are great at sticking the leaves onto our tree Jake.
What lovely Autumn colours Hollie.
Autumn leaves are falling down Oliver 🍂
Can you feel the pine cone Oliver?
What Autumn item do you feel Adrianna?
Is that a witch in our class?
Jack your mask looks great!
We love Halloween treats.
Is that Dracula at the park or Freddie?
Sam having fun.
Olivia is that a chicken you are on?
Oliver loves the park.
Are you dizzy Jack?
See saw fun.
Hollie and her work of art!
We are learning all about the ‘a’ sound. We think we are so good at making the sound that we took a video, Mrs Caughey is super impressed!
This was our last week of the topic ‘Inside Out’, we finished with a nail salon and large soft building blocks in playtime. Our numeracy focus was comparing the size of objects and our letter sound was ‘A’. We were very excited when we got our very own pets in P2 ~ two goldfish who we named Buzz and Woody. Each day someone from our class gets to feed them, we have loved watching them swim around and they seem very happy. A big ‘Happy Birthday’ to Cooper, it was his birthday on Monday and we hope that he had a really fun day! Well done to Olivia on being awarded pupil of the week. Next week we are looking forward to our new topic of Autumn 🌿🍂🍁 we are excited to see the Autumn treasures the children bring into school on Monday in their treasure bags that went home with them today.
Can I book an appointment boys?
What colour are you painting the nails Hollie?
Olivia and Hollie making bubbles.
We enjoy playing together in P2.
Sam showing off his jigsaw building skills.
Jack always works hard 😊
Olivia choosing what she wants to play with.
Hollie working on her handwriting skills.
What sound is that Oliver?
Sam meeting our new P2 pets.
Let’s vote on their names ~ we all agree on Woody and Buzz.
Oliver got to feed them first!
Hollie checking that Woody and Buzz like their new home.
Hi Jack I think the fish love you already!
Oliver trying to hide on us! We found you Oliver 😊
We had real tea in P2!
We love making our own tea, we wondered why the grown ups didn’t want any though 🤷
Sam loves to look through his ‘All about me book’. You have a lovely family Sam.
Olivia enjoying the large soft blocks.
What a big tower you both are building!
Hollie can order the sticks she found in the playground by size!
Great size ordering Freddie!
Splish, splash Jake 💦
Play dough faces 😊
Jake using a toothbrush and toothpaste to clean some dirty teeth.
Oliver you would make a great dentist!
Olivia exploring foam in the sensory tray.
We love playing with our natural resources too Jake ❤️
This week we have been exploring our emotions and inside our bodies. In phonics we perfected our ‘S’ sound and in numeracy we were comparing amounts. The addition of a Doctors surgery to our home corner was a big hit and it was lovely to watch the children’s imagination as they played in it. Another highlight this week included our focus book ‘The Colour Monster’ Mrs Caughey’s granny made us all of the monsters and we loved playing with them! A big thank you to Zoe from our Speech and Language team for coming into our class to do an ‘Attention Bucket’ session, we had so much fun and everyone was so engaged.
Great to have Doctors on hand in P2!
Sam blow painting hair how cool!
Jack what bright colours you are using.
Can I book an appointment Hollie?
Jack made his daddy in play dough!
I hope the baby will get better Dr Adrianna.
What emotion stones can you find Oliver?
Oliver practising his letter S formation.
Wow what great handwriting Adrianna!
Matching S sound words ~ well done Hollie!
Sam comparing amounts!
What colour of fish are there more of Jack?
What colour is there more of Oliver?
Hollie loves doing number puzzles!
More than, less than work for Adrianna!
Great work Sam you are right!
Mrs Caughey’s granny made us colour monsters, we love them!
What a beautiful duet Freddie and Jack!
Adrianna told Mrs Bowden what beads matched each colour monster during finger gym!
Make my S letters disappear Freddie.
Tidy up time, you are a great help Adrianna!
Colour monster handwriting practice.
Thank you Zoe for our Attention Bucket session!
We love our colour monsters!
Jack said his robots were socially distancing!
Well done Freddie ~ pupil of the week!
Oh look there’s a slug.
Take a closer look Jack.
Is that a spider Sam?
Olivia loves the sand.
What a busy week! We are still exploring inside our bodies and our family, we love browsing through our all about me books, they fit into our topic perfectly. We learned all about the ‘S’ sound and had lots of giggles when everyone tried on Mrs Caughey’s sunglasses! In numeracy we were sorting and we were so good at sorting socks that Mrs Caughey thinks we could help our families do the laundry at home! We are such a happy class, have a look at our pictures to see what we have been up to.
Sam working on his cutting skills.
Look at how many leaves you have cut up Jack!
Oliver’s tissue paper heart.
Adrianna loved the felt play set, lots of detail there.
Loose part faces ~ whose face is that Jack?
Exploring our natural resources is lots of fun!
Painting with cotton wool? We are so creative!
Look at the concentration as Hollie paints the sunflowers.
How impressive is Sam’s sunflower painting?
Yummy face cookies, Sam’s look great!
Jack is giving his face cookie long hair.
Hollie working out what to use as the mouth.
Spread the icing on first Olivia.
Are you sneaking a sweetie Oliver?
What cookie will you eat first Adrianna?
Exploring the S sound, how cool is Oliver?
That’s right tell the snake you are wearing a scarf Sam!
Olivia having a turn wearing Mrs C’s sunglasses.
Olivia can trace the letter S with her finger.
Sorting pictures into colours ~ a team effort for Sam and Adrianna.
Super impressive sock matching boys, Mrs Caughey will have you helping with her laundry!
Sorting pebbles and shells is no problem to Hollie!
Our first virtual assembly, well done Oliver for getting prize pupil and full attendance!
We love exploring our nearby forest.
Look at how high Sam can climb!
How many conkers did you find?
We had to climb out of the forest what an adventure!
We have had another fun filled week in P2! We have been using our fingers and sponges to paint, we have been matching socks in our home corner and bathing our P2 baby in the water tray. We loved making leaf crowns on Friday afternoon, it was a great way to end our week.
What a great skeleton Freddie!
Adrianna giving her baby a bath!
I don’t think those socks fit your baby Adrianna.
Oliver’s favourite play area he loved the addition of the apples!
Great shape matching Jack!
Wow Freddie you matched the shapes super quick!
Hollie loved playing the animal matching game with Mrs Hamilton.
Oliver knows where the animals go!
How many bones will your skeleton have Sam?
Finger gym threading for Hollie.
That’s it Oliver you can put the pipe cleaners in the tiny holes.
Wow Sam we love your loose parts number 2.
Look at Olivia’s big smile ~ she really loves P2!
What are you boys talking about?
Hollie making her friends some tea.
What did you find in the sensory tray Olivia?
Jo jingles time is always a favourite.
Look we have chickens outside our classroom!
Hollie finger painting.
Can you mix and stir Adrianna?
So much imagination ~ lovely to watch!
Is that how you spell your name Oliver?
Our pupil of the week is Sam! He was super excited and told everyone he met! Well done Sam
Jack and Freddie’s leaf crowns look fantastic.
So do yours Sam and Adrianna!
Hollie checking her leaf crown out in the mirror!
Another fabulous week in P2! We are so pleased with how the children are settling in. Have a look to see what we have been up to.
Sam and Jack loved the rice in the sand tray.
Olivia your boat is sinking!
Yummy snack time.
Wow Freddie you can make your name!
That’s it Hollie keep going.
Jack can count, no problem to him!
How many leaves Freddie?
Adrianna can match the emojis
Can you find the hidden letters?
Hollie’s self portrait.
What colour are your eyes Adrianna?
Yes you are gorgeous Olivia.
We love our new playground!
Wow there’s a parrot in school!
That’s a very interesting conversation Hollie!
Adrianna is our pupil of the week! Well done Adrianna.
Let’s explore our nearby forest.
Look the sign says ‘Holly’!
Adrianna and Olivia.
Jack showing the wooden fox his pine cones.
Mrs Caughey is drawing around Adrianna’s body ~ we will paint it next week!
Sam adding his handprint to our friendship tree.
Jack loves hand printing too.
Wow Freddie you can match the shapes to make the picture.
We are so excited to get back to school! We loved posing for photos on our first day back, look at our lovely smiles!
We have had a fabulous first week back at school! It has been lovely seeing the children reconnect with their friends after such a long time at home. Our first topic is ‘Inside Out’ during this we will be exploring our emotions and our bodies, below are some pictures of this week’s playful learning. We are so pleased with how enthusiastic and engaged the children were with the activities.
Jack doing the ironing!
Adrianna reading to her babies.
How many beads can you count Oliver?
Jack and Sam playing with our dolls house.
Freddie and Jack threading.
Look at Hollie smile!
Hollie and Olivia enjoying our wet sand.
What a lovely initial Sam.
Hollie loves art.
If you're happy and you know it clap your hands!
Wow Freddie can order our natural loose parts!
Colour sorting - not a problem to Jack and Adrianna!
What shape goes in here?
Great shape sorting!
Today (Friday 4th) we went on a nature hunt. We found leaves, twigs, pebbles and Olivia found a feather! Afterwards we played a memory game and guessed what natural item Mrs Caughey took away from under a blanket, she tried hard to trick us but we knew! We loved getting outside to explore our beautiful outside area, and when we got back into the classroom we put our treasures on our nature table! Over the next few weeks we will be learning about Autumn so if we find interesting items outdoors we can bring them in and explore them with our class on our nature table.
Our first pupil of the week is Jack. Jack has had a great start to his P2 year and he always has a smile on his face ~ well done Jack!
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