In Geography today, year 6 have been learning about the different layers of the rainforest, and how this supports biodiversity 🦜


Happy Wednesday everyone 🌈 For this week's challenge, we would like you to write a poem around the theme of Halloween 🎃 It can be any style of poem: rhyming, Haiku, narrative etc. We can't wait to hear what you come up with!


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Can’t believe how well these sweet peas are doing! Well done to the young farmers of who sowed all these a few weeks back. We’ll keep you posted with their progress throughout the year.


Wow they are looking fantastic! That is amazing how well they are doing! Thank you for the update 👨‍🌾


In science today, year 6 have been learning about reproduction in flowering and non-flowering plants. They then dissected a flower to identify the different reproductive organs 🌺


Amazing generosity from our school community to donate food to our local foodbank - thank you!


This week in Nursery, we have been reading the book 'This is Our House'. We have thought about our own houses and homes, exploring different ways to join materials to create our own collages 🏠


We are very excited to announce the dates for our open days this year! Follow the link to book your space and watch out virtual tour:


Year 5 and 6 were lucky enough to take part in a virtual talk by incredible writer Joseph Coelho this morning. They thoroughly enjoyed learning about how to become a writer and are looking forward to having a go at writing some poetry 📝


Happy Wednesday everyone 🌈 For this week's challenge, we would like you to design your own Halloween scene🎃


Mysterious book corner break-in in year 5! Both classrooms targeted. Suspect as yet unknown.. Young detectives are writing a newspaper report to help try and catch the culprit. Watch this space for updates 👀


Thank you to the staff and students from Harris South Norwood Clock Tower for coming to to talk to our year 5's and 6's about going to secondary school 🏫


Happy Wednesday everyone 🌈 For this week's challenge, we would like you to design your own car! You should come up with a name for it and label its features 🏎️


Year 6 have been using their knowledge of circuits and electricity to design their own torches which are fit for purpose. We had some designed for the general public, children, and even the military! 🔦


In art, year 6 have been drawing what they can see out of their classroom windows 🪟 They have been doing this in the style of Stephen Wiltshire, showing the texture and tone of what they can really see


Coming through Croydon at the moment, eta closer to 16.15 now


Still on for 16:00


Our year 6 Victorian children are taking part in a typical 'Drill' lesson which was the Victorian equivalent of PE


Break for lunch, now back on the road, still on track for 16:00


Some nonsense poems written by our Year 6's inspired by Lewis Carroll's 'The Jabberwocky' which was written during the Victorian times 📝

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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2: 
Murray and Danube Class 

Shape Miss Campbell will be teaching Danube class and Mrs Souissi will be teaching Murray Class.  


Welcome to year 2! We hope you find the information below useful. This information will help you support your child at home with the organisation of their week and their learning at home. 

Key Times 


Each week, children are expected to learn their spellings, practise their times tables or number bonds, and read for 30 minutes each night. 


Our PE Days are Tuesday and Friday 

Please ensure that your child has their PE kit on these days. 


We are planning on doing a walk in our local area to link into our Science learning about plants 

Key Times 

For Year 2, the school day will begin at 8.45, and end at 3.20. Please stick to these timings as each year group has their own start and end time to ensure social distancing. 


What are we learning? 


In literacy we will begin by reading “The Snail and the Whale”. The story tells of a journey that the snail takes around the world by riding on the back of a whale. Together they must overcome some problems and they become good friends. Through this, children will explore and discuss teamwork and friendship. 


In maths, we will be focusing on Place Value, Addition and Subtraction. We will also be doing catch-up sessions in order to support with areas taught during lockdown. 


Everyday materials will be our main focus of Science this half term and we will explore ideas of sustainability and properties of materials 


We will be learning about the seven continents and five oceans – we will be developing our map skills. 


In History, we will be learning about the Tudors. We will cover a variety of topics including their rise to power, the Tudor kings and queens and what life was like for everyday Tudor people.  


In RE, we will be learning about Buddhism and the Budha, and how he influenced and impacted on people’s lives..  


Coding will be our main focus for computing, learning about basic computer code and debugging.  


In art, we will be learning about drawing, with a focus on artist Olga Gamynina and her work on line drawn animals.  


In PSHE we will be thinking about what makes us special and about family and friends relationships. 


In PE we will be doing multi-skills, particularly focusing on hand-eye coordination and throwing and catching. 


Music this term will be singing, counting-in singing and how to sing along with others. We will explore how we can use our bodies to sing and use our voice in different ways. 


In DT we will learning how to design and make our own moving vehicles 


How can I help at home? 

One of the key ways every parent can help is to ensure that your child is at school every day and on time. Other than this, the main way you can help is by ensuring that your child reads every day, for at least 30 - minutes – this can be with you, or on their own, but it is the most effective way of ensuring that your child progresses and learns outside of school. Practicing times tables frequently is vital, and children should be confident in their times tables by the end of year 4. Year 2s focus tables are 2, 5 and 10.  

Children have logins for Mathletics, Literacy Planet and Purple Mash– please encourage them to use this frequently, as it will really help with their quick recall of mathematical facts. 

If you have any questions, please talk to Miss Campbell or Mrs Soussi 


Miss Campbell and Mrs Souissi