Our year sixes have finished baking the bread, and have really 'risen' to the occasion!They've followed the DT process step by step, conducting market research and creating prototypes, and many have spiced theirs up with garlic and paprika!


Step 2 of Year 6's final bread products: seasoning added and bread shaped ready for another prove 🥖


Today Year 6 are making their final bread products as part of their D.T learning this half-term. They have started off with a basic bread dough which has been kneaded and left to prove. Keep checking on here for updates 🥖


Year 3 made their final super salads today to complete their D.T learning for this term! How delicious do these look? 🥗


Year 6 went on a local area walk of Penge today to link in with their geography topic. They stopped at various points to discuss the history and also looked out for some of Penge's famous street art!


We had such an amazing maths week this week, topping it off with a fun maths dress-up day today. Thank you to everyone who took part 🥳🎊


Miss Simmons introduced Maths Week today - our year sixes shared some of the reasons why Maths is so important, and we found out about our Maths competitions for this week!Looking forward to seeing how everyone dresses up for Maths Day on Friday! 🧮➗➖➕


KS2 are having a special e-safety assembly by Jack Fowler on the federation cyber-security team 👩‍💻


Today we are wearing spots in support of Children in Need. Thank you so much to everyone who gave in a donation to help this amazing cause 🧸


Amazing guys! Thanks for sharing and supporting Odd Socks Day and Anti-Bullying Week 2023! 🧦🙌❤️


Today, Year 1 Rhino Class had a great time creating collage poppies to commemorate Remembrance Day. They used the techniques they have learned in their art lessons this half term including overlapping, crumbling, and tearing 🎨


Thank you to everyone for wearing their odd socks today to celebrate everyone's differences! What a way to kick off Anti-Bullying Week 🧦


Here are our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors supporting in assembly by reading sharing poetry


This week we are focusing on Kindness and anti-bullying, led by our year six ambassadors. Today we're wearing odd socks to remind us that differences are good!


Look at how exciting our Reception learning is today!


Get your best odd socks at the ready as on Monday we will be having Odd Socks Day to celebrate everyone being unique. This day will kick off Anti-Bulling week. We can't wait to see your odd socks! 🧦


This week our nursery children have been busy creating their own firework pictures using a range of media and materials 🎆


Look how brilliantly our strings ensemble are coming along!


In art this week, Year 6 created their own photomontages inspired by the work of Deborah Roberts 🎨


In D.T this week, Year 3 have been finding out what makes the best salad dressing by mixing different quantities of lemon juice and oil 🥗

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Year 2

Autumn 2
Welcome to Year 2:
Lynx and Snow Leopard class   

Mr Hall will be teaching Lynx class and Miss Halai will be teaching Snow Leopard 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 Thursday and Friday. 




Key Times 

For Year 2, the school day will begin at 8.30, and end at 3.30.  


What are we learning? 


In literacy we be focusing on the books, ‘On the Way Home’ by Jill Murphy, ‘Who’s Afraid of the Bad Book?’ by Lauren Child. We will be learning how to write setting descriptions, alternative endings, poetry, and recounts.  


In Maths, we will be continuing to look at addition and subtraction, and will also be moving on to look at 2D and 3D shapes.  


Animals including humans will be our focus of science this half term and we will explore topics including lifecycles, the basic needs of animals and how we can keep our bodies healthy.  


In Geography we will continue our work on continents and oceans, exploring key features and climates of different continents. We will be developing our map and atlas work this half term.   


In History, we will be learning about life during the Stuart period with a focus on The Gunpower Plot. We will explore the reasons why the plot developed and what life was like for the British population at the time.  


In RE this half term we be exploring our key question ‘Why did God give Jesus to the world?’. Through this we will discuss Jesus’ significance and what we can learn from his teachings.   


In Computing this half term we will be learning the importance of safe searching and e-safety, exploring the steps we must take to stay safe online.   


Our focus artist in art this half term will be Andy Goldsworthy and we will be exploring how we can use natural materials to create beautiful collages.  


Our key focus in PSHE this half term will be relationships. We will discuss how to have healthy and positive relationships with others, both inside and outside school, and how to keep ourselves safe when forming new relationships.  


In PE we will be developing coordination, balance, and agility through participating in team games. 


In Music this half term we will be focusing on learning the songs for our upcoming Christmas performance. We will also explore music theory looking at the pulse, rhythm and tone of pieces of music.  


In DT we will continue our learning about mechanism and will adapt our prototype to make and design our own moving vehicle.  


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 3, 4 and 6.   

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 Halai or Mr Hall. 


Miss Halai and Mr Hall