Base 2 News

Home » News » Base 2 News
IMG_0393
IMG_0428
IMG_0420
IMG_0430
IMG_0444
IMG_0450
IMG_0449

This week Base 2 have been showing off everything they have learnt so far this term. Everyone has been focussed and calm and doing their very best work. I am very impressed.

We started the week by writing an invitation on behalf of the toys in the spaceship who were having a party. We listed lots of delicious food and drink as well as the party games that would be played. We then continued with the party theme and the children independently planned and wrote instructions for how to play their favourite party game. The instructions had to have clear commands for the reader and have correct punctuation throughout. Base 2 is definitely the place to be if you need ideas for a party!

In maths we have continued our work on addition. Y1 have been concentrating on numbers to 20 and then starting to look at missing number problems whilst Y2 have been adding 2 2 digit numbers by partitioning them into tens and ones and drawing a simple number line to help. We will be securing these skills next week before moving on to subtraction.

In the photos with this post you will see the science experiment we did this week. We were testing everyday materials to find out which one would be the best material to use for a visor on a space helmet. The children told me that the visor had to be transparent (the newly learnt technical name for 'see through'), waterproof, unbreakable and stiff (not stretchy) and they discussed and decided upon the tests we could do for each of these qualities. Ask them at home which material they thought would be best after all of the tests.

We also planted our broad bean seeds into pots this week. They are in the classroom by the window getting lots of light and water. We see a new shoot pop up every day! Hopefully we can get them in the ground outside next week before we break up for the Easter holidays.

We have been talking about friendship and kindness this week. On Thursday afternoon we read a lovely story called Augustus and his Smile which is about a tiger who loses his smile and has to find ways of getting it back. We talked about how important it is for us to have a smile on our face and also to make sure our friends do to. We went outside and played some games together which involved lots of giggling before coming back in and taking it in turns to say something we liked about the person sat next to us. The children all said wonderful, thoughtful things to their classmates. It was a very special way to finish the day.

Friday was Comic Relief and we ran 10 (or more!) whole laps of the field to raise money — a very long way for little legs! The children not only looked amazing in their silly hats but did a super job. Everybody approached the challenge with enthusiasm and refused to give up before their mile was completed!

Next Wednesday and Thursday is parents evening so I am looking forward to seeing you all then.

Enjoy the sunshine this weekend and mums enjoy your day tomorrow. Your children said some lovely things about how special you are while we were making your cards this week.

Miss Pitchford

popular recent articlesAlso in the news

IMG_2737
Mr Lindop: Fri 24 May 4:19pm

We're halfway through a very busy half term, but there's no let up in the effort and energy Base 4 are putting into their learning.This week, we spent some time looking at the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development and explored some of the challenges which the world faces between now and 2030. We started by being told to draw a picture, but Mr Lindop had not given enough crayons...

IMG_1331
Mrs Holdsworth: Fri 24 May 3:58pm

We have had a lovely busy week of learning in Base 1. We have enjoyed retelling and reliving our village trip from last week and have even made our own mini Wrenbury using junk modelling materials! The reception children have also drawn their own story maps and written a recount, they worked so hard on them and made me very proud. This week we have also been learning about 'good health and...

B2D214D6-50F3-4E78-B885-C27141DA2358
Miss Phillips: Fri 24 May 3:09pm

Well done to all of the children who have received an ACHIEVE award this week. A great final week of this half term. All of Base 2 managed to achieve the award this week, super work this half term.Another week of super readers, well done to all of the children who are pushing themselves with their reading! Our veg detective this week is Issac for checking to see if the plants had enough water...

Coming events

Nantwich Primary Schools
Half term
Sunday 26th May @ 3:30pm
Wrenbury Primary School
Half term
Monday 27th May @ 3:30pm

Latest news

IMG_2737
Base 4 news
Mr Lindop: Fri 24 May 4:19pm
IMG_1331
Base 1 news
Mrs Holdsworth: Fri 24 May 3:58pm
B2D214D6-50F3-4E78-B885-C27141DA2358
Attendance and ACHIEVE
Miss Phillips: Fri 24 May 3:09pm
P1110631
We're bakers!
B Cador: Thu 23 May 6:12pm