Update Base 2

Home » News » Update Base 2
bumble bee shutterstock_3144238

Hello Everyone,

We have had an enjoyable week working hard in Base 2!

In science we have continued our learning about plants by planting our own sunflowers. The children are keen to watch them grow and look after them. We have discussed what is needed for a plant to grow and we can also confidently talk about why certain things are needed.

We have recapped our learning in geography, discussing the parts of the United Kingdom and capital cities. The children have also looked at some maps of Britain, locating Southampton (linking with the history work on Titanic).

In literacy this week we have completed some fabulous diary writing. We took the character of Hamish the cat from our topic story focus ' The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch' and wrote diaries from Hamish's perspective, writing that he never wanted anything to do with the seagull scenario and that he was terrified of heights! We have also found out some more information on lighthouses and can now label the parts of lighthouse and explain the purpose of each part.

We have continued learning some sea shanties in music and we are making progress with our singing as well as accompanying actions. We hope to perform our songs on Pirate Day in Base 2 on Tuesday 12th July.

In art this week we have used black sugar paper and chalk to depict night time images of lighthouses guarding the ships on the ocean. The children truly enjoyed this activity and the finished chalk drawings were beautiful!

Have a wonderful week!
Miss Davies

popular recent articlesAlso in the news

669813AA-2CE7-41EC-AD82-3C5F76CDD357
Miss Phillips: Fri 22 Mar 3:11pm

Base 4 have come back fighting for the attendance award, winning this week with 99.2%! Well done! This week yellow house team are our winners! Keep up the hard work! Well done to all of the children who have received an award this week for fabulous learning and behaviour. This week we have some super readers and each week one super reader from each year group will receive an award for their...

C3963DCB-887F-41F2-BE56-C1338EB70222
R Charlesworth: Fri 15 Mar 4:29pm

What a wet and windy week this week has been! While the weather has been raging we have been busy bees! In English we have been developing our description, adding speech and using cohesion to help our reader. In maths we have been recapping area and developing our reasoning skills, we have been learning how to tackle a range of problems using a few simple tricks! We have also been busy on our...

IMG_1144
Mr Lindop: Fri 15 Mar 3:36pm

May the force be with you! Base 4 have had a great week exploring forces in our science week. We've been learning about the pull of gravity and its effects on objects with different mass. We measured the mass and weight of different objects that appeared the same size and then saw how deep a crater they made in sand.Then we learnt about water resistance and used our knowledge to design...