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Year 2

Autumn 1

We have had a brilliant start to Year 2 where we have been learning lots of new things. 

We answered a very important question in our topic work on The Great Fire of London.

"Did the Great Fire help to improve London today?"

The children were amazed to learn all about the impact of the Great Fire and how these changes are visible in the city today. They observed the new cathedral and London Bridge and that buildings are now constructed from bricks. 

In our Art topic on London Landmark buildings they looked at the work of the Australian artist Ken Done. They then made their own landmark drawings and paintings of famous landmarks such as: Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral and The Tower of London.

Autumn 2

This half term we will be commemorating Remembrance day in our class assembly which you will be able to access after we upload the recording.

The children created some beautiful poppy paintings in the style of Georgia O'Keefe.

We will display these in the class gallery.

We are really looking forward to designing and building the children's marble run bridges. They will be creating these over the course of the next few weeks related to their topic on constructing bridges.