Year 2 Newsletter

Friday 1 May 2015

What have we done this week?

We have:

  • Learnt how to create stop motion animations based on The Stone Age.
  • Used special modelling clay to create our stop animation characters.
  • Created back drops for our stories.
  • Learnt about Stonehenge in the UK.
  • Taken part in stone age symmetry tasks and investigated how tallys were used in The Stone Age.

Next Week

  • Presenting our stop motion animations to the class and peer assessing.
  • Looking closer at the different parts of The Stone Age and sorting information on a timeline.
  • Recapping and moving on with our addition and subtraction skills (Miss Macdonald) and consolidating multiplication and division using arrays (Ms Bintcliffe).


  • Everyone should now have received a homework sheet explaining the Stone Age themed homework - if you haven't, please email Miss Macdonald or Ms Bintcliffe as soon as possible
  • Please ensure the permission slip for the Naturalis trip is filled in on Gateway by Monday at the latest - we currently have 26 out of 46 replies.
  • Thank you for the volunteers for the school trip - we now have enough helpers.