Times Tables in Year 2

Year 2 have started learning the 2s, 5s and 10s times tables. We’ve learnt that ‘times’ means the same as ‘groups of’.

For example:
3 groups of 2 is 6
3 x 2 = 6

During one lesson we looked at different pictures of objects in groups and wrote the correct multiplication sentence…

Designing sky scrapers in maths

Today we designed our own sky scrapers for Queen’s Hills. Mrs James told us that every day for a week, we could add two windows. In pairs we designed our sky scrapers and wrote addition and multiplication sentences to find out how many windows we would have built by the end of the week. We found out that:

2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 14 windows

7 x 2 + 14 windows

Amelia Earhart

n topic this week, we ordered the photographs chronologically from Amelia Earhart’s photo album. We had to work as detectives and look closely at her face in the photographs. Here are some photographs from our lesson: 

Learning all about food miles

Today we learned what food miles are. Then, we created a harvest plate and labelled how many miles the food has traveled to reach our plate in the UK. 

Year 2 Flight Cafe

We want to say a big thank you to all the parents/carers who came to our Flight Cafe this week. The children enjoyed designing their own aeroplanes!

RAF Visit Year 2

Year 2 had an exciting day with visitors learning about the history of flight. They enjoyed creating, testing and altering their own planes!