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sports-dayOn a beautiful sunny day, Hedgehogs and Owls had fun showing their grown ups how well they could participate in all the races at Sports...
pirate-puppets In Year 2 we have had a fantastic time making Pirate puppets. First we designed a puppet, then we had to join the material together by sewing with...
indian-dancing Meadows had a visit from Sohan, who teaches Indian dancing. He taught us some traditional moves as well as some modern Bollywood moves. We had a...
gymnastics-festival Year 2 had a fun and energetic time trying out moves on the gym equipment with coaches Andrea, Beth and Becky from Bromsgrove Gymnastics...
football-mad  Meadows First School celebrated the World Cup by having a sporty football day. Everyone wore their sports clothes and we raised money for the...
royal-wedding-celebrations To celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry to Megan, Owls and Hedgehogs decided to make traditionally British jam and cream scones. We weighed the...
hockeyToday, Owls were able to get outside and practice our hockey skills. Firstly we learnt how to hold the stick correctly. Once we had mastered this, we had...
2018-05-24-14-36-58 Owls and Tigers took advantage of the beautiful weather to take their buddy reading outside. It was a fantastic way to enjoy being with our buddy and...
the-great-plastic-pick-up As part of a National campaign for litter picking, all of the children in Year 2 decided to pick up litter from the playground. We had some special...
outdoor-p-e We made the most of the sunshine and went outside to practise our games skills. It was great to be trying out skipping, some of us for the first time....
castles-design-technology Hedgehogs and Owls made a castle with a winding mechanism in DT. We had to turn our box inside out, cut some ramparts, attach a drawbridge and wind...
sport-relief Owls and Hedgehogs joined the whole school in running a mile for Sport Relief. We did 4 circuits of the school field and raised lots of money - and...
longbow-and-arrow Today we went outside to see Mr Brooke with his longbow and arrow. We found out all about the materials they are made from and why. We found out...
our-trip-to-warwick-castle Year 2 went on a visit to Warwick Castle. During the trip we had such fun finding out more about castles and life inside them. We visited the...
volume-and-capacity Year 2 had great fun experimenting with measuring different amounts of water. We worked in groups making sure we measured up to the correct line on the...
dance Owls have really enjoyed doing Dance this term.     
investigating-materials Year 2 have been looking at the properties of materials, testing how their shape can be changed. Will they bend, twist, roll, stretch or squash? The...
world-book-day The whole school celebrated World Book Day by wearing pyjamas and bringing our favourite book to school. Hedgehogs all joined in. We are also doing a...
weight Year 2 have been weighing using grams. We weighed several objects, then sorted them by weight from lightest to heaviest.    
fraction-fun We have been exploring fractions and learning how to find one half and one quarter of a number. We used whiteboards, counters and cards to find...
chocolate-creative-homeworkOwls and Hedgehogs have been working really hard at home with their grown ups! Our topic this half term has been Chocolate. Over the past few weeks the...
litter-picking We like to care for our school, so we turned into Eco Heroes to help Mrs Date to clean up our playground. We all wore gloves and, using litter...
multi-skills This term Hedgehogs and Owls will be playing Invasion Games with our Mult-Skills coach, Andy. We really enjoyed our first session playing Bench Ball...
chocolate Owls and Hedgehogs made their own chocolate bars. It was great fun. We started off by tasting different chocolate to decide which one we wanted to...
polar-art   This week we had great fun trying out all sorts of skills in Art. We had a go at printing, smudging pastels, wax resist and mixing shiny...
atmosphere-investigation  Hedgehogs and Owls did an investigation of Earth's atmosphere using a technique called chromatography. We stuck a sticker of the Earth onto a...
boat-designers Owls and Hedgehogs have been learning about the RRS Sir David Attenborough, the latest Polar Research vessel. Our challenge was to make a boat using...
food-for-a-polar-expedition As part of our whole school STEM project on Polar Explorers, Year 2 thought hard about the sort of food we might need if we were going on a polar...
weighing We used practical equipment to decide whether objects were heavier or lighter than a kilogram. We talked about measuring in grams and kilograms and...
christmas Owls and Hedgehogs had a great time this Christmas. We made cards and calendars for our grown ups and did many Christmas activities. We enjoyed our...
making-sandwiches In year 2 we were lucky enough to have a visit by Miss Bates, a representative from Asda.  Our Topic is ‘Keeping Healthy’ and we all had a try of...
p-e  Year 2 enjoy PE. Hedgehogs have been practicing balls skills by throwing and catching.   Owls have been working in pairs to practice...
jon-the-potter   Today, we followed up our work from last year working with Jon the Potter from Eastnor Pottery. First, we made coils so that we could make a...
jim-gump Jim Gump, a man who is planning to run 30,00 miles over seven years to keep fit, came into school to talk to everyone. After his talk in assembly, he...
life-caravan Owls and Hedgehogs went to visit Harold the giraffe in the Life Caravan. During the visit Harold had a party, but some of his friends fell out. We...
big-draw-2017   After our assembly, our grown ups came back to the classrooms to join us in the Big Draw. The theme this year is Living Lines and we kept to...
our-class-assembly In Year 2 we have been learning about The Seaside and have prepared a bumper assembly full of music, dancing and acting for the school and our...
artsweek Owls and Hedgehogs worked with Mrs Dwyer during Arts Week and created some amazing wax resist fish. We coloured in our fish very carefully, pressing...
planting-bulbs Owls and Hedgehogs went to the allotment to plant bulbs as part of our Science topic on Growth and Change. We planted snowdrops, allium and narcissus...
rnli-visit Year 2 had a fabulous visit by volunteers from the RNLI.  We learnt all about the RNLI and different lifeboats.  We also found out about...
colour-wheels We learnt all about primary and secondary colours and made a colour wheel.  With the colours we mixed, we drew our own fish and painted...
buddy-reading Owls and Hedgehogs enjoy reading with their 'buddies' from Jaguars and Tigers.    
money-money-money Owls and Hedgehogs investigated making amounts between 20p and 30p just using 5 coins.  There were some amounts that we couldn't...
place-value Hedgehogs and Owls have been enjoying learning about place value with our Dienes blocks. Today we played a game.  We had to throw a dice twice and...
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