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Conway 1 - Gledhow Woods

On Friday last week we walked to Gledhow Woods as part of our Woodland theme. We went to find the Gruffalo but we never saw him. We did see huge footprints that may belong to the Gruffalo. We saw different animal habitats such as holes in the trees and ground. During our visit we had to find lots of different things that can be found in the woods e.g. squirrels, minibeasts, leaves and trees....

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Conway 1 - Trip to the Jurassic Kingdom

This week Year 2 have had an exciting opportunity to visit the Jurassic Kingdom exhibition at Temple Newsam. The visit included electronic dinosaurs, an archelogical dig and informative video. It was the perfect kickstart to our new topic next half term 'Into the Jurassic Forest'.

The children loved it and couldn't believe their eyes. It was a magical experience!

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Conway 1 - Our fantabulous writing.

In Conway 1, we have been learning baout Roald Dahl's phizz-whizzing books. One of the first stories we looked at was Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We focused on Mr Willy Wonka's amazing, delumptious chocolate room. The children got an opportunity to draw their own scrumpdiddlyumptious chocolate rooms, using imaginative ideas such as sticky toffee rivers and marshmellow clouds that rained...

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Conway 1 - Chocolate!

In year 2, we have been looking at Roald Dahl's story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The children have been doing some wonderful descriptive writing of the fantastic sweets that are in the story.

Next week we will be making our own incredible chocolate bars that the children have designed. So there will be lots of interesting lessons to look forward to! The children will be learning...

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Conway 1 - Welcome back Year 2!

It's great to see everyone back for the new school year, and we have started our topic of 'Who lives in the woods?' The chidren have already been writing their own stories about woodland animals, and been designing their own autumn trees. Next week we will be looking at the Gruffalo and discovering other woodland animals. On the 29th September we will have a variety of owls in for an...

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Conway 1 - Great Fire of London

Children in Conway 1 and the other year 2 classes have been busy learning about the Great Fire of London. Last week they made bread like the baker Thomas Farynor did in 1666, and whose oven caused the first flames of the devastating fire.

This week in their literacy lessons, they are creating group projects on everything they have learnt over the past 3 weeks. Tensions are high to meet the...

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Conway 1 - James and the Giant Peach

Conway 1 have been reading James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. It is a very long book with chapters in. This is the story so far...


At the beginning of the book it was very sad. James’ mum and dad went to London to do some shopping but a rhinoceros ate them. Then James took his suitcase with some pyjamas and toothbrush to go and live with his bossy aunts. They were called aunt Sponge...

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Conway 1 - Year 2 Trip - The Boy Who Called Wolf

Today we have watched a play called ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’ at the Shine building. It made us laugh just like when we read Fussy Freda, we are going to colour some pictures to show what happened. It was really funny when the boy was throwing snow balls at the sheep. We learnt not to tell lies because if you tell lies you might get in trouble.


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Conway 1 - Cool Conway 1

This half term Conway 1 have been learning about a story called Fussy Freda. It is about a girl who didn't like ANY food at all but at the end she becomes an omnivore because she wants to eat everything. We like this story because Fussy Freda get fat at the end and it made us all laugh!

In maths we have been learning about 2D and 3D shapes. We were making patterns with the shapes and even...

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