Year 2

16Jan

Food chains

In year 2, we are continuing to discover important facts about  living and non living things. This week we are learning about plants and animals depending on each other – food chains. We learned about energy flow amongst living things. One of the children brought in a rabbit and this strengthened the issue of characteristics of life. Like this:Like Loading...

07Jan

ENTRY POINT-I’M ALIVE.

  Today year 2 had an Entry point for their IPC Topic  “I’M ALIVE”. The children brought plastic containers where they planted their seedlings and added some compost. The children had a thrilling moment as seen in the pictures below. Enjoy!                 Like this:Like Loading...

13Dec

Happy Holidays

What a nice finish to our Celebration topic. Sinter Klaas, Christmas, St Lucia and Advent. Thank you to all parents that have helped us with our celebrations this term. Happy Holidays, safe travels! From the Year 2 team Like this:Like Loading...

12Dec

Let’s celebrate

  IPC unit: Let’s celebrate                                                                  In this unit students had the following task: People who take part in celebrations are usually happy! Smile and look at your face in a mirror. Look at other people’s faces when they smile. On your own, research and decide...

06Dec

Year 2 Exit point – ‘Let’s Celebrate!’

Ambrosoli International School 2020 What a wonderful way to end our very interesting unit of study ‘Let’s Celebrate! We had a big ‘celebrations’ party at Teacher Jeanette’s house! The children, teachers and parents all joined hands into the preparations and it was fun to see. From tents to chairs to decorations, games around the world and very tasty food! Thank you for your hard work year 2 team, children and our very cooperative & always supportive parents! Lot’s...

26Nov

Freedom day and Thanksgiving

Today we had an interesting morning as we learned all about two different celebrations. First Jessica and Vanessa told us about Freedom day. Freedom Day is a national holiday in South Africa. It is celebrated every year on April 27. This day commemorates the first democratic elections in South Africa. Freedom Day celebrates democracy and freedom in South Africa. Carly – mummy Summer, taught us about Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a holiday in the USA and Canada when people give thanks. It is...

22Nov

Year 2 Eid celebrations presentation

In year 2 there is a lot of fun going on in our celebrations topic. This week we talked about the Eid celebration and we had some Muslim parents come in to make presentations as well as do activities with the children. The children made moon sighting binoculars , we did Henna,we made the tree of good deeds, children tasted some of the Eid food and  made Eid Mubaarak cards. There were a lot of questions asked by the...

14Nov

The Hanukkah Story- retold by Noa ( Amalia’s Mum) and our student Amalia

The Story of Hanukkah A long, long time ago in the land of Israel, the most special place for the Jewish people was the Temple (synagogue) in Jerusalem. The Temple contained many beautiful objects, including a tall, golden menorah. Unlike menorahs of today, this one had seven (rather than nine) branches. Instead of being lit by candles or light bulbs, this menorah burned oil. Every evening, oil would be poured into the cups that sat on top of the menorah. The...

31Oct

Let’s Celebrate

This week year two has continued to learn about different celebrations. It is Halloween! We had a nice presentation from Mr and Mrs Powers, who shared how they celebrate Halloween.We got to try sweets imported from America and we enjoyed many different activities. Like this:Like Loading...

22Oct

DIWALI ACTIVITIES.

This week, the children are learning about the Diwali festival. They have engaged in different activities which included making candle holders out clay, rangoli drawings, fireworks in a jar and Diwali postcards, as seen in the pictures below. Enjoy!       Like this:Like Loading...

15Oct

Entry Point- Let’s Celebrate

Today Year 2 had the Entry Point for their new IPC topic – “Let’s Celebrate” As with many celebrations, we had music, dressy clothes, entertainment and food.  We believe this is going to be an exciting and educational IPC topic!   Please get in touch with your classroom teacher if there a specific celebration that you would like to speak about or do an activity around- we love guest speakers!! Thanks to all parents and guardians for your support and participation! Below are a...

10Oct

SWIMMING – FREESTYLE

Over the past few weeks, we have been going through an exciting Freestyle learning journey. From learning how to float on the front, to kicking with straight legs, pointed toes and focusing on high elbows for the freestyle arms. The children have worked really hard to make sure they think about all these details in order to have  a smooth freestyle. Like this:Like Loading...

04Oct

Uganda week celebration in year 2

t           This has been one of the most fantastic weeks for both the children and the teachers in year 2. Cultural dancers were invited in, children listened to enjoyable Ugandan local stories,we did a lot of learning using local resources, children sang Ugandan songs, we dressed up, there was a fashion show and map making while drumming loudly in the playground and a lot more. It has been a fabulous week! Like this:Like Loading...

02Oct

PE – BALL SKILLS

In the past half term in PE we have been working towards developing and improving our ball skills in games and our main focus has been mini basketball. Our learning journey has seen us develop our ball-handling skills in passing, shooting, and dribbling. We are now ready to apply these skills in simple game situations and this will be our main focus when we return from our half term break! Like this:Like Loading...

27Sep

Buildings Exit Point!

 For our exit point to ‘BUILDINGS’, we made our very own buildings from edible things like marshmallows, pasta, rice cakes, chocolate, crackers, watermelon, peanut butter, icing sugar and much more! What a fun morning we had! We are looking forward to our new unit, we hope it we be just as fun!    Like this:Like Loading...

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