Year 2

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. ...

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! ...

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! ...

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!    ...

20Sep

ALL ABOUT MONEY AND BRIDGES IN YEAR 2.

We had a very exciting week learning about money and bridges.  The children enjoyed building their own bridges out of recycle materials which they had to buy from a store. We also carried out different challenges to test the strongest bridge and wrapped it up with a puppet show. The children also showed different ways of representing equal amounts using coins. Please enjoy the pictures!      ...

13Sep

Year 2 Criod city

Today all the students in Year Two built a city out of their houses. There was a lot of cooperation, adaptability, inquiry and resilience involved. The students tried, thought, re-tried, made roads etc. When they were happy with the city, we moved it to a science experiment site in the art garden. The buildings will stay there over the weekend and on Monday we shall see which building was waterproof and had good strong foundations. ...

06Sep

WORKSHOP ON BUILDINGS

This week on Tuesday, we had a fantastic workshop on buildings by Mr. Anosh also known as Nahia and Aroha’s dad. Children experienced an opportunity to learn how buildings are formed and got to ask a number of questions…                          ...

29Aug

Entry Point- Buildings

Year 2s were super excited during their entry point on Buildings.    In groups they were asked to construct any type of building.  After selecting a variety of materials their creativity, problem solving and cooperation skills all came into play.  Throughout the rest of week we have been talking about how to improve the strength of their buildings.  A big thank you to Liam’s parents, Mr & Mrs. Glasson, and a thank you in advance to Aroha and Nahia’s dad,...

23Aug

Brain challenge!

  This week in year 2, we have learnt about the brain, it’s different parts and functions. Then  the children were given a challenge of  setting up their own obstacle course. It was amazingly fun!  T ...

19May

STEM OLYMPIAD at KCIPrimary

 We had a very interesting morning visiting KCIPrimary for science investigations. The children enjoyed boat building, mini Olympics, mystery architecture, making balloon rockets, puff mobiles and above all interacting with children from other schools. Thank you KCIPrimary for organising everything!  ...

02Apr

Workshop Clowning

Today we had an amazing Clown workshop by Jessica Haines, better known as Mummy Olivia and Juliet. Jess is a South African actress. She frequently works in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Nairobi and Kampala. She is married to Richard Ancrum Walker, they have three children. After living in North Africa, Tunisia, for two years they then moved to Nairobi, Kenya, where they lived for 8 years. They are now based in Kampala, Uganda. In the workshop we have been finding our inner clown, discovering...

22Mar

The Circus is Coming to Town – Entry Point

Have you heard the saying laughter is the best medicine? Laughing and having fun are such important part of our lives. We all love being entertained and enjoying ourselves. Juggling, movement, entertainment, pushes, pulls, soft toys, balls and costumes!   ...

14Mar

School trip- The Uganda Wildlife Education Center Zoo

A guide took us around the Uganda wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC). We met the big cats, Lions, Serval and Leopards. The Hyenas, Impalas, African Buffaloes, hogs and Bushbucks roam around the short grass and are easy to be spotted. We have seen the African big 5 members, giraffes, elephants and White Rhinos, before they dip their heads back into enjoying their vegetarian meal. Next to that we have seen snakes in the glass, seals, crocodiles and turtles in the water....