Articles by: Grade 2

Good to Be Back in Grade 2!

Good to Be Back in Grade 2!

Welcome back to the last term of 2017. We hope you are ready for all the excitement that comes along with this part of the year. We are looking forward to our Save our Seas Field Trip, GRIT Awards and all sorts of other fun things. This term we will be learning about all things found under the sea. We will[Read More…]

by October 17, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Elephant’s Toothpaste – an Enormous Success!

Elephant’s Toothpaste – an Enormous Success!

Last week we did a few variations of The Elephant’s Toothpaste experiment. We had such a great time together on the field as a grade as we experimented for the first time. The kids were fascinated by the different colours of the “toothpaste”. We then invited the Grade 1s and 3s into our classrooms to show off our experiments. The teachers[Read More…]

by September 23, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 2 SCIENTISTS!

Grade 2 SCIENTISTS!

Last week the Grade Two classes headed off to the Science Centre to see what it was like to be scientists. We had so much fun exploring, discovering and experimenting with all of the different things that the Science Centre had to offer. This term we have been learning about recycling, looking after our planet and how important good soil[Read More…]

by September 7, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Technology: ‘Bean’ there … LOVED it!

Technology: ‘Bean’ there … LOVED it!

It has been a whirlwind of a term so far. The Grade 2 boys and girls have had the opportunity to plant their own beans. Some beans have flourished with just the right of water, sunlight and love. Other boys and girls have experienced some heartache, because their bean hasn’t faired so well. They have been observing the beans growth[Read More…]

by August 24, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade Two’s are Down to Earth

Grade Two’s are Down to Earth

Welcome to Term Two! We are so excited to be back in the swing of things with our wonderful boys and girls. We are eagerly anticipating our Assembly! It would be amazing to see you there, next Friday, 4th August. This term we are digging deep, and learning about trees, earthworms and recycling. We have an exciting outing to The[Read More…]

by July 27, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 2 Spiderlings

Grade 2 Spiderlings

Spider  I saw a little spider With the smartest spider head She made somewhere inside her A magic silken thread I saw her sliding down it. She dangled in the air. I saw her climbing up it And pulling up each stair. She made it look so easy I wished all day I knew How I could spin a magic[Read More…]

by June 22, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
We like to “Move it Move it!”

We like to “Move it Move it!”

In Grade 2, we are all about our work and PLAY! The Grade Twos have been hard at work the last few weeks, but with all that hard work and GRIT, we haven’t forgotten how to have fun! With lots of new movements songs, and play outside, our Grade Twos are having a BLAST!     

by May 25, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 2s off to UCT

Grade 2s off to UCT

Last week our Grade Twos went on the most amazing Ignition excursion to the University of Cape Town. With extreme excitement, the children boarded the Atlas bus and traveled over the mountain to their most anticipated destination of the term. In the Zoology Department at UCT, the students were treated to interactive lessons which had loads of fascinating facts about bats and spiders. There were fun activities and games and[Read More…]

by May 15, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Blind as Bats in Grade 2

Blind as Bats in Grade 2

This week the Grade 2’s spent some time discovering how to work together to achieve a goal… The main objective was to make a square out of string within their groups… BLINDFOLDED! This made communicating a bit of a challenge. They quickly discovered that someone needed to take the lead. We learnt that it’s important to voice your good ideas[Read More…]

by May 1, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 2s go Waddling

Grade 2s go Waddling

“What do penguins do when they want to get better at something?” – “They pract-ICE!” This term we have been going penguin crazy. We started off by learning about the penguin life cycle, going to Boulders Beach to see the penguins in action, and this week we have been creating our very own Penguin Projects in class. We have had[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 Grade 2, Primary