Articles by: Sam Mey

Wriggly, Googly Earthworms in Grade 2

Wriggly, Googly Earthworms in Grade 2

Toilet roll. Check! Pipe cleaner. Check! Googly eyes? Yes, googly eyes. Check! What could the Grade 2’s be creating? They were eager to find out and so out broke a chatter amongst the Grade 2’s. What could this turn into? A few of them guessed it… It was an earthworm in the soil and were introduced to their next theme:[Read More…]

by March 12, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Grade Twos Braved Boulders

Grade Twos Braved Boulders

The grade 2s have been diving, flippers first, into the theme of Penguins this term.  From learning all about these beautiful creatures to writing creative stories about them.  The children have learnt about the types of penguins around the world and have recently learnt about the threats affecting penguins and how we can save them.  The children’s highlight thus far[Read More…]

by February 27, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Getting into the Grade Two Groove

Getting into the Grade Two Groove

Welcome back to 2020! The Grade Twos have been having a blast, learning all about the precious penguins from all around the world. Our theme this term is My Happy Footprint. Throughout the term, they will dive deeper into the world of penguins; and have already learnt about eight different species of Penguin, as well as their Life Cycle. Our[Read More…]

by January 30, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Save our Seas, Please!

Save our Seas, Please!

The Save Our Seas Foundation has been dedicated to protecting life in our oceans, since 2003. They support passionate and innovative researchers, conservationists and educators around the globe by funding their projects and helping them to tell important scientific and environmental stories. The Grade Two’s spent a fun filled day, learning all about the importance of our Oceans around us.[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Searious about Sea Creatures in Grade Two

Searious about Sea Creatures in Grade Two

Our Grade Twos have been having a whale of a time, learning about all that dwells beneath the blue. We took a trip last week to the Two Oceans Aquarium, where the children learnt all about the creatures of the deep, and how important it is for us to look after them.     The field trip definitely piqued their[Read More…]

by November 1, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Diving in to Term Four

Diving in to Term Four

We have dived into our final term this year with our children.  And sticking with our year long theme of “Above and Below”, this term we are focusing on our marine life, the environment these animals live in, our oceans and how to protect and conserve what we have. Apart from learning about our planet and its creatures we are[Read More…]

by October 25, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Riveting Book Reviews

Riveting Book Reviews

The Grade 2s have been hard at work practicing their paired reading within their classes.  They have also been having deep discussions about what their box books are all about and asking their friends about theirs.   This week, however, the Grade 2s are taking those skills and putting them to use, by writing book reviews on their box books. [Read More…]

by September 19, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Up the Faraway Tree

Up the Faraway Tree

This term the Grade 2s have climbed into Enid Blyton’s fantasy, “The Magic Far Away Tree’. Linking to our theme, The Trees, Bees and Me, The Magic Far Away Tree inspired the children to stretch their imaginations beyond the norm and think out of the box, or… up the tree. This week their creativity reached fever pitch when they got[Read More…]

by September 3, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Sharing is Caring!

Sharing is Caring!

Our Grade 2s have been hard at work reading and preparing their “Giving Tree” pieces.  We decided to take it a step further where we involved friendship and collaboration to develop a passion for reading and teamwork.   Teamwork has been a huge part of our curriculum in Grade 2 where we have learnt that working together always get the[Read More…]

by August 15, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Grade Twos are Abuzz about their Assembly

Grade Twos are Abuzz about their Assembly

The Grade Twos are buzzing with excitement about their final assembly of the year this Friday. They have been practicing hard, and are so excited to perform for everyone. In keeping with our main Term 3 theme of Bees – the assembly focuses on these busy creatures, and how they work in teams to accomplish so much. The children will[Read More…]

by August 2, 2019 Grade 2, Primary