Grade 2

Fun at HOME in Grade 2

Fun at HOME in Grade 2

Welcome back to school moms, dads, boys and girls. Grade 2 is the most exciting grade of all! This term we are going to be learning about “Wings and Things”. We will focus on the lifecycle of the butterfly and will discover just how important butterflies are to our environment. We will dive into Boulder’s Beach and learn about penguins, and other interesting[Read More…]

by January 22, 2017 Grade 2, Primary, Uncategorized
Under the Sea in Grade 2

Under the Sea in Grade 2

We had the privilege of having Christa Stringer visit our Grade 2s last week. Christa works for Table Mountain National Park. She visited each class to teach our children about the ocean and the importance of caring for our environment. Christa had so many treasures to show the children. Our boys and girls absolutely loved seeing a starfish and a[Read More…]

by November 23, 2016 Grade 2
Gritty Grade Twos

Gritty Grade Twos

This morning we celebrated the Grade Twos during our Grit Awards. Every child was recognised for the passion and perseverance they have displayed this year. 2016 has been all about failing forwards, dusting ourselves off and getting right back to it. This group of boys and girls are as gritty as it gets. As teachers and parents, we have much to be[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 Grade 2
Grade 2 visits the Save Our Seas Shark Centre

Grade 2 visits the Save Our Seas Shark Centre

A visit to the Save Our Seas Shark Centre has been a much anticipated Grade Two field trip. Three classes have been so far and it has been an amazing experience to say the least. The children listened to a short talk about the tides and were told what creatures to expect to see at low tide. A short walk over the road took them to[Read More…]

by October 30, 2016 Grade 2
Grade Twos Diving into Term 4

Grade Twos Diving into Term 4

Welcome back after a short and sweet holiday… “The seaweed is always greener In somebody else’s lake You dream about going up there But that is a big mistake Just look at the world around you Right here on the ocean floor Such wonderful things surround you What more is you lookin’ for?” Under the sea is the place to[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 Grade 2
Extremely Colourful Personalities in Grade 2

Extremely Colourful Personalities in Grade 2

This week the Grade Twos discussed what it means to be a team player. Why do we find some people easier to work with than others? How can we learn to work with someone whose personality is the polar opposite to ours? Once we had brainstormed together, we put our ideas into action by taking part in a team-building activity.[Read More…]

by September 22, 2016 Grade 2
SPRING-tember in Grade 2

SPRING-tember in Grade 2

Spring is in the air and after a long winter our school is living up to it’s name, “Sun Valley”. The weather is warming up and we have arrived at the wonderful season of Spring. We have noticed the new life that comes with Spring, and we were fortunate enough to see a chrysalis outside our classrooms. The sound of more birds chirping[Read More…]

by September 8, 2016 Grade 2
The Folk in the Grade Two Trees

The Folk in the Grade Two Trees

We have been incredibly busy in The Enchanted Wood and Up The Faraway Tree. We have loved listening to the stories, writing out paragraphs to master our handwriting, and recently we have written our very own chapter of The Faraway Tree. First we put our ideas into a brainstorm and learnt why we need an introduction to a story, and[Read More…]

by August 24, 2016 Grade 2
We Reap What We Sow

We Reap What We Sow

This term is an exciting one as we go off on incredible adventures in The Enchanted Wood and up The Faraway Tree. We are having such fun flexing our imaginations, and learning some new adjectives, while listening to these awesome books. Our Grade Twos haven’t just spent time up The Faraway Tree. They have been learning about the importance of trees, and the[Read More…]

by August 10, 2016 Grade 2
Tremendous Trees in Grade Two

Tremendous Trees in Grade Two

Welcome back from a wintery holiday! We are excited to be learning about seeds, trees and earthworms this term. The Grade Two boys and girls braved the cold weather to find out just how a tree works by investigating the trees outside our classrooms. We learned that the Grade Two quad has evergreen trees because they are always green. We did[Read More…]

by July 27, 2016 Grade 2