In Holly Class we enjoy learning and making friends. We follow the golden rules and place kindness, trust and honesty at the centre of of our class ethos.

Virtual Classroom.

Whilst our school is closed for social distancing, I will be posting regular updates on everything that we are all doing. Send me photos of your work and wow moments and I will put it on here for everyone to celebrate.

Find out who has achieved a green leaf, who has been put on the proud wall and see below for a record of house points awarded.

Wineyard: 33

Bincombe: 32

Seaborough: 17

Windwhistle: 26

 

 

Reading this week:

Well done Chloe for reaching 100 reads!

Well done to all of you!

Green Leaves:

This week I have awarded Green leaves to:

Green leaves 25.02.21

Week 8

Week 7: 

Jimmy has been working hard this week and has created a beautiful poem for the paramedics and has been practicing lots of rhyming.

Dylan has had a super week getting stuck into all the activities. He has created some wonderful pieces of art and got practical making shapes for his math work.

Isabel has been busy working hard on all her work and got stuck into planning our poem to say thank you to paramedics. She has also been out enjoying the beautiful weather we have been having this week.

Beauden has made a great start to his work this week getting stuck into lots of activities. I think you will agree the picture he created using food looks fabulous!

Joseph has been busy this week working hard on his shape work for math and practicing rhyming for our poetry topic. He has been busy reading to his sister at home and enjoying lots of time out in the sunshine.

Week 6:

Wineyard: 2o

Bincombe: 38

Seaborough: 14

Windwhistle: 26

 

Reading this week:

Well done William H for reaching 160 reads!

Green leaves 11.02.21

Good morning Holly Class I wanted to introduce you to our newest members at Ashland’s school! Joseph and Olivia will be joining our school when we all safely return. Joseph will be joining our lovely Holly class and Olivia will be joining Beech class. I am hoping soon that you may all get to meet Joseph in one of our virtual meets when he is set up on the system. I know you will all be amazing at saying hello and welcoming him into Holly class.

Joseph has made a brilliant start to his home learning, keeping active with Joe wicks and cosmic yoga. He has also been busy reading lots at home and practice his math and phonic skills. Super job Joseph!

 

Mason S has had a very busy week this week, he has fitted lots of school work in, practicing his phonics, writing and researching our word of the day as well as lots of practical learning helping to fix and measure things on his bike. Super job Mason!

Ollie has been a brilliant role model this week. He wanted to spread a little happiness to those around him so has been busy delivering daffodils and cards to people. He even dropped one at school for me! It brought a huge smile to my face. He has also been busy practicing his writing, his handwriting is looking beautiful!

Dylan has been busy seeing what he can find around the house that is magnetic for our Science topic and creating some beautiful cards and drawings. What a brilliant start to the week!

 

Isabel has been getting stuck into all her home learning. She has been practicing her computer skills having a go at some online learning and enjoyed a walk in the snow before it disappeared. Isabel has been busy exploring magnets this week and wrote a beautiful set of instructions to play a magnetic game she created.

Ethan enjoyed learning about Iguanas for our reading comprehension this week and has been wowing everyone at home with his times table skills!

Chloe has had an amazing week getting stuck into lots of her home learning, she has been practicing lots of phonics and reading. Chloe is going to be using her tally chart skills over half term to count the different birds in her garden. How wonderful!

Ben has been busy celebrating his birthday this week, it was lovely to be able to wish Ben a happy birthday on our Team meeting! He has also been getting stuck into his tasks enjoying the art and science tasks. Super job Ben!

Week 5:

Wineyard: 33

Bincombe: 47

Seaborough: 34

Windwhistle: 12

Reading this week:

Lucas well done for reaching 100 reads.

Ethan well done for reaching 120 reads.

Ben well done for reaching 140 reads.

Well done to all of you!

Green Leaves:

This week I have awarded Green leaves to:

 

This week was Children’s Mental Health week and it has been lovely to see all the different ways children have been expressing themselves and exploring there emotions!

It has been absolutely wonderful this week to see so many of Holly class in our virtual meet on Teams this week! I look forward to seeing lots of you again next week.

This week Meadow brought a smile to myself and the staff at school by delivering some beautiful daffodils. They made us all feel like spring was on the way!

Oscar has been working hard this week on Science topic exploring materials and their uses. He loved the egg experiment and took extra care ensuring his didn’t break! Oscar has also dressed to express today, can you spot who he might be dressed as?

Jimmy has been busy working hard on all his home learning and created a brilliant riddle. His drawing to go along with it also looks fabulous. Super job Jimmy!

Ollie has been been enjoying the sunshine this week getting out for some fabulous woodland walks. He has also been busy working on some amazing art projects.

Chloe has been busy practicing her baking skills again this week and I think you will agree it looks delicious!

Dylan has worked hard on all his home learning again this week. He has been enjoying our virtual collective worships from Daniel England. He also had a go at our egg experiment and his egg didn’t break. On Friday Dylan spent the day as Batman, tucking into a rather delicious looking plate of fruit!

Isabel has got stuck into all the tasks this week, she has enjoyed the different tasks for children’s mental health week and has been drawing and dancing to explore emotion. She also enjoyed seeing what material she could use to protect her egg in our egg drop.

Ethan has been enjoying our Science topic this week and has been busy exploring different materials and their properties. He has also been busy reading and has earned his 120 reads certificate. Way to go!

Ben has working hard combining our Science topic with his writing this week and wrote a brilliant description of a mystery item using some amazing vocabulary. Ben also received his certificate for 140 reads this week. Amazing work Ben!

Teddy has had a busy week this week! He has been practicing his Cosmic Yoga, finding some unusual places to read a good book and testing out lots of materials in our egg experiment. Super job!

Niamh has been busy this week practicing lots of phonics and reading. Super job Niamh!

Week 4:

Wineyard: 54

Bincombe: 53

Seaborough: 36

Windwhistle: 28

Reading this week:

Isabel well done for reaching 120 reads.
Jimmy well done for reaching 80 reads.
Oscar well done for reaching 100 reads.
William H well done for reaching 140 reads.
Dylan well done for reaching 140 reads.

 

This week in Holly class we had a couple of Birthdays to celebrate! Charlotte and Meadow both turned 7, happy birthday!  Meadow had a lovely time on her birthday eating her favorite tasty dinner and opening her lovely presents.

Teddy had a brilliant week getting stuck into his school work making his own cup and ball toy and practicing his art skills. He also spent some time on the weekend looking for birds as part of the great bird watch.

William C has blown me away this week with the amazing story he has written for our toy topic. It was 6 pages long and full of awesome description!

Oscar has been helping to cook some rather tasty looking pizzas this week at home as well as working hard on hard on writing his non chronological report. He also got 10/10 on his spellings. Well done!

Ben has been a superstar this week working through all his home learning tasks, he made sure he put lots of our Year 2 writing features into his non chronological report. He can up with a brilliant riddle for me to solve as well. Super job!

Ollie has been busy this week working hard on his school work and also found some time to make some rather delicious looking chocolate cupcakes. Yummy!

 

Niamh has been working hard at home on her math this week at home and her phonic tasks. She has enjoyed working with her big brother on her math tasks.

Lucas has been working hard in school and at home this week. He has been flying through his math work and and working hard on his phonics. He has also been really enjoying the art tasks and been creating some beautiful drawings.

 

Beauden has been working hard this week working hard on all his home learning tasks. He has been practicing his beautiful handwriting and came up with some brilliant ideas for his non chronological report.

 

Isabel has been working hard all week, she has been practicing some of our Victorian games at home including marbles and creating her own cup and ball toy! She has reused her superhero plural mask this week to wear doing her work, I think it has given her some extra powers!

Dylan has been working hard on all his tasks, he had a go at our toy topic comparing practical and technological puzzles. I wonder which he preferred? He also spent some time thinking about prayers and reflections linking our RE to his Beaver homework. Well done!

Mackenzie has been flying through his home learning making a great start practicing his spellings for the week. He has also been busy with his Math work and lots of reading. Super job!

Ethan has started the week brilliantly working hard on all his home learning tasks and has even fitted in time to fit in some practical learning building a volcano. He has also been busy at Beavers getting enrolled this week!

Week 3:

Wineyard: 30

Bincombe: 48

Seaborough: 18

Windwhistle: 27

Reading this week:

Isabel well done for reaching 100 reads.
Dylan well done for reaching 120 reads.
Chloe well done for reaching 80 reads.
Ben well done for reaching 120 reads.
Teddy well done for reaching 80 reads.

Well done to all of you!

Well done Holly class another week of amazing home learning!

Kian has been busy working hard on all his Home Learning tasks this week. He has been busy reading lots and having a go at all the math tasks. He even found some time to help his grandad out in the garden. Super job!

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Teddy has worked really hard this week on all his Home Learning tasks. He scored 10/10 on his spellings and has been busy reading every single day. He has also been busy taking part in a virtual Beaver camp out which he has kept him very busy this weekend and included things like making fire, first aid and putting up a tent. Way to go Teddy!

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Dylan has wowed me this week with his positivity in all his home learning tasks. He created a brilliant obstacle course for his PE task and has been working hard on all his Math and English work.

Sandy has been working hard on his math work this week and has enjoyed reading lots of books. Keep up the awesome work!

Alfie has shown real dedication to his learning this week and has set up a lovely desk area to work from. I can even spy one of our words of the day up on the wall!

Ethan has been busy this week working hard on all his home learning tasks and has created a brilliant still life drawing, he has also been busy baking. It looks very yummy!

Isabel has wowed me with her story writing this week creating a fabulous story including lots of our writing features. She has also been busy working hard on our math and topic. She even used her knowledge of old bears to order her teddies from oldest to newest.

Ben has been flying through his work this week and has been busy practicing his art skills. His picture of Baby Yoda looks fantastic!

Lucas has been working hard in school and at home. He really enjoyed the still life drawing activity and wowed me with his knowledge of perspective when drawing.

Mason S has been practicing his handwriting this week and it is looking beautiful! He has been busy working hard using his plural mask to help him with his phonics and has also found time to get out and practice on his bike

Chloe has been busy reading and has achieved her 80 read certificate, well done! She has also been busy practicing her math and spellings and helping cook some tasty dinners.

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Mason B has been working hard this week on his story writing this week and created a fantastic story and I think you will agree his handwriting looks beautiful!

Mackenzie has had a really productive week, he wrote a fabulous story and even managed to include our word of the day in it!

Meadow has been busy this week getting on with all her home learning and even found time to write a letter to me at school! It was lovely to read her letter and put a big smile on my face.

 

Week 2:

Week 2

House points

Wineyard: 35

Bincombe: 34

Seaborough: 17

Windwhistle: 19

Holly Class has had another busy week of home learning, it has been fabulous seeing what you have all been up to.

Chloe has been working hard this week and been busy with all the tasks. She has been practicing her spellings and has been doing really well!

Teddy has had a brilliant week of home learning flying through his math] and spellings. Way to go! He even had a go at playing some of the Victorian games we have been looking at in our topic.

Ben has been using his creative skills this week to come up with a fantastic superheroes story and got stuck into our Art activities. Super job!

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Niamh has been busy getting stuck into her English and Math work. She has been working hard on her sentence writing. Well Done Niamh!

 

Isabel has been enjoying all her home learning tasks and has had a really positive attitude to all her work. She has also been out about exploring when it hasn’t been raining!

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Mason S has been busy getting stuck into all his math and phonic work and has been busy researching the Victorians for our Toy topic.

Beauden has has been working hard at home and came up with some brilliant pieces of writing and made sure to use lots of adjectives. Well don Beauden!

Chloe has been busy this week at home working hard on her school work. She also found time to practice her cooking skills and has impressed everyone at home with her skills. Super job Chloe!

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Oscar enjoyed watching the pantomime snuggled up with the family this week, he has also been working hard on his math and Phonic work. Way to go!

Dylan has been practicing all his math skills this week and worked really hard getting to grips with multiplication. Well done Dylan!

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Ethan enjoyed watching the pantomime this week and has been busy practicing his writing and keeping his handwriting super neat!

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Meadow has been taking lockdown in her stride and has got to grips with all the activities. She has particularly loved researching facts about Victorian children.

Gemma has been working hard this week writing her fact file about a toy. She also been working hard on all her math work and has really worked hard on her multiplication skills.

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Week 1:

Wineyard: 14

Bincombe: 32

Seaborough: 18

Windwhistle: 19

Kian has been working hard on his math tasks all week and has made a fantastic start to his home learning.

Ben wrote a brilliant description of the monster in his book and has been working hard on all his home learning tasks.

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Teddy had a brilliant week at home getting stuck into all the tasks, he even demonstrated our word of the day ‘trudge’. I love his design for a flying bike!

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Isabel has had another great day home learning, she has been designing and creating a new toy which I think you will agree looks fantastic. 

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Oscar has been keeping busy at home getting stuck into his math work as well as lots of other tasks. He created a brilliant comic strip and has been enjoying exploring outside and found a awesome den!

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Jimmy has made a brilliant start to Home Learning this week and has got stuck into all the activities.

Isabel has been extremely busy this week! She has been out exploring enjoying the crisp weather. She has also enjoyed learning about toys from the past and has practiced been practicing her common exception words. She has also been enjoying practically using money.

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Mason has got stuck into all his home learning, he has been busy practicing his phonics and maths and has came up with some amazing adjectives and wrote a very detailed book review.

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Ollie has been getting creative this week and getting stuck into some fabulous art tasks.

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Mackenzie has been extremely helpful this week cooking dinner for everyone at home. I think you will agree it looks rather delicious!

 

 

Who’s who?

Miss Emily Hayman Year 2 Teacher

Mrs Kelly Millett – HLTA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Timetable:

Everyday we begin the day with a morning challenge before our register. We follow this with our guided reading session and then Mathematics. Afterwards we join the school outside for whole school playtime before our English session. After English we have lunchtime and then our afternoons are filled with our topic work.