Year 2 pupils have been learning about the artist David Hockney in Art and had the opportunity to see an animated exhibition of his art work at the Light Box in King’s Cross London.
The children displayed awe and wonder at being fully immersed in Hockney’s inspiring artwork. The experience has further ignited their interest in art.
Year 2 Camping
The year 2s camped in Debden – they had such a wonderful adventure. They explored the forest area and demonstrated confidence as they climbed trees and weaved in and out of the woodland. The teachers and children worked together to make dinner – a delicious BBQ. After a busy day of fun and games, they all settled around the campfire, sang songs and enjoyed eating s’mores.
Year 2 children visited the Natural History Museum. We have been learning all about Mary Anning the fossil hunter who discovered many amazing things in her lifetime. Her biggest achievement was discovering a massive Ichthyosaur fossil and the children got to see her amazing discovery in real life.
We couldn’t believe how big the fossil was! Children also got a chance to learn a little bit more about dinosaurs in our Dippy the Diplodocus workshop.
Hampstead Heath Visit
Hampstead Heath is one of London’s best loved green spaces. The heath has some of the best views and highest points in London for everyone to enjoy. Year 2 had the opportunity walk to the top of Parliament Hill and observe London’s impressive landscape. They also explored the forest area and playground. The children challenged themselves by seeing who could climb the highest on the trees! This experience enabled them to compare the forest landscape to a cityscape – a great way to enrich their vocabulary and first-hand experience.