Category Archives: Dahl

Mini Beast Party in Year 2

We had a fun filled afternoon with parents by doing some great activities linked to out topic ‘Wriggle and Crawl’. To start with, we munched some handmade ladybird biscuits smothered with chocolate buttons. They were absolutely delicious! Believe it or not, we could have some creepy crawlies such as ladybirds, caterpillars, butterflies and many more face painted on our lovely faces. ​Best of all was
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Shorne Country Park

On Wednesday Year 2 went to Shorne Country Park to learn about mini beasts, their habitats and enjoy the large areas of the park. The children had a great time doing various activities such as building a habitat competition. Children worked in groups and used their creativity to design and built habitats for mini beasts using natural resources and materials they found around them. Also,
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Skateboard Art

In Year 2, our topic this term is ‘Bounce’ which is  linked to learning about different sports and sporting equipment. Here are some of the skateboards we designed using different materials and textures. We worked in pairs and thought carefully about the design and the colours, which would compliment each other. Some of us had multi colour themes. Some were monochrome. Linking our knowledge from
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Augmented Reality Mini Beasts

In Dahl Class we have been reading about some fascinating facts about spiders and created a fcat file about them. Then we used the app Augmnetfyit to look at pictures of spiders we stuck on our fact sheets. To our amazement they turned 3D and looked so realistic. Some of us even got scared as we were able to zoom in and out using the iPad. The app
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Art and Nature

In Year 2 We have been learning about how we use different materials to make art as our topic is Muck, Mess and Mixtures. Children in Dahl class were inspired by Andy Goldsworthy; a nature artist from Scotland who created world famous artwork using natural materials such as: rocks, sticks, stones, leaves and even Ice! We explored our forest school area and collected natural
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Meeting a Robot

As part of STEM week we had a chance to meet and learn a little about robots. Some talented girls from Year 6 took groups of 10 children up to the media suite to meet Dash and Dot.  They gave a brilliant demonstration of some of the robot’s talents and then explained how they worked. We had a chance to ask the robots questions
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Messy Day

Today Year 2 had a ‘Messy Day’ to kick off our new topic: ‘Muck, Mess and Mixtures!’ We had a great time exploring lots of different materials and using our creativity in lots of ways. We sculpted clay, played with shaving foam and gloop, built structures out of spaghetti and marshmallows, experimented with marbling and lots more! Take a look at some of our
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Kindness Week

In Dartford Bridge School we hosted ‘Kindness Week’ for the first time. To make our learning fun, In Year 2 (Dahl Class) we have been playing friendship games. Some of the skills we learnt during these friendship games were teamwork, listening to each other, taking turns and patience. We made the word KIND using ourselves. Can you spot the letters? Here are some quotes from some of the children
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Drumming

In Year 2 children have been participating in a drumming session with our music teacher Ben. Our Topic this term is “Beat, Band and Boogie” and what a way to start it. We learnt some fascinating facts about the Djembe drum, where it comes from, what it’s made out of and we even learnt a new song with the djembe. ​We learnt about rhythm,
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Hever Castle

Last week year 2 went to visit Hever Castle as part of their topic: ‘Towers, Tunnels and Turrets’.  Hever Castle was the childhood home of Anne Bolyen, one of the wives of King Henry the Eighth. The children loved exploring the different parts of the castle and were amazed by some of the beautiful ceilings and walls. Lots of pupils took a particular interest
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