Wow! What an impressive home learning project.

Home Learning can be a bit hard on Mums and Dads if they feel they are constantly trying to make children do things they don’t naturally enjoy so in year 2, we try and make the Home learning as fun as possible. One of the ways we try to do this is to interrogate...

What is a noun?

We have only been a class for 7 days and already these Yr 2s are showing exactly what learning at Haytor View is all about. I set them the challenge of understanding what a noun is by inductively investigating a number of sentences in which the nouns had been...

Our Creative Session on day 1!

What a brilliant start to a new year. In the afternoon on the first day, we explored how we could make the sorts of 3D shapes we might need to make to create models in our creative project sessions in the afternoons. This learning drew on what the children already...

50 years ago today…

To celebrate and commemorate our species most fantastic achievement to date, Year 2 revisited their rocket science learning from January and used it to design and build their own rockets to take People back to the Moon (or at least the end of the field!). We looked...

Learning to manage the changes that life inevitably brings.

 The children in Years 1 and 2 have been working together to think about ‘Changes’ and the feelings that change can bring.     We are all getting ready for our move up through the school and value being able to share and explore the feelings that changes...

Our Family Picnic

Friday was a lovely day. We were all able to get together and have a wonderful family picnic in the sunshine in our school courtyard before enjoying and experiencing the summer fete.  Thank you to everyone who was able to...