Haytor View

Community Primary School & Nursery

Learning together ~ enjoying success ~ aiming high ~ celebrating difference ~ enriching community

Haytor View

Community Primary School & Nursery

Learning together ~ enjoying success ~ aiming high ~ celebrating difference ~ enriching community

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Year 2

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Another great Time to Think Science trip toDecoy!

Another great Time to Think Science trip toDecoy!

Year 2 had a very well timed trip to Decoy park today to answer the question 'What Trees grow in Decoy Park?' As part of their science learning, Year 2 went to the park to collect samples of leaves from various points to bring back to school to group and classify. It...

What a great start to the year.

What a great start to the year.

Thank you to everyone who has made the first few weeks of Year 2 such a success. The Phonics and Reading support you are giving your children is great. Making sure those books are in school every day and read at home every night is really making a difference, so well...

Well, what a year that was!

We started our process of reflecting on our year together today and realised we had done so much! The children were able to remember things I'd forgotten and we shared some lovely memories. The list of learning events and experiences that the the children came up with...

Our ongoing journey with vocabulary development.

Our ongoing journey with vocabulary development.

Ever since being involved in the Babcock Vocabulary project back in 2017, developing vocabulary has been at the heart of our journey. We recognized that developing word consciousness, seeing an unknown new word as an opportunity for discovery rather than something to...

“WOW! Were we in space?”

“WOW! Were we in space?”

The children across years 1-6 had an amazing experience today. We were delighted to be able to welcome Simon from Space Odyssey back to the school after a prolonged absence. A huge thank you to all of you who supported the Space Dome with your donations. These are...

It is so good to get parents back in!

It is so good to get parents back in!

The timetable for coming into Time to Think to support your child in book choosing has been really well received and has been a huge success.  We are still not at the point where we can get everyone in in one go, but this is such a welcome step in the right direction!...

We had a great Wednesday celebrating our Netball learning.

We had a great Wednesday celebrating our Netball learning.

Children across the school had an amazing day with Ian Patchitt, our local Schools Sports Coordinator, focused on netball. This day was a great opportunity to consolidate and celebrate the netball learning which took place last term. It was great to see children being...

Our core offer: Children will collaborate with others in all contexts.

Our core offer: Children will collaborate with others in all contexts.

On Wednesday 29th September, Year 2 were given a writing activity but the WALT was all about working in a team. The activity was presented within an AHB context and focused on Lucy Austaliopithicus, the first known hominid. This single activity drew on multiple areas...

Your children are amazing!

Your children are amazing!

We did a Time to Think, PSHE/Seal activity this morning in preparation for our  assembly. The children were asked to reflect on the question, "What makes me amazing?" We all then shared our thoughts. I think you might be pleased to see what your children were thinking...