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Second Class

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We have been very busy here in Second class creating some

wonderful artwork this year and improving our Tennis skills.

We completed 5 weeks of tennis with coach Michael. On our final lesson we got to try out the new Tennis Courts in Ballyjamesduff. We highly recommend them👏👏


We did some super self portraits. Can you spot who’s who?

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We created some wonderful “Autumnal Art” using leaf shapes and cutting them into jigsaw pieces.

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We were experimenting with primary and secondary colours in Art. 


Nature Walk

We went on a Nature Walk, exploring the school grounds and around Nuns Walk in search of minibeasts and trying to identify trees. 

We even found 2 frogs on our adventures!🐸🐸

We are looking forward to a Spooktacular Halloween!! 👻


We have been very busy this term and getting up to all sorts of fun!

In Science we learned all about “Sound”. We made our own “Cup and String” telephones to experiment with and then we made our own working, musical instruments!


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In Geography we learned about “The Water Cycle” . We used paper plates, crepe paper and cotton wool to highlight the process.


In Maths we have been learning all about Length. We took turns with the Trundle Wheels to measure the length of the yards.


 Feb 1st marked the start of the Chinese New Year. It is celebrated for 15 days. We made lanterns, wrote acrostic poems on China and did some Dragon Art to mark this special occasion.

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Feb 1st also marked the first day of Spring! We did “Finger Paintings” of a selection of spring flowers and wrote poems on Spring.


In P.E we did a “Scavenger Hunt” around our school. We got a lovely bright, spring morning for it and had lots of fun looking for all the things on our list.

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