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Year 2 Blog Posts


Date:

22/05/18

First STEAM Rotations!

2R began our STEAM investigations on Earth science. We began by collecting rock samples from our school grounds and sorting them  into groups based on their characteristics. During our second session we explored some amazing specimens donated to us by a geologist friend. We studied sedimentary, metamorpic and igneous rocks samples, crystals, natural metals, fossils, […]

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Date:

29/03/18

STEAM Parent Presentations

This term we have been focusing on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) skills and listening to some presentations by Year 2 parents (scientists, meteorologist, vet, artists, designers, mathematician, mechanical engineer, urban planner, ophthalmologist, and other people who use technology in their profession). They have told us about what their role entails and how […]

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Date:

08/03/18

Making Characters Great!

This morning at the start of school, Jo (Jeremy’s mum) came to talk to us about characters because they are an important part of a story. Jo is a writer and she knows a lot about writing. She came to help us write our stories for the Preps. We learnt that all characters have traits. […]

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Date:

22/02/18

Quality Beginnings!

We have had such a fabulous start to the year with our Quality Beginnings program. During this time the children have learnt about themselves as learners and how they can use their skills to help others in the classroom. We have also talked about the values, rules and expectations for Year 2 and how everyone […]

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Date:

22/12/17

Happy Holidays!

Dear Parents/Carers of Year 2   Hasn’t 2017 gone by quickly! To start off we would like to thank everyone for your support this year. Without the practical help of our parent and carers, many of our events could not go ahead. You do an amazing job and it is much appreciated! Farewells – some […]

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Date:

29/11/17

‘The Giving Tree’

A huge thank you to all of the Year 2’s for the very generous and thoughtful donations for our ‘Giving Tree’. Remember you can come and see all of the beautiful trees at the Holy Trinity Anglican church (next to the school) from 30th November until 3rd December. Thursday 10am – 8pm Friday & Saturday […]

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Date:

20/11/17

The Year 2 ‘Giving Tree’

Dear parents and carers of Year 2. Each year St Kilda Primary School is part of the community Christmas Tree festival at the Holy Trinity Anglican church (next to the school). This year the Year 2s will be decorating a tree with new items of underwear for babies, boys and girls which will be donated after the festival […]

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Date:

28/10/17

Year 2 Oral Care Competition

Do you remember the Oral Care Competition? Since August, we have been asking the community for their oral care waste. The Yr 2 cohort collected a whopping 14.116kg of oral care and 2N were the Oral Care Champions, as they contributed the heaviest weight – 5.8kg! One 2N student lives in an apartment block and […]

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Date:

20/10/17

Welcome back to Term 4!

We can’t believe that we are nearly at the end of Year 2! We have a jam packed term. For Integrated Topic, we will be working on pulling together all of our learning relating to sustainability and applying this to the Waste Free Fete. Thank you to the families who have already signed up to […]

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