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Robins looked for freestanding structures in school. We made some fantastic freestanding structures in groups that stood up by themselves. 

Exploring freestanding structures

Robins loved looking at Brian Pollard pictures. We were so inspired that we painted our own paintings. They were so colourful. What great results!  
Year 2 had a great time on Wembury beach.  We had a chance to go rock-pooling, play in the sand and have a short a walk.
Year 2 visited the Hoe and the Barbican on Thursday 24th May. Lovely weather and a great day had by all.

Year 2 visit the Hoe and the Barbican

Year 2 have really enjoyed coming to school on a scooter or a bike. We have taken part in an obstacle course on our bikes or scooters and some of us ran the course instead. What great fun we had!

Year 2 get involved with Big Pedal.

Robins enjoyed a spring walk to Central Park on Tuesday 17th April.We spotted lots of signs of spring. Thank you to all the people who accompanied us. 

World Book Day in Robins Class

On Thursday 8th March we celebrated World Book Day. We dressed up as book characters. Great costumes in Robins class. Some of us brought the  book that are character that we dressed up in was in.
On Wednesday 28th February snow came to Pennycross Primary School. We were all VERY excited. Most of the children had not seen snow before so it was great fun to be out in it. It was very cold though!
On Monday 26th February we had some visitors. Mrs Gill and Mrs Letts brought in their babies-Elsie and Jenson- to talk about looking after a baby . Robins had lots of questions to ask them and enjoyed being with Elsie and Jenson. Thank you for visiting.

Baby visitors

Baby visitors 1
Baby visitors 2
Baby visitors 3
We had great fun tasting different fruits. We designed and made our own fruit kebab and then we ate it. The fruit kebabs were DELICIOUS!!!!
In art we looked at the artists Henri Matisse and Paul Cezanne. We looked at their pictures of 'Still Life'. We used fruit, jugs, bowls and cloths to recreate our own 'Still Life' . We drew our 'Still Life' using pencils and then pastels. What fantastic efforts we made. Look out for a display of some of our art work! 
Before half term Year 2 learnt about the artist Guiseppe Arcimboldo.  He was an Italian artist who made pictures using fruit and vegetables.  We had a go at creating our own pictures in a similar style to Guiseppe Arcimboldo.
Robins had such an interesting visit to Tesco. We looked at different fruits and vegetables, had a talk at the fish counter, visited the store at the back of the shop, went into a fridge and freezer and tasted lots of different foods. We had such a fun afternoon and found out so much!
Year 1 and Year 2 really enjoyed their theatre trip to see 'The Enormous Turnip'.
Warburton's Bakery visited year 2 this week. They taught us how bread is made, shared good advice about healthy eating and told us about their interesting history. We had a chance to make our own sandwich once we had learnt a little bit about food hygiene. 
We really enjoyed our Farm to Fork trip at Tesco's.  We were able to look at the warehouse,  visit the fishmongers to gut a fish and stand in a very large fridge and freezer.
Robins had great fun designing and making their sock puppets. We had to glue and sew to create them. We thought the finished puppets were FABULOUS!
We enjoyed our trip to St. Pancras church for our wedding. Before we left for the church we put our smart clothes on and we had a look at Mrs. Hale's wedding dress.
Year 2 had a fabulous Autumn walk in Pounds Park collecting leaves and autumn fruits to make pictures. The weather was great. Good fun had by all.

French breakfast

All Years 1&2 finished the day with a French breakfast (petit dèjeuner) in the hall. It was SO delicious. End of a great day! 

Learning French instructions and greetings and making French hats.

We learnt French instructions and greetings in class. What fun we had! We also made French hats in the colour of the French flag and added pictures on it. How amazing our hats were!

French Day assembly

French Day assembly 1
French Day assembly 2
On Friday 22nd September Pennycross had a French day. We started the day with a French assembly led by Mrs Mower. We were all in mufti-red, white and blue, the colours of the French flag.
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