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Did you know… An astronaut’s footprints will stay on the moon for millions of years because there is no wind to blow them away!
As we are getting closer to the end of this term, I just wanted to share some of the amazing work 2nd class has produced in the month of May on the theme of Shape and Space.

In Maths, we looked at some 2D and 3D shapes in the classroom, at home and in the outdoors. Using lollipop sticks, skewers and marshmallows, we created some 2D and 3D geometric shapes which resulted in some very sticky fingers! Next week, we will be using some of these 2D shapes to find them in our outdoor classroom and garden and all around the school.

In Art, we created exploded designs!! For this art, the pupils had to cut out a shape to start and this was then the only paper the could use. From their starting shape, they could then cut out different parts and space them in different ways so it looked like their design was exploding. In the picture, there is just a selection of their amazing work where their creativity really shone through.

In SESE, we got to know all about our solar system and space with the help of a famous Canadian Astronaut called Chris Hadfield. Here, the children were able to learn all our planets using a catchy rhyme and were also able to learn about some of the features which are unique to each of these planets. We looked at space travel in the past and how it has developed over time. We also learned about how night and day occur by using our globe and flashlights and creating a dark classroom to see the light shining on different parts of the earth. We even found out that Astronauts grow in space and shrink when they return to earth!