Chestnut Class

Welcome to Chestnut Class page!
Here you will be able to see all the exciting learning we have been up to in the classroom, please keep checking for updates!
Sports Day 2022
We had a fantastic time at Sports Day and loved the fact our families were able to come and support us. We took part in a sack race, relay race and sprint race!
Enrichment Week 
During Enrichment week we learnt all about Queen Victoria and what life was like in the Victorian Era. 
We learnt about : 
  • Queen Victoria's Life
  • Victorian Food
  • Schooling 
  • Victorian Toys and Games
We had so much fun learning with Year 1 and we absolutely loved making and eating Victoria sponge cake. 
Outdoor Learning Day 
We took our learning outside on Monday 16th May! We did lots of Maths activities including telling the time to the nearest 15 minutes, an addition and subtraction treasure hunt and learning about temperature. We also took our reading outside to the chill out area. 
Active Maths Day 
We loved getting outside for Active Maths Day to chop the pavement, fences and bricks in halves and quarters using chalk. 
We absolutely LOVED creatives art day on Friday 11th March! 
Book Week 2022
This year we studied "Stuart Little" for Book Week. We did lots of exciting activities throughout the week and we particularly loved designing and making a bedroom for Stuart Little!
On World Book Day we were so excited to have an online meeting with Momoko Abe who wrote "Avocado Asks" and she taught us how to draw the Avocado! 
Kings and Queens Day 2022
Wow we absolutely loved Kings and Queens Day on Monday 7th February! As you can see some of us dressed up as Kings and Queens or we designed our own crown! Well done to Sara who was the winner in Year 2 for best made crown. 
We learnt lots of information about Queen Elizabeth II and her family. Take a look at our collaborative art piece of Queen Elizabeth II that we did as a whole class!
Internet Safety Day 2022
On Tuesday 8th February it was Internet Safety Day. Our focus this year was the relationships we have online. We read "Digi Duck's Big Decisions" and discussed the story and Digi Duck's big decision as a class. We then created a "Kindness Spell" for being online. 
Science Week 2022
We have kicked the Spring term with Science Week. We have been looking at everyday materials and identifying their properties. We have learnt about natural and man made materials, as well as learning about inventors who have invented these materials. 
We experimented making paper waterproof by creating a wax layer and we have tested what materials sink and float. 
Maths Week November 2021
During Maths Week we have been learning how to compare length, measure using non-standard units of measurement, measure non-straight objects, measure in cm and measure the volume of liquids. We loved making our own 150ml cocktails and potions!
We've absolutely loved our gymnastics unit with Mrs Barlow this term in PE! We have become real gymnasts, performing all our different shapes and travel on the equipment. 
We played "guess the seed" in our Topic lesson. The seeds are from Mrs Cook allotment. Mrs Cook shared some pictures of what she grows at her allotment.