Category Archives: Niamh’s Blog

Spooky Fun!

We had an extra spooky week in Second class this week. We have been working really hard on the genre of narrative writing and have spent a lot of time planning, drafting, editing and finalising our spooky narratives. To begin, we looked at narrative writing and the components that we need to make a story structurally…
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Using our environment to learn

Over the last few weeks we have had a focus on using the environment around us to help us with our learning. We have gotten out into the fresh air lots and have really enjoyed getting hands on with our learning. As it was Maths Week this week, we have been doing lots of fun…
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A New Term!

Hi Everyone! Welcome to the class blog for Second Class. I plan to keep this updated as often as possible with news and activities from our class. So check back in regularly for updates on all the exciting things we are doing and covering across a range of curricular areas. We can't believe September is…
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Butterfly transformation!

Wow! Our painted lady butterflies emerged and they are absolutely beautiful. We were waiting so patiently and came in to find the final stage of the butterfly life cycle had taken place overnight. We observed our butterflies for a while and then let them out into nature to enjoy the beautiful weather and colourful plants!
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Watch Nature Grow – LIVE!

We are so excited in 2nd class to be lucky enough to observe the life cycle of the butterfly in person. We have been learning all about life cycles and have focused on the butterfly life cycle. We have eight of our very own caterpillars currently going through the amazing transformation from caterpillar to butterfly.…
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Amazing Africa!

2nd Class learned all about the wonderful continent of Africa and the many countries within that make it so fascinating. In particular, we focussed our learning on Kenya and Ethiopia. We studied geographical features of these countries as well as cultural and also gained some interesting facts on some animals native to Africa. We mapped…
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