Class 2

Key Stage 2 Tennis Lessons, January 2018

The Key Stage 2 pupils have begun a series of tennis lessons given by tennis coach, Tim Brearly, this half-term.  He will be working with the children to develop their tennis skills, on the refurbished courts at Christow.  Despite the rather chilly weather, the children thoroughly enjoyed their first lesson.

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Tue, 09/01/2018 (All day)

KS2 Orienteering Day, November 2017

The KS2 children had a very active day learning lots of orienteering skills at school with Mr Flint, and then trying them out at Haldon Forest.  They worked in small teams racing against against one another other and used maps to find the twelve markers hanging from branches, fences and seats.  The winning team consisted of three Year 3 boys - well done to them.  It was a fantastic day full of activity and fun.

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Sat, 25/11/2017 (All day)

Rocky's Game, Key Stage 2, May 2017

The Key Stage 2 children have been learning all about fossils this term.  They have discovered how fossils were made and where they can now be found.  They have also learnt about the Jurassic Coast by playing a game, called 'Rocky's Game', in preparation for our whole school trip to Charmouth next month.  Some children have their own fossil collections at home and have brought some specimens into school to show to the rest of the class. 

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Sat, 13/05/2017 (All day)

Key Stage 2 Swimming Lessons

Repeats every week until Mon Jun 26 2017 .
Monday, 5 June 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Monday, 12 June 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Monday, 19 June 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Monday, 26 June 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Swimming lessons will take place at the Pyramids Swimming Pool in Exeter.  Children will need to bring their swimming costumes, towels and goggles for these lessons.

Big Write, February 2017

The current Big Write is all about animal adaptations.  Click on the link to read more.

Sat, 04/02/2017 (All day)

World War II Topic in KS2, January 2017

The history topic for the Key Stage 2 pupils this term is all about World War II and what it would have been like to be a child living in the era.  So far, the children have learned about the reasons why the war started, about the effect of the blitz and about shelters (they have even made their own cardboard versions!)  The pupils are so enthusiastic about this topic that some have brought World War II artefacts into school to share with the class.  The photograph shows one of our Year 6 pupils trying on a sheepskin flying-jacket from the period.

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Fri, 27/01/2017 (All day)

KS2 Sporting Excitement, January 2017

The Key Stage 2 children have been given a very exciting opportunity to try out some new sports by the company Premier Sports.  One of their coaches, Andy Tyrell, came into Doddi and taught the children about special fencing terms and the basic fencing moves.  After only one hour, the children were already able to attack, defend and counter-attack.  Milly in Year 5 said that the afternoon had been really fun and that the children had progressed a lot.

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Tue, 10/01/2017 (All day)

Chocology for KS2 at the Eden Project, November 2016

The KS2 children had a very exciting trip to the Eden Project to take part in a chocology workshop.  For those children who had never visited Eden before, just the mere fact of being in such a a fantastic place was an amazing experience; for everyone else, it was great to learn more about chocolate from an expert and to see real cocoa pods growing on the trees inside the rainforest biome.  The children also thoroughly enjoyed exploring all three biomes to experience the different climatic conditions in each one.  It was an unforgettable day!

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Wed, 30/11/2016 (All day)

Hot Chocolate, Mayan Style! September 2016

The first project for the KS2 children this year is all about Mayan Culture.  The Mayans loved their chocolate, but it was not like the chocolate that we enjoy today.  They made their hot chocolate with water and chilli!  The children tried this version with varying outcomes, as you can see from the photographs!

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Sun, 02/10/2016 (All day)

Swimming Lessons at Riverside, KS2

Repeats every 7 days until Mon Oct 17 2016 .
Monday, 26 September 2016 - 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Monday, 3 October 2016 - 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Monday, 10 October 2016 - 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Monday, 17 October 2016 - 1:45pm - 2:45pm

The children will need to bring in their swimming costumes, goggles and towel for these lessons.  We shall leave school by 1pm and will arrive back by the end of the school day.