Moving up Monday
As part of Moving Up Monday, Year 2 enjoyed a taste of Prep School life with an English lesson and a Maths lesson with some of the Prep School teachers. In English the children put their handwriting and spelling skills to use by writing about their hobbies, families, favourite animals and favourite books. Varied discussions on everything from Lego blocks, to siblings, to blue whales and meerkats, to ‘Matilda’ and ‘Gangster Granny’ followed, and this allowed children to broaden their vocabulary, too.
The Maths lesson was held outside to follow our ‘Nature’ theme of Mental Health Awareness Week and the children demonstrated great measuring and addition skills as they constructed 2D shapes and measured their perimeters.
This is just one of a series of activities to prepare the children for their transition into Year 3 and the next exciting stage of their school journey at Hilden Grange. It was also an opportunity for the English and Maths teachers to start to get to know the children and they look forward to teaching this very enthusiastic group next year!