Osmani’s Sensational Science week!

Our aim for Science Week was to think about the different scientific journeys that happen every day and how you can discover science through our own lives and experiences.  

We began the week with a stimulating, interactive, educational Up, Up and Away Science Show, where we learnt about Forces. Each year group conducted exciting investigations to explore, observe and test different forces and shared their findings with their peers. Parents and Carers also joined in and supported us with our investigative learning. Brilliant discoveries were made and children had a spectacular time being super scientists!

Have you ever rubbed your hands together? Are your hands warm? Rubbing hands together is one of the example of friction. Our hands become warmer due to friction generating heat.

Did you know that Sir Isaac Newton was one of the first scientists to study gravity and force? Without gravity, we would fall right off of Earth’s surface and float away! Or that gravity is the reason a ball comes back down when you throw it into the air, instead of just travelling higher and higher?

Y2 Art Project

In Year 2, we looked at comic art to see how lines and colours could affect a character’s appearance. We designed illustrations of characters in action, such as flying, bouncing, running etc, as our topic was “Let’s get moving”. We used watercolour and ink to add colour and detail to our action characters and then used paper collage to create an exciting background. We made a pull tab to create a pop up mechanism and make the character physically move across the page and complete our comic art.

Y2 Visit to London Zoo

Last week Year 2 travelled on the London Underground to go exploring in London Zoo.

After a brisk walk from Camden Town Station, Year 2 arrived in London Zoo to find out more about animals from all over the world.  Initially the Year 2 children explored nocturnal animals before going to view the penguin show.  While exploring the zoo they found many animals, including lazy lions sleeping in the hot sun, deadly reptiles (including cobras and crocodiles) camouflaged in the Reptile House and fish from all around the world in the Aquarium.  Before leaving the zoo, Year 2 explored the ‘Into Africa’ area to discover zebras and giraffe.

Summer Reading Challenge

We love reading at Osmani and therefore we are super excited to get involved again in the Summer Reading Challenge! Lori from the Idea Store Whitechapel came to tell us all about it and we can’t wait for the summer full of fun reading to begin. Bring it on!

Visit www.summerreadingchallenge.org.uk for more information.