Year 2 have been getting out and about thanks to their topic Water Worlds.
Most recently, they went to the Blue Reef Aquarium in Southsea where the children were delighted to see so many of the species they have been learning about in their topic. They explored the aquarium spotting stingrays, seahorses, sharks, clownfish, axolotls and turtles amongst other amazing sea creatures. They loved the fascinating shark workshop, too!
Earlier in the term, they visited the RNLI Lifeboat Station at Selsey. "I loved learning all about the Shannon boat righting itself in a storm," said one of our pupils.
Mrs Temple, Year 2 teacher, added: "We learned all about rescues the RNLI are called to, the equipment they use and what they have to wear in storm conditions. We heard how the station has appeared in real-life rescues on the TV programme ‘Saving lives at Sea’. We talked about how to stay safe around water, which is especially important as we go into summer and spend more time at our local beaches and on the water."
So far, Year 2 have looked at the oceans of the world, discovered coral reefs as well as learning about rivers, ponds and streams.