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Bishop MonktonC of E Primary School


Welcome to Owls!

We are Year 2 and Year 3. Our teachers are Mrs Filippi, Mrs Claughton, Mrs Coupland and Mrs McDonald. 

Our class governor is Pete Evans.





18/12/2020 Christmas Party

16.12.20 Our Christmas Lunch 🍗🥔🥕

11.12.20 Owls alternative PE lesson, indoor 🏓 table tennis...we had great fun.

The children acted out the story of Hanukkah.

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Owls acted out the story of Rama and Sita...

Owls Dance


They have been working hard on working on coming up with their own routines for the music.  They worked in small groups to work on a routine together... hope you enjoy the dances.

Owls Dance 6.mp4

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Owls Dance 5.mp4

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Owls Dance 4.mp4

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Owls Dance 3.mp4

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Owls Dance 2.mp4

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Owls Dance 1.mp4

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Autumn 2020

1.12.20 Our Amazing Advent Calendar

1.12.20 Sketching in our new Art Sketch books 🎨

30.11.20 Working with wire

24.11.20 Applying geometry when drawing

20.11.20 Using what we know about reflection and mirrors to make patterns.

20.11.20 Today we have been learning about light and shadows. We tested different materials to see if they were opaque, transparent or translucent. At the end of the lesson we had some fun using our opaque hands to make shadow animals.

12.11.20 Today we used mirrors to reflect light. We had fun doing lots of different activities with mirrors. Some were quite challenging!

11.11.20 - We Will Remember Them ❤️

9.11.20 Paddington’s Orange Marmalade Buns

5.11.20 - Firework Celebrations - glow sticks, firework colouring and songs

5.11.20 - Testing Reflective Materials in Science

Thank you for the 44 bags of clothes donated to the Refugee Centre. They are hugely appreciated.

3.11.20 - Using a compass rose to navigate around London landmarks

16.10.20 Learning spellings in interactive ways.

9.10.20 Yellow Minds Day

5.10.20 It’s CHRISTMAS!!!! 🎄 Christmas card making ready for the Christmas Card Project - More information coming soon 🎅

5.10.20 Paddington’s Journey Chapter Two

5.10.20 Virtual School Collective Worship With Mrs Cowling

30.9.20 Paddington’s Journey Chapter One 🐻 😭

29.9.20 Sorting sources from the Great Fire of London 🔥

28.9.20 Writing a description of Paddington’s home in Peru 🐻

Great Fire of London Drama

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Samuel Pepys is told about the fire!

Part 2

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Samuel Pepys tells the King!

Our first topic is The Great Fire of London. Please see the attached Knowledge Mat to see what our learning intentions are. It has some book suggestions, vocabulary and facts around the topic. You can use these at home with your child to support their learning in class.

18.9.20 Using our knowledge of materials to build a house for Hedgy and Prickly.

Investigating materials and their uses - Science 18.9.20

17.9.20 - investigating materials lesson 1

15.9.20 - This week we’ve started our new history topic The Great Fire of London 🔥 We have completed our pre topic assessment and sequenced the events of The Great Fire 🔥

11.9.20 Fun in PE

10.9.2020 - Self Portraits 🖼

Our First Day Back 8.9.20 - The Dot Artwork 🖼


Homework and spellings 11.12.2020


Year 2

English CGP book: p 14 'commas'

Maths Activity sheet

Year 2 Spellings 11.12.20

Revision of key words that we have learnt this term that we use a lot in our work












Year 3

English CGP book: p 46-47 'writing lists'

Maths Activity sheet

Year 3 Spellings 11.12.20

Revision of key words that we use a lot in our work












Please remember to mark you child's homework (answers are at the back of the CGP book) and note in their reading diary when they have completed their homework and with a comment letting us know how they have done. We will check reading diaries on a Friday so that we are up to date with how the children are doing with their homework.

The weekly spelling test will be on a Friday morning so please make sure you have spent some time looking at the list before then.

Owl’s Information Video - Part 1

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Part 2

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Thank you for watching! Please find below the PowerPoint to match the video. Mrs Filippi

Reading at Bishop Monkton

An information video to explain the new reading curriculum at Bishop Monkton.

Thank you to those who attended the Parent's Information meeting on reading and times tables. Please find attached the power point on the importance for reading for pleasure; suggested fiction book list and a useful guide to talking about books with your child.