My weekend with Bruno

Article 13 – Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within
the law.

Me and Bruno went the library and we picked 3 books. I dressed Bruno in a golden santa hat.


Shape challenge!

In Term 3, a topic that we will be learning about is 2D and 3D shapes.

There are lots of interesting shaped boxes at this time of year.  Your challenge is to post pictures of interesting shaped boxes on our blog.

Shapes you might find are different types of prisms and pyramids, as well as cones, cylinders and cuboids.

You might be lucky enough to find a  hexagonal pyramid or  a pentagonal  prism.

Q:  What type of shape is this box?A: Hexagonal prism

There are 8 faces on the shape

Two of them are hexagons


Look forward to seeing loads of pictures in the coming weeks.

Please use the tab at the top of the page to post your shape blog post. It is called shape homework.

Mr M


Christmas Riddle Homework

Hello Tamarin Class!

The Christmas holidays are getting closer by the day and lots of us are getting ready to celebrate with our families.

For homework can you try and solve these Christmas riddles? Leave a comment on this post if you think you know the answer. Alternatively, see if you can write a riddle for your friends.


Riddle One: 

I’m always chilly,

I need a scarf,

I have buttons but I have no coat,

What am I?


Riddle Two: 

I love toys,

I’m smaller than you,

I have a job with you know who.

What am I?


Riddle Three: 

I have no wings but I can fly,

I have a special job to do,

If you see my nose it glows.

What am I?


Riddle Four: 

On Christmas night I go, go, go.

I ride at night with a ho ho ho!

Guy Fawkes Homework

Here are some photos of the fantastic Guy Fawkes homework from Tamarin class. If a picture of your homework isn’t here, please ask Mr McSmythurs too add it.


Please note: Mr McSmythurs has also removed surnames from homework using paint brush tool, to comply with our new blogging policy.

All about animals!

At this time of year, lots of animals are getting ready for winter.  Have you seen squirrel’s burying their food ready for winter?

Bristol Zoo’s website has lots of information about different animals: 

Also check out the Animal A to Z on the Paignton Zoo website: 

Press reply to share an interesting fact about an animal.

Esafety Rules:  Remember only share your first name at the end of the comment

Welcome to Tamarin class blog

This term Year 2 are learning all about living things in our Science Topic.  Do you think that you can name what these animals are from the parts that you can see?  Press “Comment” to show your answer.   Remember to add your first name only to your answer.