History

Battle of Hastings Comes to Y5

Y5 immersed themselves in their new learning journey, “Who Do We Think We Are: The Normans”, last week, when they re-enacted the Battle of Hastings on the school field. The children were split into opposing armies and learnt about the ways the Anglo-Saxon and Norman Armies would have been organised. Members of Y5 assumed key […]

Y3 to Weston Park Museum

It was amazing to take the Year 3 children  out on their second trip of the year.  This time we took the double decker to Weston Park Museum. Here we got a special chance to meet not one but two Egyptian mummies which really helped us to understand more about the mummification process that we […]

Y3 Celtic House Building

At the end of our ‘Mists of Time’ topic we have been learning about our Iron Age ancestors, the Celts. We have explored how they lived and the changes seen through their use of iron. We thought that the Celts seemed settled now when compared to the Stone Age hunter gatherers! Inspired by the evidence […]

Y4 Greek Chiton Sewing Project

As part of our Ancient Greek learning journey, we created chitons (a traditional Ancient Greek item of clothing) for our teddies. We started off practising how to use different sewing techniques – running stitch and back stitch – to create seams and hems on pieces of material. We sewed them into little bags. Then we […]

Something happened in 1666….

After creating our bakery posters for Mrs Darling, we attempted to send them back in the time machine to London in 1665. When we arrived at school in the morning, the posters were still there but they were burnt! When we had a closer look we found a page from someone’s diary (his name was […]