History

Y2 – History Van !

Today, the history van paid us a visit and took us back to 1666, to learn all about the Great Fire of London! Mrs Pepys came to talk to us all about how the fire started, reasons it spread so quickly and the impact it had. The children took part in lots of hands on […]

Y2 Wattle and Daub

The children built a wall using the materials that people had available to them in 1665. They mixed together water, manure, earth and straw to make the building material, before compacting it onto the woven wall.

Y2 – English – GFoL Immersion

Today, the children used their model buildings to renact the Great Fire of London! They thought about how people at the time would have felt and used resources from around the classroom to add to their settings

Plague Medicine Making!

In Y2 we have been learning about the plague in London in 1665, and comparing it to Covid-19. Did you know that people with the plague also had to isolate? They would put a red cross on their door. The medicines used were very different, children can you remember some of the strange things people […]

Y5 Castleton Residential – Tuesday

On Tuesday morning, while some children went for a stroll and a paddle down Miller’s Dale, others completed the High Ropes challenges and obstacle course on site. In the afternoon some groups went caving, while others did the High Ropes then had a dip in the pond! Tuesday finished off with a toasted marshmallow around […]