Class 1 & 2

The Seaside

In Class 1 and Class 2, we are starting a new topic all about the seaside! We will be learning about lighthouses, Grace Darling, rock pools, the RNLI, buoys, shells, sea creatures, sand and the salty sea! We will post regular blogs to share our learning with you on here and so that…

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Titanic - KS2 - Lesson 1

Titanic

This afternoon we started our new topic 'The Titanic'. Throughout the next few weeks, we will be climbing aboard the most famous vessel of the early 20th century as we investigate the history behind the Titanic and her infamous maiden voyage! 

We shall be inquisitive historians,…

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VE Day

VE Day!!

8th May 2020 marks 75 years since VE (Victory in Europe) Day.

The day the Second World War came to an end in Europe.  It happened when Germany (sometimes known as the Nazis) surrendered. It was not the end of the war completely though as it continued in the Pacific against Japan.…

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African Kente Cloth

African Kente Cloth 

As part of our history topic, Africa, we have been looking at Kente Cloths - they are traditionally made from thin strips that are woven together on narrow looms. We made ours using card, paint, wool and glue. Don't they look fantastic?

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History

VE Day

The Second World War ended on 8th May, 1945 in Europe when the German Army signed the armistice, surrendering to the allies. Britain had fought for six long years and suffered tremendously due to enemy bombing, rationing, loss of soldiers and the effects of the second total war.

When…

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History

Messerschmitts and Spitfires

After learning all about the Battle of Britain, we were very intrigued about the different types of planes that flew for each side. German Messerschmitts were used by the German Luftwaffe to attack Britain, and British Spitfires were used by the British Air Force to…

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Eden Camp

Eden Camp

We had a fantastic trip on Tuesday to Eden Camp, we loved exploring the museum and seeing things we had been learning about in class. The children were amazing, I'm very proud they represented the school so well. 

Our favourite parts:

  • pressing the 'DO NOT PRESS' button in the…
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World War 2 Evacuee Day

History

Class 3 have had an amazing day today! We came to school dressed as WW2 evacuees and had great fun completed lots of learning around WW2. Today, we baked using WW2 rations, wrote letters home to our parents to let them know that we were safe, packed our suitcases, made gas masks and…

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India

Children around the world week - India

Wow, we have had an amazing week learning all about India. From researching about the physical and human Geography, different religions, native animals, cultures and celebrations, to making chapattis and tasting India food, from making and decorating…

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Roman Mosaics

Roman Mosaics

While Miss Brown was on a training course, we were lucky enough to have Mrs O'Neill teach us art this week. Linking to our History topic, we learnt about Roman mosaics and created our very own using different medias.

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History

Roman Roads

This afternoon in History, we looked at why the Romans built new roads in Britain and created a model to show the cross-section of a Roman road.

Before the Romans arrived, Britain had no proper roads. The Celts rode horses, walked and traveled in carts pulled by oxen along paths…

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History

The Romans 

Today we started our new History topic, the Romans, by looking at the Roman Invasion! 

We began by re-enacting scenes from 55BC. The Romans already ruled the country that we know today as France; they called it Gallia and were just across the English Channel.

The Roman…

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