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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English

Research

In English today we used the laptop to conduct research on different areas of the Stone Age. In pairs, the children researched;

  • Cave paintings
  • Hunting
  • The importance of fire
  • Daily life
  • Weapons
  • Eating habits
  • Stonehenge
  • Burials

In their English books, they…

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Art and Design

Art - Stonehenge 

Stonehenge is one of the world's most famous monuments. It stands on Salisbury Plain, in Wiltshire, and its giant stones can be seen from miles around. Stonehenge was built over many hundreds of years. Work began in the late Neolithic Age, around 3000BC. Class 3 researched the…

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History - The Stone Age

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History - The Stone Age

Cave Paintings

Class 3 have travelled back in time to the Stone Age era and created some amazing cave paintings!

Cave paintings are paintings on cave walls and ceilings. Usually, these paintings were made in prehistoric times. Most cave paintings date from 10,000 to 20,000 years ago. The…

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Pupil Blog - English

Pupil blog by Beth and Ella

English/History

In Class 3 this week we have been learning about the River Nile, here is some of the information we have discovered…

Way back (3,500 years ago) the River Nile was the key to survival. It was so important to the ancient Egyptians because they…

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History

VE Day!

German radio announced on 1 May 1945 that Adolf Hitler had died. There was some reluctance at first from the Allies to accept that Hitler was dead, concerned that it might be the beginnings of an escape plot. After Hitler's death leadership of Germany passed to other high-ranking Nazi…

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Eden Camp

Eden Camp

We had a fantastic trip on Thursday 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…
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History

Dunkirk - The little ships

In History this week, we have been learning about the fascinating story of Dunkirk.

In May 1940, many countries in Europe were at war with Nazi Germany. Half a million British and French soldiers were trapped on three sides in northern France by German troops and…

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