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?
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
In English today we used the laptop to conduct research on different areas of the Stone Age. In pairs, the children researched;
- Cave paintings
- The importance of fire
- Daily life
- Eating habits
In their English books, they…
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…