History

The Blitz

Pupil blog by Evie and Tilly

This week in History we were learning about the Blitz and the need for Anderson shelters. 

During World War 2, it was important everyone in Britain played their part to help win the war - this was called the war effort. This…

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History

We've joined the Roman army!

Our shields are finished and we joined the army! On Thursday, Class 3 held their last marching practise before the half term. We have all thoroughly enjoyed learning about the Romans and loved making our shields. Once marching practice was over, we let Class 1 have…

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Homework Hero

Homework Hero

This week's homework Hero is Kaitlyn!

Kaityln painted an picture of the Great Fire of London on a wooden board. It features some buildings burning during the night with a small cart in the foreground.

Class 2 have really enjoyed learning about the Great Fire of London in…

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Roman Marching

We have joined the Roman army!

Today Class 3 have been working hard on their legion formations. The entire foundation of Roman infantry tactics was based on the idea that keeping troops in order would help them fight more effectively. 

The combat formation used by the Romans was called the…

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Art and Design

Roman Shields!

In Art this afternoon, we have been painting the inside of our shields! They're coming along very nicely, we're excited to decorate the front next week!

Take a closer look at our photos in our photo gallery!

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History

Roman roads

This week 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 travelled in carts pulled by oxen along paths and…

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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 (children in red) already ruled the country that we know today as France; they called it Gallia and were just across the English…

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History - Ancient Greece

Ancient Greek Olympics 

In History today, we travelled back in time to 776BC, when the first Olympic Games took place. They were held in honour Zeus, and took place every 4 years at Olympia. At this time any wars going on between City states were stopped so all could take part.

In groups, we…

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Ancient Greek Murder Mystery

There's been a murder!

Today Class 3 have taken part in an Ancient Greek murder mystery challenge and worked together in groups as serious crime investigators in order to bring Agathon’s killer to justice. There were five main suspects of this murder:

  • Baltar – Agathon’s greatest rival in…
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