Making our own hotdog mummies!

Making our own hotdog mummies!

Today, we mummified hotdogs to help us understand the effect the embalming process would have had on Ancient Egyptians in order to preserve their bodies! We will be checking back in with our meaty mummies in a few weeks to see how the process has...
Egyptian shaduf making

Egyptian shaduf making

Having learnt all about life in Ancient Egypt, we knew already that the Egyptians’ source of water was the famous River Nile. In order to get water from the river to use for cooking, washing and drinking, the Egyptians needed to use a shaduf to help them! A...
Visit to the Oriental Museum!

Visit to the Oriental Museum!

What an amazing, informative visit we had to the Oriental Museum at Durham University! Our day began by examining real life Egyptian artefacts (thousands of years old!) and having the opportunity to be archaeologists, using clues to try and discover what the artefacts...
Spynosaur author, Guy Bass, pays us a visit!

Spynosaur author, Guy Bass, pays us a visit!

As part of the Northern Children’s Book Festival, the children in KS2 enjoyed a very humorous visit from author Guy Bass. He had us in stitches telling us all about his childhood, the lies he was told and how he wanted to be a dinosaur when he grew up. When he...
They’ve already reached their AR target!!

They’ve already reached their AR target!!

A huge well done to each and everyone of you! Keep up the brilliant work and your love for reading! Here are the happy faces of the children who have already reached their Accelerated Reader target. Enjoy your special book mark and chocolatey...