Mysterious objects!

Mysterious objects!

Today’s History tasks were based around sources and understanding that a source is something that has remained since a period of history in the past. Each year group chose a different source to focus on. We had: Nursery Reception – toys from the past Year...
Old or new? Dunston explored…

Old or new? Dunston explored…

Today’s history activity was all about buildings in our local area and what makes some of them ‘old’ and others ‘new’? The children were challenged to spot some ‘old’ buildings on their daily walk and then their teachers set...
Then and now…

Then and now…

It is a strange time at the moment. As we are not learning in school as we normally would, it’s a good time to think about how learning has changed even within our families’ living memories. Today, some year groups chose to think about: ‘Going to school – what...
Timelines and family trees!

Timelines and family trees!

Our first day of History week kicked off with a whole-school activity, in which everyone looked at their own families. First, the children ordered their families dates of birth throughout the year, January to December. Some even challenged themselves to learn the...
“Hello and welcome to News with Y1”

“Hello and welcome to News with Y1”

Year 1 have loved learning about the achievements of the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong, and his contribution to international space travel. They discovered how he became an astronaut, what happened on the first ever moon landing, and what space travel looks...
Who’s at Hoo?

Who’s at Hoo?

Year 5 have delved into the past as  fantastic archaeologist  and have discovered that an ancient Anglo-Saxon king was buried at Sutton-Hoo, in Suffolk. They gathered lots of clues together to reveal the identity of the unknown person buried with treasure inside of a...