Best day at Beamish!

Best day at Beamish!

Year 4 had a fantastic time at Beamish Museum this week! It was wonderful to see our learning come to life at the living museum. We examined so many artefacts and made suggestions as to:  the materials that were used the purpose of the items the placement of the items...
Young Historians!

Young Historians!

Who was Blackbeard and why was he so famous? Children were given sources to find out the answer to these questions. These sources included: wanted posters, newspaper reports, photos and maps. We certainly found out lots about this feared...
How did Florence Nightingale change nursing?

How did Florence Nightingale change nursing?

IMG_3842 Hospital A and B Year 2 have enjoyed finding out all about Florence Nightingale and how she changed nursing. We began by looking at a picture off Scutari Hospital during the Crimean War.  This was a military hospital and it was inadequate to cope with the...

Ancient Greek Day

Watch our video celebrating the end of our Ancient Greece topic. We used Now>Press>Play to immerse ourselves in an Ancient Greek experience then using iPads, we created replicas of Greek pottery which we then sold at auction. Finally, we used Minecraft to create...
Are these primary or secondary sources?

Are these primary or secondary sources?

As we begin our WW2 topic, we have been looking at a variety of artefacts and applying our understanding to organise them into primary or secondary...

Who was buried at Sutton Hoo?

Year 5 have been fantastic detectives this afternoon! We started with a question – Who was buried at Sutton Hoo? The children searched for clues in the classroom and were then given more information, which they shared with each other. Once we had all of the...