Greek gods and goddesses including Medusa

Whilst learning about the imprortance of Gods and Goddesses to the Ancient Greeks, we recapped our understanding of some familiar stories such as: Theseus and the Minotaur, King Midas and Medusa – to name a few. Focussing on the story of Medusa and the Gorgons,...

Greek gods and goddesses

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Romans at Dunston Hill!

Romans at Dunston Hill!

Year 4 have had the best day in the hall, exploring Roman artefacts linked to Hadrian’s Wall! We couldn’t wait to investigate our Box of Delight, filled with real and replica artefacts. We worked as a year group and examined closely items such as shoes,...

The Great Fire of London

In History, our children have been learning about The Great Fire of London. They found out when and how the fire started and they could also explain why the fire spread so quickly and why it lasted for so long.  When designing our very own Pudding Lane, children...
Year 1 visits the Discovery Museum

Year 1 visits the Discovery Museum

This half term, Year 1 ventured on their first ever school visit! Everyone was so excited to visit the Discovery Museum in Newcastle. On our visit, we worked with Fran from the museum and read one of our most favourite stories, ‘Lost in the Toy Museum’. Fran then took...
Seeing poppies

Seeing poppies

Lots of children have been talking about seeing people wearing poppies on their clothes. We discussed the meaning of this and learned they are a sign to show how people remember those who died a very long time ago.  Some of our children talked about seeing photographs...