Traditional Chinese Art

Traditional Chinese Art

Year 5 have explored ancient Chinese art in the style of The Four Gentleman, which focuses on linear drawing. The children used watercolours to follow a step by step guide of how to effectively paint bamboo and experimented with their brushstrokes. Their work was...
Vicious Vikings!

Vicious Vikings!

Year 5 had great fun learning all about the brutal and vicious viking invasion of Lindisfarne in AD 793. They researched the reasons and motivations for the raid and the impact upon the Anglo-Saxons and monks living in the monastery. Having gathered their facts, the...
Can we place key dates in British History in Chronological order?

Can we place key dates in British History in Chronological order?

As we began our World War II topic, our first task was to place this period on a timeline in relation to other historical events in British history. Once World War II was in its rightful place, we identified key events which took place during its six year...
History in Year 3 – The Stone Age

History in Year 3 – The Stone Age

This week in history we have been learning to select relevant information from sources. Each group had an aspect of stone age life to research, ready to present to the class in the next couple of weeks. We found out some very interesting pieces of information about...

First Man on the Moon

This week the Reception children have been looking back in history to discover who was the first man on the moon. We watched a video of a rocket taking off and the lunar module ‘The Eagle’ landing on the moon. We learnt that Neil Armstong was the first man...
Houses Then and Now

Houses Then and Now

The Reception children enjoyed looking at how houses have changed. They were so surprised to find out that the toilet used to be outside and that there were no TV’s!  IMG_8648 IMG_8651 IMG_8653 IMG_8840 IMG_8842 IMG_8843...