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Anglo-Saxons

Indigo Class had a brilliant day travelling back in time with Woodmatters (https://www.woodmatters.org.uk/) to the Anglo-Saxon period. We spent all day outside to explore aspects of Anglo-Saxon life. We learned how the writing and…

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Survival in Year 6

The children in Violet Class have been experiencing what life might have been like in the Stone Age with two visiting historians. These time travelling experiences took place in our Wildlife Area.  As well as learning about our past,…

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Celtic Roundhouses

Year 3 have been learning about the Romans and looking at the impact of them on Britain. They have been comparing life as a Celt with that of a Roman and here they have made Celtic roundhouses. Our children continue to learn best when…

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Change and Continuity

A key concept within history learning is what has stayed the same and what has changed - change and continuity. This concept allows children to get a better understanding of the passing of time and the durations involved; something…

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Vikings

Violet Class enjoyed a day learning about the Vikings n with a visiting very knowledgeable historian who was able to answer inquisitive questions on all things Viking. The children learnt about Viking leisure time as well as warfare,…

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Creative Homework

Our children really enjoy sharing their creations which they have made with your input at home. This term saw many 3D models including explorer's rockets, Anglo-Saxon dwellings, clay food and even body parts linked to the circulatory…

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Anglo-Saxons

Today, Indigo Class explored a wide range of objects and clothes that once belonged to an Anglo-Saxon man and woman. Their challenge was to use the artefacts as clues to deduce ideas about the people who would have owned and worn them.…

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Maritime Museum

Yellow Class had a fantastic afternoon visiting Lancaster Maritime museum learning about all things nautical! When we first arrived we found two very large anchors outside. Miss Frankland asked us what they were and what they were for.…

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Remembrance

As a school, we always mark Remembrance Day in an age appropriate manner. In school this means discussing the past, understanding the symbol of the poppy, looking at the support undertaken by The Royal British Legion and taking part in…

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Anglo-Saxons

Today, Indigo Class were joined by an Anglo-Saxon story-teller and messenger sent from King Alfred. Her name was Meredith and she told us that we had to prepare for battle with the Vikings! She shared tales of Anglo-Saxon bravery with…

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