Mummification!

In English this week, children have written some gory instructions on mummification. It was very important to Ancient Egyptian religious beliefs that the human body was preserved. The method they used was called mummification and it was developed by the Ancient Egyptians back in 3200 BC. Mummification was a complicated and lengthy process Read more…

Year 5 Egyptians.

This week, year 5 have been enjoying their Egyptian topic. Children have been looking at the discovery of Tutankhamun. They explored different sources, primary and secondary, and then went on to write a short newspaper article reporting Howard Carter’s discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb. Children also designed a story board showing Read more…

Year 6 Explore Greece.

This term we are studying Ancient Greece. The children have been busy this week finding out about Greece today in terms of physical and human geography. They then used their research to write a persuasive piece on visiting to Greece. Some great writing Year 6. I’m very tempted to go Read more…

The Runaway Pancake!

Reception have been sharing the story of The Runaway Pancake. They have joined in with the story repetition and created the characters. Today they learned why we have Shrove Tuesday and talked about their favourite toppings on pancakes. We all enjoyed flipping and tasting the delicious pancakes.  

Let’s Go A-Viking!

Today Year 4 performed their first class assembly of the year to parents and the rest of KS2. I’m sure everyone will agree that they put on a great show and their hard work and commitment paid off. I was really impressed that they remembered all the words from their script, Read more…

Year 6 Remember the fallen.

This week, as well as completing our assessments, we have been remembering the soldiers that fought in battle for us. Here are just a few pictures from across the week. Visit to the air raid shelter Imagine what it would have been like to be woken up in the night Read more…

Celebrating Remembrance Day

To celebrate 100 years since the end of World War One, we had a visit to Heap Bridge’s air raid shelter to experience and understand what it was like for people during the war. The children were very excited to see inside the shelter but thought it was cold, scary, smelly, dark and uncomfortable.

Olaf the Viking

On Monday, a Viking came to visit Year 4! In History this term, we have been learning all about the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings. so a visit from a Viking warrior was just what we needed to develop our knowledge and understanding. Olaf was in need of some new recruits for his next Viking raid Read more…

Year 3 Become Archaeologists

This afternoon Year 3 became archaeologists. With their torches, they explored the dark caves and discovered ancient cave paintings from the Stone Age. Once they had finished their exploration, they created their own cave paintings; inspired by those they found in the caves.

Ancient Egyptians- Mummifying!

Today in our Topic lesson, Year 5 have been studying the process of mummification from the Ancient Egyptian Civilization. Children learnt all the gruesome facts about mummifying and have written their own instructions on ‘How to mummify a body.’ After that, children had lots of fun wrapping linen around their Read more…

Year 5 Ancient Egyptians

Over the past two weeks, Year 5 children have been working hard exploring the Ancient Egyptian Civilization. Firstly, they located Ancient Egypt in time and place. Then, children found out how society was organised in the Ancient Egyptian times and they discovered some interesting facts about their way of living. Read more…

Year 5 Egyptian Assembly

This morning, Year 5 children performed their assembly on the Ancient Egyptians. The assembly was filled with lots of interesting facts about the Egyptians and all the children spoke and sang very well. Thank you to all parents, family and friends who joined us this morning. Here are some highlights Read more…