The Mysteries of Stonehenge

This term Year 3 have been learning all about Prehistoric Britain. In Topic today, they learnt about the theories of Stonehenge. These include a burial ground, concert venue, healing place and a calendar. The children had some great discussions about each of the theories and why they thought they may Read more…

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…

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 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 Cooking

This morning, Year 5 children have been cooking! We have made a two course Mayan meal including: Mexican Bean Soup and Quesadillas, which were delicious! All the children helped prepare the food by cutting, peeling and chopping the different ingredients. Even though some children were not keen on the different Read more…

The Mayans Year 5

Over the past few weeks, year 5 children have been studying The Mayans as part of their Topic work. Firstly, children focused on the start of The Mayan civilization; linking in time lines and organising other periods of history.  Then, they looked at the different religions and religious beliefs, as Read more…

Year 6 Greek Day.

Today, year 6 visited Touchstones museum to take part in a range of workshops about life in Ancient Greece and the legacy that the Greeks have left behind. Lots of drama, debating and fun along the way. What did you enjoy the most? What did you learn and find interesting? Read more…

Viking Assembly

On Wednesday, Year 4 performed their class assembly all about the Vikings All the children worked hard to learn their lines, and some very tricky songs! Both parents and staff commented on the amazing singing voices. Please let us know what you thought.

Egyptian Gods and Goddess – Year 5

Following on from our trip to Bolton Museum studying The Ancient Egyptians, today children  in Year 5 have learnt more about the Egyptians gods and goddesses and The Pharaohs. The Ancient Egyptians worshipped many gods at different times and in different places. Some gods changed in importance over time again. There were over Read more…

The Ancient Egyptians

  Today, children in Year 5 have been learning about the Egyptian mummification process. As part of our history lesson, children took part in drama activities acting this out and then they wrote a set of gruesome instructions. Take a look at some of the pictures from our lesson. (Our class assembly will take Read more…

Egyptians

Today, the children in Year 5 studied the Ancient Egyptian Society looking at the roles of the different Egyptian people. Children learnt that the Pharaoh had the most power and was positioned at the top of the hierarchy pyramid, whereas the slaves were at the bottom. Take a look at some of Read more…