Earlier this half term, Year 3 took a trip to the Horniman Museum to take part in a Stone Age workshop. They got the chance to handle artefacts from the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age, as well as show off their amazing knowledge from their history lessons! We ended the trip with a […]Read More Year 3 travel back in time to the Stone Age
The theme for this years’ black history month is ‘Saluting our sisters’. The theme of highlights the crucial role that black women have played in shaping history, inspiring change, and building communities. This year’s celebration will showcase pioneering black women who have made remarkable contributions to literature, music, fashion, sport, business, politics, academia, social and […]Read More Black history month 2023
Only 4 weeks into the school year, and already our children are fully immersed in their history units. It has been lovely to get into lessons across the school recently to see just how knowledgeable and discerning our young historians are. Reception class have been engrossed in their ‘Understanding the world’ area of learning. They […]Read More History Across the school
It’s amazing how much history is right under our noses, if only we take the time to look for it! As part of our Local Area study in history, we’ve been learning all about The Second World War and how it impacted London, and Lee. On just a 30 minute wander around the streets that […]Read More Y6 History- a walking tour of Lee
Year 5 were lucky enough to see artefacts from the Ancient Kingdom of Benin when we went to the British Museum. We saw the bronze plaques, the ivory leopards, the brass sculptures and the coral jewellery of the Oba, as well as many other exciting artefacts. After exploring the museum and taking a quick detour […]Read More Year 5 trip to the british museum
On Friday, Year 6 were lucky enough to visit the Migration Museum to help contextualise the stories of the Windrush Generation and the long history of migration to and from Britain. In their workshop, they were introduced to key words and themes of migration, as well as discussed their own personal connections to migration. Before […]Read More Year 6 visit the Migration Museum!
This half term has been all about HISTORY! Every class has been thinking hard about things that happened in the past and becoming proper historians; considering significance, evidence and impact. Year 1 Having studied the life of the incredible Mary Anning and the importance she had in the world of fossils, year 1 have moved […]Read More History Across the School
We are travelling back in time this half term at St Margaret’s, as (nearly) every class is studying an in depth history topic. Year 1 are learning all about significant people from the past, and have already dug deep into the life of fossil collector Mary Anning. They’ll also study the legendary David Attenborough and […]Read More What’s happening in History this half term?
Year 1 is a buzz of excitement! We have been learning about Mary Anning and it has been a joy to see the children SO interested in their learning. Here are some videos of us exploring fossils. Children also brought in photos of fossils they have at home, others made fossils, and one child made […]Read More Fossil fun in year 1
Year 4 visited the Prince Philip Maritime Museum Collections Centre on Tuesday, to learn about maps, charts and globes. This is the storage and conservation facility for the National Maritime Museum and is a state-of-the-art facility containing well over a million artefacts. We looked at a 600-year-old vellum chart, a 400-year-old globe and the first […]Read More Maps, charts and globes for Year 4 at the PPMMCC