Today we looked at a vinyl record and spoke about what it is and how we need a “special player” for it… i understand some of you have these at home! I am unable to put the video on the blog but it is on Seesaw, so please check it out! I think our guesses […]Read More Reception learn what a vinyl record is!
What did the Greeks do for us? To wrap up or History topic all about The Ancient Greeks, we considered their lasting legacy and wrote some impressive essays about the impact they had on our everyday lives. This piece of Diamond Work was a culmination of a 3 week long project all about explanation writing. […]Read More UKS2 Writing
What is the cultural legacy of the Ancient Greeks? We looked at modern and Ancient Greek architecture, literature, sculpture and theatre and looked for similarities and differences between them. In teams, we then raced to sort facts about Greek art and culture as associated with Greeks only, or also seen in modern day. It was […]Read More UKS2 History
Do you know why a marathon is called a marathon? In this lesson, we learned all about the events at the battle of Marathon. However, there a so many different versions that the real story is difficult to decipher. We do know that the battle of marathon happen in Marathon (about 24 miles from Athens) […]Read More UKS2 History
Did you know that I’m Ancient Greek time, women were not just seen as unequal, but different species entirely!?! This week we learned all about how men and women were treated in the Ancient Greek city states, and thought about how are lives would be different if we still had the same attitudes as the […]Read More UKS2 History
LKS2 have been learning about the indigenous peoples of the USA and thinking about human geography considerations that decided where they settled prior to the arrival of the colonialists, and what the impact of these arrivals was. We used our knowledge of physical and political maps to infer why the various tribes settled in the […]Read More LKS2 Geography – Native Americans
Preschool have a new topic and are learning how to be fit and healthy. We are looking at the different type of sports done at the Olympics and practicing some of them. We are even collecting data to see if our strength and stamina improves over the next month!Read More How high can we jump?
We had a great time this week diving straight into our topic… Ancient Greece! For Greek day, we made and tasted some Greek inspired dishes including Greek salad, spinach and feta filo parcels and Greek honey cake. Did you know that The Olympics originated in Ancient Greece all those thousands of years ago? Despite the […]Read More UKS2 Greek Day
Our mosaic designs were finally finished when we got to grips with tesserae (small pieces of tile) and grout to produce our final tiles. The children worked really hard to finalise their designs and did an excellent job with the grouting – perhaps this will come in handy if you need to redecorate any kitchens […]Read More Final mosaic masterpieces
This afternoon in Year 2 we finished off our School Days topic by making a timeline of important dates in our school’s history. We were fascinated that the school closed due to a smallpox outbreak in 1870 and appalled that flushing toilets weren’t installed until 1902!Read More Y2 Timelines