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
Year 3 have been busy historians investigating maps, artefacts and the location of Skara Brae. We have been able to find out lots about how Neolithic people may have lived from just a few pictures.Read More Y3 investigates skaRa brAe
We had a great day visiting the Golden Hinde to supplement our history learning. Having learned about Queen Elizabeth I and Sir Francis Drake it was interesting to learn more about his special task and what life was like aboard one of his vessels. We experienced what being a sailor/pirate on the Golden Hinde during […]Read More Year 6 at the Golden Hinde
Year 4 had a fantastic trip to Creekside Discovery Centre last Tuesday, on a glorious, sunny day. We spent some time in the classroom, learning about the history of Deptford Creek and showing off our Geography knowledge (cue a VERY proud teacher) before donning our waders and waterproofs and getting into the creek itself. We […]Read More Year 4 visit Creekside Discovery Centre
Who knew that ancient civilisations loved music? Historians do and now Year 3 and 4 do. We also learnt about who invented writing, what they used to write on and how historians know all of this information!Read More History in lks2
Year 2 enjoyed a history hunt today looking for clues about two significant people- Christopher Columbus and Mae Jemison. The children worked in teams of three to find a number of colour coded clues. They then had to share their clues, work out which was linked to which significant person and discuss with the rest […]Read More Hunting for history clues in the sunshine.
This half term, Year 6 have been learning about local history. Today we looked at maps from the 1800s, showing how railway changed Lee dramatically. It was great to be able to zoom in on the iPads to really explore the maps. We found the old school (National School) and discovered that there was also […]Read More Lee then and now
Today year 2 dived into art history and discovered the lives and work of two significant artists who contributed to changing the story of art across the centuries and decades. The children were full of admiration and empathy for Vincent Van Gogh and Augusta Savage both of whom struggled for recognition and contentment in their […]Read More Movers and shakers: significant artists.
We’ve really been enjoying learning about our local area for our new History Topic- Lee then and now! Thanks to Rev. Tim and Amie, we are able to go up to the church and look for evidence about who used to live in Lee and when. We were lucky enough to be allowed into the […]Read More Year 6 -History Detectives
LKS2 made connections between the technology of the Ancient Sumerians, Shang Dynasty and the Indus Valley Civilisation this afternoon. We identified what artefacts can tell us about the technology of Ancient Civilisations and the children came up with some superb ideas such as: if there was communication between different civilisations; how skilled they were; what […]Read More Technology in Ancient Civilisations