History

Year 6 Evacuation

Year 6 Evacuation

As part of their WWII Homefront topic, Year 6 pupils shared an evacuation experience day in which they (dressed as WWII schoolchildren) took part in a range of fun games and activities to find out what it was really like for children during WWII.

The children played indoor and outdoor games that evacuee children would have played, wrote postcards home, filled in their war diary and made a gas mask box and their own luggage label. To end their busy day, the children celebrated the end of WWII with a VE street party.

A highlight for the children was the opportunity to ask a former pupil of St. Teresa’s, Mr Thornton, questions about his experience of being evacuated to the Lake District during WWII.

         

         

 

 

Year 2 – We are journalists.

Year 2 – We are journalists.

London Gazette LONDON’S BURNING! A fierce fire has blazed through the City of London. The fire started in the early hours of Sunday morning at 3 o’clock.  It is believed that the fire started at a small popular bakery on Pudding Lane. At this time, it is suspected that the fire started when embers, which… Continue Reading

Armistice Day

Armistice Day

To mark Armistice Day on 11th November, each class prepared poppies which were added to a display of remembrance, remembering the fallen soldiers from the First World War and all subsequent conflicts. In the afternoon, Year 6 pupils led the school in a virtual liturgy in which the poem ‘For the Fallen’ by Robert Binyon… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Geography

Year 2 – Geography

Children had the chance to look through an atlas today as they learned all about the countries, capital cities, and bodies of water (seas, channels and ocean) that surround the UK. Children used Google Earth to look at the UK in relation to the rest of the world. The task for today was for children… Continue Reading

Rosa Parks- Black History Month

Rosa Parks- Black History Month

During October’s Black History Month, Reception learnt about Rosa Parks. They did some fantastic speaking and listening, drawing and writing. They learnt about how Rosa was a civil rights activist whose courage and dignity sparked the movement that ended segregation. Look at Reception’s wonderful work and ideas… Continue Reading

The ‘Big 3’

The ‘Big 3’

Our very own ‘Treaty of Versailles’ In the Forest School, Year 6 pupils enjoyed getting into character of the leaders of the ‘Big 3’ countries from the end of World War One- Great Britain, France and the United States of America. The countries came together to agree what would happen to Germany following the war,… Continue Reading

Stone Age Houses

Stone Age Houses

In class we learnt about Skara Brae and Neolithic houses. We used the knowledge we had gathered to design and make a Neolithic House. We used clay and natural materials and applied our prior knowledge of making pinch pots to make the base for our houses. Stay tuned to see the completed products. Continue Reading

Y5 Visit Jarrow Hall

Y5 Visit Jarrow Hall

Year 5 had a great day when they visited Jarrow Hall to find out about what life was like in Britain during the Anglo Saxon era. First, they visited the farm where they learned about the different animals that were kept on an Anglo Saxon farm. After that, they went into the Anglo Saxon Hall… Continue Reading

Black History in Year 1

Black History in Year 1

Year 1 have been learning about Barak Obama who was the first African-American President of the United States of America. He was the 44th President. They learnt that he was born in Hawaii and lived in Jakarta in Indonesia. When Barak was a child he was called Barry and he loved to play basketball. Barak… Continue Reading