History

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

Local History- The Bradford Brothers

Local History- The Bradford Brothers

As part of their World War One topic, Year 6 have been finding out about what happened to the Bradford Brothers, who came from County Durham, during World War One. The children enjoyed using a range of primary sources (including the 1891 census, photographs, maps, newspaper cuttings and war reports) to discover about their life… Continue Reading

Year One visit to the Castle Keep

Year One visit to the Castle Keep

Year One had a great visit to the Castle keep this week. First they had a very interesting tour of the castle. The children learnt all about the different parts of the castle and listened to some historical stories. They even pretended to be an invading Scottish army!      In the afternoon the children… Continue Reading