History

Papyrus craft

Papyrus craft

Year 3 been learning about about papyrus the importance of papyrus to the Ancient Egyptians. We use recycled paper to make our own papyrus by using a mixture of water and glue to bind it together. Then we decorated scrolls in a Egyptian style. Continue Reading

Year 2 – China

Year 2 – China

Year 2 children learned some interesting facts about China today as part of our school’s celebrations for International Week. Children also had the opportunity to try some Chinese food which had been lovingly prepared and delivered to school. Children looked at: Chinese culture, the Mandarin language, listened to traditional Chinese music, and sampled food such… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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