History

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

Year 2: Art and Design

Year 2: Art and Design

The Great Fire of London Year 2 drew and coloured the front cover for their topic book for the Great Fire of London today. Children looked at historical paintings as a reference and then focused on scale, foreground, middleground and background to try and create a sense of depth to their picture. Children tried to… Continue Reading

World War I Battlefields Trip

World War I Battlefields Trip

Last week, twenty children from Year 6  travelled to Belgium as part of their topic work on the World Wars. Led by the ‘Explore4all’ company, the children visited a whole host of places including: both commonwealth and German cemeteries; the Passchendaele Museum and the In Flander’s Field Museum; authentic and original German trenches and Lockangar… Continue Reading