Home learning week 4: Florence Nightingale's 200th birthday

Florence Nightingale would have been 200 years old on 12th May 2020. Year 2 researched the life of Florence Nightingale and used what they learned to produce information posters and pieces of writing to tell others about her and why she was so important.

 

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Home learning Week 3: Celebrating the 75th VE Day

Year 2 came together through Class Dojo to celebrate the 75th VE Day. The children found out about Victory in Europe by completing a reading comprehension and carrying out further research of their own. They used what they had learned to write an acrostic poem about VE Day. They also shared…

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Celebrating St George's Day

Year 2 were very creative in the ways they chose to celebrate St George'sDay. Some of them chose to draw pictures, make props such as swords, shields, flags and dragons and dress up while others baked St George's Day treats.

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Corn Dollies Y4

As part of our topic on Anglo-Saxons, Y4 made their own Corn Dollies. We all agreed that it was very ‘fiddly’ and required careful dexterity and patience. 

 

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Y5 Viking Shields

Y5 have researched, designed and made Viking Shields.

 

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Y6 Magistrates Court Visit

As part of their Crime and Punishment topic our Y6 children were invited to Workington Magistrates Court to find out more about how our justice system works. They took part in a mock court case, stood in the witness box and even visited the cells under the court. We were lucky to host Charlotte…

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The Roman Senhouse Museum

We had a wonderful day and a superb start to our new topic about the Romans. We took part in treasure hunting, food tasting, role play, dressing up and clay sculpture. We learnt so much about Romans in our local area.

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Building Neolithic homes

Year 3 completed their Neolithic homes today. We had a great time using stones, sticks and leaves collected from home and school. We have studied what homes were made from during different periods across Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic timescales. 

  

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Remembrance Day 2019

Today Year 2 represented the school at the Remembrance Day service at Egremont War Memorial with the class beacon’s presenting the class wreath at the memorial. They spent some time reflecting on their work on the First World War and remembering the soldiers who had died in the war during prayer…

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Visit to Whitehaven Fire Station

What a perfect end to our topic on the Great Fire of London! Year 2 had the pleasure of visiting Whitehaven Fire Station today. The staff were amazing and demonstrated how quickly the fire would have spread in 1666. The children learned about fire fighting today and what equipment is like compared…

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Making a Neolithic home

We really enjoyed making our Neolithic homes today. We brought in bits and bobs from home and collected some in school too. Houses are to be completed after half term. 

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Year 4: Forging Coins

Year 4 learnt about how coins were made and used in Anglo-Saxon Britain. They were then able to create their own coin designs and forge their own coins. 

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