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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Y5 Viking Trip

Y5 had a great day on their Anglo-Saxons and Viking Trip. They learnt how to make ink and quills, how to weave and how to make coins on a furnace. They also learnt how to handle weapons and re-enacted a battle.

 

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Making Tudor Houses

As part of our topic on the Great Fire of London, Year 2 have been learning about what houses were like in 1666. Then they used this knowledge to design and create models of Tudor houses.

 

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Year 1 Carlisle Castle

Year 1 have had a fantastic trip to Carlisle Castle.  We enjoyed seeing all the features we have learnt about in our History topic in real life.  We also loved learning some gruesome facts!  We learnt about who lived in Castles and the clothes they wore.  Year 1 behaved excellently and this was…

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Windermere trip, the final chapter!

We worked so efficiently through our workshops so we even had time for making our own Stone Age rope, using rushes! We had a great day and learnt so much!

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Interactive learning in history

Today Year 2 used the iPads to complete an interactive quiz about the facts they’ve learnt about the Great Fire of London. They instantly saw the results on the large interactive screen and were extremely pleased with how many questions they got right. Well done Year 2!

 

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Y5 Viking butter

Year 5 enjoyed making Viking butter today by shaking cream until it turned into butter. They learnt that Vikings would have done this in a butter churn and it was one of the many ways they preserved food. 

 

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Y4 Beacon Trip

Y4 enjoyed learning all about the Romans at the Beacon. 

 

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