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cgunbyYesterday we had a fantastic class trip to Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall. The children discovered what life was like as a Roman soldier stationed at the fort and enjoyed dressing up and training as a recruit in an auxiliary unit. Click t (More)
Mr Jessop
Mr Jessop wrote: Beacon Museum, Whitehaven
Year 5/6 had a fantastic trip to Whitehaven on Friday (apart from the weather!), learning about the History of the port and also linking it to our work on the Slave and Spice Trades in Cumbria. A long way to go but worth it! (More)
pjohnson As part of our topic work the children are exploring how information books are set out.  Today they have been looking at the contents pages of Victorian books and trying to find simple snippets of information. (More)
cgunby wrote: Iron Age
To help understand how crop marks let archaeologists identify buried prehistoric sites, we have buried a Lego wall under potting mix and covered the top with cress seeds. What do we expect to find out? (More)
cgunby wrote: Stonehenge
We have been learning about one of the world's most famous prehistoric monuments, Stonehenge, as part of our Stone Age topic.  Children then made their own mini version of this monument using salt dough. (More)