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The Great Fire of London 

Year 2 have been learning all about 'The Great Fire of London' this term. We have been looking closely at the difference between modern day London and London during Tudor times. Year 2 were very surprised to find out how different life was in London during Tudor...

Tudor Houses 

Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed researching Tudor houses and their key features. They completed this task in preparation for designing and creating their very own Tudor house. 

Building Stonehenge

Year 4 topic work this term included lots of research and studying around Stonehenge and The Stone Age. As part of their studies they used some sculpturing techniques to build a model of Stonehenge. Some of the features include the Heel Stone, The Avenue and also some...

Terrific Texts

Following our recent visit to Preston Hall, the children have been further exploring non-fiction texts linked to our “There’s No Place like Home” topic. The children worked with a partner and explored a wide range of "houses and homes" themed fiction and non-fiction...

Super Sources

Following our recent visit to Preston Hall, the children have been further exploring household objects and toys linked to our “There’s No Place like Home” topic. The children handled a range artefacts along with photographs and non-fiction texts in order to find out...

How do germs spread? 

As part of their Heroes topic, Year 2 have been learning all about Florence Nightingale and how she worked to stop germs spreading in hospitals and improve hygiene. In their science lessons, they conducted a sneeze zone experiment to investigate how far their germs...

Year 2 visit Beamish Museum

Recently, Year 2 had the fantastic opportunity of visiting Beamish Museum. They visited Pockerley Manor and learned all about what life was like during the 1820s. They even worked with staff to train to be nurses so that they could go and help Florence Nigthingale...

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