Today we explored our new topic: The Great Fire of London. During our WOW Day, we investigated London as it was in 1666, through watching a video and describing the scenes we saw. We noticed that the city was over crowded and the the streets were gloomy and narrow with overhanging buildings. People dried [...]
Today we had a visit from Ros, who works for the RSPB. She came to help us identify different habitats around our school. We learnt orienteering skills of using a map to plot our position in the school grounds.
The children learnt about the traditional fabric of Ghana - Kente Cloth. They made a paper version by painting coloured patterns and black stripes. After everything had dried, they wove the black stripes between the coloured patterns - making their own Kente Cloth.
On our first few days of the new term, we looked at the story of the Rainbow Fish. The children described him as mean and horrible at the beginning of the story. By the end of the story the Rainbow Fish had learnt how to share and was a friendly, happy fish. We talked [...]
We arrived at Castleton in beautiful sunshine and were able to eat our lunch outside. We had a play and then went straight into our activities of Archery and a Roman Battle. We also took part in a jumblies challenge where we had to find clues around the site - seeing the goats and [...]