Journey of a river

We took ourselves on a journey of a river, starting at the source and ending at the mouth by the sea. We had to draw our river as we went, stopping all the time to create new features like tributaries and meanders. We had to identify the features and the different parts and talk about what…

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Dinosaur Visit

It's the first day back and Year 1 were visited by a dinosaur! We couldn't believe what we saw... Look closely at the pictures to see what we noticed and what we did.

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Today year 4 attended The School of Mummification. We learnt all about how the Ancient Egyptian's mummified their dead bodies. 

We then had to mummify a tomatoe. First we removed all the organs from the body, throwing away the brain but keeping the liver,stomach, intestines and lungs and…

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We had lots of fun today learning all about how the Ancient Egyptians communicated and the origins of the early alphabet. We spent time studying the different hieroglyphics and had a go at writing our own names. We even dyed our paper to make it look old just like the papyrus used during those…

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Pandora's box

Throughout this half term, we have been reading different Greek myths and discussion the moral message of the stories. We decided to create our own versions of Pandora's box and filled it with everything that came out of the box: hate, sickness, anger, jealousy and death. We made sure we also…

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Roman Soldiers

We had the best time learning all about Roman Soldiers - we watched videos and read stories that helped us become experts about them; learning all about their equipment, the structure of the army, why they were so successful, why men wanted to be in the army and what benefits they got. We also…

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Roman Invasion

Today Year 4 were introduced to our topic called I am Warrior which is all about the Roman Empire!

We spent time looking at the chronology of the Roman Empire, organising ourselves into a timeline and we saw how it spread and conquered many countries.

We then found out all about how the…

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Year 5 Black History

In year 5 we looked at protests through the years and how it has been used to enact change in the world. We looked at protest figures such as Colin Kaepernick and Claudia Jones and debated whether or not we agreed with their methods.


To finish our learning, we held our own protest march…

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Black History Week

During the last week of autumn 1 Year 1 learnt some interesting things about some important people from Bakck History. We found out some amazing facts about Sir Trevor McDonald and Serena Williams. Did you know Serena Williams has won 357 tennis matches?!

We even got to interview each…

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Edward Enninful

As part of Black History Month, we learnt all about Edward Enninful. It was important for us as it made us realise that History doesn't have to be really far in the past, and recent history also impacts us today. Edward is amazing because he was the first black man to become Editor-in-Chief of…

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Exploring our heritage!

We have been having a wonderful time during our Identity and Diversity week. We spent time thinking about what the word 'Heritage' means and exploring our different heritages. We found out some of us moved to Manchester from different countries, some of us were born in Manchester, some of us moved…

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Save the rainforests!

As part of STEM week we learnt all about the devastating effects of deforestation.

We used art skills such as layering and overlapping through collaging as well as smudging with charcoal to create art. We hope they powerfully show the impact deforestation has on rainforests, animals and our…

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