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WW2 workshop

WW2 workshop

Last week, as part of our History topic on WW2 we welcomed ‘That History Bloke’ into our classroom for an interactive workshop. The children furthered their knowledge about life during WW2 and the VERY LOUD real air raid siren proved popular.
A Box of Delights

A Box of Delights

This half term, we are learning about the importance of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole. We were excited to receive a box of artefacts from the Discovery Museum. The children enjoyed handling them and discussing them in groups. They tried to guess what each item...
Brilliant Brazil!

Brilliant Brazil!

In Geography this half term we have been studying the South American country of Brazil. We have carried out a geographical study of the country and used this as inspiration for our writing. We have written a non-chronological report about an animal native to Brazil-...
Gateshead Archives

Gateshead Archives

The children in Year 5 enjoyed their visit to Gateshead Archives.  They enjoyed learning what life was like for the people in Gateshead during the Industrial Revolution. We gathered information by looking at old maps of our area as well as newspapers, trade...
Food miles

Food miles

As part of our geography topic on Natural Resources, Year 5 have been learning about where their food comes from. They have been looking at food we have in school for teatime club to see where the food originates from.  They then used the internet to calculate food...
Wash Day – Past or Present?

Wash Day – Past or Present?

As part of our History learning about the past we have been finding out about life in Victorian times. Handling objects borrowed from the museum was an empowering experience which initiated enquiry and conversation. We described the artefacts, wondered about their...