Monthly Archives: October 2018

London’s Burning, London’ Burning!

Wow! What a fantastic way to end our Bright Lights, Big Big City, Great Fire of London topic!!! The children built the streets of London, using the models of the Tudor style houses that they had made as part of a family learning workshop.  The fire was lit … Continue reading

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Having a ‘blast’ at Fort Nelson!

Today KS1 went out on their first trip of this year to Fort Nelson to re-enact the story of The Gunpowder Plot. It was a lovely day for a drive in the minibuses along the top of Portsdown Hill and … Continue reading

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Building London!

This week we had our first family learning event in KS1. Our families were invited to join the children and build models of houses that would have been in the streets of London in 1666, the year that the Great … Continue reading

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History detectives!

Jupiter Class became history detectives when a box with some mysterious objects appeared in their classroom. They explored them carefully, asking and answering questions and finally came to the conclusion that these artefacts had come from the Great Fire of … Continue reading

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Around the UK in just 1 day!

As part of our Bright Lights, Big City topic, KS1 have been learning about the different countries of the United Kingdom.  We had learned a little about the capital city of England, London through our English texts and our topic work but … Continue reading

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Looking closely at God’s wonderful creation

In KS1 we have been looking closely at God’s wonderful world and retelling the key events of the creation story. We collaged numbers that represented what God did on each day. No wonder he rested on Day 7 after creating light, dark, animals, stars, … Continue reading

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