Over the last two weeks, we have been studying the history part of our topic thinking about World War Two. Before we began our learning about World War Two, we looked at the other history topics that have been studied in Key Stage 2. Then, the children placed these periods on a timeline; they enjoye


Year One started their history topic this week. The children learnt that we learn about dinosaurs by investigating fossils. They discovered that fossils are made over millions of years when soil and rock is compacted onto animal skeletons. They even found out about a special kind of fossil called an


In Year 2 this week, we were lucky enough to visit Beamish Museum! The children experienced what a school would be like in the Victorian times. They noticed lots of differences between school life then and now. They also noticed how much stricter the teacher was. Despite this, they had lots of fun p


What an exciting day we have had at Beamish today.  The children were thrilled to be going on a school trip at last and luckily the sun was shining all day too.  After an immensely exciting  bus journey,  we arrived at Beamish and first of all we went to the farm.  We saw horses, ducks, turkeys


Over the last two weeks, Year 3 children have been learning about castles as part of our History topic. The children have identified features of castles and how the design of castles changed over time. By watching videos, the children have learnt about life in a castle during medieval times.  They


In Topic this half term, year 4 have been learning all about Ancient Greece. This has without doubt been one of their favourite topics so far! The children began by creating a timeline of the Ancient Greek civilisation which began in 2200BC and ended in 146BC. They were able to use these dates to ca


Over the past two weeks, Year One has been learning about the past. The children firstly learnt what the past is and what the subject of history means. We looked at toys from long ago such as a spinning top, a teddy bear, marbles and a rocking horse. Then everyone made their own cup and ball. We eve