History

24Jun2022

This week, the boys and girls in Year 3 enjoyed a trip to Alnwick Castle. After learning about the features of a castle in class, they were all really keen to see which of these they could spot as they explored the castle and its grounds. The children were lucky enough to participate in two workshop

20Jun2022

This week saw a change of pace at Angel Court. Hannah Shaw, a printmaker, came to run a creative session inspired by the wood carvings of Thomas Bewick. First the children looked at some of his books, using magnifiers to hone in on the details. They discussed how much texture and movement he managed

17Jun2022

In History, Year Two have been learning about famous explorers. First, they learned about the adventures of Ibn Battuta. Even though he was born a very long time ago, he travelled to many places including China and Africa. The boys and girls found out that his adventures weren’t without their challe

2Jun2022

The children in Nursery have enjoyed learning all about kings, queens, princesses, and princes in preparation for our Jubilee Party on the last day of term. We have made our own crowns and necklaces and produced artwork of the Queen. Nursery discussed what they would like at their Royal Jubilee Teap

26May2022

The children in Year 3 have had an amazing red, white and blue day celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.  They began their day finding out some important facts about Queen Elizabeth II and her family.  They enjoyed learning new information such as the number of children, grandchildren and gr

25May2022

This half term, Year Six have been studying the Romans as part of their History topic. Today, the children found out about the Roman legacy: all of the brilliant things that the Romans introduced to Britain. It was interesting to find out that the Romans brought across nettles, rabbits, cats and coi

18May2022

Year 6 have enjoyed a visit to Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum. They took part in an interactive lesson from a Roman teacher in the museum and enjoyed the opportunity to study real Roman artefacts in the museum. One of the highlights of the day was during the visit to the ruins of Vindolanda as

13May2022

In history this term, year 5 have studied the Ancient Islamic Civilisation. This important civilisation began around AD624 when the prophet Muhammad began the Islamic religion in Saudi Arabia. Firstly, the children created a timeline of significant events in the development of the civilisation from