Today year 6 used a range of artefacts and books to learn about faiths in Japan. One of the oldest religions is Buddhism- children were asked to create a double page spread about the origins of the faith, the principles and different symbols within the Buddhist faith. What values do Buddhist live by? How does […]
Over the past two days we have been looking further into the life of our Queen, Elizabeth II. Why is Queen Elizabeth a significant person? Pin the jewel on the crown! We tried our hand at making paper jets! We also designed our own crowns. We also learnt lots of information! Challenge: Can you tell […]
What have you learnt this week? Why might the Spanish have called him El Draque? Do you think he was a hero or a pirate? Why?
Welcome back to our final term in Reception. 😊 This week we have been learning about Sir Frank Whittle who invented the ‘turbojet engine’ for planes.✈️ We researched Sir Frank Whittle and wrote some facts about him. We labelled parts of an old fashioned plane. We used junk modelling to create our own airplanes. We […]
We have had a short but busy week in RR. As part of history week, we have been learning all about Sir Frank Whittle. We have had class discussions to learn facts about this historical figure. We know that Sir Frank Whittle was born in Earlsdon, Coventry and he invented the jet engine. We compared […]
This week, 5 Blue have learnt more about the short and tragic life of Lady Jane Grey. To make enquiries. To begin the learning, the children had a video shared with them including clues. Only one child in our class was able to work out who we were learning about using sing these clues alone. […]
This week in Year 5, we have been learning about Lady Jane Grey. Firstly, we researched her life and why she was a historical figure. We created posters with key facts presented on them. We also created a non-chronological report, with the key features added from previous learning and used Purple Mash to present the […]
Welcome back to our final term in Reception. 😊 This week we have been learning about Sir Frank Whittle who invented the ‘turbojet engine’ for planes.✈️ We researched Sir Frank Whittle and wrote some facts about him. We labelled parts of an old fashioned plane. We used junk modelling to create our own aeroplanes. We […]
Firstly, welcome back 1Blue!This week, 1Blue will be learning about Queen Elizabeth. The children understood why Queen Elizabeth is a significant person. They also learned Her Majesty’s history by creating a timeline of events throughout her life. After that, to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the children created a ‘Red Arrow’ jet by folding card […]
Thursday This week, we have been learning about Sir Francis Drake. Today, the children researched who he was, creating posters about him followed by a timeline of his life. Friday Today, the children found out about the skills explorers like Sir Francis Drake would have needed. They also explored the route of his famous voyage […]
What a fantastic couple of days we have had in 3 Blue learning about Howard Carter. We made an imovie after researching his life, discovered a tomb and made death masks. Watch the video belo to see all the fun we had. Who is Howard Carter and why is he an important historical figure?When was […]
Can you tell me an interesting fact that you have learnt about this Era? How did it begin? End? What do you think inspired this artist the most? How was his work influenced by his country’s current climate and history? What did you find to be the most difficult aspect of this process?
The last two days 3 Red have learnt everything there is to know about Howard Carter, the famous archaeologist who discovered Tutankhamun’s notorious tomb in 1922! Please watch the iMovie below to see all the fun we got up to! Afterwards, comment answering the questions below, showcasing your knowledge. The most detailed comment wins a […]
We have had a wonderful 2 days developing our understanding of Howard Carter. We began by coming to school and seeing our teachers with moustaches! We had to work out why and soon used clues to discover they were the British Archaeologist responsible for the excavation of Tutankhamun. We then went on an adventure to […]
With us learning about the social Geography of Japan this half term, it felt appropriate to study the a small part of the rich History of Japan this week. We will be studying life during Edo Japan and a famous artist named Katsushika Hokusai. We will learn about his surroundings, passions and his famous art […]
To answer comprehension questions based on the story: The Great Wave Answer the following questions on the blog!
Today, we had a fab day at Bosworth learning all about the War of the Roses. Watch our video to see what we did. What did you learn today? What was the purpose of the curved metal at the top of the bill? Who was at the Battle of Bosworth?
This week, we have been learning about the Reformation. This was brought along by Henry VIII’s desire to divorce his first wife, Catherine of Aragon. We found out the reasons for and against the divorce before having a debate between the pope and Henry VIII. What does reformation mean? Tell me a reason for the […]
Today, we were learning about the Tudor Family Tree. How have you made progress today? How many children did Henry VIII have? Who were they?
Today, Year 4 travelled back to the 1940s and everyone looked incredible in their WW2 outfits! We had the opportunity to take part in a range of activities including, poster making, baking and sewing before celebrating VE Day! Propaganda Posters Cooking Make Do and Mend VE Day!
This half-term, year 4 have been learning all about the Anglo-Saxons. This week the children have been working hard to organise an exhibition to showcase their learning to the adults in school. The exhibition was a huge success and the knowledge and creativity they showed was fantastic. If you missed our exhibition, please watch our […]
Today was a magical day in 1Blue! Christmas came early, so we decided to celebrate BH style! I hope you all had fun! In a sentence, comment what you enjoyed doing today. What will you remember forever?
Thank you very much to the families that sent in clips and photographs. Rola you and your family made me feel very emotional, you are all very lucky. We also used some photographs from previous years. Some of the individuals are no longer with us, but we loved the way that you gave us your […]
We were thinking of a safe way to showcase our Great Grandparents and thought it would be perfect to showcase some of their responses. Children, please record your grandparents and send the clip to: Click here to upload 1. Did you attend a primary school and if so, what was it called?2. What did your […]
This half term we are learning all about Celebrations during our History lessons. This week we looked at the reasons why people celebrate Bonfire Night. Mr Mahmood very kindly lit a bonfire for us to enjoy and gave us all some tasty marshmallows to toast! CHALLENGE Who was Guy Fawkes? What did he try to […]
Today, for History, the children learned about the consequence of Guy Fawkes’ plot. The children shared their views on King James as well as Guy Fawkes. They both did very unfair things is the conclusion we came to. The children experienced their very own Bonfire by toasting marshmallows on a real fire! What did Guy […]
Today in 4 Blue, we have been learning all about the Anglo-Saxons. We made timelines and annotated maps to help us better understand he invasion. Check out our photos and video. Watch this video, made by Sanad, Saffa and Kirtan.
This morning children have been working in groups and have spent time creating a soundscape for the moon landing in the 1969. Have a listen to the sounds and answer the questions below:- What is a soundscape? What instruments did you use to make your soundscape and why? Who did the moon landing in 1969? […]
This afternoon 3 white became cave children to experience Stone Age problems. They explored how they made their tools. They explored how they made their flour. They also began to weave to see how they would make their clothes. How easy or difficult do you think life was in the Stone Age? What Broad Heath […]