Category History

All About the Anglo-Saxons

4 Blue have had a fantastic time learning about the Anglo-Saxons this half term. We have learned all about how and why they came to Britain, the structure of their society, the way they buried their dead and even how…

4W explore the life of the Anglo-Saxons

This week in history we have been exploring the different aspects of Anglo-Saxon life. We designed our own Anglo-Saxon outfit, explored the kinds of food and drink they had, looked at how the vikings impacted the Anglo-Saxons, researched the Anglo-Saxon…

Crime Scene 4 Blue

This week we were transported back to 1939 and put our detective hats on to investigate the mystery of the ‘bodiless burial’ found at Sutton Hoo in Sussex. We learned that this unusual site, thought to be just a collection…

1W’s History Week!

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…

History week in RR

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…

5 Blue- History week- Lady Jane Grey

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…

History Week in 5 Red. Lady Jane Grey.

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,…

1Blue – History Week

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…

4 White’s History Week!

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…

6W are riding Hokusai’s Great Wave!

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?…

3 Red’s History Week

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!…

3 White History Week – Howard Carter.

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…

Six Red History Week Gallery

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…

4 Blue: Bosworth Battlefield

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…

Historical Debates in 4B

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…

Year 4’s WW2 Day!

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…

4 Blue Anglo-Saxon Exhibition

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…

Christmas Day in 1Blue 🎄

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?

Great Grandparents December 2021-Updated

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…

Grandparents Day 2021

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…

1W Bonfire Night Celebrations

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…

1Blue – Bonfire FUN!

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…