Today, we transformed our classroom into a museum of the past. During our first lesson, we were given the opportunity to explore the work of Frederick Catherwood and Mayan artefacts to explore areas such as Chichen Itza and Maya ruins. Please share what you gained from visiting our Maya museum today. Vocabulary: Yuctan Peninsula Mexico, […]
In Spring term, year 5 have been learning about the Victorians! Today they had the pleasure of visiting the Black Country Museum looking at one of the countries first industrial landscapes, where history came to life before their eyes, In an immersive experience! See our iMovie below: Bronze: Name two new facts you learnt about […]
What a fantastic, creative, fun day! 3 Red have been learning about being a Roman. We made mosaics, Roman coins and shields. We then pretended to be gladiators, soldiers and musicians. Watch our video to see all the amazing things we did.
We’ve been researching and finding out about Julius Caesar. Some of us worked together to make a poster and a video to show what we learnt and others wrote biographies. You can read some below. When was Julius Caesar born? What were his children called? Who kidnapped him? What were some of his achievements?
Today we visited Blists Hill Victorian village at Ironbridge to help us understand what life was like for some of the famous people we have been learning about. We had a magical day! The children were so confident and inquisitive whilst talking to the Victorian people. They asked so many interesting questions and gained lots. […]
To support our learning in topic, we travelled to Blists Hill and experienced life in a Victorian Town. What a fantastic, busy and interesting day we had! Take a look below at some of what we discovered. Why were Victorian candles special? Whose portrait did we see displayed in each shop? Why did you have […]
A day in a Victorian Town On Thursday, the children in year 2 went back over 100 years to visit Blists Hill. When arriving at the Victorian town the children straight away noticed the differences between the houses, shops and roads. A shire horse was pulling a carriage through the streets and the people all […]
The start of a new term and in Topic we are learning about Natural Disasters. We researched about what natural disasters are and where they occur. We learned about earthquakes and what causes them to erupt. We represented this through drama and created a short video. Where do most earthquakes occur and why? Write 3 […]
Our project week this term was ‘Around the World’ and the country we learned about was Scandinavia. We had an amazing time researching, creating Tomtes, pastelling Northern lights, making Rice Pudding and having fun. We also compared how Christmas is spent in Scandinavia and how it spent here. Have a look at our video and […]
This week in 6 White we have experienced an incredible Scandinavian Christmas! We have made some delicious rice porridge (and eaten it of course). We have spent time creating some eye-catching Danish decorations; but, most importantly, we have spent our week discovering ways in which we can restore the festive traditions in our friend Shalondie’s […]
What a fabulous way to end the Autumn term! We had lots of fun this week in 6 Red learning new skills and gaining knowledge to improve our understanding of the world around us. What was your highlight of the week and why?
This week, 2 Red went on an exciting journey all the way to Peru! They worked independently to research where it is situated, learned about the climate and even made a llama out of a paper plate. The children learned about how Christmas is celebrated in Peru, created some Christmas cards and some Papa Noel […]
This week, children have applied a range of knowledge, from Geography, History, literacy, design and technology, maths to SMSC, in hope to find out how Christmas is celebrated in Scandinavian countries. Below is a video showcasing our learning as well as fantastic photos. Bronze challenge: 1. What was the purpose of the letter we received […]
This week we have been learning about Australia. We have developed our geographical skills, learnt about the history of Australia, understood how Christmas is celebrated in Australia, used VR headsets to explore the Great Barrier Reef aswell as other fun activities. Retell the Legend of the Poinsettia. Tell me 3 facts that you have learnt […]
We have enjoyed a very busy and exciting final week of term in Reception, finding out all about how Christmas is celebrated in the U.K and in other countries. Have a look at our video to see what we have been doing. We hope you enjoy it! Which part of the week did you enjoy […]
This week we have been learning about Peru! We have developed our map skills, learnt about the climate, the culture, the history of Machu Picchu, the language, Christmas celebrations and LOTS more! Take a look for yourselves… Tell me what you have enjoyed this week. Tell me 3 interesting facts about Peru.
This week in year 2 the children have been learning all about the country Peru. Everyone in 2 Blue have made some super progress with their georgraphy and history knowledge. I would tell you what they have been learning about but I think the children should instead, so please leave a comment and share what […]
We have had a wonderful week in 1 Blue. We have been learning all about the country Kenya and the children have made progress this week!
This week the children in year 4 have learnt all about the Philippines, they have applies their geographical skills to learn about the mountains of the country and the population as well as learning about the History of the Philippines. We also learnt that the Philippines has the longest Christmas in the world! What is […]
This week in 5 Blue, children have been looking at Christmas and how it is celebrated around the world. Year 5’s country was Germany! Children compared the similarities and differences between Christmas in the UK, in terms of festivities, traditions and celebrations. Moreover, they looked at a deeper understanding of key debates, such as ‘Do […]
What a fantastic week! Year 3 have been focusing on Christmas in Australia. I am so proud of the way they have embodied British and school values this week, such as respect, tolerance and individual liberty. Have a lovely, restful break from school and Mrs Begum and I look forward to seeing you all ready […]
This week the children have been working really hard learning about Kenya. They have located Africa and Kenya on a map and looked at the weather there. They have been learning about what Kenya is like and Christmas traditions they have there. Some of them are the same as ours in the U.K. Well done […]
This term our Geography unit, Spain has been heavily focused on map work and locating the different human and physical features throughout the country. One main area that has been identified is how different landmarks can be popular tourist locations despite their differences in climate, flora and fauna and seasonal activities. As it was our […]
Just want to say a huge thank you to all the children and parents for the effort they have put into their Spanish day outfits! Some lovely flamenco dancers, matadors and bullfighters!
This week, we learnt about a famous English author named Charles Dickens. He lived during the Victorian times and life was very different, particularly for children. We looked at his story, Oliver Twist, and compared life for children then and now. We were able to reenact workhouse life and spent the afternoon in role. Miss […]
This week, to begin our history topic of Famous People, we have learnt about The Great Fire of London in 1666. To help us understand, we had our very own ‘great fire’. Nobody was harmed in the making of this fire! Mr Carter lit the fire whilst Mrs Penavega shared the story with us. Everybody […]
Below is a great video showcasing the challenges and values you developed during your Dovedale trek today. Please share the BH values you developed today. We will be furthering our learning during geography, art and English this half term. Key vocabulary; peak, valley, summit, altitidue, thermal, erosion, stream, overflow and expedition.
As part of Topic, Year 6 has been learning about the deadly disease The Black Death. The disease that took the lives of many and the cures the people used to get rid of it. Year 6 had fun learning about them and creating some. It was brilliant to see the children’s reaction when Miss […]
What an absolutely beautiful day for a trip to the seaside! We have had an amazing day and there have been smiles all round! We have gained such a great experience of the seaside and learnt new vocabulary. Thank you to parents for joining and children for your brilliant behaviour! Can you tell me some […]
The moment you have all been waiting for… I introduce to you 2White’s first hit single ‘Old Town Rubbish’… This music video was inspired by a walk around our local area of Foleshill. We were not impressed! We do not want our area to let us down, particularly as we are the City of Culture! […]