Tag: Geography & History


Year 3/4 Visit to White Scar Caves

Year 3 and 4 enjoyed their visit to White Scar Caves today. We saw some amazing rock formation features, including some glowing stalactites in a huge underground cavern and some of us got more than a little wet walking beside an underground waterfall. It certainly was an experience to remember.

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Brilliant Bridge!

Well done to Year 3 who have completed their project 'No Place Like Home'. I was delighted to see a model of Skerton Bridge that has been made at home. Well done!

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A Captivating Castle

More model making from Year 4 who are working really hard on their home learning projects. Today, I have seen a castle that is decorated with spent matches! The detail was fantastic with turrets, drawbridges and casements. Well done!

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Wonderful Warriors

Today I was invaded by 2 Anglo - Saxons! I am thrilled at the effort that has gone into the home learning projects this term and look forward to seeing some of the results. A huge thank you to parents for embracing the ideas and supporting their child's efforts.

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Year 4 visit to Lancaster Castle

Year 4 had a wonderful visit to Lancaster Castle today. We learnt lots of interesting history about how the castle has been used over the last 900 years and even experienced being locked in the 'dungeons'.

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Bring Me Sunshine!

On Thursday, Year 5 spent the day in Morecambe. We were very lucky as the weather was fine and sunny all day. We had a great time and carried out a land use survey on Morecambe promenade, as well as making sketches of the Winter Gardens and the Clock Tower. After lunch at Morecambe Library, we…

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Reception and Year 1 at the seaside

Reception and year 1 went to Morecambe beach and had a wonderful time. We all walked along the prom and looked at the lightouse, then we played on the prom. After that we walked along to the beach and played in the sand, it was soft and fantasic to play in. Everyone searched for shells, some…

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An Enthusiastic Egyptologyst

Another visit today from someone who has produced a fantastic piece of writing. Research into the pyramids of Ancient Egypt has led to a well presented non-chronological report using sub-headings and paragraphs in adition to well composed, correctly punctuated sentences. Well done!

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Independent Research Skills

A huge 'Well Done' to Logan who, not satisfied with the official homework project he completed, put in even more time at home to complete a poster and information booklet on the Victorians. Logan then delivered a presentation to his class, telling them about what he had discovered. I was very…

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Excellent Homework

This fantastic project about The Titanic really made me smile today.

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Passports to Europe

Problem: We need to carry our passports with us when travelling between countries.

Design Brief: Create something that will hold a standard size passport.

Materials and Tools: A4 paper; scissors.

Materials and Tools: A4 paper; scissors; cotton thread; tapestry needle

 

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UPDATE – 10/02/15

The children in Barlow Class have been reviewing and evaluating their explorer vehicles, and have spent some time redesigning them. This time, we allowed ourselves one extra material: Blu Tack!

Here are some of our updated designs:

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Barlow Class travel to Mars!

Through dance, music and D.T., Barlow Class (Year 2) has been exploring the universe! Gustav Holst’s Mars from The Planet Suite has been our main stimulus. You can listen to it here:

This morning, the children were given a modest pile of plastic, rubber and wood and were asked to create a…

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