History

Topic in Year 5

We have been looking at the temples and buildings of the Mayan civilisation in Topic this week and have been thinking about where the stone came from and how it would have been transported through the rainforest at that time. We then went on to build our own Mayan temples from clay.

Groombridge Place

Eagles had a great time at Groombridge Place yesterday. We had the whole place to ourselves really as there was only a handful of other people there! We explored the forest and saw Jurassic Tree Ferns and huge leaves belonging to the Gunnera plant. There was a wishing pool that people had thrown money into Continue reading

Tudor Rose

Children in Year 4 worked in groups today to create some super Tudor Roses using tissue paper. The finished roses look amazing and required great teamwork and perseverance.

Class 3 at Hever Castle

We had been looking forward to this day out for some time, and it didn’t disappoint!  After an uneventful coach journey (thankfully!) we arrived at the castle grounds on time and in brilliant sunshine!We had a tour of the castle and then found a space for lunch in the amazing and picturesque grounds of the Continue reading

London Landmarks

Year 4 really enjoyed learning to recognise pictures of London landmarks with their name and then playing matching pairs with the cards. We then tried to see how many other places or people of importance they could name.

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