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Category Archives: Humanities

Y6 Evacuated to Beamish Home Farm

As part of our WW2 topic this term, Year 6 went back in time to find out what it was like to be evacuated from a city to the countryside during the war.

We were met by Farmer George and put straight to work, making carrot cookies, putting up the blackout on the windows and looking after the animals.


We also participated in some training in preparation for an invasion.

Back at school, this fantastic real-life experience stimulated the most amazing story writing.  Check out some of our stories here…

Year 3 trip to the Hancock Museum

We had a wonderful day today at the Hancock Museum for both our humanities and science topics. For science we explored the precious gemstones section of the museum and also enjoyed a rocks and minerals workshop. For humanities we explored the early prehistoric section  of the museum and completed activities relating to Stone Age to… Continue Reading

Year 3 trip to Broxfield Farm

Year 3 had a wonderful time today at Broxfield farm in Northumberland. We started the day by feeding some cows and learning different facts, including different types and names of cows. We then ventured into the fields and saw learnt how a combine harvester cuts the ears of wheat ready to be processed. We had… Continue Reading

Year 2 Visit To Beanley Farm

Year 2 visited Beanley Farm near Alnwick as part of our Geography work this term. We compared the environment with that of the city.     We enjoyed collecting lots of different types of leaves.   Robert; the shepherd told us all about how he looks after the 200 sheep on the Farm. We had… Continue Reading