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Category Archives: Humanities

Creating Maps in Year 1

This week in geography we have been drawing maps of the classroom. To do this we used a key with symbols representing the different areas of the classroom. These included: home corner, reading corner, red table, blue table, green table and teacher’s desk. We began by moving large versions of the symbols around on the tables, discussing where each symbol should be positioned in relation to the others. We then drew the classroom maps in our books.

Year 2 trip to Broxfield Farm!

We had an amazing trip to Mr Thompson’s farm, Broxfield, near Alnwick. We started off our trip by exploring our way through his brand new pumpkin patch. It was fascinating to see the seeds inside a pumpkin and to find out how they grow. We then visited the cows in their shed. We learnt that… Continue Reading

Y4 make Greek Amphorae

To round off units in both Art and the Humanities, Year 4 made our very own Greek amphorae this week. We researched Ancient Greet art including the sculpture Discobulus by Myron and the Siren Vase from the British Museum’s collection, before designing and making our own versions. Our pots featured various Ancient Greek subjects including… Continue Reading