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Category Archives: Humanities

Penpals in Year 2

Year 2 have enjoyed having pen pals from Belsay school throughout this school year through The Linking Project. sadly we have not been able to meet up with our pen pals this year but we have kept in touch throughout the year by writing letters, exchanging postcards, sending pictures and even writing acrostic poems about our pen pals.

Penpal Zoom

 

 

It has been an interesting project and we hope to keep in touch with our new friends.

How to Make a Mummy!

In History this term, we have been learning about the Ancient Egyptians.  This week we focused on the process of mummification! Mummification is a complicated (and sometimes disgusting!) process, which involves preparing and preserving a body for the afterlife.  It is fascinating! In class, we wrote and illustrated each step to demonstrate our understanding of… Continue Reading

Amazing Angels in Year 3

On Friday we made our Angel of the North replicas. to finish off our Geography topic comparing the North East to London. We designed the replicas last week, thinking about the intent of our models and how someone might buy one for decoration or how a smaller version could be made even as a Christmas… Continue Reading

Remembrance Day Poppies Outdoor Art Display

We created a whole school art display to celebrate Remembrance Day and brighten up the exterior of our school. Every child in school created their own poppy using a range of media and techniques.  The Nursery children made collage poppies using assorted paper and pva glue, they also experienced print making for the first time… Continue Reading