Humanities  2017-2018                                                                          

There have been lots of exciting learning opportunities taking place across the school this year. This is just a snap shot of what we've been learning about! 

 

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Biomes in Year 5

Year 5's topic on Rainforests has first led them to delve into the world of biomes! Below you can see these geographers explaining their focus biome with key features.

   

Autumn: Year 3 Got down with the Stone Age

Year 3 have been learning all about the Stone Age! They've looked at the timeline of Stone Age to Iron Age, how humans have adapted and changed, the types of animals and different shelters that were around in Stone Age times. Year 3 got to apply their fabulous creativity to creating their own amazing Stone Age animals; they chose two animals, took their best features and combined them together!

Autumn: Year 6 Were Becoming Cartographers!

Year 6 were learning to use OS maps and use keys to identify landmarks. They used compasses to deepen and apply their knowledge of directions. They were able to apply some of these brilliant skills on the PGL trip just before the October half-term. 

Autumn : Year 5 Went Back To The Victorians!

Year 5 have been learning all about Victorian life. They learned about the Victorian timeline, the sewer system, famous authors and writers, then even created a book about the Victorians where each child contributed research. You can see this book in our library! This wonderful topic culminated in a visit to Preston Manor where children spent the day living as Victorian children and got to immerse themselves in history. 

Autumn : Year 4 Here Come the Romans!

Year 4 have been learning all about the Romans! They've used maps to plot the spread of the Roman Empire across modern day Europe, examined how the Celtic tribes had to balance life with the Romans whilst retaining their own culture and the impacts the Roman Empire has had on modern Britain today. our half term project was to create our own Roman shield! 

Archived from 2017-2018

In St Elizabeth's...

Children have learned about the Great Fire of London and have used it to support their writing skills too! 

This is just a hint of some of the amazing writing being produced by the talented children of St Elizabeth's class. Well done guys!

In St Francis of Assisi Class...

Children have learned about Mesolithic and Neolithic peoples and had a go at creating their own shelters for this period of time. 

They have also been learning about mountains and rivers as part of the Geography studies!

In St Margaret of Scotland class...

children have been learning about the Romans, Antarctic explorers and the Ancient Egyptians! 

They've created Roman shields, sung songs to learn about the Romans and Ancient Egyptians and reenacted the journeys taken by Ernest Shackleton.

In St Philip Howard class...

children have been learning about the Victorians, Rain forest and the Ancient Greeks. 

In St Teresa's class...

alongside their already busy Year 6 schedule, children have learned to be cartographers by reading maps and understanding coordinates and have also studied the Second World War, this resulted in a wonderful Year 6 play about hunting for a spy!