Thrive This week the UEA drama students did 2 workshops with us. We played lots of fun confidence building games and made some funny sketches where we had to translate someones made up language. We also created our own short miming scripts about our mornings. Forest schools We used natural materials to dye our […]
Working as artists and historians This week we have begun looking at the Norman invasion of Great Britain. We studied the Bayeux tapestry and the story that it tells about the battle. We learnt about Harold and William and how they both thought they should be the king of England so had a battle in […]
We were treated to a comedy workshop by the Drama students from the UEA. It was great fun and was a good confidence builder. We had to walk on stage and then do silly things and funny sketches. All the children took part and there were a lot of giggles. This week we also visited […]
Who were the Vikings? This week we have been learning about the Vikings coming to Norwich. We have looked at maps and found places that have viking endings to their names such as -by and -thorpe. We have also been learning about how the vikings traveled to England and across the world using their special […]
This Friday Maple class had a visitor who taught us how the Saxons span wool. We also dressed up as Saxons and tried a Saxon drink called pigment.
Working as historians We learnt about Roman gods and godessess and created our own top trump cards based on what we found from our research. We then enjoyed playing them during our golden time. This week we began our museum exhibit. We are creating a applique display to show the settlers that have come […]
This week we have been soooooo busy continuing to work as historians. We have looked at primary and secondary sources to learn more about what things the Romans brought to England. Food We tasted a selection of foods that would have been new to Britain. A number of us tried foods that we had never […]
Raise a Glass verse 1 Come with me to Caistor, to see the Roman town Although it’s very quiet, there’s history all around Lets catch the boar to Norvic, to where the crossroads meet. This week we have been looking at verse one of our ‘Come you in’ song. We have researched Caistor St Edmunds and learnt […]
On Friday Maple class invited parents, family and friends in to share stories and to make dinosaur dioramas. We had a lovely afternoon sharing stories and having drinks and biscuits with the adults. Thank you to all those adults that came along.
Heart experiment We did an experiment to see what happened to our heart when we did different exercise. We measured 10m using a trundle wheel to make sure it was a fair test. First we measured our heart beats sitting down, then walking, then jogging then sprinting. (Zarah) After each we measured our heart rate […]