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Working as Historians Year 4 Blog 2018 - 19

Year 4’s historical morning (or, the Strangers who made this city a great city).

Today, Nelson and Armes class met an historian, called Karen, that works in the Norfolk Records Office. She came to do some activities with us about Strangers and the history of Norfolk. First, we were given half of a fact and had to find the other half. When they Strangers were in Norwich, if someone […]


Year 4 Working as Historians in the children’s words

Over the past 2 weeks, we have been learning about different periods of time, from the big bang to the current day. We were surprised to learn that the big bang was before the dinosaurs, and created everything. When we made a timeline from the big bang til now, it was really long, and there […]


Romance Walk Year 4

This morning, Nelson and Armes classes went for a very long walk around Historic Norwich – 7km! We had Eye Spy sheets to help us to spot historic buildings and hidden items. Our first stop was Strangers Hall, on St Benedicts Street – we saw the typically Tudor brickwork and timber framed windows. These photos […]


Come Yew In! Romance Day 1: Thursday 3rd January

What a start back to the new year.  Year 3, 4 and 5 were joined by Duncan and Charlie from The Common Lot,  Jeannette Baxter from Anglia Ruskin University, and very special guest Professor Kirby-Beden to launch the project.  After an introductory assembly where the irrepressible Prof K-B gave us a whistle-stop tour through 900 […]


Tuesday 18th December – Christmas service at St Barnabas Church

Friends and family joined us to mark the end of term and the start of the holiday at our annual Christmas service at St Barnabas Church.  Thanks to everyone involved for making it another festive treat. Wishing you all a very, merry Christmas and a happy New Year.  See you all in 2019!


Thursday 13th December – Circus and print making workshop

As part of the city’s Circus 250 celebrations, our friends, the Norwich-based circus company Lost in Translation, hosted a day of circus skills and traditional print making.  40 children spent the day at LiT’s Oak Circus Centre base on Coslany Street.  Matt led heritage sessions on juggling, trapeze and trampoline before leading workshops in these […]


Our morning at the Buddhist Centre

On a cold,cloudy Thursday morning, we went to visit the small Buddhist Centre in the city centre. When we arrived at the Buddhist Centre, we had to take our shoes off because it is relaxing, tidy and respectful, and so we could be comfortable. The first thing we did was get out red,thick comfortable mats […]


Wednesday 12th December – Armes and Maple class visit the Buddhist Centre

This week, Year 4 have been learning all about Buddhism as part of our Religions of the World week.  The children started the week by carrying out research in class. On Tuesday, Jala’s mum and dad lead a Q&A with the year group, and today, Armes and Maple class walked to the Buddhist Centre in […]


Wednesday 5th December: Science Fair#3

Thanks to everyone involved in making our 3rd annual science fair such an amazing success.  Friends, families, partners, visiting experts, young STEM science students from CNS and many, many more – you all came together to make this truly a day to remember, bringing to a conclusion 10 weeks of hard scientific thinking and doing.   The children […]


Science Fair – Part 3

The afternoons activities have seen lots more workshops and the chance for children to share their work and learning with others. We are all set to share our work after school so come and visit!