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Year 4 History Walk Thursday

We walked into the city to look for clues that told us buildings were old. We went to Elm Hill, The Cathedral, St Peter Mancroft and St Andrews. The walk was very tiring, but it was actually very interesting as well (Isla). As you were walking through Elm Hill, if you looked at the roofs, […]


Rationing in Year 5. 06.01.20

We are studying what life was like in WWII this term.  On Monday we investigated how much food people would get in the war. We found out that rationing started because they didn’t have enough food for everyone. People were only allowed  2oz butter ,8oz sugar,  2oz cheese ,4oz  bacon and ham ,40z marg ,3 pints milk , 2oz tea […]


Romance day 1: cooking. 6.01.20

For year 5’s Working as Historians project it was decided to look at WW2 . For our romance event we looked at food rationing and recipes cooked during that time. We cooked raspberry snow and tasted Norfolk pudding. We used sago, milk, water, jam and sugar to make raspberry snow. We didn’t taste the raspberry […]


Anglia Square – A Love Story. Dream it, plan it, achieve it – Project reflection

Where do I start… well to be very precise, the story started for us on the 29th March 2018. This is my reflection and a timeline of our project. I hope that it shares our work and gives you a better understanding of how we get from a dream to achieving! Rob March 2018 It was […]


In Maple this week

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 […]


This week in Maple

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 […]


Thursday 28th March – Family Showcase

Thanks to everyone who joined us this afternoon to celebrate the amazing achievements of our young historians.  It was a busy afternoon with packed classrooms as families sat alongside children to listen to the presentations.  One teacher commented on the lovely ‘vibe’ around school, while another reflected on how much shared joy there was in […]


Wednesday 27th March – Schools Research Conference

What an amazing day!  I’ll let the gallery do the talking, but I would just like to extend a huge thank you to Avenue Junior School who joined us for the day and both presented their historical research and listened to others present their work.  I’d also like to thank Simon, Duncan and Charlie for […]


Tuesday 26th March

With the children gone for the day, the teachers stayed on to get the school ready for the big day.  Tomorrow we look forward to welcoming children and staff from Avenue Junior School as they join us for our inaugural Schools Research Conference.  


Tuesday 26th March – nearly there

Fantastic day today.  Rehearsals for the performance of Come Yew In! with Charlie; interviews with Duncan; last minute corrections, adaptations, script changes. We ended the day with a rousing performance of CYI!  We all left with smiles on our faces and that curious mixture of excitement and trepidation….