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KS1

Up, Up and Away

Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally- The Wright Brothers

Whilst learning about the history of transport, the Key Stage 1 children were lucky enough to visit the Yorkshire Air Museum where they found out lots more information about planes. 

Shiver me Timbers

 The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national or international achievements- Christopher Columbus

The children in KS1 have been learning about Christopher Columbus, his legacy and his achievements. They have created fact files about Christopher Columbus based on their reading.

The Great Fire of London

Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally- Great Fire of London and the Plague

When learning about The Great Fire of London, the children in KS1 built their own versions of Pudding Lane. With the help of Mr Cockcroft, they then set fire to the street on the field! The children then discussed why the fire might have started and why it spread so quickly.

London's Burning!

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 Time Travelling Ted

Changes within living memory-toys

 

The children in KS1 visited Kirkstall Abbey Museum to help further their learning about toys old and new. They got to play with toys from the past, learn how they were made and even compared them to the toys they have themselves at home! They had so much fun. 

 

 Time Travelling Ted

The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national or international achievements- Neil Armstrong

 

The children in KS1 learnt aout Neil Armstorng and the space race.

The Vary Last Castle

Key stage one children visited Sandal Castle in Wakefield as part of their adventure. They looked at the features of the castle and learnt baout the history of the castle.