Year 6 history: Trip to Imperial War Museum North

By Mr. Setchell on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 in History, Learning Adventure, Year 6. 2 Comments


Today, year 6 took the coach up to Imperial War Museum North in Manchester to learn more about World War 2 – our Learning Journey. IWM North is packed with primary sources and personal stories that deepened our understanding of WW2. One of the exhibitions is called, ‘Fashion on the Ration’ where we learned how […]

Year 6 History: Personal BJS stories from World War 2

By Mr. Setchell on Monday, January 16, 2017 in Geography, History, Year 6. 8 Comments


A primary source provides direct or first-hand evidence about an event. Miss Lambeth interviewed her grandfather about his experiences as a child during air raids. You can hear some of his fascinating account here.   Mr. Setchell’s grandfather was present at one on the key events of WW2. He was a marine and was on […]