Year 6 – Henry Moore statues

By Karen Spinks on Friday, February 8, 2019 in Uncategorized. No Comments


By Megan and James We learned all about Henry Moore, the famous World War 2 artist and sculptor. We started off by learning about his history, then we sketched some of his sculptures, giving them emotions. Finally, we drew our own figures and sculpted them out of foil.

Year 6: Holdenby Evacuee Centre

By Karen Spinks on Thursday, January 24, 2019 in Uncategorized. No Comments


This week, Year 6 collected their identity cards and gas-mask boxes in preparation for mass evacuation to Holdenby House in Northamptonshire. On arrival, the evacuees were split into four villages: Upper Bottom, Lower Bottom, Hogsbottom and Great Whinging. While waiting for the charabancs to arrive, the evacuees participated in a variety of activities to ensure […]

Year 4 Roman Day

By Stuart Ash on Friday, November 24, 2017 in Learning Adventure, Year 4. 2 Comments


Year 4 had a fantastic day yesterday for our Roman Day. Who would have thought we would be meeting a Roman soldier? The soldier taught us all about what it is like to be a Roman, from what equipment they used in battle to what they used to eat. Did you know that Romans used […]

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 […]