Category Archives: History

How, what and why questions

Today in literacy we have been asking how, what and why questions about artefacts that were discovered in the Saxon times.

We also identified that how, what and why questions are types of questions that are asked in explanation texts.

We made predictions about what we thought the artefacts were.

Can you give an example of an artefact?

Creating a report


This afternoon we have been looking at the Jewish Faith and researched The Holocaust during World War 2, once we had gathered our information we created a report on the information we had found.




Dig for Victory

Did you know a ‘Dig for Victory’ campaign was set up during World War 2. This was because men and women were forced to grow their own fruit and vegetables because of the shortage of foods. People living in the UK were going through rationing, which they were limited to their supplies of food.

Today, we have researched the Dig for Victory campaign and designed our own gardens. We thought carefully about the measurement and the cost of the items.

We would like the war to stop…

Following on from our book, ‘Letters of the Lighthouse’, we have written persuasive letters to the government, persuading Winston Churchill for the war to stop.

What reasons would you give for the war to stop?


Shrewsbury Research

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Ready for Class 8’s trip to Shrewsbury battlefields they researched and gathered information about Shrewsbury now and during the battle in 1403. Have you visited shrewsbury battlefields?  

Kings and Queens

Today in Topic, Class 8 created a tudor family tree identifying the different queens and kings in the tudor times.  They used the song ‘divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived’ to remind them of Henry VIII and his six wives.

Can you name Henry VIII wives?



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Today, we have been to Wroxeter, the Roman ruins in Shrewsbury. We were able to look at an old Roman Town House and see ruins that were actually there when the Romans were! We also had a go at pretending … Continue reading


All about the Romans

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This afternoon, we have been making E-Books and keynotes all about the Romans! We have been typing up facts about them as well as recording ourselves saying the different facts. What do you know about the Romans?

Ancient Greeks!

Well done to everyone who completed some activities in the holidays related to Ancient Greeks. What have you learnt about Ancient Greeks?



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Today we held a minutes silence as a gesture of respect for the people who lost their lives in WWI and WWII.