Category Archives: History



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Today we’ve been making our own shields using different materials. We have used different coloured foil, crayons, fabric and lots of other materials to make them stand out. What material would you use to make your shield?


Story Plan

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Today Class 2 had to make their story plan about a farmer in the war with William the conquerer. We made our plan where we were the farmer and we had to go fight the war. We thought of our … Continue reading

King Harold

Today in Class 2 we started to draw our pictures of King Harold. We looked at the story and tried our hardest to draw the pictures in the correct order of how they happened. Also using adjectives to describe the setting.

Easter Sunday

Today in Topic we have been looking at Easter Sunday and the order in which events happened. We looked at what Jesus did and how his friends weren’t always there for him in a kind way.

What do you know about Easter Sunday?

Planning our factfile

We have been historians in literacy this week. We have been researching facts about Alexander Bell or Thomas Edison. Tomorrow we are going to be creating our own fact files about these inventors. Did you know that Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb, and Alexander Bell invented the telephone, making the first ever phone call! We used key words in our plan ready for writing them into sentences tomorrow.

What inventors do you know?


The Wright Brothers

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In history we have been learning about flight. Did you know the Wright brothers invented the aeroplane? The first flight took off in 1903 from North Carolina. We made paper aeroplanes today and wrote our favourite facts on them. Have … Continue reading

Learning how to use geographical vocabulary to name features of Oakengates!

This afternoon we are exploring how to draw a map of Oakengates and putting the features on it. A car would not go on the map as it is stationary whereas we have put roads and houses on due to them to being landmarks. We use features to find our way around. Do you know any features of Oakengates?

Talking about how Oakengates has changed over the past 50 years!

This afternoon we have been discussing as a group how Oakengates has changed over the past 50 years. We looked at old and new photos as well as looking at old and new maps. Then we recorded what we had found it our books. Can you tell us how Oakengates has changed over the past 50 years?

Researching the first boat invented!

This afternoon we have discussed the invention of boats. We have looked at the different types of boats and what they are used for. Do you know any boats?


How have inventions changed?

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Today we looked at how cars, phones and aeroplanes have changed since they first appeared. We talked about why they have changed and even what they will look like in the future. What do you think future cars will look … Continue reading