Author Archives: Mrs M. Whitelaw

Y3 reflect on their Judaism topic

Y3 reflect on their Judaism topic

Y3 have been learning many things about the Jewish Synagogue – and many new words in Hebrew!  Not only is the synagogue a place of worship, but it is also central to the lives of Jewish people.  Today we have been reflecting on all that we have discovered and respected over the course of our lessons this week on this topic.

   

Y3: Stone Age Eras with Dr. Jo Bath

On the 24th Sept we had a workshop day on Stone Age Eras with Dr. Jo Bath.  We studied the Paleolithic Era, the Mesolithic, the Neolithic, Iron Age and Bronze Age.  We tried our hand at many different Stone Age activities: cave painting, weaving, and fire-making.  We were happy to survive in the hunter-gatherer games…Read More

Y3 Prehistoric Pottery

Y3 Prehistoric Pottery

Last Wednesday we had a visit from Sarah Lord, an iron age woman who taught us all about the history of pottery from the Paleolithic era to the Iron Age.  We made our own Prehistoric pots using natural objects and tools that Prehistoric people would have used.  You can see it all here!  What a…Read More

Y3 Tynemouth Trip

Y3 Tynemouth Trip

On Wednesday 11th July, Y3 had a wonderful tour of Tynemouth and North Shields.  As we arrived at Tynemouth metro station we looked at all the Victorian architecture of what was once the Tynemouth train station.  The Victorians liked visiting the coast – just like us! First, we visited Nothumberland Park (where the Tynemouth Abbey…Read More

Y3’s Research into Local Boy Miner

Y3’s Research into Local Boy Miner

On 12th June, Year 3 looked at the rubbing of a tombstone from St. Peter’s Church, Rosehill bank that Richard had taken.  Written on it was, ‘In Loving Memory Of Thomas W. Robson.’  We wanted to find out more about this boy, who died at only 14 years of age in 1917.  We asked many…Read More

Y3’s Historical Tour of Newcastle

Y3’s Historical Tour of Newcastle

As part of our Newcastle topic, Y3 took a wonderful historical tour of our town on Wednesday, 13th June.  First we looked at the 13th century city walls.  The smells were very medieval!     Then we walked the Cloisters of Blackfriars, just like the monks did back in the 1200s.  We also discovered the door they…Read More