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Air Raid Shelter part 2

After 6LH’s visit yesterday, it’s the turn of 6RH to visit the Air Raid Shelter in Stockport- don’t forget to post your comments about what you thought of the trip!

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Air Raid Shelter part 1

Today 6LH will be visiting the Stockport Air Raid Shelter to help them understand more about their Learning Challenge topic of World War II. Don’t forget to post your comments about what you saw, thought and learnt on your trip!

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A new Queen ascends

In 1558, Elizabeth I aged 25, ascends English throne upon death of her half sister Queen “Bloody” Mary. Queen Elizabeth II is the male-line great-granddaughter of Edward VII, who inherited the crown from his mother, Queen Victoria. His father, Victoria’s consort, was … Continue reading

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An eye for an eye

World War II 1940: In response to the levelling of Coventry by the German Luftwaffe two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg.

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WANTED!

On this day in 1720, Anne Bonny, Mary Read, and John Rackham are captured by Capt. Jonathan Barnet and brought to Spanish Town, Jamaica, for trial. Anne Bonny (unknown, possibly 1697 – unknown, possibly April 1782) was an Irish pirate operating in the … Continue reading

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Land Ahoy!

On this day in 1492, Christopher Columbus’s expedition made landfall on the Caribbean island he named San Salvador (likely Watling Island, Bahamas). The explorer believed he had reached East Asia.

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Year 2 visit Seven Acres

To help them with their topic in class, Year 2 visited Seven Acres Country Park to find out what they could find. Rather than taking a coach, they all walked down to Seven Acres in their classes. When they reached … Continue reading

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Year 1 visit the Post Office

Today Year 1 have all visited the local Post Office and posted their very own letter. What did you see on the way? Did you see any postmen/women? Post your comments below.

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A Queen is crowned

On this day in 1953, Elizabeth II was crowned Queen of Great Britain at Westminster Abbey. This event was televised Worldwide and watched by millions. Year 2 have recently completed a topic about the Queen- what can you tell us … Continue reading

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USA Day

Today Year 5 celebrated their Learning Challenge work in style by having their very own USA Day in class. What did you do? What have you learnt in your topic? Post your comments below.

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