Herbal remedies for the Black Death

This afternoon, Year 5 have independently researched some of the cures that medieval doctors used to cure the Black Death. We compared their methods to the work of doctors and scientists today and realised how much we have progressed! We then explored the properties of herbs and wrote some fantastic information Read more…

Birch visit dippy 🦕

This week Year 3 Birch were lucky enough to visit Dippy the Diplodocus in Rochdale. We travelled by bus into Rochdale centre, thinking about our road safety and stranger safety and all the staff were really impressed with the behaviour of the children. We learnt lots of new facts about Read more…

Dippy the Dinosaur

Maple have had a fantastic time this morning visiting Dippy the Dinosaur! We travelled on the bus to Rochdale Bus Station and then made the short walk to the council offices, where Dippy was to be found! Have a look at our photos to see what exciting things we got Read more…

Dippy On Tour

Year 6 were lucky enough to be one of the first classes in Rochdale to visit the Dippy exhibition at Number One Riverside and Touchstones. the children were able to take public transport and learn how to find and follow the correct bus routes throughout the local area, as well Read more…

Roman Mosaics

Maple have learnt that mosaics are the art of decorating a surface with pictures and patterns made of little pieces of stone, glass or tiles of different colours. We have researched some famous roman mosaics, in particular ones of roman gladiators. We were amazed by how they were made and Read more…

Finding Ancient Egyptian artefacts

Today Year 5 enjoyed working in teams as archaeologists to find ancient Egyptian artefacts hidden around the garden. We then discussed how we could describe these artefacts using powerful vocabulary and we used the FANTASTICS to guide us. This experience lesson will help us with our English lesson tomorrow, where Read more…

Our Roman Experience

Year 4 had an exciting opportunity yesterday when a visitor came from Touchstones to inspire us with our learning this half term. We had the chance to learn about the Romans from an expert. The children asked lots of fantastic questions and were very knowledgeable by the end of the Read more…

The Romans

Today, year 4 had a very exciting lesson! A visitor from touchstones came to speak to us all about the Romans.  We looked at and discussed Roman artifacts, worked as group to try and build a straight road and learnt lots of interesting facts about the Romans.

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