Sir Francis Beaufort

Willows have been learning all about Sir Francis Beaufort who made the wind speed scale for sailors. He was the captain of a Royal Navy ship and he made a scale based around whether it was safe enough to go out at sea or not.   We looked at the Read more…

A long time ago….

We have had lots of fun this afternoon looking at different artefacts from the past. First we had a guess what we thought each object was for. We had lots of great ideas, with the hot water bottle being a piggy bank, the carpet beater a cane and a flat Read more…

The River Roch

Year 4 Hawthorn have been investigating the River Roch. First we looked at maps of Rochdale and highlighted where the River Roch flows. Next we looked through some resources about the river. These included looking at Roman coins found in the river, a protected plant species that grows there and Read more…

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