Monthly Archives: June 2012

Day 4 at Streatley

This morning we went to Wantage and visited the Vale and Downland Museum.  We learnt about the history of the town and the local geology.  Some of us got to dress up as Anglo-Saxons as rich and poor people as … Continue reading

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Day 3 at Streatley

Today we went to The Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.  It is full of man made objects from most of the countries in the world.    There are 118,000 objects!  We can find out  about the people by looking at … Continue reading

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Streatley Day 2

The day started at 7 a.m. When we got up and the boys had showers before going to the classroom and continuing with yesterday’s work. Then we were called for breakfast – it was delicious. Then we packed our bags , got … Continue reading

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Streatley Day 1

We travelled in the minibuses to Streatley Youth Hostel and dropped our bags off. Then we travelled to Didcot and went to the railway centre. We were first shown a presentation about Britain 200 years ago and transport then and … Continue reading

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Egyptian Mummification

Over the past two weeks Year 5 have been looking at burial rites for the Ancient Egyptians. We discussed mummification and sequenced the process. After that we created our own reports explaining the process. Some are available to download below. … Continue reading

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Scarecrow Trail

This afternoon Class AS went on a journey around Liss on the Scarecrow Trail, which is part of the cultural contribution to the Olympics. We saw forty seven scarecrows (some from members of our class) and were massively impressed by … Continue reading

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