Pupils took part in a poetry competition at St Benedict’s. They represented our school really well and made the teachers and their parents very proud.
Year Six spent two days learning about and making moving toys. They had to learn how to make a cam mechanism to enable the toy to move up and down, as well as learning to saw and drill. The finished toys were fantastic! Year Six children said,
The aim of the topic was to construct a wooden frame and use a cam to create the movement. The children thoroughly enjoyed this lesson. Here is a gallery of some of their work.
Rome is now the capital city of Italy. 2,000 years ago it was the centre of the Roman Empire. Building started in 753 BC. The Romans had a story to explain how Rome began. Twin boys, Romulus and Remus, were the sons of Mars (the Roman god or war). An evil uncle took them as babies from their mother and threw them into the River Tiber to
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In the 20th century there were two ‘world wars’. Many countries were affected by the wars. The first war lasted from 1914 to 1918. Though it was fought mostly in Europe, people called it the First World War (World War 1). The Second World War (World War 2) lasted from 1939 to 1945. It was fought in Europe, in Russia, North Africa and in
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