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Year 3 and 4 Two Year Topic Cycle

Two Year Planning Cycle 2014-15 pdf

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Spring Term in Beech and Elm

In Beech and Elm we’ve kicked off the Spring Term by zooming back in time to Ancient Egypt. As part of our History of Medicine topic we have explored the mix of magic and medicine, as well as learning all about the ancient tradition of mummification. Next, we’ll be moving forward through history to explore medical advances and practice from … Continue reading

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International Week photos 2

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International Week photos

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International Week: Beech Class go Greek!

To celebrate International Week Beech Class learned about all things Greek last week. We enjoyed the story of Theseus and the Minotaur and painted Minoan frescoes like those found at the Palace of Knossos in Crete. We also read the story of Medusa the Gorgon and made scary Medusa face masks using paints and collage. Somehow we also managed to … Continue reading

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Oak, Elm and Beech Discover the Tudors

A treasure chest unlocked the secrets of our topic on the Tudors for Year 3 and 4 this term. By dressing up and travelling back in time, the children learnt all about the Battle of Bosworth and the first of the Tudor kings, Henry VII. Through art, drama, music and dance, we are now enjoying learning about Henry VIII and his six unfortunate … Continue reading

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