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River walk


We walked to the River Mersey and looked at features of a river including meanders and flood gates.  We also tested the river current by dropping oranges into the river and timing the speed it took them to travel.  

This half-term’s Big Question


This half-term we will be studying Rivers and Mountains. Our Learning Challenges will be: LC1: What are the major rivers and mountains in the world? Rayyan K (4JL) LC2: How do mountains appear? Pearl (4CP) LC3: Do all rivers lead to oceans/seas? Olivia (4JL) LC4: Do all major cities need a river? Maida (4RA) LC5: […]

Being Champollion


This week in Big Question we pretended to be Champollion and tried to use our detective skills to read the Very Hungry Caterpillar in Chinese. It helped us understand what it must have been like for Champollion when he had to use the Greek writing on the Rosetta Stone to decipher hieroglyphs. Can you help […]