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    TOPIC: EXTRAORDINARY EGYPT

    20/9/21

    ANCIENT EGYPT ARTEFACTS

     

    Today, we looked at Artefacts. WHAT IS AN ARTEFACT?

    We generated a huge list of items that are artefacts. I was impressed with the pupils inventiveness.

     

    We also watched this fascinating video on Ancient Egypt.

     

    What can you find out about the Egyptians after watching this video?

    Introducing Ancient Egypt | History - Lost Lands

    Suitable for teaching 7-11s. The third of seven films introducing life in ancient civilisations. Nefa, a priest in training, shows us ancient Egyptian buildi...

    Here are some of the facts we like best:

     

    • I love how they used papyrus leaves for so much! (Suzy)
    • I like how they mummify the bodies and pull out the organs. (Blythe)
    • It's cool that they can make pyramids. (Rosa)
    • I like how they survived on the Nile. (Silvan)
    • It is amazing how they made the calendar. (Merry)
    • I like how the put Pharoahs in tombs. (Otis)
    • I loved how they made paper. (Daisy O)
    • I like how they put mummified in the pyramids. (Dotty)
    • I loved how they used Canopic Jars for dead body parts (Nylah)
    • I love the part when food was still given to Pharoahs daily, even after they died. (James)

    15/9/21

    SCHOOL COUNCIL

     

    On Wednesday, we held a school council vote. It was lovely to see democracy in action! Pupils presenting ideas, the class listening and voting to have their voices heard.

     

    It was also fantastic listening to the pupils amazing ideas for making the school a better place and being brave to share those creative ideas. It has me very hopeful about the future!

     

    Here are our NEW school council representatives:

     

     

     

     

    15/9/21

    CROSS COUNTRY

     

    On Wednesday, we started the day with the active Cross Country.

    Here we are during the race:

    Here we are AFTER the race:

    9/9/21

    RETURN TO SCHOOL

     

    Wow! It has been magical to be back at school! It has been lovely to see what the children have been up to. We have been easing the pupils gently back into school life.

     

    On Wednesday 8th September pupils made their own coat of arms. Here are our finished designs:

    Here we are making them:

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