This week the 6eme’s made a human hardpan’s wall and then began to create diagrams to show the different fortifications.
We took inspiration from the Collège playground and the students wrote poems, using a variety of features. Can you spot whose is displayed in its original form?
5eme have been looking at why people in the Middle Ages did not make long journeys of discovery and one man who inspired them to set off, Marco Polo. We looked at a range of historical sources, listened to an informative song and then wrote letters as though we were heading out to see the world.
Our 6emes looked at the geographical features of Rome and discussed how they allowed the Romans to construct a great empire.
Lucy has been inspired by our work on War Horse and has re-created a scene from the book. It looks fantastic and I hope to be able to post the class’ scripts soon. Continue reading
In our quest to find out why people went on voyages of discovery, the pupils presented different navigational devices that helped sailors on their way. Continue reading
This term, in 6eme3, we are looking at how the Romans conquered most of Britain. This week, we looked at the importance of Roman roads and created our own edible versions. We discussed each layer and how each helped the Roman army venture closer and closer to Britain. Continue reading
At the moment 3eme is studying for their IGCSE, focusing on Wiemar Germany and the rise of the Nazi Party. 3eme2 have written interviews with different members of Continue reading
Last term in 4eme we studied at a piece of travel writing by Bill Bryson. After a fantastic trip to London the students wrote up their experience in his style, the results had me laughing out loud.
After studying the Renaissance last term, 5eme1 and 5eme3 re-created some of the masterpieces from this period and showed them off in their own mini-museum. Continue reading