Tag Archive 'History'

Jul 01 2011


Free Viking show

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Hi everyone, I just wanted to let you know about a free viking show which is taking place this weekend in Timperley (this is very close to Chorlton and South Manchester). The show is part of the Altrincham Festival and takes place at the Timperley showgrounds on Saturday 2nd July. The Viking display starts at […]

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May 18 2011


Vikings!

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Here are the pictures which we made today (sorry about the silly music – I thought it would be funny!). We were learning about Viking clothing so we made ourselves look like Viking raiders.

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May 11 2011


Viking runes and weapons

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Today, we learnt all about Viking runes and their alphabet, the Futhark (called this because of the first sounds in their alphabet). We also talked about Viking weapons. Weapons were very important to the Vikings. Often, Viking warriors would be buried with their sword by their sides, and somtimes weapons were passed down through families […]

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Mar 23 2011


Time Team

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Today, we spent the day working with Brian, our artist in residence. He used our topic of Village Settlers to inspire some archaelogical work. We explored the woods in the school grounds for evidence of humans. We collected objects and documented our findings for a museum exhibition (in our school). Finally, we used the objects […]

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