4-11 yrs

Highland Clearances

Highland Clearances

Travel back in time to the Highlands of Scotland 200 years ago. Examine the causes, events and effects of the Clearances.

4-11 yrs

Jacobites

Jacobites

The real Jacobite Rising of 1745 ended in disaster. Could you do any better? Raise the clans and see if you can put a Stuart king back on the throne!

4-11 yrs

School Radio - World War 2

School Radio - World War 2

Archive audio sound recordings from WW2, including speeches and eye-witness accounts as well the sound of air-raid sirens and the machinery of war.

4-11 yrs

Skara Brae

Skara Brae

Explore a day in the life of a child in Skara Brae times, and find out about the work of archaeologists. Personalise your own area, save media and write and sketch your own thoughts and ideas.

 

 

History Week

This year, we decided that it was very important for the children to learn more about their local area and how it has changed over time.

In the juniors, each year group was given a different part of Salford to learn more about. Our Year 3 & 2/3 classes learnt more about Salford’s sporting history and took a closer look at Salford Red Devils rugby team. Our Year 4 class learnt about Salford Quays and the Bridgewater Canal and even took a trip to draw some of the landscape around. Our Year 5 class learnt about the industrial revolution in Salford and Manchester and took a trip to the Museum of Science and Industry. Our Year 6 class learnt about the life of LS Lowry and replicated some of his paintings.

The infants were given the task of learning more about how people lived in Salford in the past. We invited a special visitor in to school called Hattie. She taught us all about the different things people used in their houses to cook and clean with and what people wore. We also made Eccles cakes which were very yummy! We were even allowed to play with old toys that our grandparents would have played with when they were little!

The children have had a great time learning about life in Salford. 

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