Go with the Flow
Thursday 10th June 2021
This term we are learning about rivers and their uses throughout history.
Today, we were looking at the location of the UK's major rivers and world rivers.
The importance of the River Thames
Thursday 17th June 2021
Today, we used different resources to research all the important facts about the River Thames from the past and present time. Then, we presented them to Palm Class and also listened to their interesting presentation.
Tower Bridge Trip
Thursday 24th June 2021
We went to Tower Bridge to explore the reasons for the bridge's construction and steam powered process to raise it. We found out who was involved in building the bridge and noticed all the famous landmarks along the River Thames.
We all loved the glass floor across the to walkway!
Thames Explorer Trust Workshop
Tuesday 29th June 2021
On the riverside we developed an understanding of what the Thames is like today and gained knowledge of river’s geography. By employing the historical enquiry skills used by archaeologists, we discovered how fragments of history can help build up a picture of the past. We also learned how to identify and date artefacts; investigated how artefacts found around the Thames help to build a picture of London’s history.
Museum of Docklands
Tuesday 6th July 2021
We visited the Museum of Docklands to learn about the importance of the River Thames and the Victorian Docklands in transportation and trading. We also looked at some objects and wandered around the gallery to find out more about one of the biggest Warehouses of the world.
City London Basin & Regent’s Canal
Friday 9th July 2021
As part of our Topic ‘Waterways of London’, we went to discover Islington City Rad Basin and the Regent’s Canal. We learned about the history, played Waterside Bingo and Eye Spy Boats, watched how the canal lock works, and explored our local canal.