2016 – 2017 Educational Visits
EYFS – We visited Hall Hill Farm to look at all of the different animals and where they come from. We also found out how to look after nature and where milk goes when the cows have been milked.
Year 1 – In Autumn term we visited Beamish to take part in a Life and Christmas in the Past workshop as part of our changes within living memory history topic. In the Summer term we visited Hartlepool Historic Quay and the Maritime Museum to find out about life in the past, life at sea and the significant people from our region that explored the world on the seas.
Year 2 – In Autumn we visited the National Railway Museum in Shildon to take part in the George Stephenson workshop and find out more about him, his life and inventions as part of our History topic Who was here before me? to learn about famous people who have shaped history. In the Summer we visited Hamsterley Forest as part of our History, Geography and Science work. We took part in a Den Building and Survival workshop as part of our Explorers topic in which we learnt about famous explorers as part of our History topic Lives of Significant Individuals and their explorations of hot and cold areas as part of our Geography unit Human and Physical Geography. We also looked at and found out about lots of forest and river creatures during our Homes and Habitats workshop as part of our Science work.
Year 3 – We visited the Baltic Arts Centre and Newcastle Quayside to look at the interesting architecture as part of our History and Geography studies of Buildings over time and The UK.
Year 5 – We visited The Centre for Life to learn more about planets and life in space as part of our Space study.
Year 6 – We visited Newcastle’s Theatre Royal to watch a production of The Railway Children as part of our work on British history.