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The Peasants are Revolting!

posted 10 Oct 2017, 09:34 by J Janiszewski   [ updated 10 Oct 2017, 09:37 ]

The children had another exciting visit from the History Van today.  This time, they were whisked back in time to 1348 to the outbreak of the Black Death.  They met William and Emma de Lovetot - the Lord and Lady of Hallamshire and were quickly introduced to the harsh living conditions of the peasant population of the time.  They were asked to sign an Oath of Fealty to the King of England meaning they could be asked to go to war at any time the King demanded.  It was at this point the children realised something was not quite as it should be: itching armpits, rings of roses on the hands, coughing and spluttering - the Black Death had arrived!  They discovered some of the signs and symptoms of the Plague and just how infectious the illness was.  The children were horrified at some of the bizarre cures and quickly realised most were based on either superstitious or religious beliefs.  It was a fabulous day which flew by and we would all like to say a big thank you to Miss Bland for bringing the 1300s to life.
Finding out about the Black Death of 1348


Harry getting ready for battle
Signing the Oat of Fealty

Sports Day!

posted 13 Jun 2017, 12:16 by H Killen

Today, we had a great time taking part in Sports Day! Here we are in action! 


Tour de Yorkshire Week

posted 27 Apr 2017, 07:42 by H Killen

Here are some of the things we have been getting up to this week at school!

Fun to Cook!

posted 6 Apr 2017, 08:07 by H Killen

More pictures from our trip

posted 6 Apr 2017, 08:04 by H Killen





Have I Got News For You!

posted 4 Apr 2017, 10:13 by H Killen

Today, 16 Y5 pupils enjoyed a visit to Sheffield Town Hall where they took part in lots of news-related activities, including interviewing children from another school. We then enjoyed our lunch at the Peace Gardens before taking part in a poetry workshop with poet Conrad Burdekin. We had a fab day! 


Fun to Cook

posted 20 Mar 2017, 10:54 by H Killen

The Year 5s have been enjoying their Fun to Cook sessions. This week they made pasta!



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