In history year 1 are learning about castles and the children built castles using lego, and other construction materials.
Today, Year 5 had a visit from the London Fire Brigade. We learned all about how to stay calm and safe in a fire. The three main words were:
We looked at some real photos of rooms that had been on fire and had to deduct what had happened (this is really helpful because we’ll be using the same deduction skills in our reading). We even got to watch a room burn completely. It only took 8.5 minutes for everything to be engulfed in flames!
We were told how important it is to ensure everything is switched off and unplugged at night time… except the fridges and freezers!
*These words follow the same spelling rule that we are revising this week. How good is that!
Jordanna, a firefighter, visited our class to talk about the importance of smoke alarms and what we must do if a fire were to occur. We learnt that ‘smoke goes up so we go down’ and that we call 999 to ask for the Fire Brigade, Police or London Ambulance services. It was a interactive workshop and we had the opportunity to ask and answer questions. A big thank you to the LFB for our wonderful workshop.
Year 2 have made a terrific start to the new school year. We are very impressed with their work and enthusiasm to learn. Keep it up!
Mrs Thomas & Mrs Buckland