The aim of House Time is to continue to promote enrichment opportunities for the children of Colvestone. To develop children’s holistic development, with an emphasis on Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED). Children engage in a range of enrichment activities in House Teams alongside other children from different Key Stages including their own siblings.
In Black House we are studying the Anglo Saxons.
We will look at where Anglo Saxons came from and order key events from the period on timelines. We will compare the Anglo Saxon period to other periods of British History to develop a sense of chronology and see where they fit into our understanding of history.
We will investigate Anglo Saxon life, including clothing, homes and jewellery.
In Blue House we are studying The Vikings.
We will look at where in the world Vikings came from and why they invaded other countries. We will investigate Viking clothing, ships and jewellery.
We will look at key dates from the Viking period and order them on a timeline along with dates from other time periods such as Anglo Saxons so we can see where they fit into our understanding of history.
This term Green House are exploring the historical period of Roman Britain. Initially children will create a knowledge harvest of what they already know about Roman Britain.
Children are going to investigate the reasons why the Romans invaded Britain and what it was like to be a soldier in the Roman Army.
Learning about Roman Britain will enable children to understand more about British history and the impact that it has on modern Britain.
Children will share their learning through writing and visual representations. The learning that children carry out will be as individuals and as part of small groups. The children’s learning will be used to create a communal display.
This term Yellow house are exploring the historical period of Stone Age to Celts. Initially children will learn about how historians and archaeologists find out about life in the past. They are going to investigate what life was like during that time period and the impact that it has on our lives now. Children will learn what people ate and wore. They will also learn about jobs that adults (males and females) and children had to do. They will investigate homes and family life.
Yellow House will explore how life improved throughout the Stone Age and the discoveries or inventions that led to the improvements.
They will share their learning through writing and visual representations. The work that children carry out will be as individuals and as part of small groups.
Learning about the Stone Age to Celt time period will enable children to understand more about British history and the impact that it has on modern Britain.