Key Stage 1

Our topic for this term is ‘Florence Nightingale’ and we will learn about when she lived , how she improved conditions in the Scutarian hospitals, her achievements in her life and why she is remembered today. We will look at similarities and differences between medical care now and in Victorian times.

Key Stage 2

Year 3 and 4

Our topic for the Spring Term is ‘The Victorians’ and we will look at the impact of the Victorian era, what was the Industrial Revolution and famous inventions. We will learn about what it was like to live in the city in Victorian times and how Lord Shaftsbury changed the lives of Victorian children.

Year 5 and 6

Our topic for the Spring Term is ‘Ancient Greeks’ and we will learn about the connection between Athens and democracy. We will consider why Greek writing is still relevant today and why we call a 26.2 mile race a marathon. We will look at the connection between the modern day Olympics and the Ancient Greeks and look at the legacy left by the Ancient Greeks.