Tagged: History

Exploring the Romans

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Year Three had a wonderful time learning about Roman Times at the Fishbourne Roman Palace recently. They looked at the beautiful mosaics, marvelling at how we can still see things from almost 2000 years ago.   “My favourite part of the visit was learning about the underground heating because it is very clever,” said Archie. “It is called the Hypocaust.” During the workshop, they got to try out different activities including spinning wool, writing their name in Roman letters and making a mosaic.  They also had a visit from a Roman soldier! “I particularly enjoyed seeing the mosaic of Cupid…

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A Golden History Team

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Congratulations to the PGS History department who this week found out they had been given a Gold Award under the Historical Association Quality Mark Scheme. Inspectors from the Historical Association came in to school, observed lessons and spoke to pupils as part of their assessment.  The inspectors reported that the teaching was motivating, focused on knowledge, skills and concepts and extremely well-monitored, all of which has led it to being a popular subject within the school.   “One would have to travel a long way to find another school that has gone to so much trouble to consider a rationale…

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