Meet The Teachers

Mr. Lomas

Mrs. Wallace

Topic – Mountains

Role 

I am a Mountaineer

 

Wonder Questions

I wonder if all mountains are the same.

I wonder what makes a mountain a mountain.

I wonder where our nearest mountain is.

 

Topic Launch

The children worked on the playground to locate 12 mountains and record their names and heights.  They then came into class and put the mountains in size order.  They will be studying all the mountains in some way during the first part of the Autumn Term.  Check out some of the photos below.

Topic – Vikings

Role 

I am a historian

 

Wonder Questions

Why is 1066 an important date in history?

Where did the Anglo Saxons and Vikings come from and why did they end up here?

 

Topic Launch

Topic – Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Role 

1 – I am a volcanologist

2 – I am a seismologist

 

Wonder Questions

Why do volcanoes blow their tops?

Why does the ground shake?

 

Topic Launch

The children watched some film clips of volcanoes ‘blowing their top’, and earthquakes and their aftermath. They watched the moment Mount St Helens erupted and how it blew the side of the volcano away, and flattening everything in its path for 200 miles – Wowsers!!