Wow, what an incredibly busy first half of Hilltop we’ve had…
Climbing, fires, air jump, bikes, food, sleeping, big zipper, agility, teamwork, problem solving, season performances…. The list is endless!
Here are some good ones from a few cameras (more to follow):
Children visited Norfolk Records Office to find out what effect the second world war had on the village of Marsham. The children handled real artefacts from WW2, aswell as looking at original documents. These gave us intriguing snippets of information about the village during this period for example the Parish Council giving permission for the home guard to exercise on Marsham Heath – But not to dig any trenches! .
Over the last ten weeks children from Kestrels class have been finding out what it was like to live through a war. To try to answer our philosophical question “Who are the real losers when we go to war” they researched the major events of the second world war and then interviewed six people from the village.
Each person came in to school and spent an hour with the children explaining details and stories from their own childhood. We took the most moving or interesting parts from each conversation and the children used these clips as the basis for some animations. We wanted to bring the stories to life and make sure they are not forgotten or lost. You can view the finished animation below. We hope you enjoy it.
Animations from Marsham Primary on Vimeo.
Class Two performed a few numbers that they had learned on their ukeleles at Marsham Village Hall’s regular monthly ‘Meet and Mardle’ as part of their “Presentation of Learning” on Friday the 1st December. Here are some videos of their performance:
Every Friday this term Tiggie a beautiful Irish Red Setter and Janie her owner will be visiting Marsham to hear children reading stories. Tiggie loves being with children and the children have enjoyed sharing stories with her too.
On Monday 2nd October, class 2 at Marsham travelled back in time to 1940! They all became evacuees and spent a great day learning how it would have felt to have been part of the vast number of children relocated to the countryside during World War II.
Kestrels have been working hard on Friday afternoons to create a Samba performance. If you click on the hyper link you can download our dress rehearsal for the Marsham Summer Fayre.
Children at Marsham were involved in a SAW project (Science, Art and Writing) on Water as part of a transition project for Year 6’s who are moving up to Aylsham High School in September. We displayed some of their work which the children were really proud of.