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Vale View Primary School

Vale ViewPrimary School

Term 3

Our topic this term is entitled 'Ancient Egyptians'.

Why do we learn about ancient civilisations? Who were the Ancient Egyptians and how do we know about them? As budding historians, we will travel back in time and develop our knowledge and understanding of how their lives were different to ours and their legacy today. When studying history, we are looking in the mirror at ourselves – looking both backwards and forwards. History helps us understand who we are as society now, how we got here, and what we learned along the way. When looking at ancient history, Ancient Egypt has some of the most incredible, compelling, exciting puzzles and mysteries that can be found in studying how humanity began forming civilizations.

Year 4 have been mummifying tomatoes to observe the effects of salt on organic tissue. We can't wait to check on them at the end of term!

This term, Year 4 have been investigating the commutative aspect of multiplication. We worked the calculations out differently in partners and compared our answers.