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Spring 2 - Monarchs and Explorers

The children will learn about people who have made significant contributions in history. They will focus particularly on monarchs (Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth I) and explorers (Earnest Shackleton, Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong) They will compare aspects of their lives and look for similarities and differences. 

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Monarchs and Explorers Display

Using a Compass

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We explored the school grounds using a compass. We created instructions on how to get from Year 1 to Miss Senior’s office and the art studio. We had to use the compass directions in our instructions.

Exploring School using a Map

  • St Hilda's CE (VA) Primary School
  • Whittaker Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, Lancashire, M25 1HA
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