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  1. Hands on Heritage

    By Thomas Frost on June 29th, 2017

    Hands on Heritage

    Year 3 had an amazing day at Hands on Heritage, Tunstall Forest. They experienced how people in the past overcame the challenges of living and working together as a community. Activities included:- Firelighting Whittling to make a butter knife Pewter …

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  2. Please, Sir, I want some more......

    By Sarah Bozier on February 5th, 2016

    Please, Sir, I want some more......

    Please, Sir, I want some more...    Year 6 have been learning about life in the workhouse as part of their Vile Victorians topic work. In order to empathise with the experiences of men, women and children in the harsh workhouse environment, we …

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  3. Year 6 trench training in progress!

    By Sarah Bozier on November 10th, 2015

    Year 6 trench training in progress!

    In Year 6, we started our Frightful First World War topic work. At the beginning of the week, Year 6 participated in a range of drama activities in order to explore alliances, pacts and the reasons for the outbreak of WW1. The children experienced …

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  4. Hands-on History: Archaeological Project

    By Thomas Frost on June 17th, 2014

    Hands-on History: Archaeological Project

    Duncan Allan (Suffolk Archaeological Services) led a special assembly on Friday to inform the children of the finds on our field. Kingsfleet became involved after being approached by Suffolk Archaeology Field Group.  They sought to answer the …

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  5. Archaeological Project update

    By Admin on June 6th, 2014

    Archaeological Project update

    Week one has been a great success!   The children have all spent a morning working with Duncan Allan, from Suffolk Archaeological Services, to develop their knowledge and understanding of Archaeology.  The feedback from staff and children has been …

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  6. Samuel Pepys

    By Helen Clarke & Thomas Frost on May 23rd, 2014

    Samuel Pepys

    Inspired by Samuel Pepys, Year 1 have been busy buring pieces of cheese!  When Pepys thought his own house was in danger, he dug a hole and buried an expensive Parmesan from Italy because he wanted to keep it safe.   The children have been …

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  7. The Great Fire of London

    By Helen Clarke & Thomas Frost on May 16th, 2014

    The Great Fire of London

    Year 1 have been learning about what happened during The Great Fire of London in 1666. The children enjoyed dressing up and taking on the roles of some of the people who were caught up in the fire. Visit the Year 1 class page to follow the story and …

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  8. Viking Day

    By Rebecca McCarthy on November 25th, 2013

    Viking Day

    Children in Years 1 & 2 experienced the life (or morning anyway!) of a Viking, when they were visited by 'Portals to the Past' recently.   The children listened to a brief history of the Viking invasion, before learning about daily life. …

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  9. Victorian drill

    By Thomas Frost & Sarah Bozier on October 7th, 2013

    Victorian drill

    Years 5 & 6 experienced a Victorian drill lesson ahead of their trip to Braintree Museum. Miss Chatt barked orders to 'whip them into shape'; she adopted the role of fierce school mistress with ease! Drill was the Victorian term for physical …

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  10. Please, Sir, I want some more...

    By Thomas Frost & Sarah Bozier on September 16th, 2013

    Please, Sir, I want some more...

    Years 5 & 6 have been learning about life in the Workhouse as part of their History studies on the Victorians. The gruel tasting received a mix response...!  Photos can be viewed on the Year 5 class page.

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