Category Archives: History

Year 3 – Stone Age Immersion Day

On Friday 5th May, the children of Year 3 commenced their new topic about the Stone Age with a fun immersion day of drama and art. Drama Workshop The children travelled back to the days of early man to explore the changes in Britain through the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages. The children acted out scenes from the Neolithic period, creating freeze frames. In

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Book Week 2017 – Blog and Video

  As another successful Book Week has drawn to a close, we are reminded what talented children we have at Heber! There is no better way to showcase our vision statement of “Heber being a happy family, where we strive for everyone to belong, to be included, to aspire and to achieve within our creative, exciting community” than a whole school project. Throughout the

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Remembrance Day at Heber

The children at Heber have worked together to create a Remembrance Day display. Each class contributed their own wreath and some of the poems written by Year 6 have been displayed alongside them. This display can be seen on the ground floor by the school office. In Flanders Fields – performed by 4S During the early days of the Second Battle of Ypres a

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Year 3 trip to Butser Ancient Farm

On Friday 5th June Year 3 set off on an epic journey back in time. Our mission was to discover what life was like during the Stone Age. We travelled to Butser Ancient Farm in Petersfield. Set amongst rolling hills, with the sun shining we knew we would have a great day. Our day began in a Mesolithic house built using exact measurements from

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Year 3 – The Curse of Mother Nature

The children in Year 3 had a brilliant time taking part in their topic themed day on Friday. Their costumes were fantastic and they thoroughly enjoyed learning about natural disasters. The children made their own volcanoes and took part in a live eruption using bicarbonate of soda, vinegar and food colouring. They observed the reaction as part of their science investigation and made notes

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Topic Day

On 21st November 2014, the children and staff across the school took part in a Topic Day and dressed up in a costume related to their topic in class, as listed below: Foundation – Celebrations Year 1 – London Year 2 – You are what you eat Year 3 – The Curse of Mother Nature Year 4 – Roving Romans Year 5 – Ancient

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Awesome Box – Update!

Our project, “The Awesome Box” is well underway and we have had a number of inquiries from a range of different companies and individuals interested in taking part or collaborating in the finished product. Currently we are working towards producing a prototype and recently had an initial consultation with the staff at Heber Primary School. We are looking for ideas and technology that will

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Year 3 Natural History Museum

This week the children in Year 3 visited the Natural History museum in central London. They visited the museum as part of their topic and science work.  They learned all about different natural disasters and even got to experience an earthquake! [nggallery id=65]


Year 3 Greek Day

On Friday 28th March Year 3 classrooms and pupils and staff dressed up to take part in their ‘Ancient Greek’ day. The children participated in a range of activities including drama and a  mini Olympics.It was great to see everyone having fun and learning together.


Hampton Court Year 3 Trip

This week 3O and 3P had two fantastic days at Hampton Court, home to Henry VIII, to further their knowledge of this term’s topic: The Tudors. They looked at a variety of Tudor battle armour, followed by some Tudor games including: toy horse jousting, pelting the chicken, rolling balls and finally a dice gambling game. After lunch the children explored Hampton Court and the

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