History Subject Statement
What the children say...
"I am enjoying learning about my local high street. I like seeing old photographs of the shops."
"Learning about the Anglo Saxons and Scotts is really fun. I like learning about what life was like in Britain."
The Best of the Best
Year 2 have been learning about what their local area is well known for. They have learnt that Staffordshire is famous for the potteries. They have been looking at different types of pottery from well known potters.
Wedgewood - Wedgwood was founded in 1759 by British potter and entrepreneur Josiah Wedgwood, who helped transform English pottery from a cottage craft into an art form and international industry. Josiah Wedgwood was born into a family of potters on 12 July 1730, at Burslem, Stoke-On-Trent.
Emma Bridgewater - Emma set up her ceramic company in 1985, which soon became a world-wide phenomenon thanks to its famous polka dot design. Emma Bridgewater has a factory in Hanley, Stoke-On-Trent.