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In Flanders Fields

 

In the spring of 1915, shortly after losing a friend in Ypres, a Canadian doctor, Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae was inspired by the sight of poppies growing in battle-scarred fields to write a now famous poem called 'In Flanders Fields'. We read the poem and recited this individually and in groups to one another.

 

Survival Skills!

 

This half term we are going to be examining a range of Survival stories. 

 

To introduce the topic we went on a hunt for survival essentials hidden around the school grounds. It was a lot of fun exploring and looking in a variety of places. Once we had collected all the items we discussed the possible uses and ranked them in order of necessity and importance. We located items such as a net, a torch, a compass and many many more. It really made of think about the difficulties we would would face without the luxuries of home!

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