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The Great Fire of London
This term year 2 have been learning about the Great Fire of London.To conclude the topic, children made houses from paper, wood and mod-roc, to represent the typical timber framed houses of the time. We then set them on fire to give children the opportunity to experience how quickly the fire spread. Children were excited, however, they realised how dangerous fire can be.
We worked collaboratively to design and make Crimean hospitals. Some children made the horrendous hospitals that Florence Nightingale found when she first arrived in Turkey. Others made hospitals to show how she improved them.
Florence Nightingale came to visit Year 2! We traveled back in time and pretended to be be soldiers and nurses in the Crimean War. We had so much fun!