In 2012 the opening ceremony for the London Olympics, depicted the history of British life. The Industrial Revolution features heavily as a turning point for British industry and living conditions. Take a look on 'You tube', it is really impressive.
Some of the children were really interested in the water wheel that we saw at Quarry Bank Mill. They decided they would like to design and make their own water wheels using D/T skills. Here is what happened.
We were really interested in what Mr Gillingham had to say. We thought of questions to help extend our understanding. Next we will try to answer our questions in class and decide where we will go next in our study.