Wow days inspire young adventurers

Class teacher Nicola Baldwin with space pupils Ella, Louise, Keira and Harvey.

Class teacher Nicola Baldwin with space pupils Ella, Louise, Keira and Harvey. - Credit: Archant

MARTIANS met cave men in the playground at a Portishead school as a WOW day marked the launch of two new topics.

Pupils from St Peter's Primary School celebrating the start of their new topics.

Pupils from St Peter's Primary School celebrating the start of their new topics. - Credit: Archant

Year one children at St Peter’s Primary School dressed the part as their space project got under way.

Children from St Peter's School in fancy dress to mark the start of their new topics.

Children from St Peter's School in fancy dress to mark the start of their new topics. - Credit: Archant

This term they will be reading story books about intergalactic adventures and exploring space travel, taking in a variety of subjects including science, mathematics, literature and art.

Meanwhile, pupils in year five began investigating life more than 6,000 years ago.

Dressed in Neolithic costumes, the youngsters were introduced to the novel Wolf Brother by Michele Paver, in which 12-year-old Torak and his wolf cub companion journey through deep forests, across giant glaciers and into dangers they never imagined, to save their world.


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The youngsters will be looking at ancient times in all of their subjects and will be taking part in activities including tribal dancing, drumming and fire building.

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