Further evidence has revealed that Roman Colosseums were indeed made of Lego! One of the world's leading archaeologists BC shares the latest documentary film with us about this subject below.
The colosseum in Rome by BC.mp4
If you need to get yourself some new shoes, but find yourself living in Roman Londinium, don't let that little problem get in the way. Pop along to EW's Roman shoe shop to get yourself kitted up! Rich or poor, that doesn't matter - all Romans catered for!
DB has sent through this fantastic map of a Roman Town. Did you know that Primulinium means Daisy Town in Latin, and M. Cornelius Fronto means Mr Haines!
Have you heard the story about what happened to Bob Bamboo? DM will tell you all about it in her brilliant video below.
Bob Bamboo By DM.m4v
ZP has some fantastic facts about Romans to share with us. She's also made a short film, which was actually shot in a real Roman colosseum! Well, historians are currently not in full agreement about whether Roman colosseums were made of Lego, but it looks pretty realistic to me...
This may come as a surprise to many, but COM is a little older than he looks. A couple of thousand years older, in fact, as he was a Celtic man during the Roman invasion of Britain! Click on the link below to read his diary entry, written over two thousand years ago...
It doesn't end there though, because NA has also created a fantastic game in which the Romans battle the Celts. What's even better, she made a video to show us all about it. Apparently the Romans usually win, which makes her game historically accurate!
NA Romans v Celts Game.mp4
Well done to JH, who has been staying focused and working hard during these difficult times.
DB has been working hard as usual, and wit the help of her dad put the story of Romulus and Remus into this amazing cartoon
What have you been up to recently? EW did a bit of cooking...
JDK has recorded a special video for VE Day, in which he shows us a site in the forest left over from the Second World War some seventy-five years later.
JDK VE Day.m4v
EW has shared her work on Romulus and Remus in the documents below - take a look! She has also been working so hard on her times tables that she beat Mr Haines twice in this Wednesday's Times Tables Rock Stars competition. Watch the video underneath to see how she celebrated.
Londinium's defences against Boudica's attack have just been increased, with this excellent shield made by IG - well done!
JH has been working hard on his spellings recently; keep up the good work!
It was excellent to receive this marvellous video made by COM, who made a deadly Roman Gladius. He also sent in a brilliant Maths challenge for our class blog. Watch the film below!
ATT sent through a marvellous piece about Boudica, the theme of this week's Topic lesson!
JT has been in touch to share a great piece of work about Gladiators and their weapons.
Feeling peckish? Here are some tasty cakes that EW has been baking with her sister!
AB has been writing some very well written book reviews recently; below you will see her reviews of "The Greatest Dancer" and "The Girl Who Spoke Bear." We also have some of her great artwork as well. Click on any of the images to view the larger size.
NA has been hard at work producing a book review, a Roman Gladiator instructions for how to capture one. Great work!
How does a tree manage to hold its heavy branches off, without them snapping off due to the weight? Here JDK explains...
Anyone keeping active at the moment by dancing at home? Here's Eloise doing the chili wiggle!
What's that you say? Romans attacking? Well, HBW should be well protected with this excellent shield that he's just made.
DB sent through this amazing Roman Top Trumps set which she made. She's been playing games against her family, so they could all learn more about Romans together. Click on each image to see the enlarged version. Fantastic work!
RM has been hard at work making an impressive Roman shield. He should be well defended if Boudicca attacks!
In further examples of excellent work, DB and IG have been annotating some poems, and both IW and EW put together instructions on how to trap and catch a Roman Gladiator. Click on the links below to see the documents!
JDK has made a great start start to this term's Computing project, organising his plans for a Roman wiki.
He also sent through an amazing film showing one of the things he's been up to out in nature during his isolation period in Poland. Hopefully there will be more of these to follow!
JDK film 1.wmv
For those of you who have had ant Romans around to visit recently, that might have had problems understanding our current system of numbering, AC has produced this helpful conversion chart for Roman numerals!
ZP sent in some pictures of her working hard at home with her brothers, and also a short film that she made!
ATT has also been extremely hard at work recently; you can see a selection of his excellent Roman work below!
Mr Haines was touched to receive this amazing poster from ZP recently, including comments on it from other members of her family!
It's pleasing to see that members of the class have been working so hard. Here we see samples of a 20/20 Maths score from JDK,Roman Gladiator Topic work from AC and a selection of the hard work done by HBW laid out on the floor!
In another excellent and original twist on our Romans in Britain topic, COM recently read and wrote about the Shakespeare play Julius Caesar (which was set in Roman times). Read his synopsis/review below!