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17th July 18
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Our BIG questions

At High Hesket Primary School we believe in taking an investigative approach towards the children's learning and providing them with plenty of opportunities to ask and answer open ended questions.

Here are the 'BIG' questions that we will initially be exploring as part of our learning during this term:

Class 1 -

How do seasons change?

What did Jesus say?

What were seasides in the past like?

What does it mean to belong?

Class 2 -

What was it like to live in a castle?

How is Buddhism similar and different to Christianity?

What affects the growth of a plant?

Class 3 -

Do I live a healthy lifestyle and how do I know?

Why are jungles so wet and deserts so dry?

Is Muhammad important to you and why?

Class 4 -

What was life like in Ancient Egypt?

How can we live more sustainably?

How do we hear?

How is electricity made?

Class 5 -

How are living things classified?

How do volcanoes affect the lives of people in Hiemaey? 

How did Britain change from the Stone Age to the Iron Age?

What is pilgrimage?

Class 6 -

Did King Arthur ever visit High Hesket?

How, and why, did the peppered moth evolve?

Can you make a 100% Fairtrade bar to eat?

How can we classify the trees at High Hesket School?