Hide Search Bar

Twitter Wall

@CooksSpinneyclose
Twitter Image

30/09/22

Hello all, Futsal one of the teams came 3rd and our other team got through to the finals & played amazingly. Table tennis students learnt to play a new competitive sport. One team came in 4th place and received certificates. Our other team came 3rd and receive bronze medals. https://t.co/pnQnlqpCIF

30/09/22

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
BMAT

"This is about us, as a Trust, making provision for children with SEND as simple and as impactful as possible." BMAT is overhauling its curriculum focus to ensure children with SEND are at the forefront of education. https://t.co/hPqM7iPloq

Twitter Image

13/09/22

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
BMAT

Monday 19th September, the date of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral, will be a national bank holiday. Our schools will be closed on this date. Schools will resume at normal time on Tuesday 20th September. https://t.co/DJ2PVRmbKD

Twitter Image

09/09/22

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
BMAT

BMAT and our schools are incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and we would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the Royal Family at this time of national mourning. https://t.co/lPaBCTyGlX

Twitter Image

08/09/22

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
Burnt Mill Academy

📢TONIGHT! It's Our Open Evening 🏫Burnt Mill Academy 🗓️Thursday 8th September ⏰5pm - 8:30pm 📚We are looking forward to welcoming prospective students and families to our school https://t.co/QsSDbbzrE0

Twitter Image

06/09/22

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
Burnt Mill Academy

📢OPEN EVENING ANNOUNCEMENT 🏫Burnt Mill Academy 🗓️Thursday 8th September ⏰5pm - 8:30pm 📚We are looking forward to welcoming prospective students and families to our school https://t.co/QBX1sGVY36

Twitter Image

02/09/22

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
BMAT

📢OPEN EVENTS FOR OUR ESSEX SECONDARY SCHOOLS 🗓️For Sept 2023 Year 7 intake 🔴 8 Sept pm 🟢 15 Sept pm 🟡 17 Sept am 🔵 20 Sept pm 🟠 22 Sept pm We're looking forward to meeting our prospective students and families👋 https://t.co/WR3pw6wwHE

13/07/22

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
BMAT

📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow) have a vacancy for an Office Assistant (37 hours per week) 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/5m0Pf33uWb

13/07/22

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
BMAT

📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow) have a vacancy for an Office Assistant (20 hours per week) 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/vhCVUlQHsW

Twitter Image

11/07/22

Please see the attached poster from the PTA. https://t.co/NeXOxcMyNF

Twitter Image

11/07/22

We are incredibly proud of our students who won silver in the Swimming competition against Little Pardon, Freshwaters and Magna Carta Schools last Friday https://t.co/SN5Hug26J7

Twitter Image

07/07/22

Year 6 pupils took control of the English lesson today. Olivija, Joe and Oscar worked as a team and planned and taught an amazing lesson about Nelson Mandela. They enjoyed taking on the role of the teacher and showed how ambitious and adventurous they can be. Well done! https://t.co/u8msOYnNBh

06/07/22

Earlier this term, the chair of governors, senior BMAT leaders and pupils interviewed candidates for the new Head of School role. https://t.co/fmlm8TpVu6

Twitter Image

05/07/22

It was great to see Amelia and Lily from Year 4 take the stage to deliver a fantastic Spinney Speaks assembly all about the human body. https://t.co/VBsHh03kvv

Twitter Image

24/06/22

Miss Wade was delighted to be the host for our Ice Lolly Friday event awarding our pupils for their hard work. https://t.co/6i7eZrv545

Twitter Image

20/06/22

Butterflies had an amazing time using the BeeBots. They were learning about creating an algorithm to get the robots to move. https://t.co/XsA9DVPtb0

20/06/22

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
BMAT

📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow, Essex) have a vacancy for an Office Manager, PA and HR Lead 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/AXGMGO8j3H

Twitter Image

17/06/22

Mr Stirrat was delighted to be the host for today's event awarding our pupils for their hard work. https://t.co/pQkKsX1mqF

Twitter Image

16/06/22

Rabbits class had great fun today investigating how sound can travel. https://t.co/BtmBZxfBq4

Twitter Image

10/06/22

A number of Matisse ‘cut-outs’ work in Art from earlier this year is now on display in the Assembly Hall – they should all be very proud of their awesome creativity when crafting these masterpieces. https://t.co/FWHdVt7tyV

BMAT Logoclose

Outstanding Education

Supporting primary and secondary schools across Essex and North & East London, BMAT is a growing multi-academy trust with a singular vision: schools, teachers and pupils freed to succeed.

Visit BMAT

History

History is taught in three annual modules from years 1 to 4 and two modules in years 5 and 6.  

Why is the teaching of history important for primary schools?

Studying history is important because it allows our pupils to understand the past, which in turn allows them to understand our present. If we want to know how and why our world is the way it is today, we have to look to history for answers. If pupils study the successes and failures of the past, they may, ideally, be able to learn from these mistakes and avoid repeating them in the future.

Studying history also provides our pupils with insight into our culture as well as cultures with which they might be less familiar, thereby increasing cross-cultural awareness, tolerance and understanding.

What is taught? 

Year 1 

Year one begin their historical journey by learning about their Personal History. They also learn about Important British individuals by comparing Isambard Kingdom Brunel with Zaha Hadid in a module we call Awe Inspiring Architects.  They then move on to study the amazing events surrounding The Great Fire of London. 

Year 2 

Year two are given the opportunity to study the evolution of human flight in - Race for the Skies: The History of Human Flight. During the year they also cover the amazing Ancient Greeks. They also compare historical kings and queens in their final module - Marvellous Monarchs. 

Year 3 

In year 3, pupils will explore the history of our hunter gatherer ancestors in their Ancient Britain module and then move on to learning about the amazing world of Ancient Egypt. Year 3 finish the year learning about the impact that Important Individuals have had on the world.

Year 4 

The year 4 programme of study takes pupils back in time to the fascinating Roman Era. They will also study what life was like during the Victorian EraTheir third module focusses on the customs and traditions of The Tudors. 

Year 5 

Year 5 pupils are asked to critically analyse the many changes to Britain as a result of its many ivaders and Settlers. The second module, Britain on the Homefront, helps pupils understand the struggles of British people, including children, during World War Two. 

Year 6   

Year 6 look at the political, economic and human upheaval caused by the First World War.  They also study the drastic change in Britain's political and cultural landscape in the years following the Norman's successful conquest of 1066.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR HISTORY CURRICULUM PLEASE MAKE AN APPOINTMENT ON 01279 437590 

School website by Cleverbox