Full Steam Ahead in Year One

screenshot68In history, Year One are learning about George Stevenson and his invention of the first steam train. In this drama scene, they re-enacted the day in 1825 when the first steam train carried people on a British railway in Yorkshire. The children then interviewed George Stevenson in a hot-seating drama activity, and they asked open-ended questions, which allowed the children to have a better understanding of his invention. Over this half term, the children will be learning about how train technology has changed over time.

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