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Wednesday, 24 October 2018 06:24

Visit Jorvik - Lena's advice!

Jorvik teaches us all about our past - our heritage.    When the Vikings settled in York, they clearly had trouble saying the Saxon name for the city: Eoforwic (which is thought to mean wild boar settlement), so decided to call it Jorvik (thought to mean wild boar creek). ...

 

 

Sunday, 21 October 2018 09:27

"Bring your wellies" says Esme!

Here's Emse's entry

We had to type this one out as it was on two pages and hope we've done a good job Esme!

 

 

Sunday, 21 October 2018 08:16

Poppy says...

Poppy’s story talks about Dalby Forest 

Dalby Observatory (along with Sutton Bank and Danny) are Dark Sky Discovery sites in the Milky Way Class - because this galaxy is often visible to the naked eye from these areas.

CPRE have long campaigned to ensure our dark skies remain free from light pollution.

https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/discover/dark-skies

https://www.cpre.org.uk/media-centre/latest-news-releases/item/4314-new-interactive-maps-reveal-england-s-darkest-and-most-light-polluted-skies

CPRE’s Emma Marrington who works hard to promote and protect our dark skies and tranquillity is one of the judges of our competition!

 

Finlay should perhaps be writing for the ad agencies who promote tourism in North Yorkshire as this story tells and sells our wonderful county!  We really do have it all don’t we?  We should celebrate and maybe see the world more through the eyes of the younger generations!

This is latest of the entries in the school’s writing competition to be uploaded.  Check daily as we post new ones each day.  We’re also publishing some of the entries on our face book page, to get there - click on the facebook icon at the bottom of our home page.

As Finlay says - visit our rocky coasts

North Yorkshire and Cleveland Heritage Coast running from Saltburn to Scalby Mills near to Scarborough is 36 miles long!  

https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/discover/coast

Fish & Chips well we’re biased - North Yorkshire is home to the best fish ’n’ chips is the entire world.

Finlay talks about Autumn in North Yorkshire try visiting:

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lists/autumn-colour-in-yorkshire

 

Saturday, 20 October 2018 07:57

Could it be Castle Howard?

My North Yorkshire by Emilia

There is a house near a big long lake

The are some little sheep

You can swim in the lake

Where could this be?  Castle Howard? 

visit:

https://www.castlehoward.co.uk/visit-us/visitor-information/family-visits

One of the entries from Key stage 1 at Helmsley CP School which covers ages 5-7 

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