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Posted on: 7th Mar 2023


In History, we are learning about the lives of significant individuals and the impact that they have had on the world today. We learnt that Mary Anning is considered one of the world's first palaeontologists, and that her findings have taught us a lot about prehistory. In class, we learnt some key words such as 'palaeontology', 'prospecting', 'fossils' and 'discovery'. We put them into practice when digging for our own findings!

We will be comparing Mary Anning's life to that of David Attenborough, whose global impact has also been significant. Both of their contributions to the natural world are celebrated across the world. 

You can find out more about what we are learning in class, in our Knowledge Organiser here.


Written by Ross Pearson