Royal Observatory February 2016

As part of our Spring term topic, ‘A Leap in Time’, Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 all got the chance to visit the Royal Observatory and Planetarium in Greenwich to see the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) during February 2016.

The children stood beneath the magnificent onion dome to see the Equatorial Telescope which is one of the biggest telescopes in the world.

Greenwich’s Planetarium was a fascinating journey into space, teaching the children all about different planets in our solar system.

“My favourite part of the Royal Observatory was the Planetarium, it was very interesting. We saw and learned about all the different planets and constellations.” – Sky Savill, Year 5.

The children stood on the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) line and were able to understand how the world ticks. It was a super experience for the children!

You can view our gallery of each trip here

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