Claremont Primary and Nursery School

A Brighter Future for Everyone


This half term, we are going to continue with our Pharaohs topic.


Lessons and follow up activities will be set  weekly. They will be in line with what we are studying in class, so you will be able to keep up with your learning.


Main Learning

Follow up Activity

From reading our class  book,I Was There,you will know that Howard Carter had a major role in the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.

This week, we will find out more information about his life, ready to write his Biography next week.

Open Resource 1 and read the key information about Howard Carter's life.

Now,open Resource 2 and answer the questions about Howard Carter.

Once you have finished,you can open Resource 3 to check your answers.


In our last lesson, you will have learnt that Howard Carter was mostly known for his discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb.

Click here to watch a YouTube clip about Howard Carter and Tutankhamun's tomb.

Imagine you are Howard Carter, and have just looked into the tomb.

Write a short diary entry to describe what you see and some of your thoughts and feelings.


Post your work on dojo to share it with the whole class.


This week, we will learn about some of the treasures that were found inside Tutankhamun's tomb.

Open resource 4 and resource 5 to see a range of pictures and related information about some of Howard Carter's finds.

Chose at least 4 of the objects to sketch, and create a mini fact file about each one.

(Bullet points are fine)

Feel free to use the internet to research extra information.


This week we will learn about the process of mummification in both your topic and English lessons.

Below are two great links to videos and activities you can watch and explore.

Click on each picture to watch the videos.

Now ,have a go at playing the 'Mummy Maker Game' below.

Open resource 6, an activity about the canopic jars.

Use the second video to research the names and uses of each of the canopic jars, you could even have a go at sketching the jars for yourself.

This part isn't ready yet team.

Give me a moment or two and I'll have it looking super duper for y