As Historians in Year 2, we have begun looking at the first astronaut that travelled into space as part of our topic of ‘Blast Off!’

We have looked together at using a timeline, positioning key events in History accurately along a timeline to show when the events happened. We have been improving our vocabulary as Historians to use keywords like recently, long ago, century and millennium.

This week we have found out things that we had never heard about before, particularly in finding out about the first astronaut in space was.

Have a read through of some of our explanations to find out more!