On Thursday we took one hundred and twenty nine children to the West End to watch the musical Aladdin. The breathtaking sets, special effects, lavish costumes and a fabulous cast and orchestra brought the magic of Disney’s Aladdin to life. The children and staff were entranced. Everyone behaved fantastically and represented St Eanswythe’s well. … Continue reading
This week, as part of our literacy, we have been learning about explanation texts. Groups of children ‘pitched’ their new invention ideas to the class, in the style of Dragon’s Den. We heard some great explanations about how their inventions worked.
Yesterday, Year 3 and Year 4 we’re lucky enough to attend a workshop at Folkestone Museum. We met B, a spy, who taught us about how codes were used to send secret messages during WWI. We had a go cracking codes and enciphering messages, as well as writing our own name in code! We had … Continue reading
Yr.6 are studying Ancient Greece this term, as part of their Literacy work they have written and performed plays based on ‘Theseus and the Minotaur.’ The plays used a chorus as the narrator in the same manner that plays in Ancient Greece did. There were some very creative performances. Well done Yr.6.
On Thursday, Year 3 celebrated what would have been Roald Dahl’s 102nd birthday. We all looked amazing dressed as some of favourite characters from his stories. We have been reading George’s Marvellous Medicine in Literacy and started the day writing some super similes about Grandma. We then solved some Roald Dahl word problems during Numeracy … Continue reading
Today was Roald Dahl Day and in keeping with the day we created a part of a character from one of his books called ‘The Twits’. We cut out a template of Mr Twit’s beard and stuck on his whiskers in the way of paper swirls. We then searched the playground for leaves and twigs, … Continue reading
Last week, Jim from The Mobile Comic Factory came in to show us some cool comics! He also taught us how to make our own, just by folding and cutting a piece of paper! We were very inspired and had fun playing word and picture games and making our own comics!
Yesterday was Folkestone’s Forces Day and as it is one hundred years since the end of the First World War and women gaining the vote Folkestone council asked for our projects. This meant that all your wonderful projects were displayed in the Leas Cliff Hall so that lots of people could see them. Mrs Hines … Continue reading
Year 6 have really enjoyed reading ‘Fuzzy Mud’ by Louis Sachar this term. In some of their computing lessons they have worked to create a book trailer combining pictures, images and text to advertise the book. They certainly make you want to read it! See which video persuades you to pick up the book! … Continue reading
To culminate their work on the book ‘Fuzzy Mud’ by Louis Sachar Yr.6 made Fuzzy Mud slime. As slime is very popular at the moment, we have some ‘slime experts’ in our class. Each table had their own ‘slime expert’ who led the creation of the Fuzzy Mud. Some were more successful than others but everyone … Continue reading