In Literacy last week, Year 4 wrote instructions on how to make marmalade sandwiches. They thought carefully about the method and were sure to include various features of instructions. Today, they followed their detailed instructions and made the marmalade sandwiches. They had lots of fun and enjoyed trying the marmalade. I’m sure we made Paddington … Continue reading
As part of our Enchanted Woodland topic, we baked gingerbread people in Eagles Class. We have been learning about instructions in our English lessons and were given a baking ‘technical challenge’ to attempt. We soon discovered that the instructions were far too basic and not detailed enough. Luckily none of the gingerbread people had soggy … Continue reading
This morning some amazing children were presented with awards for music exams and for winning a writing competition! A big well done goes to all of them.
Today Year 4 took the train to London Bridge and went to discover the South Bank. We saw the Shard, Southwark Cathedral, old Roman walls, St Paul’s Cathedral and ended up at the Tate Modern. In the huge Tate Modern Turbine Hall we ate lunch and then climbed 10 flights of stairs to discover the … Continue reading
As part of our literacy we have been looking at Shakespeare’s Macbeth. We have watched the play and written about scenes and characters. Today, we had ago at acting out the play ourselves. It was great fun and everyone worked really hard on their expression.
Class 5 spent a hour browsing all the books at Folkestone Library. We were able to borrow some to take back to school. Hopefully some children will want to sign up for their own library card.
The whole school celebrated World Book Day and we have some fabulous photos of some of our favourite book characters. There were prizes, including £10 book vouchers, kindly donated by our local WH Smiths store! A very well done to all who took part – you were amazing!
In year 4 we have been studying the book How To Train Your Dragon, today we went to the Silverscreen cinema to watch episode three of the series. Everyone had a great time and behaved very well.
On Thursday, Year 3 had a Roman day! Thank you to all the parents and grandparents for the amazing Roman costumes. Year 3 learnt all about Roman food, writing their own Roman menus and shopping lists before having a feast and trying foods that would have been eaten in Roman Britain! We finished the day … Continue reading
As part of our study of The Silver Sword, by Ian Searaillier, we have been trying to understand the motivations of various characters in the story. We used drama and the freeze frame technique to unlock their thoughts: