Literacy

Aladdin Trip

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

Dragon’s Den in Class 5!

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.

Theseus and the Minotaur

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.

Year 3 Make Comics!

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!

St Eanswythe’s Projects go to Forces Day

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

Fuzzy Mud Book Trailers

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

Fuzzy Mud Slime

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

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