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:
Owls have been very busy and working hard all week especially in Maths. We have been learning about doubles, using dominoes and problem solving using number cards. We had worked so hard that today we had some choosing time and played with the toys and games we are using for our Topic, as you can … Continue reading
Year 3 we’re lucky to attend a Roman Workshop today at Folkestone Museum. We learnt about Roman architecture, handled real Roman artefacts, looked at part of a Roman pipe from an aqueduct and got to make our own mosaic! Thank you to Sian at the museum and well done to the whole class who were … Continue reading
As part of their work on Michael Morpurgo Yr.6 took part in conscience corridors. At different events in the story ‘Conker’ the main character Nick had to make decisions about what to do. Yr.6 used conscience corridors to consider his options!
We have had some amazing homework in again this term. These are just some of the creatures and their homes that the children have created. There are also some fabulous stories, great drawings and beautiful collages. Well done Owls!
Yr.6 have been studying the book, ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ by Michael Morpurgo. Michael is stranded on an island with a war veteran called Kensuke. Kensuke teaches Michael to paint on shells using octopus ink. Yr.6 used ink to represent some of the creatures he would have seen on the island on large clam shells. Its not … Continue reading
This week all of KS2 were fortunate enough to attend Folkestone Book festival at the Quarterhouse twice! On Tuesday they listened to the author Gillian McClure. Gillian used her book Selkie as the inspiration and then created a story using ideas and comments from the audience. We then heard her original version. On Wednesday Piers … Continue reading
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