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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

Spy School

Yr.6 had a Spy School workshop at Folkestone Museum last week led by a spy called ‘B.’  They looked at different ways of writing codes and the pros and cons of each method.  The workshop culminated in them looking at real artefacts from WWI.  it was very informative and great fun.

Victorian Folkestone!

On our walk around Folkestone we were looking for evidence of the past. We discovered that not very far away there are many landmarks giving us an insight into the town’s Victorian past. From the railway into the harbour, to the Leas Lift and the Toll House.

Super Smoothie Making in Eagles

In Eagles Class today, we made deliciously healthy super smoothies. As part of our topic ‘Superheroes’, we are looking at healthy eating in our science lessons. We tasted and described a range of common and unusual fruit before choosing the ingredients for our nutritious drinks. We had fun preparing the fruit and using the electric Continue reading

Year 3 Meet a WWI Nurse!

On Tuesday Year 3 went to a WWI workshop at Folkestone Museum. We met Nurse Carter from WWI who taught us lots about some of the jobs women did on the battlefields during the war. We had a go at rolling bandages and banadaging each other, using splints to fix broken bones, amputating feet and Continue reading

Lighting It Up in Year 4

Year 4 made working electrical circuits in their design and technology lesson. They worked in pairs to discover how to make a circuit and they had the extra challenge of including a switch to control the light. The children built on the skills they have been developing in class in their science topic of electricity. Next Continue reading

Walter Tull Workshops

KS2 have really enjoyed taking part in Walter Tull workshops over the last few days.  Randolph Matthews, an internationally known singer, songwriter and performer wowed us with his amazing presentation skills.  Through his creative use of voice we learnt about the amazing character of Walter Tull, who grew up in Folkestone, became an orphan at Continue reading

Life in Ancient Greece

Yr.6 have been researching life in Ancient Greece.  They worked in pairs to find out about dance and music, sports and fitness, music and theatre, science and philosophy or temples and festivals.  They then shared the information they had found and created an interesting way to present their findings to the rest of the class.  Continue reading

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