In Eagles Class we have been learning the about the Great Fire of London. We looked at the types of houses that were built in 1666 and discussed the building materials used. To try to appreciate how devastating fire can be and how quickly it can spread, we made model 1666 houses and recreated the … Continue reading
Last week we went out into the playground and collected a variety of leaves. We then looked at the structure of the leaves under magnifying glasses and discussed Autumn as a season and how the leaves change colour and fall from the trees. Then on Wednesday afternoon we put these leaves to another use and … Continue reading
Congratulations to all of year 4 for an amazing Family Worship about Ancient Egypt. Everyone worked hard on their lines and their acting. They remembered the words to all the fun songs brilliantly and sang up well. Thank you to everyone that helped by providing costumes.
This week, as part of our Victorian topic, Class 5 have been visiting Folkestone landmarks, built during the Victorian Era.
At the end of the last term, Year 3 had a Roman day! We started by recreating the ancient explosion of Pompeii using brightly coloured oil pastels. We then got changed into our amazing home made Roman costumes before learning all about Roman delicacies and having a Roman feast where we tried foods brought over … Continue reading
Year 3 had a fantastic day exploring the secrets of Roman Canterbury. Did you know there is a Roman theatre underneath Canterbury High Street and ancient baths underneath a modern bookshop? We learnt all about these buildings and lots more at the brilliant Roman Museum in Canterbury. We made mosaics next to the site of … Continue reading
Year 6 have been learning about the Indus Valley Civilisation in their history topic work this term. The Indus Valley people lived almost 5,000 years ago, but disappeared and remained forgotten until more recent times. We know about them from the artefacts they left behind, especially from the picture signs or seals that they made. … Continue reading
This afternoon Eagles headed to the churchyard for an Autumn treasure hunt. They worked in pairs to collect eleven different items that show us it is now Autumn. Everyone was brilliant at searching; a special well done goes to Jamie and Olivia who were the first to complete the challenge! We then returned to the classroom … Continue reading
In Owls this afternoon we discussed how different boats manage to float on the water. We then held an investigation of our own into what items around the room would float or sink. First we made a prediction, next we carried out the experiment and then we wrote the outcome in our books. We were … Continue reading
On Wednesday Year 3 were lucky enough to be taken on a triennial tour. We walked around Folkestone, exploring various art works by different artists. We particularly enjoyed looking at the colourful bungalow and listening to the song while walking in ‘Halfway to Heaven’. We had a great afternoon out enjoying the local art.