Year 4

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

Independent Learning

As you are aware we recently got a brilliant Ofsted report. The inspector recognised what excellent children we have and therefore one of our targets was to give the children even more opportunities to use their initiative, be resourceful and make decisions about their own learning.  This is being done across the curriculum and through Continue reading

Cross Country

Yesterday, twenty children from St Eanswythe’s took part in the Shepway School Games Cross Country event.  The Yr.4’s ran 1000m and the Yr5 and Yr.6 children ran 1600m!  Everyone finished the face and should be really proud of themselves.  Meredith came second in the Yr.6 girls’ race and Max came 5th in the Yr.6 boys’ Continue reading

Double Gold and Silver at Speed Stacking!

This afternoon we entered three teams in the Shepway School Games Speed Stacking competition.  The children had to use hand eye co-ordination to compete in twelve different stations.   These included one handed stacking, blindfolded stacking, team stacking and standard stacking.  The speed shown by everyone was amazing and the skill definitely improved across the afternoon.  Continue reading

Doug Horley- Bubble Show

Today the whole school had a special treat.  Doug Horley and his team came to run a Praise Party Bubble Show!  We saw some amazing bubbles in nature, did science experiments involving carbon dioxide bubbles, bounced bubbles, made bubbles within bubbles, created bubble rockets and even made bubbles that people could go inside!  It was 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

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Aladdin Trip

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Harvest Festival

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Spy School

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