Year 6

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.

Independent Learning in Yr.6

Yr.6 have worked really hard on their independent learning topic about dogs.  We had a hardback novel about a dog called Max, a journal about Chloe’s own dog, a story about Tiki, powerpoints about Goldendoodles, videos and powerpoints about Tiki, models of a variety of different breeds of dogs, posters advertising Battersea dogs home, facts 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

Sports Crew Training

On Monday twelve children from Yr.6 took part in School Games Crew training.  These children will be sports leaders across the school.  They worked to plan and organise an event for children from other schools to take part in and considered leadership skills.  They also thought about how to differentiate activities for different ages of 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

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.

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