Year 6


This afternoon the whole school had a great time watching a pantomime about Peter Pan. The cast from M+M Theatrical Productions performed the show for the children with great enthusiasm using comedy, music and dancing to entertain. The children I spoke to following the performance were all eager to tell me about their favourite parts.

Choir Performs at the Switching on of Folkestone’s Christmas Lights.

Friday night was the night that Folkestone switched on it’s Christmas lights and our choir were invited to start it all off. They sang brilliantly, with real enthusiasm, expression and bags of confidence. Duncan accompanied them on the guitar and after their three scheduled songs they were persuaded to do a fourth. The children were Continue reading

Conscience Alleys

Yesterday, as part of their work on Michael Morpurgo, Yr.6 took part in conscience alleys.  They took on the role of the character in the story and listened to their conscience (their classmates) debating their options as they walked down the alley. This helped them decide which decisions to make.  There was some excellent reasoning going Continue reading

Forces and Filtering

In Science this week Yr.6 have been looking at forces.  They looked at the force of gravity and reaction forces, learnt about Isaac Newton and how the unit of force (Newtons) is named after his discoveries and thought about the size and direction of forces.  They also used newton metres to measure the weight of different Continue reading

Yr. 5/6 Indoor Athletics

On Thursday we took forty children to an athletics event at The Three Hills.  There the children competed in running races, triple jump, standing long jump, chest push, javelin, vertical jump and speed bounce.  Everyone did their best and showed some great skills.   St Eanswythe’s A came second gaining silver medals and St Eanswythe’s B were placed eighth.  Continue reading

Year 6 Autumn Term 2

Dear Parent/Carer, During the second half of the Autumn term, year 6 will be covering the following topics: Numeracy:  Place value, ordering and rounding, multiplication and division, fractions, decimals and percentages and measure. Literacy:    Journalistic writing, persuasive writing and conducting a study on an author. Science:      Forces in Action: what forces are acting in Continue reading

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