This morning we had Matt from Kent Community Cricket visit us to lead assembly. He talked about the ‘Spirit of Cricket’ and the values that made the game work. Many of these tied in with our own school values. Each class then selected two pupils to enter a bowl off competition, it was close but the ‘Australian’ … Continue reading
Today Ducklings and Year 5 went to Greenwich. First we went to the Maritime Museum, we used iPads to investigate the interactive mat and then we all went up to the hands on section where we loaded boats, dressed as sailors and sent messages in Morse code. Then it was time for lunch which we … Continue reading
Dear Parents, The Ducklings new Topic will be Dinosaurs. Below is some information on the aspects of learning that we will be covering between now and term six. Personal, Social and Emotional Development Now that the children are settled into their classroom our focus will be how we behave in the school environment and trying … Continue reading
On Thursday we had our Easter Service. The children helped us to think about the real meaning of Easter through songs and readings. Yr.5 accompanied songs with their amazing djembe drumming, there were beautiful harmonies and solos from several of the children and some excellent dancing from KS1 and Yr.3. Thank you to Mrs Brookes who worked … Continue reading
We celebrated Easter with a creative day today. The children went around the school stopping at seven stations of the cross. At each station they learnt about a part of the Easter story and considered its importance and relevance to their lives today. They also were able to take part in seven crafts to consolidate … Continue reading
Ducklings had lots of fun rehearsing their family worship. They all did a great job learning their lines and spoke very clearly on the stage. Well done everyone! Here are some shots of them in action.
Last week we were invited to visit some real ducklings at Christchurch Primary school. We sat and observed them interact with each other, then we were given the opportunity to stroke them and ask questions. We learnt that they were only two weeks old but could already swim. They went swimming four times a day.
The Ducklings enjoyed their sports afternoon, they learnt new ball, travelling and balancing skills. They worked in three different groups as they rotated around the eight different activities. The children were very well behaved throughout the afternoon.
A few weeks ago, the PTFA held the KS1 and KS2 discos. As you can see from the photographs everyone had a lot of fun. They enjoyed food, dancing and games and took part in the photo booth. A big thank you to all the parents who gave up their time to organise and run … Continue reading
This morning our worship was led by the puppet team from South Kent Community Church. The puppets helped us to think about the story of Jesus calming the storm and how this can relate to our lives today. They discussed how Jesus can help us when we’re afraid and prevent our fears from holding us … Continue reading