18th February 2015

Christian Club

Josh was in again this week to lead worship and to run a Christian club for KS2.  The club was well attended with children enjoying learning about God through games, songs, dramas and activities.

Christmas Service

On Thursday 18th we had our School Christmas Service.  There was standing room only for parents who weren’t disappointed as they watched the Christmas story unfold through singing performances from each class, a tableaux of the stable which built up during he readings and a beautiful rendition of Silent night with lit christingles.  The Christingles Continue reading

Yr 6 Carol Service

Yr.6 attended the town wide mayor’s carol service today.  Along with over 200 other children they sang through the Christmas story.  It was an excellent occasion.  there was also an address from the Mayor linking to the Christmas Truce in WWI and the impact that peace has on a community.  There was a lot of Continue reading

Yr. 5 Cathedral Day

On 19th November Yr.5 attended the cathedral. We were one of the 23 schools from across the Diocese that participated. From stonemasonry to drama, from sculpture to music; children enjoyed a variety of practical workshops, experienced interactive prayer in the Crypt and were taken in by the sheer awe of the ancient building. After lunch Continue reading

Harvest Service

On Thursday 9th October we held our Harvest festival at St Mary and St Eanswythe’s church. Each class sung a song celebrating harvest and thanking God for the provision we have and the people who make this possible.  We held a collection for the food bank in Folkestone.  Thank you to everyone who donated food Continue reading

Cathedral Day – School Friends Service

Year 6 attended a Friends service at Canterbury Cathedral on Tuesday 23rd September.  Children from our school were invited along with many other schools in the area to attend a service celebrating friendship.  Lucy and Olivier read the parable of the Good Samaritan as part of the service. The children also got the opportunity to Continue reading

Intra School Javelin Competition

All children have entered a competition to find out who can throw a javelin the furthest.  Each child got three attempts and medals were awarded to first, second and third place in each class.  Below are the winners of the Key Stage Competitions. KS1 Boys 1st Edrin Yr.2 11m 2nd Taylor Yr.2 10.75m 3rd Euan Continue reading

Gold Kitemark

St Eanswythe’s School is the only Primary School in Shepway to achieve the Gold Kitemark as a recognition of all the work we do in Sport.  Well done to all the children in our school as they are involved in both intra and interschool competition! The photograph shows Dan from the Shepway Sports Trust presenting Continue reading

Tennis Club

Twenty four children from Years five and six took part in a tennis club at Folkestone Sports Centre this term.  They learnt to serve, play forehand and backhand shots and improve their ball skills.  They also learnt how to play and score in both singles and doubles matches.  Great fun was had by all.

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