March 2015

Cross Country

Twenty children from Year 3,4,5 & 6 took part in a Cross Country Competition at Brockhill park. There were about sixty children in each race.  The Year3’s and 4’s ran 1000m and the Year 5 & 6’s 1600m! Eight different schools entered each race.  Overall both our teams did really well, our Yr3/4 team came second and our Continue reading

Tobogganing / Athletics Afternoon

On Monday 30th March 2015 Year 2 went on a school trip to Folkestone’s Sport Centre. They took part in a tobogganing session and tried out a range of athletics activities. They also received a brief talk on this importance of keeping fit and the different exercises we can do on a daily basis to Continue reading

Mobiles

As part of our learning we have been designing and making cot mobiles. All of the owls worked very hard on this intricate task today, with many accomplishing the art of tying knots!    

Read Write Inc

In the green group for Read Write Inc. we have been reading a book about the pirate Black Hat Bob. Bob is quite nice for a pirate, but he has an enemy, Red Hat Rob, who is not very nice and tries to steal Bob’s cash box. Today we wrote a wanted poster, so we Continue reading

Cake sale

Betty, Carys, Ciara, Grace, Jemima, Marni, Renee and Samantha organised a cake sale. They coordinated who made cakes, reminded the classes prior to the event and sold the cakes during break time and after school. We would like to thank everyone who bought cakes but especially thank those that baked cakes and brought them in. Continue reading

Olympic Roadshow

Today six sports coaches came into school to work with us on four different activities. Each child participated in all the sports, I saw lots of concentration and happy faces throughout the morning. We did Hockey with Zoe and Cricket with Paul. We also did Dance with Kieran and Sam improved our Basketball skills. At the Continue reading

Lava Lamps

To culminate our work on Light and Reversible and Irreversible Reactions we made lava lamps in Science.  First we looked at how a real lava lamp worked.  We then created our own lava lamps by causing a chemical reaction in water and oil using an Alka Seltzer tablet.  We identified variables we could change which may Continue reading

Puss in Boots

Ducklings and Owls had a real treat this afternoon as we went to watch a live theatre performance of ‘Puss in Boots’ at The Quarterhouse. The show was all performed by one actor, who used props and costumes to tell the fairy tale. With background music and a set consisting of just a sloping stage the Continue reading

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