December 2015

KS1 Football

Twenty one children from Year 1 and 2 entered the Shepway School Games KS1 Football tournament this afternoon.  For many of them it was their first tournament representing the school.  They behaved really well, had lots of fun and all managed to win some games.  Our blue team came first in their league winning gold Continue reading

Conscience Alley

As part of their work on Michael Morpurgo Yr.6 took part in conscience corridors in Literacy today.   Together they looked at the short story ‘Conker’ and paused at appropriate parts.  They then helped the main character, Nick, decide what to do by giving him ideas about the consequences of both actions.  It was great fun and Continue reading

Yr.6 Parachutes

As part of their work on forces Yr.6 have been looking at air resistance. This morning they investigated how different variables cause the parachute to change its speed of descent. Some groups investigated the shape of the parachute, some the surface area and some the material it was made from. Each group then attached a Continue reading

Disability Talk

Year six had a visit from Hannah and Donna this morning.  They were from Centre for Independent Living Kent (CiLK).  This is a charity and a Disabled Persons User Led Organisation (DPULO) run by disabled people for disabled people.   Hannah and Donna talked to yr.6 about what it was like to be disabled, how it affects Continue reading

Bible visit

As part of their RE topic on the Bible, Yr.6 had a visit from Dave Barker, the pastor from Cheriton Baptist Church.   Dave spoke to them about what the bible means to him and how it affects his day to day life.  The children were also given the opportunity to ask questions.  We have some really Continue reading

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