March 2016

Hibernation

As part of our topic on Seasons we have been learning about how the seasons and weather affect animals. We learnt about migration and hibernation and which animals do one of these. Then we used clay to make a model of a chosen animal that hibernates and made a home for the animal to hibernate in.

Graffiti Dances – Yr.6

As part of Literacy Yr.6 have been debating whether graffiti is an eyesore or an art form.  They have researched the issues, walked around Folkestone looking at the good and bad graffiti examples within our town, held a parliament style debate and written a balanced argument on this topic.  In PE we have created graffiti Continue reading

Tudor pots

Class 3 have been learning all about the Tudors! We have loved learning about every day Tudor life and made some replica Tudor pots. We made medicine jars, jugs, cups and even urine pots!

Horse Riding Club

This term twenty four children from years 5 and 6 have taken part in horse riding club. They have learnt to start and stop their horses and had a go at rising trot. They have also learnt the colours of horses, the types of brushes and how to use them for grooming and have driven Continue reading

Easter Crime Scene Investigations

Today was our creative day for Easter.  Each child worked in a mixed aged group and rotated around seven stations looking at the Easter story.  It was great fun and everyone was impeccably behaved as always. Scene 1: Should he do it? – Garden of Gethsemane Using UV lights children found hidden messages and looked Continue reading

Road to Rio-Yr.3 & 4!

Last week Years 3 and 4 were lucky enough to take part in a special ‘Road to Rio’ sports workshop! We got to try boxing, rugby, basketball and cricket and enjoyed it immensely!  Thank you to The Sports Trust for organising this, the children really enjoyed it.  

Wooden Spoon Figures

We made our own toys this afternoon in Owls. For homework, everyone had thought about what figure they wanted to do and we had a range of girls, super-heros, animals and insects. Have a look at our fabulous creations.  

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