December 2016

Mince pie thief!

Year 5 have been problem solving to work out which elf stole Santa’s mince pies! We used our maths skills to discover… It was Tinsel! Well done to Dasha and Amelia who were first to find the thief!

Christmas Crackers

Crackers were introduced to Britain during the Victorian times as a ploy to sell sweets! When this didn’t really take off, a London sweet maker called Tom Smith decided to add a bang to the crackers when they were pulled in half for extra fun! Hats, jokes and toys were added at later dates. We Continue reading

Victorian Homework

Well done to all of you that worked SO hard and produced AMAZING homework projects! We’ve had Victorian songs, a PowerPoint presentation, learnt about Victorian medicines, tried gruel, seen the inside of a Victorian house, a lavender bag, Victorian themed comics, fact files, learnt about money used in Victorian times, timelines, portraits, packed lunches, poems, Continue reading

Congratulations to Audrey in Owls

Throughout October half term Audrey took part in a post-show workshop after seeing Tales from Adriamus as part of the Canterbury Festival. These festivals are linked to Arts Award which is accredited through Trinity College London. Audrey has gained the introductory certificate for Arts Award Discover. Fantastic Audrey well done!

Mayor’s Christmas Carol Service

Today yr.6 along with four hundred other year six pupils from across Folkestone were invited to a carol service by the Mayor of Folkestone, Martin Salmon.  We heard the Christmas story through bible readings and carols and listened to an encouraging talk from the Mayor.  Children from our school led the service in prayer and there were Continue reading

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