January 2017

Alka-Seltzer Rockets

This morning Yr.6 caused a chemical reaction by mixing Alka-Seltzer tablets and water, this reaction creates carbon dioxide.  They put the tablets into a sealed film canister and found that the pressure build up caused the canisters to fire up into the air like a rocket.  The children worked in pairs to create the right Continue reading

Elephant Toothpaste!

As part of our work on reversible and irreversible reactions, year six created elephant toothpaste.  They used a catalyst to speed up a chemical reaction.  This experiment is called elephant toothpaste as it creates a foam which looks like toothpaste but on the scale of an elephant!

NEWSFLASH!

NEWSFLASH! We are delighted to share some amazing news with you.  Kent Live has recently revealed Kent’s best performing schools in the Real Schools Guide, 2016.  St Eanswythe’s Primary School has been ranked:- The top primary school in Shepway The 6th best primary school in the county In the top 250 primary schools nationally We are Continue reading

Tsunami Poems

Yr.6 have written poems about the 2004 tsunami that hit Indonesia, these have been inspired by the class book we’re reading – ‘Running Wild’.  We think you will agree they are very powerful and effective.  

PULSE sports event

Last week Year 5 were lucky enough to go to a PULSE sports event at the Three Hills. We got to try a range of different sports including karate, table tennis, trampolining, Paralympic volleyball, rugby, hockey and football. We had a great time and worked well in our teams. One team even came home with Continue reading

Value of the Term- Honesty

In worship this week we have been looking at our value of the term – honesty.  The Bible story that is attached to our value is ‘The Pharisee and the Tax Collector.’  In these photos you can see Father David telling us this story very ably assisted by some brilliant actors from year six.

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