February 2017

Year 5 Parent Letter

Parents of Year 5 Dear Parents, Welcome back!  Below are some details of what we will be covering this term. Most aspects of the curriculum will be taught through topic teaching. Our main topic this term will be the Second World War. We will be learning lots about this poignant and harrowing time from the Continue reading

Eagles Term 4 Letter

Dear Parents Most of our learning will be done through focusing on our Topic which is – We are Britain. English: Our continuing priority will be ensuring that children can read and do so fluently and with comprehension. Using phonics (Read Write Inc) we will develop our word recognition and fluency in both spelling and Continue reading

Year 5 Victorians!

To draw our Victorian topic to an end, Year 5 got into the Victorian spirit and had a Victorian themed day at school! We dressed up as Victorians, had a morning in a Victorian school where we wrote lines, copied poems and practised our arthimetic on slates with chalk and pen and ink on paper! Later we Continue reading

Owls Spring Term 2

Dear Parents/Carers, Our topic this term is Seasonal Changes and Weather. We will be looking at all different aspects of the weather including recording temperature, rainfall and wind direction. Literacy: As always our priority will be ensuring that children can read and do so fluently and with expression. Using phonics (Read Write Inc) we will Continue reading

Year 4 Term 4 Parent Letter

Dear Parent/ Carer  During term 4 we will be covering the following topics:  Literacy:          We will be studying some of Shakespeare’s work, writing and performing plays and thinking about plots, settings and characters for horror stories, along with reading comprehension and grammar. Numeracy:        We will be looking at dividing 2 and 3 digit Continue reading

Yr.6 Spring Term 2

Dear Parent/Carer, During the second half of the Spring term, year 6 will be covering the following topics: Numeracy:     Ratio and proportion, investigation techniques, 24 hour clock, the use of timetables, mental calculation strategies, the standard written methods for addition, subtraction multiplication and division and properties of numbers. Literacy:        Revision of the basic fiction and Continue reading

Great Fire of London art

Last term Eagles spent some time creating their own pictures depicting the Great Fire of London. We wanted  to create the scene along the Thames to show how great the fire actually was.  Firstly, we used different colours to collage the river Thames, the fire and the smoke and then we added on the silhouette Continue reading

‘Running Wild’ Canvases

On Thursday Yr.6 began painting canvases showing the main characters from our class text, ‘Running Wild’ by Michael Morpurgo.  They chose to paint Oona the elephant, Bart, Tonk or Charlie, the orang-utans or the tiger.  All of these characters are a main part of the plot and as readers we feel like we know them Continue reading

Lacrosse Club

This term we have been running a lacrosse club at Folkestone Sports Centre.   The children have really enjoyed it and their skills in throwing and catching with a lacrosse stick have greatly improved.  Three pupils who have now moved onto the Harvey often joined us which made the club even more fun!

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