This week, Yr.6 looked at the force of elasticity. They created trampolines, bungee jumps and spring diving boards for playmobil people. They then looked at the extension of a rubber band when they increased the force on it by equal amounts each time.
Over the last few weeks fifteen children from years five and six have taken part in a basketball league. The red team came third in their league and the blue team came fourth in theirs. Everyone played really well and showed improvement throughout the games.
This morning we held our Love in a Box Service. Together we sang, read from the Bible, learnt about Mustard Seed Relief Mission who take our boxes out to Moldova and prayed for the children who would receive our gifts. It was a lovely service and we have collected over 116 boxes. If you forgot … Continue reading
In Worship yesterday morning Mrs Carter talked to us about being kind to each other. We watched a fun video clip showing 20 great ways to be kind to another person, some of them were hilarious. Mrs Carter has made a cape that she can wear reminding us all to choose to be kind where … Continue reading
Today we were lucky enough to have Josh Kennedy in to work with Years 4 and 6. He ran a Boxfit session with each of the classes. During the session the children were taught about how boxing helps you to keep fit and that you need speed, agility and good reactions. Josh showed the groups … Continue reading
To consolidate our learning about Ancient Egypt, we have made clay models of The Great Sphinx that can be found in Cairo. We discussed the history of The Sphinx and the geographical loaction. The children made clay models to represent the statue. They had lots of fun and worked carefully whilst creating thier master pieces!
This year marks one hundred years since the end of the Great War; to commemorate this Drama Club and Choir put on a stunning tea party. We learnt all about what happened to Folkestone during the Great War as we followed the Miller family through their war. The choir sang well known songs from the … Continue reading
Today we linked our art lesson to our topic of Pets. We made a pet we would like to own from clay. There maybe some parents out there that will be pleased the children have chosen the smaller and less costly pets!
Over the last two weeks we have been discussing Remembrance and how the Poppy represents people who lost their lives in war. We moulded our poppies from clay last week and then painted them today. As you can see they look fantastic!
As part of their work on microorganisms Yr.6 baked bread. They found that yeast is alive and respires. This is what makes the air spaces in the bread and causes it to rise. There are some excellent bakers in Yr.6; the rolls were amazing!