As a reward to celebrate the outstanding result we got for our recent Ofsted inspection the children were treated to two science shows from Fizz Pop Science. Both shows were great fun and also taught us a lot about Science. The first one focused on friction. Through a wide range of experiments we found that … Continue reading
Today during Buddy worship, those children that have recently been confirmed by Bishop Trevor came out the front to get their present from the school. Each of them received a book from part of the Bible called Acts, the book is written in a way that is particularly enjoyable for children. The books were presented … Continue reading
Today we had our Easter creative day, the children circulated round the seven stations of the cross. At each station they looked at the Bible story and considered its impact on us now. They then made a craft to represent that part of the story. The children tasted different types of bread, planted bean seeds, … Continue reading
On Saturday Tiki qualified as a Pets as Therapy Dog. She also passed her silver Kennel Club Good Citizen Award. For these tests she had to play in a controlled way and release her toy when asked, walk to heel on a public highway, stopping at the kerb, wait when asked then rejoin her handler … Continue reading
Today we had a maths enrichment day led by Mr Staricoff from Coram Life education. The overall purpose was for the children to experience the joy of numbers and problem solving and to think bigger. The day started with a whole school assembly; following this each class received a workshop which looked at everything from … Continue reading
Today Year 4 took the train to London Bridge and went to discover the South Bank. We saw the Shard, Southwark Cathedral, old Roman walls, St Paul’s Cathedral and ended up at the Tate Modern. In the huge Tate Modern Turbine Hall we ate lunch and then climbed 10 flights of stairs to discover the … Continue reading
Yr.6 revised the work they did on magnets in yr.3. They looked at the difference between magnets and magnetic materials, like and unlike poles and attraction and repulsion. They then designed and carried out an investigation to test the strength of magnets. They concluded that this wasn’t influenced by their shape or their size.
Last Thursday we played our last Herald Cup game against Dymchurch Primary School. It was a great game with good play from both schools. We won the game 7-3 which puts us in third place in our group. This means we go through to the quarter finals of the consolation cup.
Dear Parents, The Ducklings new Topic will be Dinosaurs. Below is some information on the aspects of learning that we will be covering between now and term six. Personal, Social and Emotional Development Now that the children are settled into their classroom our focus will be how we behave in the school environment and trying … Continue reading
Last Sunday Bishop Trevor, who is shortly to retire, addressed his last ever Diocesan Synod and as part of this he spoke about about the confirmation which he did at our church the previous week: On Monday I presided at a service of Confirmation for two of our Church Schools during which twelve young people … Continue reading