October 2021

Independent Learning Celebration

This term the children have been looking at the Folkestone Triennial.  Each class has been on a walk to look at some of the art pieces.  We have also had a whole school talk from Tanya from the creative quarter and several classes have done triennial workshops.  The children then researched and created their own Continue reading

Harvest Festival

Today we celebrated Harvest Festival in church. We learnt about how lots of food is grown from seeds but that we cannot grow a car or an Xbox from a seed. We also discussed how other foods like biscuits are created from ingredients that grow. This all lead us onto how we can grow seeds Continue reading

Owls Recreate Assembles’s Skateable Sculpture – Skating Situations

For our independent learning this term, Owls were given the challenge to explore Folkestone Triennial. After taking a walk along the harbour, Owls agreed to base their learning on Skating Situations, a skateable sculpture by Assemble. First Owls watched videos of local skaters skating the sculpture. Then they designed their very own skateable sculpture piece. Continue reading

Paralympian Footballer- Alistair Patrick Hesleton – visits St Eanswythe’s!

Yesterday everyone had the exciting treat of meeting Alistair Patrick Hesleton.  His story is inspirational. Starting out at Wycombe Wanderers as a schoolboy, Alistair showed great potential from an early age, and was soon snapped up by Queen’s Park Rangers. The forward was prolific at Under-17 level, and featured a number of times of the Continue reading

Tiki Club

Yr.6 have been enjoying Tiki club this term.  They have learnt how to get her to do several tricks including, sit, down, paw, touch, spin, bow and roll over.  They have also been doing agility with her, she has gone through tunnels, under hoops, over jumps and onto tables.  Well done Yr.6 we have lots Continue reading

Bread Making

As part of their work on microorganisms Yr.6 baked their own bread rolls.  They found that the yeast respired which caused the bread to rise and become light and fluffy with air spaces.  As you can see they made some great rolls and worked well in teams to create the dough.

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