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Elephant Toothpaste

Yesterday, Yr.6 created a chemical reaction using hydrogen peroxide.  They added washing up liquid and used yeast as a catalyst to split the hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen.  The oxygen in the presence of the detergent caused a huge reaction which created a substance that looked like toothpaste on the scale of an elephant.

Yr.6 Worship Leaders

Yr.6 told us all about Florence Nightingale this morning and explained how she lived out lots of our school values. They also led us in our strapline, Bible verse and prayers.

Dissolving and Reacting

Yr.6 looked at dissolving this morning in Science. They changed the rate of dissolving by using water at different temperatures.  They found that the hotter the water the quicker the rate of dissolving. They then used Alka Seltzer in water and found that it not only dissolved but also reacted in the water.  It created Continue reading

The Real Power of Music

On Monday, the whole school had a treat from Alex McNiece, who came in to run a music workshop.  We looked at how music can affect your mood, emotions, well being, communication, friendships and academic success.  We also had a lot of fun creating music and learning some fun songs.  

Love in a Box

Yesterday, we held our Love in a Box service in church.  The children thought about how they had shown love to others by choosing, purchasing and wrapping their gifts.  We looked at the journey the boxes would take in a lorry all the way from Folkestone to Moldova.  Last year the Mustard Seed charity, who Continue reading

SIAMs Inspection

Dear Parent/Carer,   As you may be aware we had our SIAMs  inspection (The Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) on Monday 8 November.  This inspection looks at the following seven areas:   1.    Vision and Leadership2.    Wisdom, Knowledge, and Skills3.    Character Development: Hope, Aspiration, and Courageous Advocacy4.    Community and Living Well Together5.   Continue reading

Separating Solutions

This morning Yr.6 made solutions with salt and sugar.  They then used a candle as a heat source to separate the powders from the water.  The water evaporated, they were also able to collect the water as condensation using a mirror as a cold surface. The salt remained as crystals in the trays and the Continue reading

Unicyclist of the Month

Floyd, along with his siblings went to a unicyle convention.  He had to demonstrate his skills and do some tricks. Amazingly, he won unicyclist of the month and was presented with a cool t-shirt.  

Worship Leaders – Yr.6

Yr.6 worship leaders led us in thinking about how our actions affect the atmosphere and environment of the school, their home and their community.  They looked at good qualities such as sharing and their opposites such ass selfishness and discussed how us acting in these ways affects others.  They then led us in prayer and Continue reading

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