We’ve had a fun and busy first week in Year 1! We’ve been busy practicing our cursive handwriting, ordering numbers to 20 and learning about some of the creatures that live in the sea.
Dear Parent/Carer Welcome to Owls! We hope that you have had a lovely summer and are looking forward to Year 1. We have an exciting year ahead, starting with learning all about ‘Seas and Oceans’ during the Autumn Term. The Year 1 curriculum builds upon and extends the experiences that children have had in Reception, … Continue reading
Last week Year 3 visited Penshurst Place. We began our visit with a tour of the rooms that were once used by Tudor monarchs. We started off in the Baron’s Hall where Henry VIII once attended a three day long party! We then explored the vast and magnificent gardens before having lunch and playing in … Continue reading
Year 3 had a fantastic day at Bushcraft! We loved being outdoors and learnt lots of skills, including how to build a shelter (den!), how to light a fire and how to tie strong knots. Some of us also toasted marshmallows and even tried nettle tea! We had an amazing day and were brilliantly behaved!
On Monday, some classes took part in a pebble painting workshop which involved painting or decorating pebbles which will be used to remember soldiers who fought for our country in WW2. East Cliff Creative led the workshop and explained how the pebbles will be used to create poppies not only in Folkestone, but also Belgium. … Continue reading
Parents of Year 3 Dear Parents Welcome to the final Summer Term. 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 is going to be the Tudors with a special focus on Explorers, looking at the Geography as … Continue reading
Year 3 were lucky enough to be invited to a Music and Culture Day, which took place at the Grand Hotel. Not only did they perform a song in French but also listened to lots of other schools perform songs from different cultures. They enjoyed dancing and singing along with the other schools. We had … Continue reading
In Literacy last week, Year 4 wrote instructions on how to make marmalade sandwiches. They thought carefully about the method and were sure to include various features of instructions. Today, they followed their detailed instructions and made the marmalade sandwiches. They had lots of fun and enjoyed trying the marmalade. I’m sure we made Paddington … Continue reading
Dear Parents Welcome to the first half of the Summer Term! 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 is going to be the Tudors. We will learn about who they were, how they came into power … Continue reading
Year 3 have been busy learning songs with Duncan over the last few weeks. On Tuesday, we walked to Hatfield Lodge to sing them with the residents, as well as chat to them a little. Year 3 brought lots of joy to the people who live there and were amazing at singing!