Mrs Purver

Year 3 Class Library Monitors

This term we have revamped our class library and have designated monitors to look after the area, make book recommendations and suggestions for books for our library. They can also create book reviews of the books they have read. Please welcome our book monitors for this term and here they are showing off our new Continue reading

Year 3 Swimming Week

Last week a group of year 3 children headed over to Christchurch Primary for an intensive swimming course run by Mr Wick and Mrs Crockford. The progress that they made in their swimming strokes and confidence was outstanding and each day they returned to school with a real buzz. We are so proud of you Continue reading

Mount Vesuvius

This term we are beginning our Roman topic by learning about Pompeii and the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. For our Art lessons this term we will be learning about the works of Andy Warhol. Last week we learnt about this artist’s impact on the history of Art and the rise of Pop Art. This week Continue reading

Nutritional Cooking

On our first day back Year 3 have been busy in the kitchen. Today we celebrated our learning from last term, in Science, by creating a well-balanced nutritional meal. We have created a hearty vegetable and lentil soup, bread rolls and a fruit smoothie. We had great fun reading the recipes and then learning about Continue reading

Gingerbread Houses in Yr 6

This term, in their usual Art classes on Friday mornings, we have had a DT focus this term. The children split up in to their own groups and discussed the features of traditional gingerbread houses. They then created their own plan and thought about the features they wanted to include. Once happy with their designs Continue reading

Sea Gooseberry Guardians

On Monday, Year 3 walked down to the Glass Works and were lucky enough to be involved in the Beacons project on Ecosystem Interdependence. The children initiated very in-depth conversations about the environment, both the goods and the bads. They thought about pollution from our homes and from factories, the waste that they can see Continue reading

Hindu Week – Rama and Sita

This week, in year 3, we have been celebrating Hinduism. We have learnt about the Hindu temple, the festival of Diwali, Rangoli patterns and we have learnt about the different Gods and Goddesses that Hindus worship. However, we began the week by retelling the story of Rama and Sita. This is the story of Prince Continue reading

Independent Learning Folkestone Triennial

This term our Independent Learning theme was celebrating the Folkestone Triennial. We have been out exploring lots of the exhibits and have spent time researching our favourite installations. The class then worked in groups, partners or by themselves to replicate their favourite installation using different creative media of their choice. They carefully planned their project, Continue reading

Art Club Creations

Over the past few weeks we have been creating so many wonderful things that we thought it would be nice for you to see what we have done. These past two weeks we have been busy perfecting our slime recipes which has been lots of messy fun and we have especially loved the addition of Continue reading

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