Today it was children from Year 3 that had a turn to visit Pelham House. The residents are beginning to know when to expect our visits and really look forward to our arrival. The books are enjoyed by both children and adults alike, as are the biscuits!
In the weeks leading up to Christmas, as an end of term treat, Ducklings through to Year 5 were able to make the short journey over to Folkestone Silver Screen Cinema to watch ‘Matilda the Musical’. All the children and staff really enjoyed themselves, the film and the music were fantastic. What a wonderful way to … Continue reading
In the weeks leading up to Christmas we had some exciting things going on in and out of school. The whole of Key Stage 1 got the opportunity to see the pantomime Aladdin at the Leas Cliff Hall, in Folkestone. We walked along the Leas and were shown to our seats inside the venue. All the … Continue reading
It was Year 4s turn to visit Pelham House today. When we arrived we noticed some of the residents looking out for us through the window. The children read their books beautifully and everyone enjoyed chatting as well as a drink and biscuits.
Today 10 children went to Pelham House to read to the residents. A great time was had by all as the children chatted and read to the very lovely residents who were delighted to spend time with the pupils. To make it a real treat the children were rewarded for all their hard work with … Continue reading
A huge thank you to everyone who came along to explore St Eanswythe’s first Christmas Tree Trail. It was lovely to see so many parents and grandparents, as well as their very excited budding artists who were eager to show off their class tree. Each tree was full of beautiful decorations and it was very … Continue reading
On Tuesday morning this week and again on Thursday evening, Ducklings class we’re able to perform this year’s nativity to the school and to their parents and families. This year we told the story of ‘Baarmy Bethlehem’ which included all the traditional nativity characters, a few extra Party Sheep for the shepherds to manage, five little … Continue reading
Year 5 and 6 were lucky enough to be invited to the book festival at The Quarterhouse this morning. The author delivering the workshop was Onjali Q Rauf, author of The Boy At The Back of The Class. She shared with us how her real life experiences have shaped the writing of her books as … Continue reading
Last week, Year 5 were lucky enough to take part in an art workshop at Block 67. The session started with a short discussion on mark making and how we can make a range of different marks with the same tool. They used pencil, sharpie, pastel and finally charcoal (which proved to be a firm … Continue reading
On Wednesday the whole school went down to the harbour arm for a group worship with other schools from the area. We all arrived and sat in school groups watching the big screen countdown. We sang songs, joined in with actions and listened to prayers. We also had a guest appearance from the bishop for … Continue reading