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
Following on from our independent learning and the animation workshop, Year 6 went on a walk to visit ‘I Am Argonaut’ and many other pieces of Triennial art. We stopped to look at Jason Wilsher-Mills’ creation in more detail. We were lucky enough to have our very own tour guide- Daisy May! Daisy told us … Continue reading
This week, Year 6 were lucky enough to be invited to an animation workshop at The Creative Quarter. The children made their very own characters and were able to use a computer programme to make them come to life and move. They took inspiration from Triennial artist Jason Wilsher Mills, who has created ‘I am … Continue reading
Year 6 had a fantastic time at Folkestone Sports Centre, taking part in Skywalk and Tobogganing. The children had lots of fun and behaved beautifully!
Year 6 had a wonderful morning at The Creative Quarter last week and took part in a clay modelling workshop. They thought about the Triennial and took inspiration from a piece by Stephenie Bergman. Stephenie is renowned for her ceramic pieces of art and for the Triennial she has contributed various pieces of art based … Continue reading
This week we went on a walk around Folkestone to see some of the Triennial art works. We focused on the installations that are linked to the story of St.Eanswythe, which are all situated quite close to school. The children had some interesting questions and were impressed by some and confused by others! Which is … Continue reading
Today we visited the Glassworks in town to attend an art workshop entitled; ‘All Experiences Dissolve into Experience’ by Sam Ayres. We started off by mark making on a piece of paper and then progressing the marks to a line leading in to taking our pencils for a walk around the page. The children were … Continue reading
Last term Eagles were invited to some Bushcraft sessions at Christchurch Primary School. As you can see from the photos the children enjoyed all the different activities and challenges that were presented to them. We went in groups of 8 each week. Unfortunately, the weather wasn’t kind to us on one of the days and … Continue reading
Year 6 drama group had a ‘Theatre Experience’ at the Quarterhouse Theatre. We learnt about the sound and lighting from the technician and walked on ‘the grid’ which runs above the auditorium. We selected lighting effects for our performance ‘The Bench’. The Bench was written by the drama group and evolved differently with every rehearsal … Continue reading
During this week Year 4 did their fundraising for Kenya, they carried out an icecream sale which was very popular. They worked hard on their advertising posters and we raised £157.40.