Today we were invited to celebrate the Dutch holiday of King’s Day. We found out about the history of the celebration and the traditional customs for how to celebrate. We were then treated to a delicious stroopwafel and a miniature flag of Holland. We want to say a special thank you to Faye and her … Continue reading
On Monday Owls made their own cloud spotters using recycled card. They followed the instructions carefully to create a view hole and added in the relevant information. Today we took a short walk down to the Bayle pond and became cloud hunters. We found cumulus clouds in the sky. Cumulus clouds are fluffy clouds, low … Continue reading
Last week, Year 6 took part in a theatre workshop with Ian from Kic Theatre- a man who we always love to see! Our topic is water and we thought about the journey of water and the water cycle. We also thought about water as a precious resource and how we rely so much on … Continue reading
We were lucky to receive free entry and a workshop at Wildwood yesterday about introducing Bison back in to Blean Woods, which are situated at the back of Wildwood. Our workshop was all about animals found in The British Isles in the Ice Age and surprisingly all the animals we had to look at were … Continue reading
We have been looking at the temples and buildings of the Mayan civilisation in Topic this week and have been thinking about where the stone came from and how it would have been transported through the rainforest at that time. We then went on to build our own Mayan temples from clay.
What could be a more perfect way to finish our Coasts and Folkestone topic focus this term -than a private boat tour all around our local coastline! Owls were so excited to go to sea on the Folkestone Voyager. They had been so patient waiting weeks for the perfect combination of tides and weather that … Continue reading
Eagles had a great time at Groombridge Place yesterday. We had the whole place to ourselves really as there was only a handful of other people there! We explored the forest and saw Jurassic Tree Ferns and huge leaves belonging to the Gunnera plant. There was a wishing pool that people had thrown money into … Continue reading
Owls have been looking at our beautiful coastline in Topic and today the weather was finally nice enough to go on a little adventure! We watched some funny videos about how important it is to protect the coastline- there were houses falling into the sea! We have been learning about coastal features and coastal defences … Continue reading
Our first trip out for a very long time was a huge success!. We were very lucky with the weather and enjoyed not only the trip to the castle but we got to see where Joseph Bleriot landed his plane when he flew across the channel, making him the first to ever cross safely. We … Continue reading
Year 4 really enjoyed learning to recognise pictures of London landmarks with their name and then playing matching pairs with the cards. We then tried to see how many other places or people of importance they could name.