Geography

Year 1 Tour France

In Geography this term we are learning all about different places in the world. We have been focusing on where we live and we now know four different ways to describe where we live: our planet, Earth; our continent, Europe; our country, England and our town, Folkestone. The children played a game of four corners Continue reading

King’s Day

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

Cloud Hunters

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

Year 6 Kic Theatre

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

Topic in Year 5

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.

Owls at Sea!

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

Groombridge Place

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

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