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.
Today in topic Year 4 all worked on making models of Elizabeth Tower. The children persevered with following the instructions to cut out, fold and stick their models together, the concentration and enjoyment is evident in the photos. Everyone is aware of the name of the tower and that Big Ben is the name of … Continue reading
On Thursday it was Earth Day and year 2 celebrated this in a number of ways. We first discussed what the problems were that we were all trying to stop. Our main focus was litter in our streets and on our beaches. Then we moved on to the bigger picture of the world and discussed … Continue reading