This week we have dressed up as Romans to celebrate all the things we have learned about this time in our history. We had various historical figures arrive at school, including Emperor Caesar, King of the Gods – Jupiter, Queen of the Iceni – Boudicca and various soldiers, Celtic warriors and slaves! We studied some … Continue reading
For Numeracy today we focussed on Roman Numerals. We learnt a pneumonic to help us remember the letters used in size order, ‘I’m Very eXcited Learning Cool Dance Moves’ We then made our own pairs cards and had fun competing with each other.
This week we have been learning about The Romans and the life of a legionary! Some of the children wanted to try on the soldiers armour – take a look at these pictures! We have also been learning all about forces this week and have carried out an investigation of friction. In PE we were … Continue reading
We have had a great start to the new term! The pictures speak for themselves really. We have concentrated on our well-being by tackling some Yoga and some Mindfulness, especially our breathing and what we need to do if we are feeling anxious or overwhelmed. We all had a good laugh at the Masked reader … Continue reading
Ducklings, Owls and Eagles (in their separate bubbles) spent Friday learning about and celebrating the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. They heard the story of the Maccabees and the miracle of the oil that burnt for 8 days and nights. They got to light a real menorah and discussed what the story meant to Jewish people … Continue reading
In Topic this term we have started to look at famous women of the world. We have learnt about Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale, Edith Cavell and Jennifer Worth and the amazing things that they have achieved in their lifetimes. We had fun role-playing hospitals and bandaging each other!
For the last 2 weeks we have been learning about Remembrance and what it means. We have researched the meaning behind the different coloured poppies that we wear and why we wear them. We have made poppies out of clay and painted them. We have also read Captain Sir Tom Moore’s book, ‘One Hundred Steps’ … Continue reading
In remembrance of all the soldiers that have fought in wars, Owls made poppies. We coloured them in, cut out the pieces then assembled them using a split pin. They are now on display in our classroom. We learnt about the Road of Remembrance in Folkestone and all the poppies there.
Year 6 finished their Ancient Greek day with a slightly modern twist and learnt a version of The Zorba. They put in a lot of hard work to co- ordinate the direction and pace! The children were a little disappointed we couldn’t smash any plates, however we hope you enjoy this video as much as … Continue reading
Today was Ancient Greek Day in Yr.6! We started the day off with an art lesson based on Greek pottery and designed and decorated our own pots. We looked at the traditional Greek geometric patterns and stories on the pots and tried to re create this. We planted some mint and oregano seeds in them … Continue reading