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Kic Theatre Year 5

This morning we had a Kic Theatre workshop with our friend Ian. As our Topic is all about The Titanic this is what we focused on in the lesson. First we had to think of the designer and how he would have put his ideas on to paper. Then we had to build the ship, Continue reading

Folkestone Fishing Museum

As part of our learning on the history of Folkestone fishing, Owls visited the Folkestone fishing museum. The children walked around the museum and looked at different artefacts. Afterwards they were able to pose questions to two local fishermen. We found out that they have been fishing during storms, caught hundreds of fish and that Continue reading

Year 5 – Victorians

Today we have looked at how children lived in the Victorian era and what sort of games they played and the toys they sometimes had to make themselves. We have an assortment of Victorian toys in the classroom which include; whip and top, pop guns, ball and cup, a china doll and a Victorian perambulator. Continue reading

Canterbury Cathedral Visit

St Eanswythe’s Worship Leaders and Confirmation candidates visited Canterbury Cathedral this week. We had a fantastic time learning about the incredible history and fascinating religious aspects of the beautiful building. In the morning we had the opportunity to dress up as pilgrims and monks ready for our tour. We took a journey through history learning Continue reading

Victorian Day in Year 5

We had a great day dressing up as Victorians. As you can see from the pictures, we spent the afternoon making marzipan fruits. These would have been a luxury and only available to the wealthiest families before the industrial revolution. We really couldn’t master the ‘no talking’ bit but we did manage to stand whenever Continue reading

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