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
In Choosing, Owls explored different retro toys as part of their history learning on toys from the past. The majority of the children had heard of or played with Dominoes previously, however nobody had even heard of the game Jacks. Jacks ended up being a clear favourite of Owls!
Last Wednesday was our last day with James and Cybersaur Arts. We dressed up as evacuees and did a photo-shoot with green screen. The performance was filmed and recorded to be put in to a collaboration with other schools from the area about World War 2. All the children looked fabulous and are great actors … Continue reading
We have spoken about why we wear poppies and the soldiers that fell in the war. On Monday morning we eased ourselves gently back in to the term by making large poppies from paper plates to use for a display as you enter our classroom. As you can see they look fantastic! We then started … 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.
Last week, in year 3, we investigated what it would be like to be back in the Bronze Age and working with clay to create beakers and beads. We learnt that we had to work quickly so that we did not dry out our clay and we also found out how hard it would have … Continue reading
Over the past few weeks, Owls class have been learning all about the history of the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong. We watched some footage of Neil’s first few steps on the moon and we have leant lots of facts about him, including, where he was born, his famous words and the names … 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
Today it was year 4’s turn to enjoy drama with Kic Theatre. The session was based around Tudor times and everyone loved pretending to be some of the characters from history as well as finding out even more about the Tudors.
Children in Year 4 worked in groups today to create some super Tudor Roses using tissue paper. The finished roses look amazing and required great teamwork and perseverance.