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
In worship this week, we have been thinking about perseverance and resilience. As it is also black history month Yr.6 looked at some of the amazing people who have stood up for the rights of black people throughout history. We decided that all of these people showed amazing perseverance and resilience in spite of persecution. … Continue reading
This afternoon Class 5 took a walk around Folkestone looking for Victorian buildings and structures. We found many along the Leas including the Metropole (building started 1895) and The Grand (1899). We saw the iconic Folkestone Leas Lift from the top and bottom but saw no sign of the Victoria Pier (as we expected). It … Continue reading