Year 2 Tudor Day

To celebrate our learning about the Tudors we had a Tudor themed day at school. We came in dressed as people from Tudor times, some as Kings and Queens, some as peasants. All looked amazing! We made Tudor bread and butter, created artworks using sugar and learnt about Tudor crimes and the grizzly punishments! 

Eagles Visit Leeds Castle

Today Eagles were lucky enough to visit Leeds Castle. Everyone was super excited and when the castle came in to view it certainly was amazing. First we went to the education centre where we all dressed up even the adult helpers had to be soldiers. Then we acted out a play called The Swan Princess. Continue reading

The Great Fire of London

During art this week we designed and decorated Tudor houses using materials which we have discovered would have been used in buildings of the time. Discussions were had about why the materials were preferred at the time and how and why they were altered after the Great Fire of 1666. Some of us decided that Continue reading

Remembrance Day

Eagles have been busy understanding the significance of why we wear poppies. We watched a short film, and discussed why the music made us feel different and created some poppy wreaths. Some people could explain the significance and where these wreaths are placed in Folkestone and shared their knowledge with the class. 

Bronze Age Adventure

On Monday, we had an amazing trip to Dover Museum, to see the world’s oldest seafaring boat, built in the Bronze Age. The children really enjoyed a workshop focused on making a clay recreation of the Bronze Age boat. They also enjoyed a workshop handling different objects from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Age. The Continue reading

Year 4 – Pyramids

This week in History, year 4 have been learning about the pyramids in Egypt. The children were challenged to make the strongest and tallest pyramid out of spaghetti and marshmallows. All the children worked incredibly well and there were some great results. 

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