Today we celebrated our independent learning efforts and all things Easter. This term the children have been learning all about Folkestone, the past, present and future! The children chose which passage of time they wanted to focus their research on. They came up with impressive and wonderful creations and clearly spent a lot of time … Continue reading
Yet again, Year 6 have worked so hard on their independent learning. The focus this term was ‘Folkestone- past, present and future.’ The children thought carefully about Folkestone and produced some creative projects. It really was so lovely seeing such an array of work based around our beautiful town.
As part of our independent learning topic of “Folkestone- Past, Present and Future” Eagles Class have been learning all about our local area of Folkestone now and in the past. We have also been thinking about what Folkestone might look like in the future. We have been planning what we want to make and today … Continue reading
Today, Years 3 and 4 went around Folkestone and did a big litter pick. Altogether, the children collected 3 massive bags of litter! We were lucky enough to be provided with all the litter pickers and bags/ holders from Folkestone Council and then had a brilliant talk from two lovely people from ‘Folkestone Home Sprucers’. … 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!
This term the children have been looking at the Folkestone Triennial. Each class has been on a walk to look at some of the art pieces. We have also had a whole school talk from Tanya from the creative quarter and several classes have done triennial workshops. The children then researched and created their own … Continue reading
For our independent learning this term, Owls were given the challenge to explore Folkestone Triennial. After taking a walk along the harbour, Owls agreed to base their learning on Skating Situations, a skateable sculpture by Assemble. First Owls watched videos of local skaters skating the sculpture. Then they designed their very own skateable sculpture piece. … Continue reading
This term our Independent Learning theme was celebrating the Folkestone Triennial. We have been out exploring lots of the exhibits and have spent time researching our favourite installations. The class then worked in groups, partners or by themselves to replicate their favourite installation using different creative media of their choice. They carefully planned their project, … Continue reading
This week we went on a walk around Folkestone to see some of the Triennial art works. We focused on the installations that are linked to the story of St.Eanswythe, which are all situated quite close to school. The children had some interesting questions and were impressed by some and confused by others! Which is … Continue reading
Owls had a lovely walk around Folkestone to see the different pieces of Triennial art this afternoon. They were well behaved and enjoyed a little stop off at the beach. Some of the art pieces we saw were: Forgiving Light, Climate Emergency Services, Surface Flows, Skating Situations and the Gateways of Sea.