Year 6 drama group had a ‘Theatre Experience’ at the Quarterhouse Theatre. We learnt about the sound and lighting from the technician and walked on ‘the grid’ which runs above the auditorium. We selected lighting effects for our performance ‘The Bench’. The Bench was written by the drama group and evolved differently with every rehearsal … 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.
The children have really enjoyed doing their Tudor play and the Tudor song.
What a fantastic start to a busy and exciting Summer term for the Owls- a day at the lovely Leeds Castle! The coach ride itself was greatly exciting for our Owls- most couldn’t recall the last time they had been on one since it would have probably been in 2019, so it all felt like … Continue reading
Today we were lucky enough to attend the Creative Folkestone Book Festival at the Quarterhouse. Not only was it fantastic to be back in a theatre after so very long but the author leading the zoom call was Katherine Rundell (author of our most recent class text, Rooftoppers.) Earlier in the week, the children submitted … Continue reading
Every morning we have a phonics lesson, this week we have been focusing on the long ‘a’ sound: ay, ai, ey, eigh and a-e. We have different activities to complete throughout the week and on Thursday we get to play a game called Phonopoly! We move around the board saying and sounding out different words … Continue reading
Today in Literacy Year 4 read a myth from Africa about ‘Why Dogs Chase Cars’. The children really enjoyed the fun text and acting it out before retelling the myth from a different point of view.
In Literacy Yr 4 have had fun with kenning poems, the children all followed the pattern of a kenning and wrote a poem about themselves anonymously. Everyone then got in to pairs or threes and read each other’s poems trying to work out who each one was about. The children really enjoyed writing the poems … Continue reading
As you are aware we had a March reading challenge where children had to complete reading in weird and wacky ways such as reading upside down, reading in the dark or reading in a den. These entries were shared by uploading photographs to padlet. The overall winner was Mollie in Yr.6 who completed all 30 … Continue reading
Following our learning on ‘The Tempest’, Year 6 wrote their own scripts for scenes to add into the play. The scenes were based on two characters in the play; the powerful wizard called Prospero and half man, half sea creature, Caliban. The children got fully into character and imagined how they would move across the … Continue reading