We have been having lots of fun at school over the past few weeks. We have been very busy! We have been super shape spotters and 3D model builders, sandcastle creators and artists! We have enjoyed reading The Snail and The Whale and thought of lots of amazing rhyming words! We also created designs on … Continue reading
As a culmination of their work on the book, ‘Fuzzy Mud’ by Louis Sachar Yr.6 made slime. They used a variety of materials to add to the slime and certainly created some sticky substances!
This afternoon we have taken part in a creative story writing workshop. This project will result in oral storytelling, available by using QR codes at various points along the Coastal Park in Folkestone. Hopefully you will be able to listen to some of the chosen stories!
This morning it was Yr.2’s turn to visit Pelham House. They had a great time sharing their books with the residents. Some of them managed to read to several people. Tiki was as popular as ever with both yr.2 and the residents at Pelham House.
This week in literacy, Year 4 have been thinking about the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. They had a great debate: was it the influence of Lady Macbeth or The Witches? They thought about how the characters appear in the play and how they might be feeling at certain times. We finished off with … Continue reading
Yesterday, we celebrated World Book Day. We had our traditional ‘dress-up’ day and the children did not disappoint. It was clear that an awful lot of time and effort went in to some of the amazing outfits, which made if very difficult for us teachers to decide on one child to receive a book voucher … Continue reading
Today a new group of Year 6s went to Pelham House to read to the residents. The pupils really enjoyed reading to the residents and the residents enjoyed being read to. Tiki had a really good time as she loves everyone there and everyone is always so pleased to see her.
To help us empathise with one of the main characters – Marshall – in our class book, we made video diaries. These diaries explained why Marshall acted the way he did and how it was affecting him. They were so good that we wanted to share some of them with you.
Today Ducklings headed to Pelham House to share their reading books with the residents. As their books were shorter they managed to swap several times and therefore every resident heard several stories. Well done Ducklings, you were amazing!
In ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’, Michael and Kensuke use octopus ink to paint on shells. Yr.6 tried to replicate this using ink and very fine brushes to paint creatures from the story onto shells. They found it to be quite tricky but created some excellent designs.