This week we teamed up with our friends in Class 1 to celebrate Roald Dahl Day. We had some very colourful characters turn up for school. They looked amazing! We had lots of fun making bookmarks, slime and completing some Roald Dahl themed Maths!
Years 1, 2, 3 and 4 were all lucky enough to go to the Quarterhouse this afternoon to watch a live performance. Reckless Sleepers is an extraordinary company who work using visual art, dance and theatre. This surreal, funny and carefully crafted physical performance explored the weather in all its forms. It was a highly visual … Continue reading
This afternoon all of Year 4 participated in a drama workshop. Claire and Ryan visited us and ran the workshop, which involved acting out different types of weather and we played some games. The children really enjoyed a game similar to ‘What’s the time Mr Wolf?’, a ‘Hot or Cold’ game and a circle game … Continue reading
Today Year 4 were lucky enough to have a drama workshop with Ian from KIC Theatre. As we have been studying rainforests, that was the theme of our session. The children had a great time in teams being various creatures from the different layers of rainforest and acting out how some of the tribes might … Continue reading
In Literacy last week, Year 4 wrote instructions on how to make marmalade sandwiches. They thought carefully about the method and were sure to include various features of instructions. Today, they followed their detailed instructions and made the marmalade sandwiches. They had lots of fun and enjoyed trying the marmalade. I’m sure we made Paddington … Continue reading
As part of our Enchanted Woodland topic, we baked gingerbread people in Eagles Class. We have been learning about instructions in our English lessons and were given a baking ‘technical challenge’ to attempt. We soon discovered that the instructions were far too basic and not detailed enough. Luckily none of the gingerbread people had soggy … Continue reading
This morning some amazing children were presented with awards for music exams and for winning a writing competition! A big well done goes to all of them.
Today Year 4 took the train to London Bridge and went to discover the South Bank. We saw the Shard, Southwark Cathedral, old Roman walls, St Paul’s Cathedral and ended up at the Tate Modern. In the huge Tate Modern Turbine Hall we ate lunch and then climbed 10 flights of stairs to discover the … Continue reading
As part of our literacy we have been looking at Shakespeare’s Macbeth. We have watched the play and written about scenes and characters. Today, we had ago at acting out the play ourselves. It was great fun and everyone worked really hard on their expression.
Class 5 spent a hour browsing all the books at Folkestone Library. We were able to borrow some to take back to school. Hopefully some children will want to sign up for their own library card.