Literacy

The Government Inspector

Today Yr6 went to the Quaterhouse along with some other local schools to watch ‘The Government Inspector.’ This play was performed by the drama company Flintlock. Flintlock’s version of the story sees Gogol’s hilarious satire reinvented in a high-energy production featuring four actors swapping characters at break-neck speed.

Graffiti Walk

In Literacy we are debating whether graffiti is an eyesore or an artform.  Today we walked around Folkestone taking pictures of graffiti.  We found lots of examples of graffiti in our town.  Some of this brightened up the streets and showed real talent, other examples were messy and made the town look run down.

World Book Day

Everyone in Owls class had fantastic fun coming dressed as some of their favourite book characters for World Book Day. We had a special assembly where we got to see and hear about everyone’s costumes and then we all walked out to Waterstones to choose a new book each. We were surrounded by super heroes, princesses, animals and Continue reading

World Book Day 2015 – Yr.2

The children went to a fantastic effort for World Book Day and dressed up as their favourite book characters. We had a whole range of outfits including Elsa, Rapunzel, Harry Potter and Edmund and the Snow Queen from The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Even the teachers dressed up as the characters from Matilda, which is Eagles Class book Continue reading

Shakespeare

We have been to The Quarterhouse in Tontine Street to watch a shortened version of A Comedy Of Errors originally written by William Shakespeare and adapted for children. The story is about two sets of twins each getting separated shortly after birth and then finding their siblings later in life, which causes lots of confusion. It Continue reading

Drama

On the 26 January, we had a drama workshop and we pretended to be different animals in their homes. We had great fun tunnelling through the earth as worms, meeting other rabbits in our warrens, being sly and crafty foxes and collecting nectar as bees.

War Horse Showing

On Saturday 24th January Yr. 6 went to see a screening of War Horse at Folkestone Cinema.  This was the culmination to an extensive project on the works of Michael Morpurgo. As part of this project the children have read several of Michael Morpurgo’s books and studied his writing. They have ‘magpied’ several ideas from Continue reading

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