Music

Year 5 at Sing Up Day

This afternoon the whole of class five with Mrs Reeve, Mrs O’Callaghan and Mrs Paterson walked to the Harvey Grammar School to join Harcourt, Elham, St Peters, Sandgate and Folkestone Primary Academy in a Sing Up Day. We sang songs that we had learnt and listened to  other schools perform, including the Harvey Boys. The Continue reading

Rocksteady Music School

On Thursday the whole school had a treat as Matt from Rocksteady Music came in to demonstrate the different instruments in a rock band. He showed us the different sounds you could make with a keyboard, electric drum kit, electric guitar and your voice. It was great fun and lots of children were inspired to Continue reading

Inauguration of Our New Vicar

Yesterday was an exciting evening as it was the inauguration of our new vicar,  Reverend John Walker.  It was a lovely service led by Bishop Rose. Our amazing FESIC choir sung brilliantly as part of the service. There were children representing St Eanswythe’s, Castle Hill, St Peter’s, St Mary’s and Christchurch. Everyone represented their schools Continue reading

Performance Poetry

Yr.6 have written poems based on the book they’re studying at the ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’.   They have personified the sea during a storm and have used other imagery techniques such as similes and metaphors to show the power of the sea. This morning they worked in groups to turn these into performances using instruments, flags, Continue reading

Carol Singing

This morning all of Year 4 went to Tudor Lodge to sing songs to the residents and staff. As we started to sing, more and more people gathered in their lounge to listen. The children had the opportunity to wander around and meet the older generation that live there once the singing had finished. Each Continue reading

FESI Choir Sings with the Folkestone Symphony

Today the FESI Choir was in Hawkinge at the Community Centre singing at the Folkestone Symphony’s Christmas concert. The children sang beautifully. There were pupils representing four of the FESI schools, St Peter’s, Castle Hill, Christ Church and St Eanswythe’s. It was amazing to hear them sing accompanied by a full orchestra, equally it was Continue reading

Christmas Carol Service

This afternoon the children reminded us of the true meaning of Christmas through Bible readings, songs and music. There was some excellent singing and brilliant playing from violinists, guitarists, the brass bandYr.5 and Yr.6 were even accompanied by a member of Yr.6 on the cello. The church looked particularly beautiful when KS2 stood around the Continue reading

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