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Video – Penny Giles Holi / Holy Week Fun Run

So after a few technical issues we are delighted to share with you the hilarious ‘video highlights’ of the Penny Giles Holi / Holy Week Fun Run! The fundraiser has now almost reached £4300 (including Gift Aid) for Cancer Research UK which is amazing, there is still time to donate if you wish – https://justgiving.com/fundraising/pennygilessteanswythes Continue reading

Owls Make Hot Cross Buns

On Monday Owls class had a lovely day making Hot Cross Buns. In groups we weighed and measured all of the ingredients using the recipe on the board, then we mixed it all together in the right order. We had to be really patient as the dough had to prove and rise several times before Continue reading

Crosses in the Windows- Churches together in KS1

Here in Folkestone there is usually a procession by people from churches all across the town to head up to the hills and put three crosses on Sugarloaf Hill on Good Friday. Due to coronavirus restrictions that sadly cannot take place this year. Instead, schoolchildren have been asked to decorate their windows with crosses so Continue reading

Palm Crosses

Today Year 4 made crosses which represent the palm leaves waved the day Jesus triumphantly arrived in Jerusalem at the beginning of Holy Week. The children then decorated their cross with things that are good in their own lives at the moment.

Ducklings’ Easter Cross

The Ducklings have been exploring the Easter Story and thinking about why the cross is a happy and positive symbol for Christians, despite the fact Jesus died on it. They learnt about how some churches make giant flowers covered crosses for their church displays and we decided we could do similar in our own school. Continue reading

Dance Club Christmas Performance

Dance club has  worked incredibly hard this term on perfecting a Christmas contemporary piece. The children chose the song ‘Light of the world’ and passed around a lantern to represent Jesus being the light of the world. They used elements of canon and unison to show how the message of Jesus is spread and to Continue reading

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