Last week we had a chance to explore our sense of taste in Science. In Owls we know that we use our mouth and tongue to taste different flavours. The children discussed their favourite tastes and their least favourite tastes. Afterwards they were blindfolded and guessed a number of different foods.
This week we have been learning how to compare numbers and we have been using the terms ‘greater than’, ‘less than’ and ‘equal to’. Today in Maths, Owls used calculators to solve addition questions and compared their answers with another number. The children enjoyed using calculators for the first time and worked very hard.
Today Owls were sent a breaking news message asking them to investigate a crash site on the playground immediately. The children were very eager to go and investigate and took their imaginary binoculars with them to help them look for clues! We found the crash site in the Ducklings outside area, there was a spaceship, … Continue reading
Dear Parents and Carers of Owls, I hope you all had a lovely, sunny summer! We’ve had a great first day getting to know each other. The children have settled in very well, they have remembered classroom rules and routines and seem very happy to be back at school with their friends. The children are … Continue reading
On Monday Owls engaged with a drama workshop where they acted out different fishing scenes. They practised throwing and pulling nets on and off boats. Then they took it in turns to be a lobster caught in a net. Finally they took their fish to market and chopped off their heads! Check out some of … Continue reading
Today Owls had a lovely boat trip around Folkestone harbour. Neal the Skipper gave us an interesting tour, telling us lots of facts and information about Folkestone’s coastal history. The children were very excited and enjoyed riding the waves and looking at the view. While the children waited for their turn they had a play … Continue reading
On Friday 24th June the whole school went on a very exciting trip to see the stage production of Billionaire Boy at The Marlow Theatre. We all arrived at school very excited and headed off to our coaches. When we arrived in Canterbury, we had a short walk over to the Marlow Theatre, we all … Continue reading
Today, Year 6 headed to the coastal park with their buddies and enjoyed some play time together. The weather was absolutely beautiful and fun was had by all! It really has been so lovely to watch these relationships blossom over time; some very special friendships have been made!
As part of our learning on the history of Folkestone fishing, Owls visited the Folkestone fishing museum. The children walked around the museum and looked at different artefacts. Afterwards they were able to pose questions to two local fishermen. We found out that they have been fishing during storms, caught hundreds of fish and that … Continue reading
In PSHE this term we are thinking and talking about about an exciting milestone coming up, moving up to Year 2! Today we decided to write a letter to a friend for their first day of Year 2. The children filled their letters with words of happiness, encouragement and love to help their friend on … Continue reading