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
Dear Parent/Carer, Welcome to Year 3! Your child is now part of the juniors and this first term will be all about settling into new routines and becoming more independent in their learning. We are looking forward to an exciting year, and I have been busy planning a range of topics to engage the children … Continue reading
Today Ducklings and Years 3 and 4 all went to the Sunny Sands beach. Children dug holes, built castles and created many other things with the sand, they also looked in the rock pools, some rescued a fish and many did lots of paddling in the sea.
After a picnic lunch at Radnor park all of KS2 headed to The Three Hills for Sports Day. Every child took part in several events ranging from novelty races to relays and flat running races. Everyone did their best and there were some very competitive races! The children worked in their houses winning points for … Continue reading
This afternoon the whole school had the opportunity to go to the Silver Screen cinema to watch Toy Story 4. All the children in St. Augustine’s house, the winners of the house points this year, were able to choose an ice cream as well.
On Monday we were lucky enough to have two artists come in and visit art club. They talked to us about Sintra Tantra and her use of colour and how this can be seen in her design of Folkestone’s cube building. We then listened to music and with our eyes shut drew what we felt. … Continue reading
Yesterday a group of children participated in an art workshop, we met with three lovely ladies Tania, Thurle and Constance and walked along to STEVE, which is one of the sculptures in the fish market. The children used wax crayons to take rubbings of Steve and the surrounding surfaces, we then went to Block 67 … Continue reading
Last week Year 3 visited Penshurst Place. We began our visit with a tour of the rooms that were once used by Tudor monarchs. We started off in the Baron’s Hall where Henry VIII once attended a three day long party! We then explored the vast and magnificent gardens before having lunch and playing in … Continue reading
Year 3 had a fantastic day at Bushcraft! We loved being outdoors and learnt lots of skills, including how to build a shelter (den!), how to light a fire and how to tie strong knots. Some of us also toasted marshmallows and even tried nettle tea! We had an amazing day and were brilliantly behaved!
On Monday, some classes took part in a pebble painting workshop which involved painting or decorating pebbles which will be used to remember soldiers who fought for our country in WW2. East Cliff Creative led the workshop and explained how the pebbles will be used to create poppies not only in Folkestone, but also Belgium. … Continue reading