A comprehensive guide has named St Eanswythe’s as the best performing school across the district. We are also the sixth best performing school in Kent according to Kent Live’s Real Schools Guide 2020 and rank at 291 in the whole country. It takes into account 44 different data points – including not just KS2 results … Continue reading
This morning Yr.6 heated materials and identified if the changes caused by heating were chemical or physical changes. They also looked at whether the reactions were reversible.
Yr.1 filled their fluffy jar which meant that they earned a treat. Their request was to take Tiki for a walk! Tiki thought this was a great idea. She even let the Owls hold her lead and then when we got down to the Coastal Park she demonstrated how fast she can run! Yr.6 also … Continue reading
Yr.6 experimented with acids (vinegar and lemon juice) this morning. They found that some substances that don’t react with water react with acids to create bubbles. They looked at acid rain, how it is formed and the damage that it can do. Yr.6 then worked in pairs to create their own mini volcano before using … Continue reading
In Literacy this morning Yr.6 used dramatical techniques to help them empathise with the characters in a short story by Michael Morpurgo. They travelled down conscience corridors helping each other to make decisions by giving the pros and cons and answered questions in role.
Today, pupils in years 5 & 6 had a talk about the Holocaust Memorial Day project led by The East Cliff Creatives. The children learned about the ten stages of genocide and some of the terrible global events that have taken place. The children designed logos and wrote sentences to show the importance of young … Continue reading
This morning twelve children from Yr.6 headed to Pelham House Care Home to spend time with and read to some of the residents. Yr.6 shared their Michael Morpurgo books and chatted about the stories. The session was enjoyed by the residents and the children. Tiki was a popular visitor too!
Yesterday Yr.6 enjoyed a drama workshop on their topic of weather and climate led by Ian from Kic Theatre. They worked in groups to reenact different weather scenarios and events. They also created wind turbines thermometers in groups. It was great fun.
Today a lady from the RSPCA called Lucy came into school and visited each class running workshops. We found out a bit more about what her job entails and a few children tried on her work outfit for some animal rescues. The children learnt lots more about why we should all be kind to animals … Continue reading
Before looking at reflecting and rotating shapes on a co-ordinate grid, Yr.6 played battleships. This helped to consolidate their knowledge of co-ordinates in all four quadrants and was great fun!