Ducklings, Owls and Eagles (in their separate bubbles) spent Friday learning about and celebrating the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. They heard the story of the Maccabees and the miracle of the oil that burnt for 8 days and nights. They got to light a real menorah and discussed what the story meant to Jewish people … Continue reading
The whole school entered a virtual competition organised by The Shepway School Games. Yr. R and KS1 did a multiskills competition involving jumping, running and throwing. KS2 did five basketball challenges. 2000 children from across Folkestone and Hythe took part in the competition! Everyone did really well a special congratulations goes to the following children … Continue reading
This week all of the Ducklings took part in a colouring competition. The children all coloured in a nativity scene, taking their time and trying to colour inside the lines. These where then judged by a member of the SLT. We enjoyed some festive fun while working on our fine motor skills.
Today the Ducklings learnt two very big and important words ‘Nativity’ and ‘Incarnation’. We heard the story of how Joseph and Mary had a baby called Jesus, who was a very special baby- he was God incarnate! When we do worship we light three candles for God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit– this … Continue reading
This week we joined the whole school in the RE focus week. We have learnt all about Hinduism and Diwali, the festival of light. The children learnt about and created their own diva pots. We recycled crayons,melting them down to make layered coloured candles. We have also made Rangoli patterns using coloured sand, water paints … Continue reading
Dear Parents Welcome to Ducklings and the second part of the Autumn Term. Below is some information based on aspects of learning that we will be covering between now and Christmas. Our Topic, on which our learning is based, will be Celebrations and Winter Festivals. Personal, Social and Emotional Development Now that the children … Continue reading
Ducklings have had an amazing start in French! They have been thinking about greetings and body parts. They have even learnt a song that you might know. We hope you enjoy it!
This year we were unable to celebrate harvest festival in church as we usually would. However, we enjoyed coming together via Zoom. Each class prepared a piece about Harvest to share with the rest of the school. We really enjoyed celebrating with each other over the internet. The children wanted to share their performances with … Continue reading
The Ducklings have been enjoying their first term of Religious Education lessons. This term’s focus was the Christian Creation Story from the Book of Genesis. The class learnt how Christians believe God created the whole world in six days, starting with light, all the way to the first people; Adam and Eve. The children have … Continue reading
We were fortunate enough to have an outdoor production of ‘The Lion Inside’ this morning. It is a touring show by LAS theatre company. The set was amazing and the actors and their puppets really brought the story to life through songs and drama. There were plenty of opportunities for the audience to join in … Continue reading