Monthly Archives: January 2015

Historical Settlements

Our topic this term is Settlements. This topic we have covered three periods within History; The Anglo-Saxons, The Vikings and The Normans. The children have used maps to locate where the Saxons settled and the origins of place names, learnt all about Saxon tools/techniques used in building houses and considered how they were fit for...
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Helping Plants Grow

In Science this term our topic is Helping Plants Grow. During this topic Darwin Class have identified different types of plants, how plants can be used for food, the purposes of different parts of plant and discussing what plants need to grow well.This learning then moved onto an investigation to find out the best conditions for...
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Tri-Golf Festival

On the morning of the 4th December 2014, 12 children from years 1 and 2 took part in a Tri-Golf festival at Medway Park. The event had 12 schools enter. This was the first time that the children have taken part in any competitive games outside of school and all thoroughly enjoyed the morning. The...
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Mini Youth Games Hockey Tournament

On the 6th November 2014, 9 children from years 5 and 6 took part in the Mini Youth Games Hockey Tournament. The event was held at Holcombe Hockey Club in Rochester. There were 41 schools that took part from across Medway. The children played 8 games in total against Kingfisher, Miers Court, St Thomas More, Parkwood,...
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Mini Youth Games Tag Rugby Tournament

On the 14th October 2014, some pupils from years 5 and 6 took part in the Mini Youth Games Tag Rugby Festival. The event was held at Medway Rugby Club in Rochester and it was the first year Meredale entered a team. There were 46 schools that took part from across Medway. The children played 8...
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Young Leaders

The Adams Class children took park in a Young Leaders afternoon where our Year 5 and 6 children taught them some of the games they had created in their training this morning....
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Africa!

This Term we have been learning about Africa including the different countries, the people and animals. We labelled and coloured in a map of Africa with all 53 countries! For our display we also coloured in some of the flags of the various countries. Charlie bought in a mask from the Masai tribe in Africa and Shiv...
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Meredale Ofsted Report

Our most recent full inspection was in November 2017. You can download the report by clicking the link below: [ddownload id="3790"]  ...
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Sounds

In Science this half term, the topic is all about Sounds!  Churchill Class know how sounds are made and have a good understanding that sounds are made when objects or materials vibrate.  In fact the children have had an opportunity of using tuning forks and experimenting with them using water and other objects and seeing...
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Mountains and Sounds

The Spring term is already in full swing here at Meredale.  Our Topic unit this Term is entitled 'Mountains' and is mainly a Geography based unit.  Children in Churchill Class have learned what a mountain actually is and what makes it different from a hill.  They have also revised the seven continents and five oceans and...
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