Monthly Archives: March 2015

Mini Youth Games Netball Tournament – March 2015

Our PE teacher, Miss French, took 9 children from Years 5 and 6 to the Rainham School for Girls venue.  Around 45 schools competed in the Competition, our players were very proud of the way they played and the team skills used, they were placed at 28 in the overall scores which we feel is...
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Visit to Medway Magistrates Court

We took the Year 6 children to Medway Magistrates Court to take part in a Mock Trial for theft along with another local Primary School.  Each of the children had a role to play including Judge, Prosecutor, Defence, Accused, Witnesses, etc.  After much debate the Accused was set free as half of the children thought...
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Red Nose Day – 13th March

Children and Staff were invited to come into school dressed in red or dance clothes for the whole day for a donation to the Red Nose Charity. The whole School held a Danceathon for an hour at the end of the day. We had great fun but also managed to raise £130 for a worthy charity. Read more

World Book Day – Jungle Book

To celebrate World Book Day we invited Harry from Splats to come and visit us and together we produced a theatre production of Jungle Book.  We made the scenery during the day along with some character masks.   At the end of the day we invited the parents in to watch our performance. An extremely  fun and...
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Wingham Wildlife Park

Dickens Class recently visited Wingham Wildlife Park for the day.  We had already been researching some of the animals we hoped to see on our visit and the children were very excited to meet some of the animals we had been discussing.  They even managed to find out more information about their chosen animal of...
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Local History

We are carrying on with our topic unit entitled ‘Local History’.  The children have created a timeline of events in relation to the history of the Chatham Dockyard and this has helped them gain a better understanding of the importance of HMS Victory.   With this in mind they have been able to pin point key...
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More dissolving…..

We are carrying on with our science unit entitled ‘Dissolving’.  The children now have a better understanding of how some types of water contain dissolved materials. They have learnt that when a liquid evaporates from a solution the solid is left behind and they are about to learn that solids can be made to dissolve...
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Preparing for Spring Planting!

The children in Dickens Class have been outside in the garden working hard in the fresh air and sunshine busily preparing the flower beds ready for Spring, where they will soon be hoping to see some new plant life starting to peep through the soil. These are a few of the photographs that we took.

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World Book Day – 5th March

For World Book Day this year the school invited Splats Theatre Company to come into school to work with each class. The day included drama workshops, making props and sets and then a final school performance of The Jungle Book. Darwin class were given scene 2 to complete which involved the children taking on the...
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Local History – Charles Dickens

This term the Topic unit is Local History.  The children in Churchill class have been able to discuss their existing knowledge of the local area and have found out information about the past from studying pictures.  They have been able to question these pictures as interpretations of the past.  They have also begun to understand...
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