Monthly Archives: September 2015

Race for Life

Earlier this year, at our Garden Launch event in April, we held our Race for Life for children and families to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Many of the children, parents and staff took part in the race alongside Olympic Athlete Michelle Griffith-Robinson and today we received our Certificate announcing our final fund raising figure...
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Healthy Living

In this term we have been learning about healthy living, with a specific focus on healthy eating. We have learnt about the 5 different food groups: Meat & Fish, Fruit & Vegetables, Sugar & Fats, Milk & Dairy, and Breads Cereals & Potatoes. We have also learnt about what each food group gives us: Protein, Minerals...
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Romans

Our Topic this term in Boleyn Class is Romans. We have been studying all aspects of Roman life so far this term from the clothes they wear, to where they live, what they eat and their job roles. So far we have made our own Roman Shields and been marching as Centurions, we have also made our...
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Harvest Visit to Parsonage Farm Orchard

This week we revisited Parsonage Farm Apple Orchard to see first hand how the apples are harvested and transported to Tesco's. The children were able to see how the apples were picked, graded and quality controlled before making their way to the supermarket shelves. We were also able to pick our own apples to bring back to...
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Romans

The topic for this term in Darwin Class is The Romans. So far this term the children have learnt about the legend of the founding of Rome, placed important events during this period of history on a timeline and researched the different Roman ruling systems. The children have  looked into how the Roman Empire changed over time...
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Science – Teeth and Eating

During the Autum term our topic is Teeth and Eating. During this topic Darwin Class have been able to describe the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans, record findings using simple scientific language, drawings and labelled diagrams and have been be able to identify the different types of teeth in humans...
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Jeans for Genes Day – Fri 18th September

The children and staff all came into school dressed in their jeans to raise money for this worthwhile charity. Everyone generously donated at least £1 to wear their jeans. We raised a grand total of £70 We now look forward to our next fundraising event in November for the Poppy Appeal....
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Diggerland Winners!!

Back in the Summer we held a Competition for our Facebook 'followers'. The lucky winners were picked at random to win tickets for a visit to Diggerland in Rochester. Looks like Millie and Harry had a fantastic day driving the diggers in the sunshine and making some new friends along the way too!   Read more