Monthly Archives: October 2015

Harvest Produce Delivery

Following on from our Harvest Assembly, our two Head Girls went along to Longford Court Residential Home in Rainham to deliver all of the produce to the residents. The lovely residents at Longford Court have been visiting our school over the years and joining in many other celebrations including Grandparents Tea and Nativity Performances. We look forward...
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Mini Youth Games Rugby Tournament

Children from Meredale competed in the Medway Mini-Youth Games Rugby Tournament held in Rochester this week. Primary schools from all over Medway competed in the tournament throughout the day. We had a very successful day winning 5 of our matches. ...
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Harvest Assembly

On Wednesday 30th September we held our Harvest Assembly, The Enormous Turnip, here in school. The children performed fantastically in front of their parents and guests from St Margarets Church and Longford Court Residential Home in Rainham.  The children from the Nursery all got involved and sang and danced to 'Dingle Dangle Scarecrow'. The assembly was followed by...
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Portraits Through History

This term in ART, Heath Class are studying Portraits Through History, starting with Hans Holbein and his Tudor portraits. Other artists and art styles in our topic include 19th century Social Realism, Vincent van Gogh’s Impressionism, Picasso’s Surrealism and Andy Warhole’s Pop Art. Along the way, the children are experimenting with the different portrait styles and art...
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Electricity!

In Heath Class for Science, our topic this term  is Electricity. Children have been creating, fixing and extending circuits in both series and parallel form. Thursday's activity this week was especially interesting as they attempted to make a traffic light system using three bulbs controlled by switches. They then had to evaluate their experiments in groups using...
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Maths

Over the coming weeks children will be predominantly working on the 4 operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). Our photograph showing some of the children working out some tricky division questions using the formal written method....
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World War II

Over the Autumn Term Year 5 will be studying a story set in WWII.  Some of the areas we will be covering involves using inference and deductions skills, comprehension skills, looking at sentence structure, empathising with different characters and drama/role play. Our photo shows the children working in pairs reading and eBook of a story and...
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Electricity!!

During science this term the children will be studying electricity. They will be looking at advanced electrical circuits, their components and learning how to draw them.  They will also be looking at how electricity is produced (sustainable and non-sustainable) and discussing new ways to produce electricity for future. The children had great fun making and drawing a...
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Autumn Term – Topic

Our topic this Autumn term is the Victorians. The children will be emerged into what life was like as a Victorian, what were the key issues of the times, how the Victorians have influenced us today and who was Queen Victoria. The children have been working on these lovely charcoal drawings of rich and poor people in...
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