Monthly Archives: March 2016

Easter Celebrations

This year Meredale were lucky enough to celebrate Easter with a very special guest, Mr Muddles! The children enjoyed a Mad Hatters Tea Party which involved a puppet show, balloon making, an Easter Bonnet parade and lots of chocolate eggs! HAPPY EASTER! ...
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Year 6 visit to Medway Magistrates Court

OBJECTION! Year 6 were in court this morning for a fantastic trip to Medway Magistrates Court. The children took part in a mock trial with another local school, learning about all the different roles and rules within a courtroom....
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Sports Relief

For Sport Relief we took part in timed obstacle courses with prizes for the fastest competitors in each year. Children were given the chance to dress up as their favourite sports heroes with many footballers and gymnasts roaming around Meredale School & Nursery! [gallery ids="2246,2247,2248,2249"] ...
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Females in School

We marked mother’s day by asking each child from both the school and nursery to invite two females from their family into school and we ran a series of workshops including yoga, sewing, planting, science, jewellery making and paper craft. The guests also got the chance enjoy a nice cup of tea and biscuit...
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World Book Day

The children and teachers celebrated World book day with the teachers sharing their favorite books from their childhood with the children. Whilst down in the Nursery the children took part in an interactive story session all based around dragons! ...
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Trip to the Garden Centre

Dobbies were kind enough to let us take the children to the garden centre to continue our learning about life cycles.  One of the Dobbies staff members can be picutred showing the children how potatoes grow including a variety of black potatoes. They were then given the challenge of finding the seeds of different fruits and...
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Maths this term has involved the children exploring and comparing weight using the balance scales and capacity using a variety of different substances. The very practical lessons saw the children using mathematical language within their tasks and predicting as well as testing their own ideas. They had great fun using the balance scales within their learning. Read more

Dickens Class Celebrate World Book Day 2016

To celebrate world book day the children undertook a great many activities exploring their Booktime gift; Open Very Carefully by Nicola O'Byrne and Nick Bromley. The week began with reminding themselves of the traditional tale 'The Ugly Duckling' through oral story telling followed by writing their own version using a story board. The children then researched...
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A visit from Denmark

The children had a very special visitor on Wednesday, by a Professor from Copenhagen, Denmark.   The exciting lesson by Professor Henningsen was based on the essence of time and how we use it. The children were also took part in a workshop with instruments creating their own time to match a beat. Everyone at...
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