Monthly Archives: May 2016

Learning in the Outdoors!

Some of the children decided to practise what they had been learning during a Sounds Write session on the chalking boards outside.  They had fun learning outside in the sunshine! The children have also been using the balance scales to check the work they did on halving the number of cubes during maths this week.   Read more

The Environment

Heath Class have been studying environmental issues this term in our topic 'Keen to Be Green'. The children have preciously made collages with the theme of 'Planet Under Pressure'. This week's art lesson was again inspired by our planet. The children produced a picture of planet Earth four times, in four different ways: pencil sketch, coloured...
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Grams and Kilograms

Adams class have been working with the weights grams and kilograms during this week in maths and decided an ideal way to develop their estimating and measuring ability with these weights was to have a practical lesson.  What better way than to make yummy flapjacks!...
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Global Warming

The children have learnt about world concerns of global warming, climate change, green issues and eco-footprints during this term so far. They have researched about recent environmental disasters that have been in the news. Through using the internet the children have looked at yearly global temperatures and concluded if global warming is actually happening, and...
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Pond Dipping at Riverside Country Park

This term Year 3 and 4 have been studying Habitats for their Science topic. As part of this topic the classes went on a trip to Riverside Country Park. As you can see from our photos the children really enjoyed getting hands-on with the different activities. These included pond dipping, habitat trek and a minibeast...
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Activity Week 2016

Whilst years 3-6 were at Blacklands, years R-2 got to take part in their own Activity Week back at Meredale. This years topic was 'Transport', with the children going on many school trips based around modes of transport. The trips included Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, Diggerland and The Royal Engineers Museum, we also had a visit from...
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Blacklands Farm 2016

It was Activity Week last week which means only one thing, Blacklands Farm! Years 3-6 got to enjoy a whole week on our annual residential, enjoying plenty of activities, campfires. The week was split into four days, each involving activities such as rock-climbing, canoeing, areoball, abseiling and zip-wires, with one very special day visiting Chessington...
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