Monthly Archives: December 2016

Jack and The Beanstalk

As part of our Topic lessons, Boleyn Class have been looking at the story of Jack and The Beanstalk. We have had great fun learning about this story!!! We looked at world records for lots of different structures including roller coasters, bridges and hotels. We then designed and painted ourselves as giants! We also went to see the...
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Christmas Dinner & Jumper Day

On Wednesday 15th December everyone, staff and children alike, came into school wearing their Christmas jumpers to raise money for the 'Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day Appeal'.  We had a variety of jumpers and even dresses but had a great time! Later that day the whole school sat down to a lovely traditional Christmas Dinner prepared...
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KS2 Nativity Performance 2016 – Five Gold Rings

Our KS2 Children (Years 3 - 6) delighted their audience of parents, families and friends with this years Christmas performance of 'Five Gold Rings'. Their story was based around the 12 days of Christmas so we had lots of leaping lords, drummers drumming, dancing ladies, maids a milking, turtle doves and a partridge in a pear...
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KS1 Nativity Performance – The Nativity

The children in Dickens and Adams classes (Reception, Years 1 and 2) performed their play 'The Nativity' to their families and friends last week.  Families also joined us for mince pies and refreshments prior to the performance. The children told the Christmas story and looked fantastic in their costumes - they even remembered all of their...
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Rochester Cathedral Trip for Years 3 and 4

Boleyn & Darwin Classes visited Rochester Cathedral and took part in a Sound Workshop, using bottles with different levels of water in to make music.
They then went on to a Poetry workshop where they worked together to create the following poem:
Historic, ancient Rochester Cathedral
Exciting, Amazing, Interesting.
Beautiful Windows, wonderful tapestries
Spirit lifting light, story telling fabric
as quiet...
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Gloop!

The children in Darwin have been making 'gloop' during a recent science lesson.
This is a mixture of Cornflour and Water, with food colouring added in. After mixing for a short time it becomes a solid when under pressure, and a liquid when left alone.
Very odd stuff  and messy business but the children loved it!!