Monthly Archives: March 2017

Spaghetti Towers

Churchill class were set a challenge today by their teacher, to build a tower using 20 pieces of spaghetti. The children were allowed to use any materials they could find to hold their construction in place - they chose sticky tape, bluetac and masking tape. The children demonstrated great communication skills while working together to form their...
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Fruit Slushies

The children wrote recipes after reading 'Kitchen Disco' by Clare Foges and Al Murphy. They made their own shopping list and went on a shopping trip for their ingredients including mango, bananas, pears and apples. Upon their return to school, they chopped the fruit up themselves and popped it in the blender to make their fruit smoothies, they...
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Maths

In recent Maths lessons the children in Dickens class have been working on tens and ones in teen numbers, continuing and extending a pattern as well as measuring both weight, height and length. They measured lots of things around the classroom both in height and length, as well as weighing many objects including pencils, books and...
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Vikings

Over the course of this term Darwin class have been studying Vikings. They have studied the Viking invasion of Britain, their method of transport and their way of life. The children have produced some amazing shields and and even Viking ships which can be seen in the pictures below. Pictured above is a fantastic piece of work that one...
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Multi Skills

Adams class visited The Hundred of Hoo school earlier this term for an inter-schools Multi Skills PE based session. The sessions are run regularly throughout the year and a good way for the children to experience PE in a different setting. They took part in a variety of activities, using lots of different physical skills including ball...
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Extended Story Reading

Over the course of this term our Year 6 children have been reading and studying the book The Street Child by Berlie Doherty. Heath Class have been writing their own extended stories, inspired by this book. The creative process culminated in the children turning their stories into books.  The children then invited their parents and grandparents in...
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Dover Museum Visit

Churchill Class Topic this Spring Term started with the Stone Age and went right through to the end of the Iron Age. The children discovered how humans first came to Britain, how they lived and what developments were made in each era. The children also visited Dover Museum to further enhance their learning of this era and be...
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Spring Term Winning House Team – Atlantis

Our winning House Team this term was Atlantis Team. The winning team were given the options of playing Dodge Ball in the sunshine or by cooking some tasty Easter nests, they mixed their own cornflakes and chocolate together and decorated them with mini-eggs to take home.    ...
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Red Nose Day 2017

Red Nose Day 2017 - The children have raised £122.80 today by dressing in something red and having a Speed Bounce Competition.  Prizes were awarded to the fastest boy and girl in both KS1 and KS2. The chef's baked Red Nose Day cupcakes for the children to enjoy at lunchtime too. They have all had lots of...
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Year 6 Visit to Medway Magistrates Course

Year 6 visited Medway Magistrates Court earlier today and took part in their very own trial. Each child had a role to play, from Magistrate to Clerk to Defendent.  The presented their cases extremely well, took notes and even wore the judges attire! They even managed a visit to the cells but wanted to leave there teachers...
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