Monthly Archives: December 2017

Kent Life WWII Day Trip

Early December Churchill class visited the Museum of Kent Life for a World War II themed day. It was a fantastic day that included different workshops. The children were really engaged and participated well in activities including RAF navigation, rag rug making and learning to march as part of the Home Guard. The children thoroughly enjoyed it...
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Year 5 have worked really hard on their topic projects this term which have been based around WWII. Most of the class decided to make model tanks to link with our World War II theme and they look excellent! They used a variety of materials and spent several hours perfecting their tanks before bringing them back into...
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Anderson Shelters

Churchill class have been working on their Anderson shelters for a number of weeks and are proud of the finished articles. They are made from a range of materials including corrugated card, paper, kitchen scourers and old teabags!  ...
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Cooking Club deliver cakes to Longford Court in Rainham

Since November, cookery club have been making miniature Christmas cakes. Each child made two fruit cakes, iced and decorated them. These were wrapped up and labelled with gift tags. On Wednesday 6th December, cookery club visited Longford Court in Rainham to donate one of the cakes they had made to residents. We spent some time...
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Christmas Dinner and Jumper Day 2017

Christmas Jumper day has been held at Meredale today, we've managed to raise £35 for the Save the Children charity so far. The whole school have also sat down and enjoyed a full Christmas Dinner together, freshly cooked by our on-site chefs. Everyone is really getting into the Christmas spirit this week with the annual pantomime visit...
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Meredale Choir at Christmas

The Meredale Choir sang lots of Festive Songs at Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre today as part of the Demelza Children's Choir. They get to sing alongside the whole school tomorrow at the annual Church Service and then we have the two nativity performances coming up. They're really getting into the Christmas spirit this week! Read more