Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Digestive System

In Darwin class this term, the children have been learning about the digestive system of animals and humans. The children showed some excellent team work and acting skills as they re-enacted different parts of the digestive system before they planned and created their own version on paper in their groups. Finally this week, much to their surprise,...
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Test Week!

It has been Test Week Meredale Independent School this week. The children from year one to six have all taken NFER tests in Maths and English which which repeated in the Summer term. The results of these tests are used to track the children's progress over time and additionally for teachers to assess which areas of...
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Dinosaurs in School!

In English, Dinosaurs came to our classroom! We have been exploring past and present tense when writing, reading and studying a variety of dinosaur journals and books as well as reading and reciting our own dinosaur poem. The children have also acted out a scene from 'Dinosaurs in My School' by Timothy Knapman....
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Continents and Oceans

Adams Class have been working extremely hard to name and locate the world's 7 continents and 5 oceans this week.
They worked in pairs to play a Continents and Oceans game....
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Jeans for Genes Day 2018

Staff and children were invited to come to school today wearing their jeans to assist the  Jeans for Genes Day team in their annual fundraiser.  This is an activity that everyone at Meredale supports on a yearly basis. We managed to raise £49 for this very worthwhile charity to help improve the lives of children with...
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A positive start to school life

We have had a really positive start at school for our new Reception Class this term. They really enjoyed the experience of swimming on a Monday and PE lesson on a Wednesday.  Also experiencing 'Golden Time' on a Friday afternoon. The children have been busy exploring their new environment, making friends and trying new activities.   Read more

The Scary Toy Box

In English, Adams Class have had a wonderful time looking at poems about toys. Last week we found some toys hiding around the school with words around their necks. We saved the toys and decoded the message. It said, “Please help us! We are scared of the...
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Medway Tests completed!

The Medway tests are complete for another year! Our Year 6 children celebrated completing the tests with a lovely homemade cake....
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Good luck to our Year 6’s!

It's an important week for our Year 6 children as they take their Medway Test in school today and tomorrow. We are sure you join us in wishing them all the best of luck!...
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New sports kits!

Miss French is delighted to finally reveal the new Meredale sports kit. Friends of Meredale (PTA) have been working hard raising funds over the last year to raise money to provide the kits that will be worn at all Medway Mini-Youth Games tournaments. "Thank you so much to Friends of Meredale for all your hard work which has...
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