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Tyland Barn Visit

Darwin and Churchill classes visited Tyland Barn in Maidstone earlier this week as part of science topic this term, animals and their habitats. They started the day pond dipping and found 12 different species of water creature including newts, dragon fly nymphs, fish, water spiders and many more. During the afternoon they took part in a mini-beast...
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Females in School Afternoon 2018

Last Friday afternoon the children invited their mum's, grandma's and aunties into school to join them in a fun afternoon of activities including sewing, zumba, jewellery making, planting flowers, junk modelling, drawing portraits and making lip balm. This event is held bi-annually just before Mother's Day and is a lovely way of spending some quality time...
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World Book Day 2018

World Book Day was held in school today with many of the children and staff dressing as their favourite book characters. As well as the fun of dressing up and being somebody else for the day, all of the children took part in two separate quizes relating to books and world book day, one KS1 and...
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Engaged Readers!

Year 6 visited Waterstones book store earlier today to promote the love of reading and widen their experience and knowledge of books. Friends of Meredale, our PTA, provided the children with £10 each as a thank you for their support over the years. They had a fantastic time choosing books together....
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Snowy Days at Meredale!

School was open yesterday, Tuesday 27th February but not all the children made it in and we had an early closure. It didn't stop the staff having fun in the snow once the children had gone home! School is closed today but looks beautiful in the snow.  Now we have to wait and see what the next...
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Culture Week 2018: Blueberry Muffins and Hawaiian Skirts

The theme of the USA has continued throughout the week with lots of activities, fun and learning. Reception class made a Totem Pole, dream catchers and learnt all about Pocahontas and her travels. Years 1 and 2 made blueberry muffins yesterday as well as creating their own portraits in an 'Andy Warhol' theme. Year 3 have made Hawaiian...
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Culture Week 2018 – Line Dancing

As part of Culture Week 2018 the children are learning all about the USA (United States of America), the whole school took part in a line dancing workshop this morning. Everyone enjoyed their session and getting dressed up as cowboys and cowgirls, as you can see from the photographs. Reception Class can be seen giving us a...
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More Young Voices 2018

The children have had such a lovely time at the Young Voices Concert at the O2 this evening, they sung their hearts out with many other school children from all of the country to form one of the UK's largest choirs! The guest performer this year was Natalie Williams. We have saved our seats for next year's...
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Young Voices 2018

Some of the children are currently at the Young Voices Concert in London, practising for the performance in front of a packed audience of parents and families this evening. The children have been learning the songs since last September, ready to perform alongside many other schools to create a choir of around 3,00 children. More photos to...
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Crime Scene Investigation at Meredale!

Crime Scene Investigation at Meredale today! All of the KS2 children were involved in a CSI day throughout the day today, funded by our school PTA (Friends of Meredale). The children took part in staying safe online, taking their fingerprints, talking about their DNA and gathered evidence from a crime scene. A fun day had by everyone...
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