26 May

Pond Dipping in the School Pond (Fledglings)

Pond dipping in the school pond

25 May

Making Rockpools (Fledglings)

Making rockpools - using junk modelling

24 May

Mad Hatter's Tea Party (Year 4)

This week we had our Mad Hatter's Tea Party to celebrate our learning on Alice in Wonderland. We have been working hard this term looking at the novel of Alice in Wonderland and at the other works Lewis Caroll has produced. We have also been writing instructions for cakes to take with us to the…

24 May

Expanding our Vocabulary (Fledglings)

Expanding our vocabulary by investigating the parts of a fish


22 May

Writing a Traditional Tale (Year 2)

We have been re writing a traditional tale 
Here is an example of some of our writing 

19 May

Making Woolly Mammoths (Year 3)

Making Woolly Mammoths in Year 3

19 May

Inuit Art (Year 1)

We have been learning all about Inuit art and today we created our own piece of art inspired by them!
First, we had to learn all about primary and secondary colours - we had lots of fun mixing and making the colours!

We then created our penguin inspired Inuit art! 

17 May

Visit to Kent Life - Stone Age Workshop (Year 3)

We visit Kent Life where we took part in various Stone Age workshops.  We met a tribe member, learnt about Stone Age weapons, learnt to grind grain, Stone Age worship, trade and hunting as well as created our own cave paintings.  We even enjoyed seeing the animals and had fun in the play areas! We…

17 May

WW2 Day (Year 5)

What a fantastic WW2 evacuee day year 5 have had! 
We were joined by our first guest; from The Deal History Project, who taught the children lots of new facts about our local area during WW2. Our second guess (Mr Russel) shared a personal love story, which inspired the children to then write a…

17 May

Discovering George Forrest! (Year 1)

We had an unexpected visitor in Koala class (who looked an awful lot like Miss Thomas!)! He couldn't remember who he was or where he was from. The Koala's noticed he had a bag containing maps and photos and had to become detectives to help figure out who he was. 
The Koala's discovered that he…

2 May

Learning About Electricity (Year 4)

Children have been busy exploring their new topic of electricity. The children were given the task of making a bulb light up. They had to work scientifically to choose the appropriate equipment, work out what variables to change and investigate why some circuits worked and others didn't.

2 May

WW2 (Year 5)

In Geography the children used maps and play-doh to retrace the steps taken by the Germans and the Allied countries when invading Europe in the first year of WW2.