The Arrival - poetry and art

This week in Year 6 we have been looking at 'The Arrival' by Shaun Tan - a graphic novel which illustrates the journey of a man who must leave his family to seek a better life for them in a new, unfamiliar land. This made us consider what it might be like for people who are forced to leave their…

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Iguana Art Challenge

Thank you to everyone who completed the 'Paint an Iguana Challenge' at home. Your paintings look great.

Please check out the paintings and drawings in the slide-show below.

 

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It's Your Move

This afternoon, Rev. Estella came in to (socially distance) visit the children and speak to them about their upcoming transition to secondary school.

As well as face-to-face sessions, the children have been given a book and the programme is all about the questions that many Year 6 children will…

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The Tin Forest - Can you give a helping hand?

This project was inspired by the book‘ The Tin Forest’ by Helen Ward and the way that communities have come together in times of crisis. Imagine a neighbour needed a helping hand. Would you be there to give it?

Thank you to Poppy, Miller, Ariadne and Talya for producing posters and artwork…

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Beautiful Oops story writing.

Creative Writing – Writing for a younger audience

 

Over lock-down Year 6 missed their Year R reading partners so much! Now back at school, they have decided to write and illustrate their own stories inspired by Barney Saltzberg’s book, ‘Beautiful Oops!’

 

Year 6 pupils began by making…

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Paint me an iguana!

Inspired by their English work (sealing the fate of a seafaring iguana), year 6 have been creating their own adventurous reptiles.

Pupils sketched iguanas from photographs, then experimented in their sketchbooks with colour and techniques to depict the texture and patterns of an iguana's skin.…

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Coralie wins Jacqueline Wilson competition.

Coralie, from 6NA, has had her illustrations published on the Foundling Museum website!  Coralie is a talented artist and we are all very proud of her.

The Foundling Hospital was established in 1739 to care for babies at risk of abandonment. The museum hosts a weekly competition in conjunction…

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Nonsense Poetry

Thank you and well done to Evie, Alicia and Edie for completing the Nonsense Poetry and illustration challenge.

 

They wrote and illustrated their own version of Spike Miligan's nonsense poem, On The Ning Nang Nong!

 

Check out the gallery below to see their wonderful work.

 

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Drum Beat Challenge from Mr Miles

Mr Miles has created a music challenge based upon his own secret desire to be a drummer (don't worry parents - your pots and pans are safe!). Watch the video below and we'd love to see what you come up with!

Perhaps inspired by Mr Miles' music challenge Melita has produced a…

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Kindness Family Challenge

Family Challenge: Kindness

This week the family challenge comes from Mrs Long and it has been inspired by one of the pupils at the school. Please watch the video below for more details about how you can spread kindness in your family or local community. If you would like to share what you have…

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Your Quest… Mythological Beasts

Your Quest… Mythological Beasts.

Mrs Smith and Mrs Allen set the pupils of Bridge & Patrixbourne Primary School an art and writing quest with a mythological theme.

Pupils designed their own creatures. They used dice to decide the features of their creations and descriptive writing…

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Dance Challenge 1

Dance Challenge

Laura has set two dance challenges this week, one for Key Stage 1 and one for Key Stage 2.

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