Remembrance

On Wednesday 11th November, Year 6 were very fortunate to be able to attend a special Remembrance Service led by Reverend Estella at St Mary’s Church in Patrixbourne. We read prayers and thought of local soldiers who fought in the war. Year 6 also created reflective haikus to read at the service.…

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Year 6 Virtual Cathedral Day

Year 6 had a great day on Wednesday taking part in the Virtual Cathedral School Day. We had a virtual tour of the cathedral and learnt about the history of the Bossanyi stained glass windows, designed our own illuminated letters from scriptures and reflected on our future journeys to secondary…

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Coralie has more work published!

Coralie (6NA) has had some of her writing and more of her illustrations published on the Foundling Museum website!  

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

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World War 2 Day

Following our studying on the Second World War, some pupils in Year 6 had a go at following an authentic recipe for cheese scones and sampled some traditional wartime sweets. We held a tea-party in the afternoon complete with bunting and some classic Glenn Miller!

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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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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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Darwin’s finches and his theory of evolution

Drawing inspiration from Darwin’s book, On the Origin of Species, Year 6 pupils have been exploring collagraph and mono-printing techniques within their art lessons in term 3.

Altogether, before the copyright of his book expired in 1901, the publishers had printed 56,000 copies in the…

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Darwin Diaries

Year 6 have been learning about Charles Darwin and, this week, have been writing a letter in the style of Charles Darwin.

Sophie came along to show me her writing today and explained that she was using old-fashioned vocabulary and lots of descriptive language in her letter which you can see…

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What Makes You Unique?

Mrs Smith and a number of pupils in Year 6 have been working extremely hard during lunchtimes, art lessons and at home to create some truly unique and personal art pieces. Each piece of art aims to express each pupil’s personality and can be seen in the gallery below.

The artwork is mixed-media…

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Maths Masterclass

Over the past five weekends, Aum, Tom and Eddie have represented the school at the University of Kent and taken part in a Mathematics Masterclass. Over the weeks they have solved problems, looked at patterns, broke codes and investigated shape. Well done a fantastic achievement!

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