Year 6 have been busy creating functioning water mills this week for their Design Technology. We were able to use kinetic energy from the water to cause a paddle wheel to rotate. We planned and made our products and then spent some time explaining how they work to our reading partners.
Evie from 6NA put on an amazing performance with the cast of Sleeping Beauty at Gillingham ice rink on Wednesday 4th December. Evie only began learning to ice skate in January this year and has already achieved Grade 8 and is currently working on her Silver level. Well done, Evie!
I just had to share these photographs with you!
I walked through the library yesterday lunchtime to find Year 6 snuggled down enjoying their library space and it wasn’t even raining outside. It was a pleasure to see them reading for the sheer enjoyment of it. Reading non - fiction, picture…
Year 6 had great fun presenting their diary entries recounting Odysseus’s encounter with the Cyclops. We turned our classrooms into Greek feasting halls and shared our amazing writing with each other.
Year 6 children have been writing their own Odyssey journeys and Sophie's was particularly impressive.
Rasmus and Alicia (6MB) both came along to my office today to show me their excellent problem solving with fractions in Maths today. I was very impressed with their systematic working and the ease in which they could explain their strategies.
Following on from last week’s impressive performance, Bridge B team were victorious against Pilgrims Way. The match ended 4-2 with a superb opener from Dylan. Followed by 3 well taken goals from Conor.
The school team have put in a resilient performance today against a well organised Wickhambreaux side. The match ended in a 0-0 draw with both teams having opportunities and the keepers making outstanding saves.
A full match report to follow.
It’s always good to hear about the achievements of our children outside of school and this week we heard about Ethan’s completion of a triathlon over the summer holiday with the support of his family which included a 10K cycle in his trike bike.
Ethan’s commitment meant that he was selected…
Inspired by our school environment and the work of artists Patrick Caulfield and Michael Craig-Martin, this magnificent art work was designed and created by Gifted & Talent Bridge Pupils and St. Edmunds Art Department in the summer term of 2019.
We took delivery of this in September and now…