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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The Human Figure in Motion

Throughout Term 2, Year 6 explored different ways of exploring different ways of depicting the moving body in their artwork. We looked at and analysed the work of several artists, including those involved in the Futurist art movement. 
 

Pupils considered the proportions of the human figure…

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Shining Light

This week, Year 6 have completed many studies and investigated different aspects of light. Today we solved the problem of where we would need to place umbrellas to get the most amount of shade during the day, we have demonstrated how we see things in the mirror and we have explored which materials…

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Year 6 Watermill Project

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.

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Incredible Ice Skating Evie

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!

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Reading for Enjoyment

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…

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The Adventures of Odysseus

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.

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An Odyssey

Year 6 children have been writing their own Odyssey journeys and Sophie's was particularly impressive.

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Fractions in Year 6

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.

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Stunning Performance from Bridge B Team!

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.

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