Observational drawing

Year 6 have produced wonderful A2 observational drawings of cultural objects using charcoal and white chalk. Pupils have been taking time to observe the real-life objects closely and adjusting to working on a large scale. Working in monochrome, the emphasis has been on creating a variety of tones,…

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Survive Camp Green Lake!

This term in English, Year 6 have been exploring the text ‘Holes’ by Louis Sachar. They have written informal letters from the perspective of the main character, Stanley Yelnats, and researched yellow spotted lizards to write non-chronological reports. To sum up their learning, the children have…

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Year 6 are monsters!

A group of Year 6 pupils have been using their imagination this week and have created some monsters! Using the work of artists Shaun Tan and John Kenn Mortensen as inspiration, the group have used dip pen and Indian ink and colour pencils to bring their monsters to life. Pretty scary! Well done,…

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Pen and ink African masks

This term, Year 6 are drawing cultural objects from around the world. They have been working on small scale drawings of traditional African masks. They first learnt about the masks and how they are used within African culture. Then, drawing from photographs and filling their A5 page,…

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Destiny wins four rosettes!

 

Congratulations to Destiny in 6NA for successfully gaining four rosettes at Colette's Horse and Dog Show on Sunday 20th September. She was awarded the rosettes for displaying a range of horse-riding skills. Well done, Desti - we are very proud of you!

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I’m Lost!

While we’ve been away, strange forms have been secretly roaming the school!

Pupils in year 5 have created sculptures inspired by the book ‘The Lost Thing’, which they studied within their English lessons. In their art lessons, pupils developed their observational drawing skills by drawing…

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Years 4,5 & 6 Triathletes

We have a number of talented triathletes in our school and, at an awards evening recently (18th January), Phoebe, Hannah, Theo (all Year 5),Renee (Y4) and Cleo (Y6) received medals and certificates for their efforts throughout the year. well done all of you and keep up the good work!

"Last…

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Football Match (Girls) v Chartham and St Peter's

A bedraggled, but triumphant, girls' football team (Y5 & 6)!

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Thermal Conductor Experiment

Today Year 5  have been scientists investigating properties of materials. We wanted to find out which material was the best thermal conductor. The children were given a list of equipment they had access to and then they were tasked with planning an experiment that would provide an answer to our…

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Year 5 Poetry

What Am I?

This term, Year 5 have been learning to write poetry, in particular riddles. The children learnt what the features of riddles are and then planned and created their own. Some children chose concrete nouns, whereas others chose abstract nouns. The children took great pleasure in…

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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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Bubble-net Feeding

This week Year 5 have been writing explanation texts about bubble-net feeding. All the children have worked extremely hard: identifying the features of an explanation text; designing the layout; draft-writing their own information and then producing some amazing explanation texts which are…

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