Folkestone Triennial Trip

The Folkestone Art Triennial is a project run by Creative Folkestone and is the largest exhibition of newly commissioned work presented in the UK. Artists are invited to use the town as their gallery, utilising public spaces to create art that reflects issues affecting both the town and the wider…

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Year 5 Greek Warrior relief prints

While half the pupils in Year 5 were at the Open Golf Championship or taking part in a cricket match, the other lucky half had a day of art with me!

Pupils made Greek Warrior themed reduction relief prints. They carved their Ancient Greek design into a sheet of polystyrene and printed with…

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Cricket Champions

On Wednesday, Year 5 took part in a Kwik Cricket tournament. When we arrived, Mrs Pearson walked us down to the playing fields where we waited with the other schools who were participating. We began by warming up, practising our bowling, throwing and catching.

Bridge 1 played Blean 1 in their…

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Year 5 recycled portraits

Within their art lessons this term, Year 5 have been studying portraiture. At the beginning of the project, pupils drew simple pencil self-portraits from a mirror. These were used as a starting point when designing and making a recycled cardboard self-portrait. Pupils learnt how to use tracing…

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Year 5 Persuasive Letters

This term in English, Year 5 have been using a text called ‘Hidden Figures’ for their learning. The book is based on the true story of four black women (Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden) and the Space Race between Russia and America. The children have learnt…

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Year 5 self-portraits

Within their Art lessons this term, Year 5 have been drawing self-portraits. Pupils started by lightly marking out the proportions of the face and where the features should be positioned. They then looked carefully at themselves in a mirror while using their observational skills to carefully draw…

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'the monster'

‘the monster’

Outside the walls of the village in the dim and the dark there stalked an enemy from hell itself, the monster, the sworn enemy of God and men alike, a beast born of evil and shame. He heard the wondrous story of God’s good creation, and because it was good it was hateful to his…

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The Great Kapok Tree

To complement Miss Smith’s and Mr Perfect’s English work based on the book ‘The Great Kapok Tree’, Year 5 pupils have been making their own scarlet macaw pictures. They have used mixed-media – including paint, colour pencil and collage.

These are fantastic! Well done Year 5!

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Golfing Success!

Well done, Christina (Year 5) for her amazing achievement in a golf competition: the Friday’s Stableford Juniors. Christina was the youngest competitor and gained 5th place. She is always the first in her family to be out practising her swing and it’s obviously paying off! We look forward to…

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Remembrance in Year 3

Today the children shared readings, poems and stories about why we celebrate and recognise November 11th each year. They went on to create their own wonderful display of Poppies. 

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Year 5 Remembrance Day

Today (11.11.2020) in Year 5 we have spent time learning about Remembrance Day and why we take time to reflect on this day. The children have created these lovely ‘Black-Out’ poems. They used the poems: In Flanders Fields and For the Fallen as their starting point. Next, the children chose words…

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The Lost Things

Just before the half-term holidays, Year 5 finished making their ‘Lost Thing’ abstract sculptures. The pupil’s work was inspired by Shaun Tan’s picture book ‘The Lost Thing’, their own observational drawings of natural form objects and sculptures by the artist Grayson Perry. Like Grayson Perry,…

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