Beowulf - Year 5

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Last term, Year 5 were studying the story of Beowulf within their English lessons. Drawing upon their descriptions of the monster in their writing, pupils designed and constructed Grendel’s severed head from clay.

Beware, these sculptures are grotesque and incredibly scary!

We began the…

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The Bridge Times Newspaper is BACK!

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We are delighted to see that four Year 5 children have resurrected the school newspaper - The Bridge Times. You can see the first edition below, we hope it will be the first of many!

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Year 3 Cave Art!

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In English today, we had an Experience Day looking at the Stone Age medium of cave art. We explored the meaning behind lots of different examples and discussed why and how these illustrations would have been created. Following that, we divided into 'Stone Age Tribes' and devised a backstory for…

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Faith Ringgold story quilts - Year 4

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Year 4 are delighted to share with you our cross curricular project inspired by the life and work of Faith Ringgold, an African American female artist and author.

Our current display is of our own ‘fibre art’, a title used by Faith to describe her own particular form of art, combining…

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Cabinet of Curiosities

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The Cabinet of Curiosities is open!


Sometimes known as ‘wonder rooms’, cabinets of curiosities contain small collections of extraordinary and interesting objects. Our ‘wonder room’ is curated by our librarian, Mrs Haynes.


The Cabinet of Curiosities has been created to engage pupils…

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3JA Egyptian Day

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Last week, the children of 3JA visited Kent Life in Maidstone for an Egyptian themed day. We came across lots of Egyptian characters who led a range of sessions, varying from entertaining pharaohs to preserving bodies to enter the afterlife. The children had lots of hands-on experience such as…

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The Ironman 2022

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Year4 had a great time in Term1 studying the book ‘The Ironman’ by Ted Hughes. In Art we looked at the work of illustrator Chris Mould. We used his work as inspiration for our own Ironman illustrations. The children layered their watercolours with wax rubbings and pen and ink. They…

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Year 3 story telling

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In term 1, I teamed up with Mr Ablett and Mr Chamberlain (Year 3) to run an Art and English project. The aim was for the children to use their artwork to inspire their creative writing at the end of term.


With their class teachers, pupils read the book ‘The Tunnel’ by Anthony Brown; we…

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3LC3JA Flight to Egypt

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Yesterday, the children of Year 3 boarded the 3LC3JA flight to Egypt. After collecting their tickets and passing through security, each passenger took their seats and fastened their seatbelts. Following the safety briefing from cabin crew, the plane took to the skies for the land of pyramids and…

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Year 3 Medicine Making

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To celebrate our English work on George's Marvellous Medicine, a book which sees a mischievous young boy, George, meddle with his grandmother's medicine in a bid to liven her up a little, Year 3 have been brewing up an equally exciting medicine. Each child brought in one ingredient and one by one,…

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Inky BEASTS - Year One

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Mark-making inspired by ‘Billy and the Beast’. 


This term, Year one have been reading the book ‘Billy and the Beast’, by author and illustrator Nadia Shireen. Within art, we looked at Nadia Shireen’s illustrations and as a class discussed how she used her marks and lines to describe…

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Year 3 Bridge Walk

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Last week, the children of Year 3 went on a study walk of Bridge, led by Mrs Vye and Mrs Whatley of the Bridge Historical Society. Prior to the walk, the children were taken on a virtual tour of the village in 1834 when the Bridge Arms was the White Horse and The Close was The Bridge Union…

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