All the children had a great day competing in the events, thank you to the Friends’ Association for selling refreshments and all the staff for their hard work. We hope you all enjoyed watching the children compete. Please click here to see the photos
warriors set a garden competition for each year group. The aim was each Year
group to grow fruit and vegetables that could be used in the school kitchen. We
had Mrs Goodyear-a garden expert and the green fingered Mr Beck judge the
plots. It was a very tight competition. Year groups had successfully grown:
strawberries, potatoes, onions, runner beans and cabbages.
much deliberation the winners were Year 5 as their plot was so
bio-diverse . The runner-up were Year 4 for their bright and colour planter.
invited their parents into school, to share an afternoon of physical Activities
play includes activities that use physical movements to allow
children to use their energy, and it gives children the chance
to develop gross and fine motor skills, learn new things and
socialise. Physical play also benefits a child’s health. Fun
was had by all.
On the 13th June
Year 2 went on our trip to Chatham Dockyard for a Pirate Day.
We went on the trip dressed as
pirates, with the tie-dye t-shirts that we had made the previous week –
everyone looked really good!
During the day each class took
part in three activities, these were – Rope making, where each class learnt
about how ropes are made and then we had a go at making our own rope which we
turned into a very long skipping rope. Acting out the story of Grace Darling,
where everyone became part of the story, from being Grace Darling and her
family to acting as the survivors of the shipwreck. The third activity was to
visit a Pirate on board her ship HMS Gannet, she showed us her treasure haul
and told us some interesting facts about being a pirate.
It was a super trip and
everyone enjoyed themselves. The children were all really well behaved and lots
of members of the public said how polite they were.
“Before half term EYFS went on their school trip to
Tyland Barn to help them with their topic on minibeasts. They had an
enjoyable day minibeast hunting and pond dipping. They looked for
minibeasts in the trees, they swept long grass,dug in compost beds, looked
under logs in dark places. They found beetles, woodlice, spiders,
centipedes, worms, flies, slugs and much more. In the pond they
identified tadpoles, caddisfly larvae, water beetles, newts, raft
spiders. We also saw many dragonflies. They had a tiring but