Creepy Claws visits Year 2

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On Tuesday 23rd January Year 2s were very excited to welcome Michael (the man from Creepy Claws ) and a selection of his animals into school. He brought with him; Ronnie the chinchilla, Louise the gecko, Rose the tarantula, Cleopatra the python, Spike the scorpion, a giant millipede called Milly…

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Year 4 Language day and Matisse

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We had great fun on Friday learning about France.

Thank you to Johanna for coming in to talk to us and for teaching us a French card game. We also enjoyed the ‘taste of France’. We learnt about the vocabulary for clothes in French and then we made collages inspired by our trip to Samphire Hoe…

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Year 4 at Samphire Hoe

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Last week Year 4 had a lovely time at Samphire Hoe, near Dover with Ranger Paul. We explored the area and habitats, listened for birds, made ‘smelly pots’ by crushing up some of the flora in pots and then naming them. Some scents were nice and some were nasty! Paul taught us about why some plants…

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Year 4 Simon Langton Girls School Art Workshop

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Year 4 were lucky enough to be invited to an art workshop at Simon Langton Girls School. It was organised by students who are completing their Art Award certificates and built on links made last year. Our Year 4s had a wonderful time and thoroughly enjoyed all of the activities.  Mrs Saint also…

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Year 4 Bird Feeders DT

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In our DT lessons for Term 6, Year 4 have made bird feeders from recycled materials using the explore, design, make and evaluate process. The brief was to consider the functionality and incorporate a unique feature. The children had to explore how to fix different materials together and how to…

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Crafting in the Art loft

On Thursday 16th March a group of Year 4s were lucky enough to go to The Duke of York’s Royal Military School, Near Dover to take part in an Art and craft workshop. We were met by Lily, a student who is completing her Gold Art Award and Head of Art Mrs Keeler. We were taken to their large, light…

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Masked Year 4s

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Have you ever watched the Masked Singer or The Masked Dancer on the Tv? If you have, you may have marvelled at the masks that the contestants wear. Year 4 were challenged to imagine that they were going to be on this show. They had to explore, research, design, make and evaluate a mask. They had…

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Bridge at the Beaney

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Last week, Year 4s had an excellent trip to Canterbury. First, we went to the Beaney Museum and Gallery. Murray and Charlotte were the fantastic guides who showed us around the portrait exhibition and the Mirror Mirror exhibition. They explained the use of imagery in painting as well as the use of…

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Visit from Architect - Mr Town

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Year 4 thoroughly enjoyed a visit from Mr Town (parent) from OSG Architecture. We were fascinated to see so many different styles of buildings and to hear about some of the things that Architects do and have to think about. Some Year 4s were delighted to find out that by playing Mine Craft you can…

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An introduction to architecture

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In Term1 Year 4 had a chance to consider not only the local architecture of Bridge during a geography field trip but also some of the buildings around the world designed by some famous architects. For example Zaha Hadid, Augustus Pugin and Sir Norman Foster. We then did our own observational…

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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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Simon Langton Girls Art workshops collaboration

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Last week Years 3 and 4 were treated to some art workshops led by students from the Simon Langton Girls School who are working towards their own accredited Arts Award. We are working hard at Bridge to collaborate with other schools and artists to broaden our own experiences in the Arts.

The SLG…

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