Year 3 Flower Tiles

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To conclude our Science learning on plants, we had an Art day on Friday sculpting flower tiles. Our focus for the tiles was relief sculpture, whereby multiple layers of clay are built upon each other to add depth and texture. We began by designing our tiles on paper and choosing the colours we…

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Insect relief prints - Year 6

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Last term, Year 6 pupils designed and produced relief prints inspired by their topic of Darwin and evolution. These prints have been made using a number of prepared printing plates. The backgrounds are collagraph (collage) prints (printed from fabric attached to a cardboard base with PVA glue) and…

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Year 2 story-telling project

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Story-telling. Art, writing and drama project.

 

Year two love a cross-curricular project! In term 5, we delivered a story-telling project combining art, writing and drama. The over-arching topic for the term was Indonesia and both art lessons and writing lessons used the country and its…

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The Bridge Times Edition VI

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The Bridge Times Edition 6 has arrived and it is bigger than ever! Thank you again to our reporters for their continued, informative contributions!

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3JA Gurdwara Trip

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Today 3JA visited the Gurdwara in Gravesend. After an hour on the bus, we were greeted by the majestic building. We had to follow the customs of the Sikhi faith by covering our heads and removing our shoes. We were then led on a tour by Mrs Gill who talked us through various aspects of the…

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Year 6 Forest School days 2023

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The one where Year 6 came to Forest School...

We started off with our fire safety, remembering the fire triangle : heat, oxygen and fuel -and we prepared our veggie pizzas. The children had to wash and cut the vegetables and the techniques of emptying tomato puree were hilarious to watch. We…

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Forest School woodland trip Year 5 2023

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The sun was shining for our trip to the woodlands at Covert Woods. 

We listened to the birds and noises around us - life can be so busy and it is very calming to stop and take in the surroundings. 

The children found interesting natural items on the forest floor and talked to their friends…

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Year 5 Forest School Term 5 2023

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Year 5 got to choose and use lots of tools. They made fairy furniture like swings and houses with saws, knives, peelers, loppers, secateurs and hammers. Acrylic paint was used to add some features. Some children made a noughts and crosses game, sawing all of the counters, which now all children in…

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Year 4 Forest School Term 5 2023

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The weather was perfect for a fire, which was our first one of the year. We toasted marshmallow and turned them into s'mores. 

It was fabulous to see how the children had settled into life at Forest School - they were asking for things from the shed, building zip wires, dens, shops, planted…

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Reception Forest School Term 5 2023

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Reception learned all about caterpillars and butterflies in class - we tied our learning into that at Forest School. We were looking for and finding caterpillar holes in leaves, we acted out the Life cycles and planted seeds in flower pots. 2 weeks later, the seedlings had grown and the children…

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Year 1 Forest School Term 5 2023

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The saws came out this term for Year 1. They cut logs with bow saws, sometimes in team work. We practised the timber hitch knot which we use to tie the hammock, for example. They tied string to their logs and turned them into pets like dogs, cats and rabbits. We looked at identifying trees and…

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Forest School Trip Year 1

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Year 1 had a fabulous trip to Covert woods. 

We listened to the birds and noises around us - life can be so busy and it is very calming to stop and take in the surroundings. 

The children found interesting natural items on the forest floor and talked to their friends about the features. They…

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