Ancient Roman bread - Birch class

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Ancient Roman bread.


This week, Birch class made their flavoured Roman bread. We began by giving the children their instructions using bossy verbs; we discussed the importance of hygiene and cleaning surfaces before beginning to prepare food. The children added their chosen flavours to the…

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Ancient Roman food

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Aiming for the complete immersion into the domestic life of an Ancient Roman, Year 4 have been exploring food and cooking of the period. The children started last week by making their own clay cooking/serving pots using the coil method (also used by the Ancient Romans).


This week they…

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Egyptian necklaces - Year 3

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The Year three topic this term was Ancient Egypt. Within Design Technology, pupils designed and made necklaces inspired by Ancient Egyptian art and jewellery. This was a DT textiles project and the main feature on each necklace is a rectangular shaped piece of weaving. Pupils also explored making…

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DT- Year 6 chairs

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Year 6 chairs are here! Order now!


Throughout this project, Year 6 have: learnt about strong shapes and forces; explored materials, techniques, joins and structures; made initial designs inspired by influential designers; made prototypes and modified designs as appropriate; skilfully made…

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Cultural objects - Year 6

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Throughout term 1, Year 6 practised their observational skills by drawing objects and photographs of cultural objects from around the world. As well as studying them carefully, pupils also considered the cultural significance of such artefacts and discussed how they were acquired by museums for…

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Year 5 Ancient Greek Prints

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This week, Year 5 have been finishing their Ancient Greek inspired reduction prints using polystyrene relief printing blocks. Pupils first drew out their designs and then transferred them on to the printing blocks. Lines within the design were pressed down with a pencil meaning that other areas…

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Year 5 Greek Day 2023

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On Thursday the 22nd of June, Year Five were treated to a wonderful Greek day. We had lots of fun learning all about Greek history. In the morning  Malena,  Spyros and Aleka came in to help us write our names in Greek, on tiles or plates. Thankfully,  Malena had written all our names out already…

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Year 3 KRAN Presentation

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In celebration of World Refugee Day which was yesterday (20th June), the children received a talk from Kent Refugee Action Network (KRAN) today. They learnt about what a refugee is, the journey that refugees take to seek safety and then the children had the opportunity to ask their own questions.…

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3JA Beach Trip

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On Tuesday, 3JA visited Tankerton beach for some activities that were inspired by our Topic of the Stone Age and Science exploration of Rocks.

The journey took 30 minutes and we were lucky to arrive before the rain! Our first activity was creating miniature models of Skara Brae and Stonehenge…

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3LC Beach Trip

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3LC visited Tankerton Beach today as a way to finish off our Stone Age History topic.

Before lunch, we did two activities:

The first activity was rebuilding Scara Brae or Stonehenge out of rocks that we found on the beach. We really liked this even though it was hard. Our second activity was…

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Coronation Bench competition - Year 6

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Earlier in the term 4, six wonderful artists in Year 6 worked together after school to create a ‘Coronation Bench’ design to be entered into an art competition run by The Tower of London.


Well done Alfie, Melita, Stella, Poppy Mae, Finley and Lily! From more than 1,500 bench designs, our…

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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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