Clockwork shadow puppets - Year 5

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Throughout last term, Year 5 studied ‘Clockwork’ by Philip Pullman. The children designed and made their own shadow-puppets inspired by the book; in groups they wrote a script and used them within a performance in front of the class. They explored the traditional shadow puppets from South East…

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Year 5 Aladdin Workshop

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Yesterday, the children of Year 5 took part in an online Aladdin Workshop, with dancers from Disney's Theatrical Teaching Department. It was interesting to learn about how a musical is put together before tackling the choreography from the opening number, 'Arabian Nights'. Following our…

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Key Stage 2 Ball Games Club

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It has been a pleasure to teach a group of 12 Key Stage 2 boys two disabled-friendly sports over the last 8 weeks. We started with Goalball, an invasion game where the children wore blindfolds and had to use their hearing skills to locate an audible ball and defend their goal. We then moved onto…

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Georgia's Success At Crufts

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Georgia (Y6) had incredible success this year at Crufts, competing with her dog, Tilly, in the Agility section. Our Sports Crew interviewed her to find out all about it:

Q: How did you feel going into the Crufts Arena?

A: I got very nervous at first, but then I got excited.


Q: Was it…

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Bat and Trap Club

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Over the past two terms, several children from years 3 to 6 have been learning to play Bat and Trap.

A bat and trap game is played between two teams with up to eight players on each team. One team bats first while the other team bowls and then teams switch roles after the first innings.…

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Peacock hats - Year 2

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You may have already seen some spectacular peacocks strutting proudly home! Where have they come from?


Well, to celebrate their topic of Indonesia this term, Year 2 pupils have been practising the traditional Peacock Dance within their PE lessons with Laura. The only thing missing was the…

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Cheerleading News - Miss Rattigan

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An interview with Miss Rattigan to hear her latest cheerleading news


Q1: Where was your most recent competition and what was it?


A1: Birmingham national competition.


Q2 : What do you want to achieve by the end of your career?


A2: To have a strong team who works…

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Dog Agility News - Georgia (Y6)

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Interview with Georgia (Y6) following winning Dog Agility competition


Q: How long have you been doing Dog Agility for?

A: I have been doing it for two years now. I started training for one year, and then I started doing competitions.


Q: How long did it take to train Tilly?


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Football v Aylesham - Girls

On Thursday 24th November, Bridge Girls football team played a match away against Aylesham. All the girls played brilliantly in a tough, but very exciting match. It culminated in a 0-0 draw and both teams were very satisfied with this. There was sterling work in defence from Amelie and Mattea and…

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Under 10s Cricket Success

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Lillian (Year 5) has recently shared some exciting news with us. She has been selected to join the Kent U10s cricket squad after having been to trials over several weeks. She currently goes regularly to Kent trading sessions and is really enjoying them. Well done, Lillian! We are very proud of…

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Tremendous Tag Rugby Effort!

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(Salma, Eleanor and Cara -Y6):

On Tuesday this week, 14 pupils from Bridge School went to Tag Rugby at the Canterbury Rugby Club to compete in a tournament. We split into 2 teams : 1 and 2. We led some warm-ups before our first games. Bridge 1 won most of their games, competing very well.…

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Handball Happiness!

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This week, 2 teams of children from Year 6 went to a Handball competition at Canterbury Academy. There were 3 ‘leagues’ with approximately 15 schools attending. Both of our teams played really well and improved their skills in each match. Here are some comments from the children:

“We saw lots…

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