Teachers: Mrs C Price
Teaching Assistant: Mrs J Brierley
In year one and two we are studying Castles Dungeons and Dragons as our topic for terms one and two. We have been looking at how castles have changed over time and what it was like to live in a castle, as well as considering why castles were built in the first place. We will be visiting Bodiam Castle to experience history first hand and taking part in an object handling workshop while there.
Alongside our Castles topic, in English we have been studying fairy tales such as Jack and the beanstalk and Rapunzel which have a castle in the story. We have written stories, conversations, predicted what might happen next, written lists and instructions for making Medieval bread to name a few of the tasks involved. In Art we have produced pictures inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry and the Castle and the Sun Picture by Paul Klee. We are making cardboard castles with moving drawbridges ad designing our own shields.
In Science we have been learning about all sorts of Materials and their properties. We have looked at the effect of heating and cooling these materials and which materials are strong, waterproof or absorbent. In music we have been learning some traditional rhymes relating to castles as well as some new songs too. In Religious Education we have thought about what it means to be a Christian and looked at stories that help us understand what Christians think about God and Jesus.In term two we will continue our Castle topic looking more closely at the Knights and the myths about dragons.
It was lovely to see how well behaved and respectful the children were, when visiting the war memorial outside the social club on Monday 12th November. As a school, we walked down together to meet at … More >
Congratulations to all of Year 6 who have earned various responsilities within the school. One of these responsibilites is being a 'Buddy' to children in Reception. The Buddy is a 'turn … More >
Congratulations to Simmonds who were the winners of our very hot KS2 Sports Day at Tonbridge Sports Centre! All the children and parents had a fantastic time and the staff did a super job of ensuring … More >
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