After finding out about different genetic characteristics last week, this week Birch class surveyed the class to see who did and didn’t have each characteristic. They then used this data to create bar charts. We found the most common characteristic was tongue rolling and the least common was having a cleft chin.
Year 5 had a great time at their express event yesterday afternoon. A big thank you to everyone that came and made Victorian rag rugs with us.
Year 5 worked incredibly hard today in DT when making Victorian slums from junk modelling materials. Last week in history we found out all about slums and what they were like. Today the models made even included outside toilets, washing lines and water pumps. A big thank you to everyone that sent in their recycled materials, DT … Continue reading
Year 5 had a fantastic day today at Kent Life taking part in a Victorian day. We got to take part in a Victorian lesson – complete with chalk slates, learnt about jobs for children, made rag rugs, had a go at some first aid with Florence Nightingale and even had time to have … Continue reading
It was lovely to see so many people at our express event this afternoon. Birch class have enjoyed their topic of ‘Frozen Kingdom’ this term.
This week Birch class have learnt about The Northern Lights and also created their own Northern Lights artwork using pastels. Although the results were great, the process of completing them was rather messy!
This week year 5 have been looking at Inuit artwork and have started to create their own versions of polar animals using 3 or 4 colours and copying the designs and patterns.
This week saw the grand unveiling of our new friendship stop. A big well done to Lauren, who had her artwork chosen by the school council as the winning entry. Thanks go to Mrs Watson for helping Lauren create such an amazing friendship stop – we hope the children of Kemsley will get lots … Continue reading
On Friday, the whole school had a tribal challenge day based around the theme of the daily mile and its benefits. Hopi tribe worked hard to create posters explaining the benefits of the daily mile – one key phrase they liked being ‘healthy body, healthy mind’. They also worked on posters to encourage children to … Continue reading
Yesterday saw the first ever Olympic games held by REAch2. We were lucky enough to be one of 5 Kent schools to be invited to the Julie Rose stadium in Ashford to take part in the competition. Members of year 5 and 6 got to participate in the 75m sprint, 600m run, standing long jump … Continue reading