Year 5

Poems

Year 5 have worked incredibly hard to create a poem about Henry VIII’s six wives. Their main focus was to include examples of effective language to engage and interest the reader.

Dover Castle

Yesterday, year 5 and 6 visited Dover Castle as part of our topic ‘A Child’s War’. We went into the tunnels which were used to co-ordinate the evacuation of Dunkirk. We had to crack a series of codes and cyphers to identify the name of a spy. We also had a tour of the tunnels Continue reading

Minterne 7s

On Saturday, Kemsley participated in the annual Minterne 7s tournament. The team performed fantastically well and managed to win all of their group games without conceding a goal. They defeated Rodmersham 2-0 in the quarter finals, but unfortunately lost to Iwade 1-0 in the semi’s. All boys can be extremely proud of how they played Continue reading

Year 5 Kindness Anthem

Year 5 were incredibly lucky to have had a whole day of music today! Nathan Timothy, from the songwriting charity Bullybeat, led a fantastic workshop where the children wrote and recorded their own song about kindness. As well as using their vocal talents, they also used everyday objects to create sound effects. To listen to Continue reading

Year 5 Clarinet Concert

A huge well done to Birch class today for their fantastic clarinet performance! Mr Vinall was extremely proud of your concentration and effort; hopefully some of you will continue with clarinet lessons next year. Thank you to all the parents who were able to attend, it was lovely to see so many of you!

Picasso Art Workshop

Birch class were extremely fortunate to have been visited by Miss Bushell from Highsted Grammer School today. They participated in a workshop to create masks in the style of Pablo Picasso. Using paint and other materials, their final creations were individual and unique to their own idea of cubism art. Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed the Continue reading