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Friday, March 9, 2018 - 11:56
We had a good time revising area and perimeter and using this for problem solving today. We began the session in The Hide, where the children were asked to create a square, and then find three different ways of dividing it equally into four. At each stage they had to find the area and perimeter of... Read More »
Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 21:03
With a wind chill below freezing point, Year 6 braved the elements to conduct a field trip of the coast around Whitstable - a first for Goudhurst & Kilndown.  We investigated coastal erosion (spits, longshore drift, groynes etc), visited a working fishing harbour and had a superb visit around... Read More »
tags: Geography, Trips, year6, Lions, Art, Science
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 23:18
Year 6 continued their Chemistry module by looking at solvents, solvents, solutions and mixtures.  We started the lesson in style creating a coke fountain and looking at how carbon dioxide dissolved in drinks is suddenly released.  We then investigated solubility factors when dissoloving different... Read More »
tags: Science, Year 6
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 09:42
What did the mushroom say to the other mushroom? Your a fun-guy. (Haha! Get it?) Beech Group In the morning Beech group strolled down to the stream and Ryan spotted some fungus on a log, once they had finished their trek they trudged back up to stump central, went through the boundries, had a chat... Read More »
tags: forest school, Science, Year 6
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 07:01
My presentation that I am giving on Tuesday and Thursday evenings can be viewed here: Also a few of you mentioned  asked about SATS papers and what they looked like.  If you Google 'DfE SATS KS2 2017 (or whichever year) Reading (or Maths/Grammar)'. ... Read More »
tags: Year 6, Lions
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 18:27
Robots, programming, debugging and funny sounds from vegetables: It was all happening in Year 6 this afternoon when Hippos joined their buddies for an afternoon of computing. See our video:   Read More »
tags: Year 6, eyfs, Lions, hippos, Computing
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 14:53
This years' contenders - pitching to introduce their ideas for the Christmas Bazaar.   Read More »
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 09:27
Last week, Lions Class took part in the Canterbury Schools Cathedral Day.  Rather than us tell you all about it, watch our short Spark Video:   Read More »
tags: kent, Lions, Year 6, RE, canterbury
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 11:01
I was very proud of Year 6 last week, when they amazed me with some sublime creative writing (Narrative) using World Mountain bike Champion, Danny Mcaskill's 'The Ridge' film as a stimulus.   Here is some of the children's work. Read More »
tags: year6, writing, English, danny macaskill, dannymacaskill, mountain biking
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 08:27
Year 6 have been learning about electrons, electric current and circuits.  A few photos of children experimenting with cells, bulbs, switches, reed switches and rheostats.   Read More »
tags: year6, Lions, Science