Archive for Category: Phase 2

Courageous Advocacy in Year 2

Year 2 have been inspired by Random Acts of Kindness day. Random Acts of Kindness Day 2020 was celebrated on February 17th. National Random Acts of Kindness Day has grown in popularity each year. It is celebrated by individuals, groups and organisations, nationwide, to encourage acts of kindness. To...

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Year 4 Courageous Advocacy

Since the start of the year, Year 4 have been busy raising money for a library box for the Cranbrook community. We managed to raise £113 from our bake sale during the Autumn term, which paid for ‘Men’s Sheds’ to build it for us. We then decorated it using...

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Fire! Fire!

This week, Year 2 have been exploring The Great Fire of London using primary sources of information. A man called Samuel Pepys watched the fire and described what happened in his diary. Because of him, it is possible to imagine how the disaster would have been reported had television...

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Kents Cavern

As part of our learning all about the Stone Age, Year 3 travelled back in time on a school trip to Kents Cavern. The children had the opportunity to handle Stone Age artefacts and were able to ask the experts questions. They were really curious about the hole in...

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The Iron Man

Year Three read the story of The Iron Man by Ted Hughes and recognised that this is an Overcoming the Monster story. This then inspired the children to complete some works of art where they used watercolours and charcoal. The children learnt how to mix colours and how to...

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Stone Age Poo

Year 3 became archeologists for an afternoon. We became critical thinkers and made links and patterns. We dissected historical poo and used clues to find out what people ate in different periods of history.

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Beware- Dragon on the loose!

This morning, Year 4 found a mysterious black mark on the playground, with little bits of charcoal in it. We had many different theories about what this could be. When we asked Helen to send us the CCTV footage, we discovered that a dragon had been at St Martin’s!...

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