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Mrs Browning would like you to have a go on this Phishing Game!

Phishing Information Game

Mrs Browning would like you to have a look at some of the activities on this website:

Barefoot Computing

8.10.21 Homework: Please research Charles Darwin onto the sheet for your Science book. Try to find out about the man himself and the trips he took as well as his famous theory. 

We have been studying the poem "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes and experiencing the music of Adam Ant too!



Homework 24.9.21: This week we have some negative numbers to work with. Just remember to stay positive!

Mr.Hygate, Mrs.Browning, Mrs.Edwards and Miss.Phillpot were overwhelmed by all of your lovely kind Christmas gifts and feel exceedingly grateful.  We hope you all have a safe and peaceful break with your families and we can't wait to see you in 2021! 

We have made some fabulous web-sites during computing with Mrs.Browning. The winner of our vote for the best web-site was...

We made these lovely Christmas Postboxes with Miss.Phillpot!

CONGRATULATIONS! Two of our class made it into the Top 20 of the national Cool Milk design a Christmas card competition!


Our Eco-Warriors would very much like you to take part in this scheme this weekend. Please fill a black sack with litter that you find spoiling the countryside and take a photo of you and your family with it. If you then email the picture to the school office a winner will be selected from each class who will receive a small tree to plant at home. Get picking!

4.12.2020 Homework: Select either Jupiter or Mars to research. Scientific, historical or mythological facts should be the basis of your writing. Full sentences please; treat this as a piece of non-fiction literacy.

We had an enjoyable Geography field trip today exploring the footpaths around Stowting village.

27.11.2020 Homework: This week we have some questions to answer based on the 2005 Calendar.

Homework 20.11.2020:  We have a list of exciting vocabulary to define and use in context, followed by some more Fractions to Multiply and Divide.

Do you recognise where this genuine Victorian photograph was taken? Answer to be revealed next week!


Homework 13.11.2020: We have a worksheet containing questions on Adding, Multiplying and Comparing Fractions to do this weekend.

I found some very interesting historical photographs whilst rummaging around in the attic of the old Victorian school house...

Can you remember where the core, corona, convection zone, photosphere and radiation zone are located?


During our look at Black History, these pictures have told some incredible stories. Can you explain to someone all that we have discovered from each of these images?

Don't forget to have your wellies in school at all times!

9.10.2020 Homework:                   We have some calculations to solve involving: Negative Numbers.

Congratulations to all our Year 6 pupils who were awarded their badges as House Captains, Vice Captains, Sports Captains, Eco-Warriors, School Counsellors, Digital Leaders and Librarians!

They were even introduced to the junior pupils in a special outdoors collective worship!

2.10.2020 Homework: 

Year 6 have a sheet of Mental Maths Questions to attempt (just do what you can!) followed by some adjective sentences to sort out. Year 5 have some Doubling including decimals to do.

If you want to check your Time-telling skills these websites are useful:

We looked at the Northern Lights for our non-fiction writing. Can you explain to someone the science behind how they are caused?

25.9.2020 Homework:

Research and present a biography of one of these famous Victorians:

Alexander Graham Bell, Florence Nightingale, Dr.Barnardo, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson or George Stephenson. Remember that it will be going straight into your History book so present it beautifully please.

One of The Owls had a fantastic experience feeding the lemurs at Wingham Wildlife Park. Apparently they have extremely soft paws and are rather fussy about which vegetables they eat first!

18.9.2020 Homework: We have some tricky word spellings to check and some addition and subtraction of decimals to complete.

In History, we found out about how Victorian children were often used to sweep chimneys. We think that Logan may still be wedged up one of the fireplaces in the old school building!

The Year 5 Buddies met up with their young Badger friends today. (Socially distanced of course!)

Which picture do you think best fits each description of the characters in Group D?

11.9.2020 Homework: This week we have a worksheet on Place Value and Decimals to complete.

Year 6:  You also need to prepare a letter for Mrs.Uden nominating yourself for one of the duty roles that will need to be filled. Be sure to explain why you would be a good choice for this job and try to convince her with examples of your previous experience and responsibilities!

Our class reader to begin with this term is 'Holes' by Louis Sachar.

It would be very useful to have your own copy if you are lucky enough to find one in a charity shop!

Half-Term Challenge! Number 5:

Half-Term Challenge! Number 4:

Half-Term Challenge! Number 3:

Half-Term Challenge! Number 2:

If you want to print out the Sudoku, try 'print screen' or click on the file below...

We used our knowledge of circuits, coupled with our creative skills, to design and construct "Steady Hand Testing Machines"!

Half-Term Challenge! Number 1:

If you need to print out the Hexagon Puzzle, try 'print screen' or click on the file below...

Our Sponsored Walk to raise funds for victims of the Australian fires was soggy and muddy but great fun too. We also raised over £800 for the disaster relief charity!

We had an excellent Skype session today with the Global Sustainability Institute at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. We shall begin our letters to the Prime Minister tomorrow!

24.1.2020 Homework: As part of our Science work on ELECTRICITY, we need to research  important scientists in this field. Choose between Alessandro Volta, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison, or maybe a combination of two of them.

Don't forget your boots for the walk on Thursday (30th January)!

17.1.2020 Homework: We have some Maths Calculations to solve and some Active and Passive sentences to convert.

10.1.2020 Homework:

We all have some questions involving multiples of ten and each year group has its own coordinates in the four quadrants activity.

We ran a very successful Christingle workshop for the whole school before our Service.

This week's dead animal from Rose had a festive theme...

The Owls sent our own investigator to Lapland to check who is on the "Good List"!

Clovis and friends!

6.12.19 Homework : We have the Nets of some 3D Solids to carefully construct and identify.

Fame at last! One of our Owls was spotted on Coronation Street last week! 

29.11.19 Homework:  We have some word types to sort and three Volume problems to solve. 

We have carried out some very gruesome experiments to make our own blood, model red blood cells and scabs!


What a fantastic open afternoon we had. All the parents were very keen to join in with our Science experiments!

22.11.19 Homework: Find the Areas of the dark blue shapes on your worksheet. Remember the rule for Area of a Triangle and that some of the shapes will require 3 steps to solve.

Don't forget to trial run our potential Times Tables website. 

If you have forgotten your login or password, just ask Mrs.Browning!


15.11.19 Homework: We have some Perimeter and Area puzzles to solve.

We all enjoyed working with Heather the artist to design and create our Multi-Faith "Stained Glass" Window.

Well done to our Street Dancers at the Remembrance Performance.

8.11.19 Homework: We have eight adventurous words to define and then use in context. We also have some Fraction work to do.

Our Harvest Service was a big success with lots being collected to help the homeless.

Professor Question gave a fantastic Science Show on Digestion.

Year 6, don't forget what you need for Monday!

11.10.19 Homework: We have to draw a literal illustration for each idiom and write its actual meaning. Don't worry, it will be a piece of cake!

Well done to all our Cross Country runners who did so fantastically at the Shepway Competition on Tuesday. 3 Bronze Medals, 3 Gold Medals and a whole Team of Silver Medals! 

Thank you to Mrs.Hagger for training our teams and also a big thank you to  for our smart new running tops.

We all enjoyed fund raising by wearing our "Silly Socks"!

In our Science we are studying Evolution and Inheritance. Mrs.Bridgeman and Mr.Hygate let us inspect some of their fossils.

Our artwork of a famous Greek Myth looks fantastic!
Congratulations to all our Year 6 House Captains, Sports Captains, School Councillors, Librarians and our Digital Leader!

I found an interesting box of old photographs whilst tidying out the attic of the Victorian building...

We were very lucky to have our own Antiques Roadshow where we could investigate Victorian artefacts including: coins, attendance medals, a child's shoes and Noah's ancestors. Thank you to Aimee's Mum, Rocco's Grandad and Noah's Great-great-great Grandmother for sharing them!

Thank you, Adam's Mum, for giving us such a fantastic presentation on your trip around South America!

8.2.19 Homework: We have some Triangle Areas and missing Angles to find.

Safer Internet Day 2019.

1.2.19 Homework: Some Word-Class work, a little Decimal/Fraction convertion to do and a paragraph of your opinion on one of three characters from our book.

Bon anniversaire, Clémence! Love from the Owls xxx

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25.1.19 Homework: Quick-fire maths questions.

We had a visit from Firefighter Anna who talked to us about fire safety and prevention.

In History, we found out about how Victorian children were often used to sweep chimneys. We think that Maggie may still be wedged in one of the fireplaces in the old school building!

11.1.19 Homework: Time yourself on your Maths speed test and see how many interesting annotations you can add to the first page of chapter 2 in our reading book.

This term quite a lot of our English work will be based on the book:

4.1.19 Homework: Can you identify all 52 angles and destroy the Death Star?

Remember that straight lines have 180 degrees; opposite angles are equal; corresponding and "Z" angles will match up. Just find as many as you can!


We enjoyed our Science experiments investigating whether certain changes of state were reversible or irreversible.

Our Christingle Service was beautiful...

The Christingle factory working overtime!

À notre ami français

The Christmas Party was fun!

Well done Year 6 for presenting on The Children's Society Christingle charity during our collective worship. 

We used our computer skills (and a lot of glitter!) to create very professional looking Advent Calendars.

30.11.18 Homework: We are going to create an information display on the features of a Newspaper's front cover, with clearly labelled constituent parts.

23.11.18 Homework: We have some more quick Mental Maths Questions followed by some Plurals.


Thank you for all your donations! We almost covered Pudsey bear!

What an incredible Inter-Faith day we experienced! Thank you so much, Rev.Chris, Imam Khan and Rabbi Cliff.

Bubbles and Jedi Jeff are enjoying exploring their new home...

We will remember them artwork...

9.11.18 Homework: We need to write a Book Review to recommend a suitable book for our classmates to read. Try to include a short summary of the plot (no spoilers!); a guide to some of the main characters; who the story may appeal to (which genre and books it may be similar to); why you enjoyed it so much.

2.11.18 Homework: A quick piece of research on 4 people for Black History Month plus a couple of Fraction problems.


What an incredible day of Gospel Singing we had!

12.10.18 Homework: We have some Subtraction and Ordering of Decimals to do and also some Perimeters of irregular shapes to find.

Ask us about French shops!

5.10.18 Homework: We have some words to find for number-related Prefixes and some Factors & Multiples to solve.