Children were learning how to dribble and pass in football.
Children worked in teams, supported one another and then applied their skills into small-sided games.
What a fantastic start to the term and what a wonderfully creative way to use what would have been rubbish!
All day long the Jellyfish Class were busy creating artwork. Children individually created: a pencil pot using tins and wrapping paper; a framed piece of artwork using cereal boxes and sweet/chocolate wrappers and a whole class combined rainbow collage with the colours coming from magazines.
Thank you to those that supported the children with their artwork and came along to view it on Friday.
Have an enjoyable weekend!
We’ve all had a super time at the Marlowe Theatre today where we watched the Peter Pan Pantomime!
After an early lunch, we headed off to Canterbury rather excited. Once we arrived, we had a pleasant walk to the theatre and then sat in our seats in anticipation!
The show certainly didn’t disappoint and in fact it was brilliant! Someone even got pointed out and had to shout, ‘I do believe in fairies! I do I do!’
In the end, some children even managed to sneak in a snooze on the way home!
Over the next two weeks, children will be learning about leaflets as part of their non-fiction learning in English.
Children were given a range of different leaflets and were discussing and understanding the typical features included. Such as: a big bold title, subheadings, pictures and photos, captions, text boxes and persuasive language.
Children then worked in small groups and focused on one particular leaflet, which they then presented the information from it to the rest of the class.
Mission Aviation Fellowship
MAF are a Christian charity organisation who bring hope to isolated people.
Seabrook School were very fortunate to host MAF in their school. We all learnt and understood what the charity does and why. We engaged in an assembly where we were shown videos and demonstrations.
What happened next really was…amazing! There was an aeroplane in Seabrook School’s back playground! Children were able to investigate the plane and sit in the pilot’s seat!
Your child has been given an advent calendar to continue their support, further understand the work of MAF and also have the opportunity to win prizes. Please visit www.mafadvent.org regularly to find out more information.
If you’d like to learn more about the charity and what it does then please visit www.maf.org
What a truly amazing day the Jellyfish Class had today. It really was so much fun and the effort every child went to for their costume was also truly fantastic. There were a range of pharaohs, mummies and even the great river Nile!
Children were greeted into Pharaoh Khufu’s tomb and undertook a variety of activities in preparation for his mummification and funeral.
To begin with the young Egyptian folk created canopic jars ready for Khufu’s stomach, liver, lungs and intestines. Children then created amulets to give Khufu good luck in the afterlife.
After a break from the tomb, children then created papyrus paper and Egyptian art to further decorate the tomb. Soon after that children went around the tomb and explored the artefacts, books and Egyptian games – children had an excellent time learning the ancient game Mancala, which originated in Ancient Egypt. To conclude the morning session children then learnt a brilliant song all about mummies!
In the afternoon, children finally got to mummify Pharaoh Khufu and understood the process of mummification – there is certainly a lot to it! Finally, we all celebrated the life of Khufu by feasting in his honour. Children tried a range of food that the Ancient Egyptians would have had such as: plums, dates, raisins, leeks and flatbread.
A massive thank you to everyone involved and in particular those parents and grandparents who shared their artefacts and brought them into school to make the children’s day a special and memorable one.