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Hello Kestrels! 

September 2018

Week 1

3.9.18 - Fun and games with the parachute :)

3.9.18 - Fun and games with the parachute :)  1 L1 H&K during Music and Movement

6.9.18 - A creative afternoon of sponge painting and decorating biscuits :)

6.9.18 - A creative afternoon of sponge painting and decorating biscuits :)  1 Asal
6.9.18 - A creative afternoon of sponge painting and decorating biscuits :)  2 Tiyi & Temikemi
6.9.18 - A creative afternoon of sponge painting and decorating biscuits :)  3 Hammad and Sofia
6.9.18 - A creative afternoon of sponge painting and decorating biscuits :)  4 Callum
6.9.18 - A creative afternoon of sponge painting and decorating biscuits :)  5 Howard, Tiyi & Sofia
6.9.18 - A creative afternoon of sponge painting and decorating biscuits :)  6 Finished designs - smiley faces :)

7.9.18 - Paddington's 'Marmalade' Picnic with the L1 Hawks :)

7.9.18 - Paddington's 'Marmalade' Picnic with the L1 Hawks :) 1 Liza & Sofia
7.9.18 - Paddington's 'Marmalade' Picnic with the L1 Hawks :) 2 A big group story time...
7.9.18 - Paddington's 'Marmalade' Picnic with the L1 Hawks :) 3 Callum
7.9.18 - Paddington's 'Marmalade' Picnic with the L1 Hawks :) 4 and the story continues...
7.9.18 - Paddington's 'Marmalade' Picnic with the L1 Hawks :) 5 Temikemi
7.9.18 - Paddington's 'Marmalade' Picnic with the L1 Hawks :) 6 Mrs Fenning - sandwich maker!
7.9.18 - Paddington's 'Marmalade' Picnic with the L1 Hawks :) 7 Howard & Tiyi
7.9.18 - Paddington's 'Marmalade' Picnic with the L1 Hawks :) 8 Abi & Asal

Week 2

13.9.18 - French Food Tasting... yummy croissants with jam and chocolate brioche!

13.9.18 - French Food Tasting... yummy croissants with jam and chocolate brioche! 1 Sofia loves the croissant with jam!
13.9.18 - French Food Tasting... yummy croissants with jam and chocolate brioche! 2 Hammad is not quite sure...
13.9.18 - French Food Tasting... yummy croissants with jam and chocolate brioche! 3 Smiles all round from Avneet and Abi :)

14.9.18 - Exploring and ordering the Numicon tiles 1-10

14.9.18 - Exploring and ordering the Numicon tiles 1-10 1 Asal
14.9.18 - Exploring and ordering the Numicon tiles 1-10 2 Tiyi

Week 3

17.9.18 - Congratulations to Sofia and Hammad on receiving their very first Merit badge from Mrs Birtwell :)

17.9.18 - Congratulations to Sofia and Hammad on receiving their very first Merit badge from Mrs Birtwell :)   1 10+ stars earned for great work & behaviour!

19.9.18 - Scarecrow making...end results to follow!

Week 4 

24.9.18 - Congratulations to Liza, Tiyi, Sami, Temikemi, Avneet, Callum and Abi on receiving a merit badge today :)

24.9.18 - Congratulations to Liza, Tiyi, Sami, Temikemi, Avneet, Callum and Abi on receiving a merit badge today :) 1 10+ stars earned for good work and behaviour!

25.9.18 - Outdoor Games with the Pre-School :) We are getting good at working as a team!

25.9.18 - Outdoor Games with the Pre-School :) We are getting good at working as a team! 1 We are lined up and ready...
25.9.18 - Outdoor Games with the Pre-School :) We are getting good at working as a team! 2 go team go!

26.9.18 - We put our scarecrows in the sunshine of the Sensory Garden today :) Don't they look wonderful?!!

26.9.18 - We put our scarecrows in the sunshine of the Sensory Garden today :) Don't they look wonderful?!! 1

Check out a few of our amazing scarecrow designs...

Check out a few of our amazing scarecrow designs... 1 Tiyi
Check out a few of our amazing scarecrow designs... 2 Liza
Check out a few of our amazing scarecrow designs... 3 Callum
Check out a few of our amazing scarecrow designs... 4 Abi
Check out a few of our amazing scarecrow designs... 5 Avneet
Check out a few of our amazing scarecrow designs... 6 Hammad

26.9.18 - Fish tasting (sardines, pilchards, tuna, mackerel, salmon & prawn crackers) - it was a smelly afternoon!!

27.9.18 - Fun at gardening club - Howard, Avneet, Sofia & Abi working as a team to de-weed the flower beds :)

27.9.18 - Fun at gardening club - Howard, Avneet, Sofia & Abi working as a team to de-weed the flower beds :) 1
27.9.18 - Fun at gardening club - Howard, Avneet, Sofia & Abi working as a team to de-weed the flower beds :) 2
27.9.18 - Fun at gardening club - Howard, Avneet, Sofia & Abi working as a team to de-weed the flower beds :) 3
27.9.18 - Fun at gardening club - Howard, Avneet, Sofia & Abi working as a team to de-weed the flower beds :) 4

October 2018

Week 5 

1.10.18 - A big THANK YOU to all the parents who came along to share in our Harvest Service at St Mary's church. All of your kind donations of food, flowers and biscuits will be gratefully received by the Gravesham Food Bank and elderly members of our local community.

1.10.18 - A big THANK YOU to all the parents who came along to share in our Harvest Service at St Mary's church. All of your kind donations of food, flowers and biscuits will be gratefully received by the Gravesham Food Bank and elderly members of our local community.    1
1.10.18 - A big THANK YOU to all the parents who came along to share in our Harvest Service at St Mary's church. All of your kind donations of food, flowers and biscuits will be gratefully received by the Gravesham Food Bank and elderly members of our local community.    2

AT 'Target Tree' - Can you spot the lovely, leafy hedgehogs from the Lower School Art Club too?!!

AT 'Target Tree' - Can you spot the lovely, leafy hedgehogs from the Lower School Art Club too?!! 1 Target Tree (in the school hall)

A few targets from Kestrels class...

A few targets from Kestrels class...  1 Temikemi's Target
A few targets from Kestrels class...  2 Elizabeth's Target
A few targets from Kestrels class...  3 Callum's Target

2.10.18 - Funky Fingers training time: letter formation with icing on biscuits :)

2.10.18 - Funky Fingers training time: letter formation with icing on biscuits :)  1 Hammad - the letter 'c'
2.10.18 - Funky Fingers training time: letter formation with icing on biscuits :)  2 Sofia - the letter 'k'

3.10,18 - Crusty and Tiny the Tortoises came to visit us!!!

3.10,18 - Crusty and Tiny the Tortoises came to visit us!!!  1 Callum with Crusty & Tiny
3.10,18 - Crusty and Tiny the Tortoises came to visit us!!!  2 Temikemi feeding Tiny the Tortoise

Week 6 

Indoor PE - Large apparatus session :)

Take a look at our amazing art work...what natural objects have we used?

Take a look at our amazing art work...what natural objects have we used?  1 Art by Hammad, Howard & Tiyi
Take a look at our amazing art work...what natural objects have we used?  2 Art by Abi & Sofia
Take a look at our amazing art work...what natural objects have we used?  3 Art by Sami
Take a look at our amazing art work...what natural objects have we used?  4 Art by Josie, Liza & Temikemi
Take a look at our amazing art work...what natural objects have we used?  5 Art by Callum & Sami
Take a look at our amazing art work...what natural objects have we used?  6 Art by Avneet & Asal

9.10.18 - L1 H&K plus the P/S visited Pizza Express in Rochester - CHECK OUT OUR PICTURES ON THE CLASS TAB!

9.10.18 - L1 H&K plus the P/S visited Pizza Express in Rochester - CHECK OUT OUR PICTURES ON THE CLASS TAB! 1

Week 7

Welcome back everyone! We hope you have all had a restful half term :) The weather has certainly turned now with the darker evenings so remember to wrap up warm!

Welcome back everyone! We hope you have all had a restful half term :) The weather has certainly turned now with the darker evenings so remember to wrap up warm!  1 Have fun...
Welcome back everyone! We hope you have all had a restful half term :) The weather has certainly turned now with the darker evenings so remember to wrap up warm!  2 and stay safe!!!!

31.10.18 - We ALL enjoyed the pumpkin carving with the Hawks!!!!

31.10.18 - We ALL enjoyed the pumpkin carving with the Hawks!!!! 1 Avneet, Abi & Sofia
31.10.18 - We ALL enjoyed the pumpkin carving with the Hawks!!!! 2 Tiyi, Howard & Temikemi
31.10.18 - We ALL enjoyed the pumpkin carving with the Hawks!!!! 3 Asal, Liza & Hammad

31.10.18 - Indoor PE with the large apparatus :)

31.10.18 - Indoor PE with the large apparatus :) 1 Howard climbing the wooden ladder
31.10.18 - Indoor PE with the large apparatus :) 2 Abi & Sofia take a spin on the bar!
31.10.18 - Indoor PE with the large apparatus :) 3 Well done girls :)
31.10.18 - Indoor PE with the large apparatus :) 4 Next Abi slides...
31.10.18 - Indoor PE with the large apparatus :) 5 & Sofia climbs!
31.10.18 - Indoor PE with the large apparatus :) 6 Tiyi & Temikemi experiment with jumping!
31.10.18 - Indoor PE with the large apparatus :) 7 Look at Avneet's determination!
31.10.18 - Indoor PE with the large apparatus :) 8 Callum's big jump :)
31.10.18 - Indoor PE with the large apparatus :) 9 Callum wanted to climb to the very top!

November 2018

2.11.18 - Communication Group Challenge with Mr Diedo: Making a tower out of cards! How did we do?

2.11.18 - Communication Group Challenge with Mr Diedo: Making a tower out of cards! How did we do? 1 The frustration stage!
2.11.18 - Communication Group Challenge with Mr Diedo: Making a tower out of cards! How did we do? 2 And Howard's beginning to get the idea...
2.11.18 - Communication Group Challenge with Mr Diedo: Making a tower out of cards! How did we do? 3 keep going, keep going...
2.11.18 - Communication Group Challenge with Mr Diedo: Making a tower out of cards! How did we do? 4 Callum carries it on...
2.11.18 - Communication Group Challenge with Mr Diedo: Making a tower out of cards! How did we do? 5 Yes...our tower is complete!!!!

Week 8

8.11.18 - Forest School was rather chilly today but the children still enjoyed free play, making flames and stick play :)

8.11.18 - Forest School was rather chilly today but the children still enjoyed free play, making flames and stick play :) 1 Base camp with canopy
8.11.18 - Forest School was rather chilly today but the children still enjoyed free play, making flames and stick play :) 2 Making flames
8.11.18 - Forest School was rather chilly today but the children still enjoyed free play, making flames and stick play :) 3 Team work
8.11.18 - Forest School was rather chilly today but the children still enjoyed free play, making flames and stick play :) 4 Free play
8.11.18 - Forest School was rather chilly today but the children still enjoyed free play, making flames and stick play :) 5 Having fun!
8.11.18 - Forest School was rather chilly today but the children still enjoyed free play, making flames and stick play :) 6 Exploration
8.11.18 - Forest School was rather chilly today but the children still enjoyed free play, making flames and stick play :) 7 Gruffalo time...
8.11.18 - Forest School was rather chilly today but the children still enjoyed free play, making flames and stick play :) 8 with friends!!

9.11.18 - The girls were 'junk modelling' this morning :) They made rockets of our class display!

9.11.18 - The girls were 'junk modelling' this morning :) They made rockets of our class display! 1
9.11.18 - The girls were 'junk modelling' this morning :) They made rockets of our class display! 2

Week 9 

6th, 8th & 9th Novemeber - Our new classroom display is READY!! Take time to come and see all of the children's fabulous writing and artwork. Everyone worked incredibly hard last week :)

6th, 8th & 9th Novemeber - Our new classroom display is READY!! Take time to come and see all of the children's fabulous writing and artwork. Everyone worked incredibly hard last week :)  1 Splatter painting, 3D rockets & safety posters!

12.11.18 - Congratulations to Howard, Sofia, Tiyi, Abi, Hammad, Avneet & Asal on receiving a merit badge in assembly today!

12.11.18 - Congratulations to Howard, Sofia, Tiyi, Abi, Hammad, Avneet & Asal on receiving a merit badge in assembly today! 1

Kindness Week 

14.11.18 - The Kestrels made hand charts to track their "kind" words and actions for the week ahead! How many good deeds do you think they can do?

14.11.18 - The Kestrels made hand charts to track their "kind" words and actions for the week ahead! How many good deeds do you think they can do?  1 Asal's Chart
14.11.18 - The Kestrels made hand charts to track their "kind" words and actions for the week ahead! How many good deeds do you think they can do?  2 Tiyi's Chart
14.11.18 - The Kestrels made hand charts to track their "kind" words and actions for the week ahead! How many good deeds do you think they can do?  3 Hammad's Chart

16.9.18 - Sequencing numbers 10 - 20 & creating number values to 20. Well done girls, super team work!!

16.9.18 - Sequencing numbers 10 - 20 & creating number values to 20. Well done girls, super team work!! 1 Team 1
16.9.18 - Sequencing numbers 10 - 20 & creating number values to 20. Well done girls, super team work!! 2 Team 2
16.9.18 - Sequencing numbers 10 - 20 & creating number values to 20. Well done girls, super team work!! 3 Fast working team 1!
16.9.18 - Sequencing numbers 10 - 20 & creating number values to 20. Well done girls, super team work!! 4 Well done team 2!
16.9.18 - Sequencing numbers 10 - 20 & creating number values to 20. Well done girls, super team work!! 5 Problem solving...
16.9.18 - Sequencing numbers 10 - 20 & creating number values to 20. Well done girls, super team work!! 6 & creating numbers to 20 :)

Week 10

20.11.18 - Congratulations to Sami, Callum, Josie, Abi & Temikemi for receiving a merit badge in assembly today! 

22.11.18 - HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE!

22.11.18 - HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE! 1
22.11.18 - HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE! 2

Today we were so lucky to eat home-made pumpkin pies - a BIG thank you goes to Mrs Bajer! They were yummy :)

Today we were so lucky to eat home-made pumpkin pies - a BIG thank you goes to Mrs Bajer! They were yummy :) 1

We ALL love pumpkin pie!!!!!

We ALL love pumpkin pie!!!!! 1 Liza, Hammad, Callum, Avneet, Tiyi & Sopia
We ALL love pumpkin pie!!!!! 2 Temikemi, Abi, Asal & Howard

23.11.18 - Designing and making a 'house' for A Little Pig :) What fabulous creative skills were being used this morning, well done everyone!

23.11.18 - Designing and making a 'house' for A Little Pig :) What fabulous creative skills were being used this morning, well done everyone! 1 Asal's house
23.11.18 - Designing and making a 'house' for A Little Pig :) What fabulous creative skills were being used this morning, well done everyone! 2 Hammad's house
23.11.18 - Designing and making a 'house' for A Little Pig :) What fabulous creative skills were being used this morning, well done everyone! 3 Callum's house
23.11.18 - Designing and making a 'house' for A Little Pig :) What fabulous creative skills were being used this morning, well done everyone! 4 Sofia's house
23.11.18 - Designing and making a 'house' for A Little Pig :) What fabulous creative skills were being used this morning, well done everyone! 5 Liza's house
23.11.18 - Designing and making a 'house' for A Little Pig :) What fabulous creative skills were being used this morning, well done everyone! 6 Temikemi's house
23.11.18 - Designing and making a 'house' for A Little Pig :) What fabulous creative skills were being used this morning, well done everyone! 7 Howard's house
23.11.18 - Designing and making a 'house' for A Little Pig :) What fabulous creative skills were being used this morning, well done everyone! 8 Avneet's house
23.11.18 - Designing and making a 'house' for A Little Pig :) What fabulous creative skills were being used this morning, well done everyone! 9 Tiyi's house

Week 11

26.11.18 - Congratulations to Tiyi, Avneet, Liza and Asal for receiving a merit badge today!

27.11.18 - HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY at Steephill School :)

27.11.18 - HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY at Steephill School :)  1
27.11.18 - HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY at Steephill School :)  2

Well done to the L1 Kestrels for representing the following 10 countries: Australia, Canada, China, Dubai, India, Iran, Nigeria, Peru, South Africa and Spain. 

What brilliant outfits, props and flags!

Picture 1 Tiyi, Temikemi & Hammad from Nigeria
Picture 1 Avneet from Dubai
Picture 2 Howard from Australia
Picture 3 Elizabeth from China

29.11.18 - A breezy Forest School today with the Pre-School :)

29.11.18 - A breezy Forest School today with the Pre-School :) 1 Hamma's stick play
29.11.18 - A breezy Forest School today with the Pre-School :) 2 Darcey is climbing trees
29.11.18 - A breezy Forest School today with the Pre-School :) 3 Elliot is exploring
29.11.18 - A breezy Forest School today with the Pre-School :) 4 Group fun with the magnifying glasses
29.11.18 - A breezy Forest School today with the Pre-School :) 5 Creating patterns with sticks
29.11.18 - A breezy Forest School today with the Pre-School :) 6 A worm house!
29.11.18 - A breezy Forest School today with the Pre-School :) 7 Investigating
29.11.18 - A breezy Forest School today with the Pre-School :) 8 Hide & Seek
29.11.18 - A breezy Forest School today with the Pre-School :) 9 Drinks at snack time!

December 2018

Week 12

7.12.18 - This week I had the pleasure of taking the Hawks and Upper 1 to the Forest School. It was a really wet and blustery morning but the children loved it and had lots of fun! There was water collecting, mud mixing, tree climbing, imaginative play and natural soup making...what a busy time we had :)

7.18.19 - The Kestrels and Hawks danced the night away at the Lower School 'Christmas Party'. Well done to the boys who won the dance off!! :)

7.18.19 - The Kestrels and Hawks danced the night away at the Lower School 'Christmas Party'. Well done to the boys who won the dance off!! :)  1
7.18.19 - The Kestrels and Hawks danced the night away at the Lower School 'Christmas Party'. Well done to the boys who won the dance off!! :)  2

Week 13

13.12.18 - A wonderful homemade Christmas Lunch by Mrs Collins and her catering team :)

13.12.18 - This afternoon pupils from Year 6 came to read their Christmas stories to the Kestrels, what fantastic writing! Thank you for taking the time to share these with us :)

13.12.18 - This afternoon pupils from Year 6 came to read their Christmas stories to the Kestrels, what fantastic writing! Thank you for taking the time to share these with us :) 1 Vishnu & Eva's stories
13.12.18 - This afternoon pupils from Year 6 came to read their Christmas stories to the Kestrels, what fantastic writing! Thank you for taking the time to share these with us :) 2 Yasmine, Oliver N & Emily's stories
13.12.18 - This afternoon pupils from Year 6 came to read their Christmas stories to the Kestrels, what fantastic writing! Thank you for taking the time to share these with us :) 3 Aimee, Milo & Oliver B's stories

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year,

we will see you all in 2019!!!

Best wishes from

Mrs Clarke, Mrs Leslie & Mrs Fernandez xxx

January 2019

Week 1

9.1.19 - L1 Hawks and Kestrels visited St Mary's Church in Fawkham to learn all about the Epiphany :)

9.1.19 - L1 Hawks and Kestrels visited St Mary's Church in Fawkham to learn all about the Epiphany :)  1
9.1.19 - L1 Hawks and Kestrels visited St Mary's Church in Fawkham to learn all about the Epiphany :)  2

10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :)

10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 1 Walking the boundary line
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 2 Stick play
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 3 Experimenting
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 4 Climbing
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 5 On the look out!
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 6 Tree hugging :)
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 7 Digging
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 8 Hiding
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 9 Group play
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 10 Gruffalo friends
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 11 Imaginary play
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 12 Ball play
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 13 Checking the equipment
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 14 Digging
10.1.19 - Our first Spring Term outing to Forest School was a very cold and crisp! We welcomed 5 new Pre-School friends to our Base Camp today :) 15 More digging!

Week 2 

Mrs Clarke has been poorly this week

- sorry no pictures! 

Week 3

24.1.19 - A frosty Forest School morning with the Pre-School :) Exploring ice, digging, free play & exploration!

24.1.19 - A frosty Forest School morning with the Pre-School :) Exploring ice, digging, free play & exploration!  1
24.1.19 - A frosty Forest School morning with the Pre-School :) Exploring ice, digging, free play & exploration!  2
24.1.19 - A frosty Forest School morning with the Pre-School :) Exploring ice, digging, free play & exploration!  3
24.1.19 - A frosty Forest School morning with the Pre-School :) Exploring ice, digging, free play & exploration!  4
24.1.19 - A frosty Forest School morning with the Pre-School :) Exploring ice, digging, free play & exploration!  5
24.1.19 - A frosty Forest School morning with the Pre-School :) Exploring ice, digging, free play & exploration!  6
24.1.19 - A frosty Forest School morning with the Pre-School :) Exploring ice, digging, free play & exploration!  7
24.1.19 - A frosty Forest School morning with the Pre-School :) Exploring ice, digging, free play & exploration!  8
24.1.19 - A frosty Forest School morning with the Pre-School :) Exploring ice, digging, free play & exploration!  9
24.1.19 - A frosty Forest School morning with the Pre-School :) Exploring ice, digging, free play & exploration!  10
24.1.19 - A frosty Forest School morning with the Pre-School :) Exploring ice, digging, free play & exploration!  11

25.1.19 - Number Bonds to 10 using the Numicon. Everyone is working so hard! :)

25.1.19 - Number Bonds to 10 using the Numicon. Everyone is working so hard! :) 1
25.1.19 - Number Bonds to 10 using the Numicon. Everyone is working so hard! :) 2

Week 4

30.1.19 - Spring Term Targets from Lower 1 Kestrels. What lovely writing everyone!

30.1.19 - Spring Term Targets from Lower 1 Kestrels. What lovely writing everyone!  1 Hammad & Abi
30.1.19 - Spring Term Targets from Lower 1 Kestrels. What lovely writing everyone!  2 Sami & Temikemi
30.1.19 - Spring Term Targets from Lower 1 Kestrels. What lovely writing everyone!  3 Tiyi & Avneet
30.1.19 - Spring Term Targets from Lower 1 Kestrels. What lovely writing everyone!  4 Callum & Howard
30.1.19 - Spring Term Targets from Lower 1 Kestrels. What lovely writing everyone!  5 Sofia & Asal
30.1.19 - Spring Term Targets from Lower 1 Kestrels. What lovely writing everyone!  6 Josie & Elizabeth

31.1.19 - A snowy Forest School day!

31.1.19 - A snowy Forest School day!  1 Our journey begins to FS past the sensory garden..
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Picture 2 wow - look what we found!!!
Picture 3 Snow fun and exploration :)
Picture 4 Darcey's snow angel

February 2019 

A visit to New Ash Green Library 

1.2.19 - Exploring fiction and non-fiction books at New Ash Green library today. We will be visiting again on Friday 15th March!

1.2.19 - A Visit from Kent Police. The children were able to sit in the police car, watch the flashing lights/hear the sirens and have their fingerprints taken. What a fun filled afternoon!! :)

Week 5

5.2.19 - Science Day:

'House Building' by L1 Kestrels 

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6.2.19 - Happy Chinese New Year! L1 Kestrels and Hawks celebrated by eating Chinese foods :) Yummy!!

6.2.19 - Happy Chinese New Year! L1 Kestrels and Hawks celebrated by eating Chinese foods :) Yummy!! 1
6.2.19 - Happy Chinese New Year! L1 Kestrels and Hawks celebrated by eating Chinese foods :) Yummy!! 2
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Week 6

14.2.19 - Miller the Guide Dog puppy came to visit us in assembly. We were lucky enough to give him a pat on the way back to the classroom! :)

14.2.19 - Miller the Guide Dog puppy came to visit us in assembly. We were lucky enough to give him a pat on the way back to the classroom! :) 1 Mrs Merit & Miller
14.2.19 - Miller the Guide Dog puppy came to visit us in assembly. We were lucky enough to give him a pat on the way back to the classroom! :) 2 Whole School Assembly
14.2.19 - Miller the Guide Dog puppy came to visit us in assembly. We were lucky enough to give him a pat on the way back to the classroom! :) 3 Miller is showing his training skills.
14.2.19 - Miller the Guide Dog puppy came to visit us in assembly. We were lucky enough to give him a pat on the way back to the classroom! :) 4 Tiyi pats Miller
14.2.19 - Miller the Guide Dog puppy came to visit us in assembly. We were lucky enough to give him a pat on the way back to the classroom! :) 5 Temikemi & Miller
14.2.19 - Miller the Guide Dog puppy came to visit us in assembly. We were lucky enough to give him a pat on the way back to the classroom! :) 6 Miller meets L1 children

End of Spring Term 1! The lovely Hawks Class made us some Valentine's/Friendship cakes :) We ALL feel very loved!!!

End of Spring Term 1! The lovely Hawks Class made us some Valentine's/Friendship cakes :) We ALL feel very loved!!! 1 Asmi & Abi
End of Spring Term 1! The lovely Hawks Class made us some Valentine's/Friendship cakes :) We ALL feel very loved!!! 2 Alex & Howard
End of Spring Term 1! The lovely Hawks Class made us some Valentine's/Friendship cakes :) We ALL feel very loved!!! 3 Shereen & Avneet
End of Spring Term 1! The lovely Hawks Class made us some Valentine's/Friendship cakes :) We ALL feel very loved!!! 4 Temikemi & Anirudh
End of Spring Term 1! The lovely Hawks Class made us some Valentine's/Friendship cakes :) We ALL feel very loved!!! 5 Liza & Mofope
End of Spring Term 1! The lovely Hawks Class made us some Valentine's/Friendship cakes :) We ALL feel very loved!!! 6 Hammad & Nathanael
End of Spring Term 1! The lovely Hawks Class made us some Valentine's/Friendship cakes :) We ALL feel very loved!!! 7 Tiyi & Miles
End of Spring Term 1! The lovely Hawks Class made us some Valentine's/Friendship cakes :) We ALL feel very loved!!! 8 Asal & Elijah
End of Spring Term 1! The lovely Hawks Class made us some Valentine's/Friendship cakes :) We ALL feel very loved!!! 9 Navya

Week 7 

28.2.19 - An active Forest School session with Lower 1 Kestrels and the Pre-School :)

28.2.19 - An active Forest School session with Lower 1 Kestrels and the Pre-School :)  1 Circle Games
28.2.19 - An active Forest School session with Lower 1 Kestrels and the Pre-School :)  2 Sharing Resources
28.2.19 - An active Forest School session with Lower 1 Kestrels and the Pre-School :)  3 Den Making
28.2.19 - An active Forest School session with Lower 1 Kestrels and the Pre-School :)  4 Hiding (cheeky!)
28.2.19 - An active Forest School session with Lower 1 Kestrels and the Pre-School :)  5 Big Smiles :)
28.2.19 - An active Forest School session with Lower 1 Kestrels and the Pre-School :)  6 Tree Climbing

March 2019

1.3.19 - Happy St Davids Day everyone!!! In topic work the children made paper daffodils.

1.3.19 - Happy St Davids Day everyone!!! In topic work the children made paper daffodils. 1 Tiyi's Welsh Daffodil
1.3.19 - Happy St Davids Day everyone!!! In topic work the children made paper daffodils. 2 Asal's Welsh Daffodil

4.3.19 - Congratulations to every child in Kestrels class today for receiving a merit badge from Mrs Birtwell in assembly.

4.3.19 - Congratulations to every child in Kestrels class today for receiving a merit badge from Mrs Birtwell in assembly.  1

6.3.19 - PANCAKE DAY excitement!!!! :)

6.3.19 - PANCAKE DAY excitement!!!! :)  1

Every child had a go at tossing (& eating) a pancake!

Every child had a go at tossing (& eating) a pancake! 1 Ready...steady...flip!
Every child had a go at tossing (& eating) a pancake! 2 Oh no!!
Every child had a go at tossing (& eating) a pancake! 3 Yeay, Abi did it!
Every child had a go at tossing (& eating) a pancake! 4 ahhhhh!!!

Week 8 

Happiness Week 

4-8th March 

7.3.19 - Today was L1 Kestrels Class Assembly and for World Book Day 019 we performed the story 'Room on the Broom' by Julia Donaldson.

7.3.19 - Today was L1 Kestrels Class Assembly and for World Book Day 019 we performed the story 'Room on the Broom' by Julia Donaldson.  1
7.3.19 - Today was L1 Kestrels Class Assembly and for World Book Day 019 we performed the story 'Room on the Broom' by Julia Donaldson.  2

8.3.19 - In whole school assembly children from each class told jokes to finish 'Happiness Week' off with big laughs and smiles :)

8.3.19 - In whole school assembly children from each class told jokes to finish 'Happiness Week' off with big laughs and smiles :) 1 Howard & Avneet confidently told a joke :)

Week 9

15.3.19 - A bright and cheerful trip to New Ash Green library with the whole class! :)

15.3.19 - A bright and cheerful trip to New Ash Green library with the whole class! :)  1 Sofia & Liza in the reading pod
15.3.19 - A bright and cheerful trip to New Ash Green library with the whole class! :)  2 Howard enjoying a fictional story
15.3.19 - A bright and cheerful trip to New Ash Green library with the whole class! :)  3 Tiyi searching the non-fiction books
Picture 1 Exploring & Reading
Picture 2 Group Reading

Week 10 ​​​​​

20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!!

20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!! 1
20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!! 2
20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!! 3
20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!! 4
20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!! 5
20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!! 6
20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!! 7
20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!! 8
20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!! 9
20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!! 10
20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!! 11
20.3.19 - Ms Hackett and Mrs Tucker taught Pre-School & L1 Hawks/Kestrels an Irish Dance in celebration of St Patrick's Day :) They had great fun!! 12

21.3.19 - Exploring 2D shapes and creating animal pictures with a partner.

21.3.19 - Exploring 2D shapes and creating animal pictures with a partner. 1 Sorting shapes...
21.3.19 - Exploring 2D shapes and creating animal pictures with a partner. 2 what will i need to make my animal?
21.3.19 - Exploring 2D shapes and creating animal pictures with a partner. 3 Asal made a dog!
21.3.19 - Exploring 2D shapes and creating animal pictures with a partner. 4 What am I making?!
21.3.19 - Exploring 2D shapes and creating animal pictures with a partner. 5 Cat & rabbit designs
21.3.19 - Exploring 2D shapes and creating animal pictures with a partner. 6 A horse by Avneet
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