Kingswood Day 4

Archery We all channelled our inner Robin Hood as we took on the archery challenge. Once we mastered loading the bow and arrows we tried to improve our techique. Some found it hard to hit the target but everyone persevered and got better with each arrow. Then came the holiday game, each colour on the target was assigned a location, mode of transport, a
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Kingswood Day 3

Leap of Faith It was Group Y’s turn to tackle the Leap of Faith this morning. We faced our fears to scale the telegraph pole, climb up on to the platform and leap for the trapeze! Everyone managed to smash their personal targets and many made it to the very top! Fencing En guarde! Salute and fence! We learnt how to stand, move, thrust
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Kingswood Day 2

Caving After a thundery night, caving was a wet and muddy experience. We started by learning some specialist moves such as the baby, army and duck/chicken crawl! Then it was time to enter the cave … Our time was spent in the dark and gloom, singing songs, searching for bowling balls and mysterious buttons hidden in a maze of tunnels as well as negotiating
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Kingswood Day 1

Wow! What a first afternoon! Our journey began this morning with songs, jokes and loads of laughs on the coach. It went really fast, and before we knew it we were in sunny Cromer. When we arrived around 2:30pm this afternoon, we enjoyed a tour of the amazing grounds, found out where everything was and then headed to our rooms to unpack – oh
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Year 6 Prom

Wow, what a great evening everyone has just had!  The year 6 all looked amazing tonight and enjoyed an awesome prom.  Thank you to the parents for getting them all ready for the big night and for supplying all the lovely snacks and drinks.  Thanks also to Mrs Perfect for making a surprise visit (with Krispy Kreme!), Mrs Costin for arranging the super-cool big-wheel
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Benenden Music Experience

After a long journey on the coach (although we played lots of games) we eventually arrived at Benenden where a cameraman was waiting for us! The sun was shining and the place looked like a palace. They have tennis courts, playgrounds, dormitories and a swimming pool. We went to our rest area and then to rehearsals. We went through our pieces then we had
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Peter Pan Highlights

After 6 weeks of hard work, rehearsals, learning songs, lines and stage acting our amazing Year 6 children put on their production of Peter Pan this week; dress rehearsal Monday, an afternoon show on Tuesday and the final, evening performance last night.  Under the direction of Miss Elliott (with some creative support from Miss Gallagher, Mrs Botelho and  Miss Scott), working alongside a team
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Outdoor Theatre Performance

On Friday 23 June our children took part in the performance called Inventing Dartford in the Outdoor Theatre at the Central Park. They were working with professional artists in drama or costume and stage design workshops in preparation for the show. They were extremely dedicated, learnt lots of useful skills and were complimented by the facilitators for their commitment and enthusiasm. The show was
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Multicultural Week

We’re having a very busy term at the moment. Just last week we celebrated multicultural week, learning about lots of different countries, cultures and traditions. We even had an chance to try different foods from different corners of the world! It all came nicely together at the end of the week as we combined both our multicultural week with our summer fair!  Below are
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Music Afternoon

Recently, we had another great music afternoon with Year 3 playing recorder and listening to the choir. We also heard some students who have started learning an instrument either this year or last year and we very much enjoyed seeing the progress they have made. We hope they will inspire many others students. We have three peripatetic teachers at school who offer a range of
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