Christmas Market Fair 2018

After months of planning and lots of help from our amazing FoDBCPS volunteers, our annual Christmas Market Fair on Friday 7 December went off with a bang! At 3.30pm the doors were opened to the families of our school and the community to come and explore our massive range of stalls. We had glitter tattoos, refreshments, mince pies, bows, hair accessories, Avon, personalised beads,
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DSTC Technology Trip

On a wet and windy Friday before Christmas, some Year 5 and 6 children made the journey to Dartford Science and Technology College to discover the world of technology that awaits them in Secondary School. Their challenge was to make a wooden spinner and handle so they could play skittles: They were taken through the process, step by step, by the teacher Mr Law.
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Beat, Band and Boogie

Our Topic last term was “Beat, Band and Boogie” and Year 2 children participated in a drumming session with Ben a music teacher. We learnt some fascinating facts about the Djembe drum, where it comes from, what it’s made out of and we even learnt a new song with the djembe. ​We learnt about rhythm, pitch, pulse and lots more new vocabulary. We were
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Scrumdiddlyumptious

Our topic this term is entitled Scrumdiddlyumptious. In Literacy, we have been reading Charlie and the Chocolate factory by Roald Dahl.  This is a fantastic book, which we are thoroughly enjoying.  If you haven’t read Charlie and the Chocolate Factory we would definitely recommend it.  We have particularly enjoyed reading all about the fascinating Oompa-Loompas who work for Mr Wonka in the factory. We
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Joseph Delaney, Author Visit

This week we were fortunate enough to have a visit from a successful author, Joseph Delaney, who spent time with our year 5 and 6 children talking about his various books (the Spooks and Arena 13 series), characters, writing processes, editing and what it takes to get published. He even read a few excerpts from his stories!  Discussion then moved to how perseverance is
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