Raiders and Traders

Who’s that waving axes and brandishing swords? It’s the Anglo-Saxons invading Britain’s shores! Wow! What a fun and exciting start to Year 4 we have all had! During this half term we have learnt about the Anglo–Saxon and Viking invasion on Britain. We started by exploring, using online maps, the countries that were involved in the invasion and where the gruesome invaders came from.
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Tudors

Year 5 have had a very enjoyable term! We have learned about the Tudors through the topic “Off with Her Head”.  We have had lots of exciting learning opportunities including a chance to try some bread that was baked using a Tudor-style recipe.  Also, we had the opportunity to learn about rich and poor Tudor clothing and developed our understanding of the technical vocabulary
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People Equal

To celebrate the recent National Poetry Day, David class have been studying the poem People Equal by James Berry. This poem explores mutual tolerance and respect for diversity. Through studying this poem the children have been questioning what the statement means “all people are equal” and this has enabled them to develop an understanding of community, personal identity and show sensitivity to others. The
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Cycling in Ezra Class

I loved cycling, we all got into partners and learnt some spectacular skills on the bike. We learnt how to race our bikes and even learnt how to start off at a 2 o’clock position. The man told us that kids should pedal at least 90-100 times a minute. It was a memorable experience! By Rhys. Cycling was exciting because we learnt many new
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Batik Artwork

Batik artwork is an ancient style of art that originated from Asia. Traditionally, they use wax to draw the patterns. we mixed flour and water to make a smooth paste and piped over our sketch. Once it was dried, we painted our fabrics using fabric dye. By Eloise. The Batik artwork required thorough concentration, but on the whole it was quite enjoyable. I drew a
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Hever Castle

Year 2 went to visit Hever Castle as part of their topic: ‘Towers, Tunnels and Turrets’. Hever Castle was the childhood home of Anne Bolyen, one of the six wives of King Henry the Eighth. The children loved exploring the different parts of the castle and were amazed by some of the beautiful antique furniture and walls. Lots of pupils took a particular interest
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School Games Bronze Mark Award

We are delighted to announce that we, Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, have achieved the School Games Bronze Mark Award for the 2017/18 academic year. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community, and we
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The Gruffalo’s House

On Friday, Reception went to the forest school. We read the story ‘The Gruffalo’. After reading the story, we learnt of the strong winds that had blown down all the animal’s houses! As we are UBUNTU, we decided to build new houses for the animals. We used the things we found in the forest such as; stones, sticks and leaves. We ensured that the
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Reception Phonics Workshops

Thank you to all the parents that were able to attend the three workshops to support your child’s reading skills. Several parents have asked me how to find the information I shared at the sessions. Below is the link to the Ruth Miskin website which has all the parent videos I shared, along with others that may be of use as you go through
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Day 5 (Thursday) Kingswood 2018

Today we saw our first damp dawn.  The heavens had opened and we realised why we had needed to pack all those things on the kit list that had been thus far untouched eg coats ! Despite the best efforts of the weather to dampen our spirits Year 6 shone through today. There was so much still to experience. This morning everyone took part
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