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Year R - Stay and Play Thursday 5th December - Biscuit Decorating

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Reception class enjoyed a morning decorating biscuits with some of their parents for the last day of our Stay and Play sessions this week

Year R - Stay and Play Wednesday 4th December - Father Christmas Calendars

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Reception class enjoyed a morning making Father Christmas calendars with some of their parents for the second day of our Stay and Play sessions this week

Year R - Stay and Play Tuesday 3rd December - Snowman making

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Reception class enjoyed a morning making snowmen with some of their parents for the first of our Stay and Play sessions this week

Advent Assembly 2.12.19

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Assembly for Advent written and presented by children from Year 5

Year R - Our Lady of the Assumption Church Visit

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Year R enjoyed finding out all about Father Michael's role for our 'People Who Help Us' topic.

Y6 Victorian Workshop

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Y6 ST Catherine

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Year One Superheroes Day

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Year 1 crazy hair day

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Year 1 activities for Prayer week

Crazy Hair Day 2019

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Year 6 St catherine

Architectural Workshops Year6

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St Catherine

Condover 23

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Condover 22

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Condover 21

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Condover 20

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Condover 19

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Condover 18

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Condover 17

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Condover (16)

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Condover (15)

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Condover 14

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Year 6 Residential trip September 2019

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St Catherine 2019

London Aquarium

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Year 4 enjoyed their trip to the London Aquarium.

Year R - Beach Day!

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The beach came to Reception class this week and we created 'St Elizabeth's Bay'.

Transition Day

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St Francis: Year 5-becoming Year 6

Y5 Diggerland

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Trip to Diggerland - St Paul and St Francis

Y5 NSPCC Water Olympic Event 2019

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Year 5 St Francis and St Paul water fun

Caythorpe (22)

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Caythorpe (26)

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Caythorpe (25)

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Caythorpe (24)

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Caythorpe (23)

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Caythorpe (22)

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Caythorpe (21)

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KCSP Football Tournament

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On Tuesday 4th June, children from Year 5 took part in the KCSP Football Tournament. They played against 17 other schools. The boys reached the quarter finals and the girls reached the semi-finals. Well done to all who took part and represented St Joseph's so well!

Pizza Making Demonstartion in Year R

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One of our Italian parents kindly offered to show the class how to make a pizza during World Food Day.

Year R - World Food Day

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Reception class enjoyed sharing food from the different parts of the world that their families originate from.

Caythorpe (19)

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Caythorpe (18)

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Caythorpe (17)

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Caythorpe (16)

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Caythorpe (15)

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Caythorpe (14)

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Caythorpe (13)

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Caythorpe (12)

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Caythorpe (11)

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Caythorpe (10)

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Caythorpe (9)

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Caythorpe (8)

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Caythorpe (7)

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Caythorpe (6)

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Caythorpe (5)

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Caythorpe (4)

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Caythorpe (3)

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Caythorpe (2)

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St. George's Day Parade

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Year 4 participated in Gravesham's St. George's Day Parade through Gravesend town centre

Year 3 Baking

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Year 3 enjoying some baking during their Scrumdiddlyumptious topic.

Year 1 Fruit Salad Making

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Year 1 learning and making a delicious fruit salad.

Y5 St Francis - Rosary

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It is May, the month of Mary. We say Rosary every morning

Y5 St Francis Science lesson

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learning about plants

Year 5 Meditation Time

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St Francis meditation session

mechanical toys

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St Francis

Easter Egg Hunt

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St Francis

Year 5 St Paul and St Francis St Patrick's Day Parade

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Year 5 held a sponsored St Patrick's Day Parade for their Lenten fundraising. Running and walking in their fantastic headwear they have raised funds for Missio

Book Day 2019

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Display of children's works

World Book Day 2019

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Year 5 St Francis

Year 3 Maths workshop

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Some of our Year 3 Children took part in showing some Parents how we ask questions in our Maths lessons.

year 5 St Francis assembly

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Time Travelling

Y5 St Paul Cosmic Cookies

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Y5 St Paul designed, baked and decorated their very own cosmic cookies! And everyone enjoyed eating them afterwards!

Y5 St Paul Space Art

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We created our own space art in the style of artist Peter Thorpe. Using pastels and paint, Year 5 created their own view from the moon. And to follow in the footsteps of Neil Armstrong, they put their own footprints on the moon!

Fimo Clay Planets

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Year 5 St Paul modelled our solar system planets, the sun and moon from Fimo Clay.

Year 3 Lava Cakes

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Year 3 made Lava cakes. We had lots of fun and we now know many of the features of a volcano.

Greenwich trip

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St Francis

Maths

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Division using place value counters

Life Bus Year 3

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Year 3 visited the life bus and learned a lot about the brain and its functions

Year 5 St Paul Greenwich Royal Observatory Trip

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Trip to visit the Planetarium and Meridian Line at Greenwich Royal Oberservatory

Remembrance Day 2018 - Year R's painted slate

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Year R joined in with the rest of the school in painting a piece of slate to look like a poppy for Remembrance Day. They were then placed around the water feature in our communial area.

Year R - Autumn Art

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After our Autumn walk Year R enjoyed making their own art using the items found outside.

Year R - Autumn Walk

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Year R enjoyed a walk around the school grounds looking at the changes to the trees and plants during Autumn.

Year 6 Production outfits

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A Midsummer Night's Dream - 12 July 2018

Year 6 End of Year Award winners

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Winners from Year 6 for: High Achievement in Sports; Pupil of the Year; Outstanding Role Model; PSHE; Headteacher's Award

Howletts Zoo

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Year 5 Trip to Diggerland

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Year 5 are learning about the history of funfairs, theme parks and forces - what better to learn than see it all in action at Diggerland! Buckets of Fun for Everyone!

Fathers Day Breakfast 14/06/2018

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The children really enjoyed spending time together this morning enjoying delicious pancaes and sausage baps.

Year R - Godstone Farm - 08/06/2018

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Year R enjoyed a fabulous day in the sunshine at Godstone Farm.

Y5 Moving Animal CAM Mechanisms

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Year 5 spent the day creating their Moving Animal cam mechanisms. After spending the first part of the day building the cam mechanism, the children then went on to create their animals in their habitats. After completing, two special guests popped in to take a look at their finished creations - which were all absolutely outstanding!

Breakfast Club- Special Themed Royal Wedding Breakfast

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Our breakfast club put on a special delicious and fun themed 'Royal Wedding Breakfast'. To celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding tomorrow (19.05.18).

Crowning of Our Lady

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As May is the month of Mary, today we held a liturgy to celebrate and took part in the Crowning of Our Lady. Children from each class did readings and placed flowers around our statue of Mary while children from Year 3 crowned Our Lady. Father Michael joined us for this wonderful celebration and the singing from all the children was amazing.

Egyptian workshop

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St George had an amazing day dressed as Egyptians, learning all about ancient history through real artefacts.

Year 1 trip to Horton Kirby

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Fun and educational trip to Horton Kirby

KS1 - Eagle Heights

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Years R, 1 and 2 enjoyed a visit from Eagle Heights this morning. We meet a Harris Hawk, Peregrine Falcon, Bald Eagle and a Barn Owl.

St George's Parade (in school)

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The whole school had great fun parading around the school field

Earth Day Exhibition

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Every class used recycled materials to create some lovely artwork.

Year 5 Poetry corridor display

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Year 5 studied The Flood, an illustrated book by Alvaro F. Villa. They then wrote a Haiku and a sonnet to describe the weather, abandoning their home to face the oncoming flood.

Colour Run

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Photos from the Colour Run, the children loved having red and blue powder paint thrown - despite the rain!

St George's Day Craft and Parade

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To celebrate St George's Day, Year 5 made a peg-knight with fabrics, pipe cleaners and foil.

Habitats and Chicks

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Year 5 looked in the school grounds to find different habitats for the animals around us. We then enjoyed holding our hatched chicks!

Earth Day Year 5

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Year 5 created an earth collage from blue and green materials. The finished piece will be added to their Adventurer's Travel Book cover.

Year R - St George's Day Parade

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Year R enjoyed showing the rest of the school their dragon masks during the St George's day parade.

Year R - Ducklings

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Year R visited the nursery to meet their newly hatched ducklings.

Year R - Chicks

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Year R enjoyed meeting our newly hatched chicks.

St George's Day Parade

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Year 4 had an amazing time this morning parading around Gravesend Town Centre. To view the news broadcast, please visit: http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2018-04-23/by-george-a-parade-for-the-patron-saint/

Year 4 junk modelling

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In preparation for World Earth Day, St George's class made many models using recycled items.

'Dress up as a book character' day 27th March 2018

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These are the winners with the best costumes from each class.

Lenten Fundraising Y6

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Year 6 Fete 28th March 2018

Book Week Activities Year 5

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Year 5 had a Book Week Challenge day, based around the world of books and our love of reading. This included an activity where they added another page to their wonderful Time Travel Journals based on their chosen book character.

Year 5 Fundraising for Lent

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Year 5 raised funds for Southwark Diocese Crisis Fund by completing a sponsored Book Week Waddle - dressed as their favourite book character! Well done Year 5!

Year 4 St George's Book Day

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St George's class all made a massive effort to come to school dressed as a book character. They all looked wonderful!!!! Take a look for yourself.

Easter Egg Hunt - Year R

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Year R really enjoyed the Easter Egg Hunt orgainsed by FOSJ this morning.

Year 5 Trip to Anglo Saxon Day

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Year 5 went on a trip to the Museum of Kent Life to take part in an Anglo Saxon Themed Day. As part of our Time Travel Topic this term, they got to step back in time and learn more about the Anglo Saxon way of life.

Year R - Growing

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This term Year R have been learning all about Growing. Each child has planted their own runner bean seeds as well as planting flowers, poataoes and garlic as a class. We are enjoying watching them grow.

Year 4 observational drawing

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Year 4 St George enjoyed going outside this afternoon to complete some observational drawing for their viewpoints topic.

Year R - Fruit portraits

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Year R used a variety of different fruit and vegetables to create faces, just like the artist they have been learning about - Giuseppe Arcimboldo.

Duggie Dug Dug - 19th March 2018

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The whole school enjoyed a visit from Duggie Dug Dug, who put on a wonderful science show full of bubbles!

St George's Day Artwork

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St Philomena enjoyed an afternoon creating some art for the St Georges Day parade in April.

Year 4 St George's Art Workshop

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Year 4 St George had a great time today working with Same Sky to create 3D art pieces for the upcoming parade.

Year 2 science experiment

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Year 2 carrying out an experiment looking at the flexibility of plastic.

Year 1 Fruit Tasting

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Year 1 enjoying delicious different fruits.

Tollund Man Crime Scene

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Year 4 St George became CSI officers this afternoon to discover what happened to the Tollund Man.

Year 4 Subtracting Fractions

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This week, year 4 St George have started subtracting fractions using manipulatives.

SNOW FEB 18

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Children had a great time in the snow.

Victorian crafts Year 1

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Year 1 enjoyed making Victorian crafts as part of their History lesson.

Book and teddy day 21/02/2018

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Year 1 children enjoying reading their favourite book with their favourite teddy

Year 4 St George Spanish Day

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Year 4 had a great time tasting different Spanish dishes and trying out some Salsa dance.

RE Artwork

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Money Containers

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Year 4 have been exploring different money containers during D&T this term. They have each produced their very own wallet and we think they're very impressive!

Year 5 Anglo Saxon Musical Instruments

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Continuing our Anglo Saxon theme, we created a musical instrument - a Lyre! Carefully decorated with gold, Year 5 could entertain at any of King Hrothgar's feasts!

Year 5 Anglo Saxon Brooches

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Year 5 have created brooches based on Anglo Saxon designs. Using gold fimo clay, they added intricate detail, including stones used in original brooches.

Young Voices 02 - 2018

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Our choir performed with about 7000 children and various artists during a performance at the 02. The children spent the afternoon rehearsing and had a wonderful time.

Year 5 Anglo Saxon Illuminated Letters

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Our talented artists in Year 5 have created illuminated letters in the style of the Anglo Saxons and Beowulf. Year 5 drew their designs before painting in watercolours. Finally, they added gold and outline. They have each created their own, unique masterpiece - well done!

Year 4 (St George) Roots to Food

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St George had a fantastic morning cooking Rogan Josh with Darren from Roots to Food.

Roots to Food Year 5

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Year 5 cooking a delicious, healthy Rogan Josh!

Judaism Week 22nd - 26th January 2018

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During Judaism Week each class looked at a different aspect of the Jewish faith. We came together in assembly on Friday to share our new knowledge and to celebrate our own faith, giving thanks to God.

Y6 ICT

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Y6 pupils have been learning how to conduct market research. They have created a survey about an educational app for a smartphone and have surveyed each other. The results will be used in excel to create charts.

Speed Stack

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Year 4 enjoyed an indoor P.E session of speed stack.

Hunt For Electrical Appliances

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Year 4 St George explored our school in search of electrical appliances to see how important electricity is to us.

Science Investigation Using Candles

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Year 4 St George explored whether the shape of wax effects the way it melts.

Year 2s visit to the life bus

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On Tuesday 9th January year 2 went on the life bus.

Nativity 2017

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Christmas Carol Service 2017

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KS2 performed a range of Christmas Carols at Our Lady of the Assumption on the afternoon of 15th December. It was a beautiful service and was attended by quite a few family members.

Year 5 Biscuit Making & Decorating

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Our D & T Topic this term was biscuit making and decorating. To link with our learning about the Solar System, our biscuits were all decorated as planets! We hope our children and their families enjoyed their finished biscuits!

African food tasting morning - Year R - 11/12/2017

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The children in Year R enjoyed tasting some food from Africa, prepared by some of the parents from the class.

Polish food tasting morning - Year R - 8/12/2017

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In Year R the children enjoyed tasting different foods from Poland, prepared by some of the parents from the class.

Choir singing at Sainsbury's 12th December 2017

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17 of the children from our school choir were chosen to sing for the Beam Charity at Sainsbury's. The children sang beautifully with one lady saying they reduced her to tears.

Christmas Baubles 2017

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Year R and Year 6 worked together to create beautiful baubles at this workshop. Y6 were great mentors and all the children were engrossed in this activity.

Making Christmas Baubles 8th December 2017

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Every child in the school got a chance to make their own Christmas Bauble. As you will see from the selection on pictures the children were really engaged in the activity and created some beautiful designs.

Choir at Bluewater Christmas 2017

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St Joseph's Choir at Bluewater on Wednesday 6th December from 3-4pm. The children sang beautifully. Many shoppers stood and listened. Thank you to all the parents for supporting at this special event.

Christmas Fayre 2017

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On Saturday 2nd December, the Christmas Fayre took place. It was very well attended and there was lots to do , plenty to eat and many prizes were won. Father Christmas was in his grotto and promised to deliver lots of presents on Christmas morning.

Year 3 - Making Healthy Sandwiches

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Year 3 tested and chose the bread and filling they wanted to make their own healthy sandwich.

Year 2 programming B Bots

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The children enjoyed programming simple commands into the B Bots.

Year R - Painted Stones

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Year R joined in with the rest of the school with painting their own individual stones to lay in the river of our communal garden. Every child painted a stone to show their individuality. The children could then see that when we all come together we create something beautiful.

Year 3 - Problem Solving

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Year 3 were given a group of reasoning problems which they had to answer with Always, Sometimes and Never. They then gave an example to support their answer.

Archbishop - Celebrating New School Year

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Mass at St. George's Cathedral, Southwark

Year 6 Remembrance Assembly

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On Friday 10th November, Year 6 delivered an assembly to the whole school explaining the significance of Remembrance Day. It was a very thoughtful, reflective assembly with a 2 minute silence.

Year 5 Mexican Skulls

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We have studied Mexican Folk Art this term. Looking at the celebrations for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), we designed and created our very own Mexican Skulls.

Harvest Festivals Around The World Assembly 2017

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Children presented an assembly to the school about how different countries celebrate harvest. We learnt about countries including United States of America, Germany and India.

Mexican Fajitas

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We have learnt lots about Mexico this term! In English we wrote instructions on how to make the popular Mexican food - Fajitas. Following on from this, Year 5 put on their aprons and followed their recipe, preparing and cooking chicken, peppers and onions before finally enjoying the finished Fajitas!

Y3 - Comparing numbers

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The children worked in pairs each creating a 3 digit number using dice and then compared them using the correct mathematical language.

Year R sharing lunch with their parents

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On Monday our new Reception class enjoyed their first school dinner shared with their parents.

Roots To Food KS2

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Two teams of children had the challenge to create a tasty, healthy meal from fresh ingredients. The red team created salmon fishcakes on a bed of spinach and pasta with onion and pepper chutney. The green team created coronation chicken with rice and bombay potatoes. Both teams cooked delicious and tasty meals - and healthy too!

Year 5 Election June 2017

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As the country went to the polls in the General Election, the children in Year 5 held an election of their own. They formed parties, choosing names, and discussed policies to include in their manifestos. They presented their manifestos to the whole school and then everybody - staff included - cast their votes in a ballot box. The votes were counted and the winning party was announced. Well done to the Strong Smiggles (Smiles and Giggles) Party!

Year 5 Science, June 2017

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We learned about the digestive system by simulating what happens inside our bodies when we eat and drink. We crushed different foods and mixed them with orange juice and water. After that, we squeezed the mixture through the leg of a pair of tights. It was messy and smelly but fun.

Year 1 trip to Horton Kirby.

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Year 1 went to Horton Kirby on 18th March. We looked at different plants and flowers. We even had a paddle in the river.

Book Week Egg Drop Challenge

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On Book Dress Up Day, children attended different themed activities. Humpty Dumpty Egg Drop Challenge required children to get an egg to survive a 3 metre drop without cracking. It was very egg-citing!

Year 3 St Luke Lullinstone Trip

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Year 3 St Luke visited Lullingstone Country Park and Lullingstone Roman Villa to learn more about early settlements.

Year R - Releasing our butterflies

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We have enjoyed watching our caterpillars grow and turn into cocoons and now we've set them free.

Year 3 St Luke - Picture Frames

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Last term we designed and created our very own picture frame

Earth Day 2017

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All classes produced artwork to celebrate Earth Day and an exhibition was held recently. Parents and carers were invited to view their children's work and gave very positive feedback.

Basketball

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On 28th April, Year 5 were invited to Northfleet Technology College for basketball practice. The children learned new skills and improved those they already had.

Year 5 Cooking

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Darren from 'Roots to Food' came to the school to show children from Year 5 how to cook a healthy meal - oriental honey and orange meatballs served with vegetable noodle chow mein and sweet and sour sauce. It was great fun, very informative and the end product was delicious!

The Romans are coming!

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Year 3 St Luke re-enact the Iceni revolt against the Romans.

Poems based on Ning Nang Nong

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Y2 wrote their own poems based on Ning Nang Nong by Spike Milligan.

Recorder Festival April 26th 2017

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Rehearsing for Recorder Festival at St. Georges Church in Gravesend

The Kent Museum of Life

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Year 2 got the chance to get close to some pigs, hamsters, lambs, rabbits and many more animals.

Church Visit

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RE Topic 'The Mass'. Father Michael gave Year 2 a tour of our Church.

Stone Age Scenes Year 3 St Luke

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Stone Age scenes created in natural materials

Forces

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The children had to push cars on different surfaces to measure distance travelled and force needed.

Wind up Toys

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The children had to create a wind up toy from the design they made.

Book Week 2016

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Kitchen Science

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Bridge Building Y6 2016

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The whole Yr6 class worked in groups to make bridges from a variety of materials such as wood, corks, string, paper, and glue. Their models are on display along the corridors.

Year of Mercy

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Yr 4 Chairs

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French Trip

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Yr 5/6 Clay

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Year 5/6 Pizza

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Origami

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