Junior School News
Inaugural Cross-Curricular Theme Day
Date: Tuesday 29 June 2010With end of year exams behind us, on Monday 21st June we held our first cross-curricular Theme Day. This innovation involved every child in the school, from Form 3 to Form 8, and the theme for this inaugural event was ‘Pattern’. Every member of the teaching staff offered two sessions of their choosing and design providing there was some link with ‘Pattern’. ...
Form 7 team-building & leadership day at Arena Pursuits
Date: Tuesday 29 June 2010On the annual Form 7 team-building and leadership day at Arena Pursuits, near Bewl Water, pupils were stretched physically and mentally and encouraged to experience the benefits of good team skills through a range of practical challenges. ...
Form 6 field trip to Wimereux and Boulogne
Date: Tuesday 29 June 2010On 22nd June the whole of Year 6 spent a day on the other side of the Channel at Wimereux and Boulogne. Having learnt how to shop in French prior to departure, Form 6 pupils displayed great confidence in asking for food items in Wimereux market - freshly roasted chicken, various French cheeses, baguettes, strawberries, cherries etc. From there a short walk led us to the delightful promenade alongside a wide sandy beach where the pupils tucked into their purchases with the enthusiasm expected of a group of youngsters who had been up since the crack of dawn. The chickens were picked to the bone, and few crumbs of the baguettes were left for the hungry seagulls who had been eyeing us up! ...
'Summer Serenade' - June 29th 2010
Date: Tuesday 29 June 2010What another fabulous evening in the annals of St Edmund's School musicmaking! As Will Bersey reached...
Form 3's fantastic day out on the Thanet Coast
Date: Friday 25 June 2010On Monday 14th June Form 3 enjoyed a class outing to Thanet to support the geography project for this term, ‘Living by the Coast’, and our science topic, ‘Rocks’. Arriving at Pegwell Bay, we met with the Rock Doc and his wife, Pebbles...
Form 3's Manhole Cover Expedition - Maths in Action!
Date: Thursday 24 June 2010Today in maths the children in Form 3 went on a manhole cover spotting
Young Engineers - Hovercraft completed
Date: Monday 14 June 2010Here are some photos from this term’s final meeting of the Young Engineers Club.
Junk Modelling Showcase
Date: Monday 14 June 2010Here are some photos from Thursday's Junk Modelling Showcase.
Maths Masterclass: Strategy - or how a little bit of maths can outwit your opponent
Date: Monday 14 June 2010Saturday 12th June saw the last of the four maths masterclasses for Years 5 and 6 mathematicians from St. Edmund's and local Primary Schools. The topic for the session was "Strategy ~ or how a little bit of maths can outwit your opponent" and it was run by Richard Austen, maths teacher and Second Master (deputy head) at St Edmund’s Junior School. ...
To All Music Lovers!
Date: Thursday 10 June 2010Spencer Payne has asked me to advertise - prominently - two forthcoming musical events, to which all...