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Upton Junior School – Design and Technology Day

Design and Technology Day Pupils Feel the Force The force is with children from Upton Junior School in Broadstairs. It may not have been Star Wars but there was plenty of science action on show when Year 3 pupils celebrated their Feel the Force topic with a Design and Technology Day and a Science Fair. The children took on the challenge to design and create their own marble runs using junk modelling materials. During the topic they investigated the effects of gravity and friction and this helped them as they considered their designs. Fran Hare-Winton, Head of Year 3,...

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Newington Community Primary School – Young Singers

Young Singers on the Record Nursery children are singing their way to a special performance on a magic carpet ride inspired by Disney’s Aladdin. The three and four year olds Young Singers at Newington community primary school in Ramsgate have recorded a song called We’re On A Carpet by music teacher and musician Warwick Eldred It will be played in the school’s theatre during a performance by the whole school to celebrate the end of the term’s theme which has been based around Aladdin called A Whole New World Experience. Other year groups will present what they have been...

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Newington Community Primary School – Rugby Festival

Getting Ready for Rugger Rugby Festival Rugby is emerging as a popular sport for pupils at Newington community primary school in Ramsgate. The Year 5/6 team is in training for the Thanet primary championships at Upton School in Broadstairs on Saturday, May 6. In recent weeks the team has performed well in their own rugby festival and six nation’s tournament in April. Head Teacher Cliff Stokes said: “The team’s ability to collaborate and show zest in their sport really helped them to shine at these events and we look forward to the next big tournament. “What is most pleasing...

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St. Ethelbert’s Catholic Primary School – Rugby Festival

Rugby Festival Even though it was freezing cold St Ethelbert’s Catholic Primary school pupils, parents and staff had a fantastic morning at the 22nd annual rugby festival at Upton school. The team were given Argentina as their country and had great fun in the weeks leading up to the event making their banners and flags. On the day, the team played well together, the skills and teamwork they had learnt in the lead up games was evidently on show. The highlight had to be the teacher’s demonstration match, the pupils chanting ‘Mr Williams, Mr Williams’ as they watched the...

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St. Ethelbert’s Catholic Primary School – Year 5 Violin Group

Year 5 violin group take the whole school for an assembly! All of Year 5 class at St. Ethelbert’s Catholic Primary School, in Ramsgate, learn the violin for the whole year. They divide into two groups of 15 on a Friday afternoon. Their teacher, Mrs Royston said that the whole class are coming on in leaps and bounds. Each session ends with a full performance of their violin in front of the whole school and their parents on a Friday...

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