On the 31st October and the following Wednesday, several pupils took part in bikeability. On Tuesday they trained and took 2 tests to make sure they can ride a bike safely on the road. Then on Wednesday they took to the roads of Orpington and practiced a safety procedure. It was a lot of fun and a huge congratulation to any one who got a chance to compete at cyclist of the year. We hope that all the children really enjoyed it and learnt how to ride safely on the road.
The year 6 girls football team played their first match on Wednesday 11th .The scores for all games were: won 3-0, lost 2-1 , lost 1-0 and lost 2-0 .They came 5th place and scored 7 points for their first match .The girls did well and will be sure to win all games in the future!👍
The year 6 football team had their first match on Friday. Over the past 3 weeks ,Tubbenden football team have played 3 matches : 3-2(Wickham Common), 0-0( Pickhurst) and 3-1(South Borough). Good luck to the team on 17th October against Darrick Wood Primary!
By Carter and Joana
Super cinema visit😀😀
On Thursday the 6th of July, year six left the school perimeters for an unusual surprise. As they exited the green gates, excitement filled the air. Adorned in their school uniform, they came to the odeon cinema, on the high street. They were sat down at screen 7 and were ready to view the excellent videos they had created throughout their amazing year. From Charles Darwin trailers to a French trip summary, everyone had their part. They left the cinema and were back by lunch time, ready to start the day.
On the 1st of July Tubbenden took part in a triathlon at Warren Road school.
A triathlon has a swim,a cycle and a run which was quite tiring but it was still really fun. Our superstar runners did really well,they came 1st in most of the challenging races. In one race there was 3-4 people in every race,we swam 40 meters of a pool,600 meters cycling and 600 meters running. But overall it was a great time to be there.
On Friday the 30th of June, an unusual event took place in the junior hall; a professional excavator performed an amazing assembly about dinosaurs. He focused on one particular dinosaur: the T- Rex. During the assembly, he presented to the school a three-week-old T-Rex, a footprint of a fully grown T-Rex and finally a giant 7 year old T-Rex. This was epic as they brought an actual 7-year-old T-Rex int the hall. The hall went wild with excitement as the dinosaur wondered around the hall. Year 4 got pictures with this beast as this was their topic. Thanks to Mr Adams for organising this event.
On the 26th May, year six were ‘treated’ to a hands-on first aid experience. Their fist aid instructor taught them various methods to save citizens’ lives and heal various wounds. Firstly, they learnt about the recovery position and what to do if they saw an unconscious person. Then they learnt about CPR and Mouth to Mouth Contact. They used mannequins to practise this as it is dangerous to do it on a conscious person. Finally they discussed burns and practised bandaging other people. Year six had a wonderful day learning about how to save lives…
On the 8th of May, year 6 started their SATs; the teachers were confident as they had been extremely impressed by the practice SATs because Year 6 smashed it! They used various methods to check and were ready for anything. Year 6 were gladly treated with an opportunity to have toast at school in the mornings. The teachers were extremely impressed by their approach to their tests and the children are eager to find out their results.
On the 16th of May, Year 6 auditioned for their fabulous end-of-year play. All the children that auditioned were awarded a part. The teachers found it extremely hard to give each and every child a part they would enjoy, but they were able to find a way. Year 6 have been practising very hard ever since and are proud of what they have done…watch out for our performances!
Yesterday, on the 27th of March 2017, Year 6 experienced the intriguing event of bushcraft; in these activities we learnt basic survival skills including making fires and shelters. We were taught by qualified professionals that made sure we had a magnificent time whilst we were extremely safe. We made fires using cotton that we set alight using flint and metal then we put hay and sticks on the small flames making them enlarge and turn into proper flames. We also made shelters for stuffed toys to shelter inside to protect them from water. They were constructed using irregular-shaped wood, sticks and leaves. For the task of filtering water, we used charcoal, sand and stones. We also made wooden pencils with elder wood and a blade that we kept away from our chests. Overall we had an amazing time and we would do it again in a flash!