Young Eco Engineers Project


Well done to our budding engineers who worked hard over the last couple of months with Mr. Turvey and Mrs. Bruce to design and build electric cars from kits. Every Friday after school the children were engaged in building the go-karts and recording their progress in a workbook. The project ended on Saturday 18th June with the children travelling to Rochester to compete in races against other schools. Not only did the children learn about technology and engineering, but developed their team work skills significantly too.

 A big thank you to everyone involved in the project and to all parents involved on race day.

 Mrs. Bruce

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‘Dads and Lads Day’ in the Nursery

The Nursery celebrated Father’s Day this week with a ‘Dads and Lads Sports Day’ event and it was wonderful to see so many people there!

The children practised very hard and we hope you were as proud as we are with how they did in their races today.

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A BIG well done to the Mr. Kennett and Mr. Olivelle for coming in first in the parent races, Miss Wherry and Mr. Ho for securing second and Mr. Curtis for his third place win!

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Finally, on behalf of the Nursery team we want to thank you all for coming and wish all the Nursery dads and granddads a very happy Father’s Day!

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Merlin Class Visit Godstone Farm

Merlin Class went on a school visit to Godstone Farm on Wednesday 8th June 2016.

Godstone Farm is set in a beautiful rural area of Surrey, full of natural sights and sounds.


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At the start of our visit, we were greeted by a farmer who took us to a picnic barn.








We enjoyed looking at all the lovely and often funny looking animals!

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We then went to meet and feed the pigs. One of them was very grateful and happy to pose for a picture! Oink-oink!!!

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We participated in a small animals talk and handling session.

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We walked around the farm using a map.






We took some notes about animals that we encountered during our visit.







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Then, it was time to play…

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Even the staff joined in…

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We then went on a dinosaur trail.

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We had lunch and then we went on a tractor ride.









We really have enjoyed our visit to Godstone Farm.

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Celebrating the Queen’s birthday

Today Tubbenden Primary School celebrated Her Majesty’s birthday with a street party picnic.

We all dressed up in Royal colours.  Children decorated the classrooms and the corridors.  Junior children sang the National Anthem and Infant children sang Happy Birthday.

Please click on the video to hear a wonderful rendition of Happy Birthday!

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Nursery and Yellow Class celebrate ‘Commonwealth Week’ and learn about England

This week Nursery and Yellow class have been learning all about England to celebrate commonwealth week.

We began the week experiencing English sport- what better way to enjoy the sun than with a game of cricket?

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Nursery had a great time visiting Yellow Class for afternoon tea!

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We all made a selection of yummy English treats to share at the pop up gallery.



We then enjoyed sharing all of our learning and exciting creations with our friends and families at the pop up gallery on Friday.

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It’s good to be different!

We have been learning the story of Elmer by David McKee in Reception.  We enjoyed retelling the story with actions and creating our own story maps.  We then innovated it by changing the character and writing our new stories.  On Friday 27th May we celebrated the end of our topic by having an Elmer day!  We dressed up in colourful clothes as our new Elmer character and made up an Elmer dance.  Then we tried foods from our different cultures to celebrate being different and unique!

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