Latest Learning

Welcome to Staplehurst School Home Learning blog, here you will see some shared home learning activities from children across the school while we are closed.

Thursday, 21 May 2020 13:06

Year 5 - Spanish Armada

Year 5 have been producing outstanding pieces of writing about the Spanish Armada this week.  They have been taking on the role of reporters, to write a newspaper article about the events.
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 14:44

More Great Work from Year 6

Felix has been learning about the human digestive system and has produced this amazing diagram filled with all the wonderful information that he found.  Isla has enjoyed reading our class text, Holes by Louis Sacher. She's written a poem about…
Monday, 18 May 2020 13:57

Year 4 - Pandora's Box

The children in Year 4 have recently been learning about the story of Pandora's Box. We started by reading and understanding and then re-told the story in our own words. Some of the children also challenged themselves to think about the…
Sunday, 17 May 2020 15:10

Year 5 - Globe Theatre Work

Year 5 have been enjoying learning about William Shakespeare and The Globe Theatre.  They have produced some great pieces of work showing their learning.
Sunday, 17 May 2020 14:30

More from Early Years (w/c 11 May)

This week in exploring time Berties and his mum made a brick house, out of cake. Together, they measured the icing to make sure it would fit and Bertie wrote the label with an edible icing pen. they talked about…
Friday, 15 May 2020 09:28

Year 4 - Poetry

Last week, Year 4 learned all about poetry using the National Oaks Academy videos. They learned about the different techniques we can include to make our poems engaging as well as looking into new vocabulary.  The learning was centered around…
Wednesday, 06 May 2020 13:47

Year 3 - VE Day Bunting

Lauren W and her Grandmother have made some VE day bunting. Very colourful! 
Wednesday, 06 May 2020 12:56

Year 4 - VE Day Bunting

Year 4 have been busy making their bunting for the village VE day celebrations on Friday. Erin and her sister had fun creating theirs, whilst Amelie and Ruby got busy sewing and ironing 18.5 m to decorate their house! 
Monday, 04 May 2020 13:34

Great learning in Year 4 (w/c 4 May)

There has already been lots of fantastic learning going on with Year 4 this term. We have had lots of children posting pictures of their PRIDE challenges as well as work they are completing for their topic. Arthur and Evelyn have…
Monday, 04 May 2020 11:27

More from Early Years (w/c 4 May)

Bertie has drawn a story map of Little Red Riding Hood and loved our space topic so much, he wanted to continue learning about Space and created his own Solar System in his bedroom! Freddie has been busy creating some…
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 13:07

More from Early Years (w/c 27 Apr)

Willow has painted a basket of muffins for Red Riding Hood to take to Granny. Mia has built a fantastic puppet show to retell the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Cora completed a White Rose maths challenge: can…
On St George's Day, Evie Belle clapped for the key workers at 8pm - well done for showing Respect which counts towards the Year 3 PRIDE point challenge this term! Tallulah has made a cardboard loom. It's proving to be…
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 11:21

More from Year 1 (w/c 27 Apr)

Jasmine made chocolate brownies and then as part of our Maths work, cut them into quarters. She did a great job of ​trying to make them of equal size. Amy has been exploring capacity with different sized containers as one of…
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 11:10

Great Work from Year 6

Year 6 have been looking at 1960 American pop art. Annabel had a go at her own Lichtenstein style piece around her favourite dish! We love her use of vibrant colour. Felix has also been inspired by the pop art…
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 16:15

Year 4 - Science

This term, Year 4 are learning about Sound in Science. They are being challenged to find out how sound is created as well as learning how to change things like the pitch and volume of the sound made. ​It is great…
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 11:03

Year 4 Topic - Eureka!

As part of the optional topic learning, the children can find out all about Salvador Dali, the surrealist painter. Diya's family have been so inspired by his work, they have created this fabulous gallery of his paintings and jotted down…
Year 5 have embarked on their new topic - The Tudors - and have been learning all about The Battle of Bosworth and exploring the art of Giuseppe Arcimbold. He was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads…
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 16:05

Busy Early Years (w/c 20 Apr)

Look what our busy Early Years children have been getting up to this week: Story maps and role play of Goldilocks and The Three Bears Phonics and maths learning by counting money at the shops! Learning about shapes Writing in…
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 15:27

Year 4 - Geography

On Monday, Year 4 were challenged to order some distances between London and various countries across the world. Some of the children were also interested in the geography involved and learned about where these places were. If anyone else would…
Monday, 20 April 2020 14:05

Busy Year 1s (w/c 20 Apr)

Look what some of our busy Year 1 children have been getting up to this week: True or false challenge: Are big items always heavier than small items? Water capacity: How much water can different sized containers hold? Turrets and…

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