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Our school council meets with Mr Williams and Mrs Miah to see a prototype of the new uniform that they have helped to design!

Book club with Mr Hill, every Tuesday lunchtime. This term children will be studying 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens.

Year 4 children learn about the Christian festival of Shrove Tuesday, and learn to make pancakes as part of their cooking (D&T) lesson!

Our year 3 pupils using their knowledge about Romans to build Villas and make artefacts at home with the help of their parents.

Our pupils enjoying a SparksArt performance of 'My Friend Selma' about a Bosnian refugee who came to England 27 years.

Guilford took part in the SparkArts 'Poetry Slam'. Mr Watkins and Mustafa won a prize for the best teacher! The whole class won 'Best Performance'.

This week, year 4 have been writing their own poetry using personification inspired by the 'Big 6' Romantic poets - Blake, Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats and Shelley!

We were lucky to have a visit from Dr Allan Hayes (FRSA, PhD, Founder TEDxLeicester, Public Speaker on Humanity) who spoke to us about Humanism. This supported the children's understanding of their Spring 1 topic - The Age of Enlightenment

Year 4 composing a 'spooky soundscape' with percussion and voice to support their Literacy work on Frankenstein.

To complement our KS2 curriculum on Shakespeare, we thought we would bring to life some of his more famous characters.

Year 4 walked 2.5km through the mist in Swithland Woods this morning! They recreated Frankenstein’s emotional and physical journey to support their descriptive writing in Literacy

Our year fives ice-skating at the jubilee square ice-rink. An end of year treat!

Year 4 have been learning about the Ancient Greeks through the lens of the epic poem written by Homer 'The Iliad'. They had a successful trip to London to visit the Troy: Myth and Reality exhibition at the British Museum.

Our new conference room- for the school and the wider community.

We now have a brand new Art & Drama studio for our children to learn in!

Medway's Year 6 Latin Club take first place in an annual Latin reading competition!
Medway's Year 6 Latin club pupils were honoured to participate in this prestigious event, organised by the East Midlands Association of Classical Teachers and the University of Leicester's Archaeology and Ancient History departments. Reading a Latin version of Little Red Riding Hood, our four student team won over the judges to come top of the nearly twenty teams that participated. Discipuli optimi sunt! Gratulatio!

Enjoying a day of cycling at the Leicester cycle circuit supported by a British cycling coach!

Our attendance assembly-with tombola prizes!

Thank you Mr Ahmed for holding a sports camp during the October half term! We loved it.

Stephen Mulhern (TV personality) visited our school to share performance skills with our year 6 pupils! October 2019

Year 1 Children learning about pets- Abbey Park Pets Corner.

Year 5 at the New Walk Museum, enjoying the latest exhibition.

Year 6 held an Art Exhibition to celebrate culture and Medway's Values.

Biddulph 4 having fun creating Viking art and examining artefacts today! 20.6.19

Year 5 learning about space @ The National Space Centre

Year 5 working with Cosmopolitan Arts to bring music to our ears!

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Year 2 designed and made their own chocolate!

Year 1 at the Botanical Gardens, having lots of fun exploring.

Year 5 Music session

Celebrating World Book day 2019

A child speaking at the International Women's Day event hosted by DMU

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Our year 6s at DMU for International Women's Day 2019.

Year 3 enjoying a day out at Leicester City Football Club.

Lonsdale 3 have performed a Harvest Poem October 2018

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Healthy Living at Medway

Medway supporting Stand up to Bullying day 13.6.18. The whole school decided to wear red to say STOP.

Our Family Group sight seeing in London.

Medway has raised money for charity- 'The Survivors Trust'. Each class created a coin trial and we had a competition to see who had the longest trail!

Year 5 enjoying learning about the Egyptians.

Our Foundation 1 pupils using their imagination to enhance their learning using, tyres, crates and barrels!!

Year 2 were inspired to create this collage in the style of Vang Gogh. Can you tell the difference between the children's work and the copy of the real painting?

Collage by Year 2
'The Starry Night' by Vincent Van Gogh

Year 5 science experiments.

Music at Medway!

Maths and Science- making and testing our parachutes!

D & T at Medway. We learnt about shelters and then built our own!

We critiqued royal portraits then painted our own!

Year 5 building model places of worship.

How do we know we belong? Year 5 PHSE and Values lesson

Pictures taken by Year 6- Appreciating Beauty in Highfields.

Pictures taken by year 5 in the style of Weng Fen. These photographs portray Medway Values of 'Social Exclusion', 'Critical Thinking' and 'Divides'.

Roman day in year 12.3.18

Year 4 Viking day- 7.3.18

Celebrating World Book day at Medway. Thank you to our English Co-ordinator- Fiona Berriman for organising the event

Geronimo Stilton and the anti-bullying squad- Friendly Faces - suppport anti-bullying week at Medway.

War Veteran visiting our Year 6 pupils for Remembrance Day.

Mr Speaker's visit to Medway 27th October 2017

Question and Answer time!
Thanks Highfields Primary for joining us.
Mr Speaker and Churchill 6
Miss Hill with Mr Speaker.
Mr Williams, Mr Speaker and Mr Berriman.
Miss S, Miss E, Mr Speaker, Mr W & Miss H

Anti-bullying campaign celebrations with Emile Heskey

Some of the activites Foundation Stage enjoyed throughout Autumn term 2016

BBC East Midlands visit Medway during Ramadan (18th June 2015)

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Video of our year 6 children discussing fasting and Ramadan in school.

May Fun Day 2015

WW1 Poetry recital on BBC Radio Leicester

Umar and Year 6 poetry reading - World War 1

World War 1 poetry recital by Umar in Year 6 - BBC Radio Leicester - Tuesday 16th December 2014

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VISITING PANTO - Dick Whitington - PALS Theatre Company


Macmillan Coffee Morning - We raised £302!

100% Attendance Carnival

Pupils in Year 6 show how to work in a team!

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We are pleased to have welcomed back all of our children and families and have made a positive start to the new academic year!