On Tuesday 16th January, Shane Record come to visit The Beacon as part of our Art Enrichment Day. Shane Record is a self-taught artist and has run his gallery in Folkestone since 2005. Over the course of the day Shane had worked on his painting in front of multiple classes. The end product was AMAZING.
Antigua students had a wonderful experience during our History enrichment day, experiencing WW2.
In humanities this term we have been learning to recognise developments in the local area.
Barbados have had a wonderful year, we have welcomed Tegan into our class and have built happy friendships. We have explored forests for clues, dressed as Victorians and experienced learning in a Victorian classroom, we have appreciated how the Battle of Britain was a turning point for victory during World War Two, made our own flour at Crabble Corn Mill and much much more. I would like to express how much I have enjoyed teaching Barbados and would like to wish them every success in year seven.
The pupils from Jamaica class have experimented with the use of fidget spinners in class. Do fidget spinners help the pupils to concentrate or does it distract them? What are the pros and cons?
In Panama class we have been learning about volcanoes in our geography topic and we made model volcanoes and tested the best way to make them erupt.
A round up of the Belize’s news from the term.
Banging the drums and making a splash- the children in Trinidad class have had a fantastic two terms, learning lots of new techniques in swimming. Drumming workshops have supported our topic about Africa.
Well it’s that time of year again when after the fast approaching summer holidays the Haiti students enter into Year 9 in September. How fast has that time gone?
All Costa Rica students have participated in a range of enjoyable and exciting events this term.