Please can all Key Stage 2 children bring their swimming kits into school on Wednesday 12 September. The children will either be swimming on Wednesday or Thursday however they can leave their kit in school overnight on the Wednesday ready for the Thursday.

Kent's Secondary Transfer Scheme 2019 has now been determined and the arrangements for the Kent Grammar School Testing are as follows:

Assessment decision letter sent to parents - 11 October 2018

Parents will be able to register for the Kent Test online via

If you register online and provide an email address, you will receive your child’s assessment decision via email on 11 October 2018.

Celebration Assembly

Freddy for using great listening skills to answer questions.

Hope for good participation in all of our learning this week.

Leylian for showing fantastic perseverance and a positive learning attitude. Well done!

Sydney for working with purpose and sharing your ideas with the class. Well done!

William for resiliently persevering in Maths this week and modelling expert reflectiveness when choosing an apt level of challenge.

Kirsty for superb participation in all learning and persevering resiliently when challenged. A great start to our learning journey.

Jamie for demonstrating resilience when checking and editing answers and sharing reasoning in Maths.

Lauren for participating and persevering with swimming this week. You had a great attitude.

Poppy for persevering with her learning this week.

Reece for his amazing participation in all of his learning. A fantastic first week at Aycliffe School.

Melodie-Jo for learning with purpose all of the time and her willingness to share her learning with others.

Pupil Voice

This week we went into the reception class and asked them how they have found their first week at Aycliffe Community Primary School; this is what they said...

Amelia - I have been painting. I have done the inside dinosaur singing, we snapped and we stomped. Eating lunch, eating pudding, coming back to class to do paintings, drawing and playing outside. My favourite thing at school is painting.

Freddy - Played, sang and played outside. I made Curtis, Layla and Archie as friends. I have been learning to make people better. The first thing I did at school was played* on the computer.

Sophia - Playing outside, we have got a slide outside. Playing playdough inside with Poppy. My favourite thing I have done is colouring. My new friends are Amelia and Poppy.

After school sports clubs

After school clubs will be running from Monday 10 September 2018.  If you would like to your child to attend, please contact the school office.  

Monday - Multi-Sports for Years 1 - 6

Tuesday - Take Action for Years 2 - 6

Wednesday - Gymnastics for Years 2 - 6

Thursday - Football for Years 2 - 6

Friday - Street Dance for Years 2 - 6

All sports clubs finish at 4.15pm and all children must be collected by an adult.


Just a polite reminder: please do not leave litter on the school premises.

Book Swap

We have a book case in the school office which is for you to come and take a look. If you see a book you like you may take it and all we ask is that you replace it with a book of your own that you have already read for someone else to enjoy.

School Angel fund raising

Home Start

We have a parent and baby/toddler group which runs every Wednesday here at school from 09.00 - 11.15am.  All welcome. Our last session will be on 10 October 2018. 

Free School Meals

If you have access to the internet and would like to apply online for Free School Meals, please use the following website:

PE Kits

Could parents please make sure that all pupils have their PE kits ready and in school.  Each pupil has their own locker where their PE kits can be kept during the school term.

Late arrival at school

When your child arrives late at school, he/she misses the teacher's instructions, their morning task and possibly the introduction to the mathematics lesson. Your child may also feel embarrassed at having to enter the classroom late. School begins at 09.00am.  Please help your child to be punctual.

School Lunch Payments

If you pay for your child's school dinner online you can use the link below and follow the link for Kent Schools Pay Online.

School opening hours

08.50am - 3.15pm

School Office opening hours 

08.30-12.30 13.00-15.30




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