Pupil Voice

We had an open morning this week, parents were invited into school to share spelling envelopes with their children.  Children in Mont Blanc (Class 3) were asked if they had enjoyed their parents coming in and this is what they said…..

Emelia said, “I was showing my Dad spelling envelopes.  My Dad had to cover the words up, Maizie, Mia and I were covering up each other’s words and then we had to spell them.  If we spelt the words correctly, we could put them in the ‘mini bin’.  I enjoyed having my Dad in the classroom with me.”

Aidan said, “I have won the most prizes in the class for the reading race.  I enjoyed my Dad coming into class with me.  We looked at spelling envelopes together.  My dad is very clever, he can spell all of the words.”

Celebration Assembly

Oliver for good learning and behaviour this week.

Taylor for being resourceful when developing our knowledge of division this week.

Melodie Jo for excellent listening and participation during English when creating a class poem.

Adam for fantastic thoughtful use of scientific language when discussing floating and sinking.

Freddy for making good connections with his learning when creating an imaginative role play story.

Riley for being resourceful when writing a sentence and using this to help others with their writing.

Amelia for being resourceful when attempting to write a sentence.

Sophia for being reflective, enabling her to make improvements in her writing.

Poppy for being resourceful when writing a sentence to ensure it is written correctly.

Lillie for great perseverance when exploring algorithms in computing. Well done.

Alivia for sharing your fantastic creative ideas in English. Well done.

Hayden for being resourceful in Mathematics using the problem solving wheel to help solve fraction problems.

Richard for persevering with his handwriting.

Dates for your diary

04 February 2019 - Parents Evening 3.30pm - 5.30pm

06 February 2019 - Parents Evening 5pm - 7pm

15 February 2019 - Last Day of Term

Play and Stay

Mrs Manton will be running a play and stay group every Wednesday morning from 9am until 10.30am.  Refreshments will be sold for a small contribution.

After school sports clubs

After school clubs will be running from Monday 07 January 2019.  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.


School Lockers Due to limited space in the children’s lockers, we would like to encourage your child, should they wish to use a back pack, to bring in a small pack so that they fit more easily into the lockers and doors can be closed properly.  Ideally children just need a small P.E bag and their book bag in school.

School Uniform

Please ensure that you label your child’s full uniform, including PE and swimming kits.

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

School Angel fund raising http://www.schoolangel.org.uk/aycliffe-community-primary-school.html Thank you to everyone that has supported the school by using School Angel, we have managed to raise £235 this year.

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: http://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/schools/free-school-meals.

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. www.principals-catering.com  

School opening hours

08.50am - 3.15pm

School Office opening hours 





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