Pupil Voice

Archaeology with Mrs Harrington

Mrs Harrington has taught Year 6 Pupils today all about archaeology. 

These were their thoughts…

Sienna enjoyed looking at all the old Anglo Saxons findings that Mrs Harrington had brought in.  She enjoyed finding out what the Anglo Saxons liked back then and if they were rich or not.

The girls explained that when people died back then, they would be buried with their belongings.  If you had lots of jewellery buried with you it meant that you were probably rich.

Lauren liked measuring and weighing the Anglo Saxons findings that Mrs Harrington had found.  Lauren told me that she liked the looking at the knife blade that was found in grave number 4.  Lauren said that it was interesting looking at photos of what the objects would have looked like before.

The girls have really enjoyed Mrs Harrington’s lesson on archaeology.

Primary Admissions 2017

The application process opened on Monday 07 November 2016.  To apply for a Primary School place for children starting school in September 2017, click on the following link www.kent.gov.uk/ola. For more information please visit the following website www.kent.gov.uk/schooladmissions.

Celebration Assembly

Vinnie for connecting your knowledge of Theme and English to use some fabulous vocabulary.

Joshua for persevering when your learning was challenging and sharing your knowledge of subtraction.

Callum for persevering and engaging with your learning, even though you are temporarily unable to write using your writing hand.  You have adapted to other methods of evidencing learning really well.

Shanice for demonstrating all our learning values consistently every day!

Layton really thinking when exploring the difference between a question, exclamation and statement.

Emelia for a lovely can-do attitude towards all her learning.  Well done!

Bethany for writing a super non-chronological report.  Well done!


The whole-school target for our attendance is 96%, which would mean that your child would be away for only 7 days in an academic year.

1st place - La Plongee - 99.0%

2nd place - Le Ski de Descente - 97.2%

3rd place - Le Volleyball - 96.4%

4th place - Le Tennis - 95.1%

5th place - Le Rugby - 94.6%

6th Place - La Danse - 93.7%

7th Place - Le Hockey - 86.3%

Whole-school attendance - 94.8%

A Reminder!

Now that the weather has changed please make sure that all pupils have suitable warm clothing with them i.e. Coat/jacket, scarf, hat, gloves etc.

Home Start

We have a mother and baby/toddler group which runs every Wednesday here at school from 09.00 - 11.15am.  All welcome. The last group to be held before the Christmas break is on Wednesday 14 December and will return on Wednesday 04 January 2017.

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.

Image Consents

If we have not yet received your consent forms for Sharing Images of Children, could you please return them as soon as possible.  We would like to start sharing some of the pupil’s activities on FaceBook.

After school sports clubs

After school sports clubs are running and there are still spaces available.

Monday - Multi-Sports for Years 1 - 6

Tuesday - Take Action for Years 2 - 6

Wednesday - Football for Years 2 - 6

Thursday - Street Dance for Years 2 - 6

Friday - Gymnastics for Years 2 - 6

All clubs cost £1 per club per pupil.  The clubs have continued into Term 2 and the cost for this Term per club is £7. All sports clubs finish at 4.15pm and all children must be collected by an adult.  There are still spaces left in the sports club if your child would like to join.

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 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 

08.30-12.30 13.00-15.30



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