Dates for your diary

Monday 11 March 2019 – Science Workshop in the school hall

Wednesday 13 March 2019 – School nurses to see reception children – Hearing and Vision Screening

Monday 25 March – Thursday 28 March 2019 – Book fair in the school hall

Monday 01 April 2019 – Whole School Go-Kart Mechanical day

Wednesday 03 April 2019 – 3.15pm – 4.15pm Key Stage 1 Disco                          

                                              4.30pm – 5.30pm Key Stage 2 Disco

Thursday 04 April 2019 – School Easter egg Hunt

Friday 05 April 2019 – Last day of term

Celebration Assembly

Billy for working with purpose in class this week, in order to produce some neat, accurate work, particularly in maths and English.

Denis for some really thoughtful answers and questions in class, particularly during Guided Reading.  You also shared these with others.

Amelia for always participating with enthusiasm.

Archie for excellent thinking when designing and making a model rocket.

Jamie for writing an accurate and impressive persuasive formal letter.

Rebecca for working with impressive determination and focus in all of our learning.

Aaric for superb perseverance, resilience and focus in all our learning this week.

Kristian for fantastic resourcefulness during his theme learning.

Harry for his outstanding reading when sharing his book with the class.

Melodie-Jo for her consistent ability to connect with all areas of her learning.

Luke for his amazing attitude and participation in all of his learning.

Jessica for a great justification of materials when designing her Mrs Potato Head.

Lacey for persevering when practicing our performance poetry in English.

Riley-Jack for working with purpose when practicing our performance poetry.

Anna-Maria for great perseverance when exploring fractions in mathematics.  Well done!

Jemima for reflection when exploring materials in theme.  Well done!

Pupil Voice

There are a number of exciting, new activities for the pupils to participate in during Golden Time.  Pupils were asked about the activity they had chosen to take part in and if they enjoyed it.  This is what they said……

Amelia said, “I went to cooking club with Mrs Short, I chose cooking club because it would be fun.  I wanted to make a cupcake but instead we made a fruit salad.”

Jessica said, “I went to cooking club, I chose cooking because I cook a lot with my Nan and I want to get better at it.  I enjoyed making my fruit salad.”

Taylor said, “I went to sports club with Mr Richards, I love taking part in lots of sport, especially football, which I play every week.”

Spencer said, “I went to table top games, I loved playing on the table basketball. When I went to flip out, I played table basketball and scored a really good score.”

Alejandro said, “I went to cooking club, I chose to go to cooking club because I enjoy making and decorating food.  It’s fun!  My favourite food is my mum’s homemade chicken and noodle soup.”

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 25 February 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

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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