Pupil Voice

We have some new starters at Aycliffe Community Primary School this term.  They were asked how they had found their first full week at their new school and this is what they said……

Riley said, “I like my new friends.  I am having fun at my new school.  I like to play with my brother Regan at lunch time.  I really like my new teachers.”

Regan said, “I like playing with all my new friends during snack time and lunch time.  I really like my new teachers.  I have been learning numbers and I got to make a jam sandwich today.  I got given a certificate today for good listening."

Celebration Assembly

Emily for being resourceful in our English this week. Emily used the working wall and classroom environment to support herself.

Lillie for working with purpose in all of our learning this week.

Rebecca for working with purpose and determination to write an inventive, creative and nuanced horror story.

Liam for demonstrating high levels of perseverance and determination in all of our learning this week.

Thalia for expert collaborative learning and willingly and impressive sharing knowledge and skill with your partner.

Regan for settling in to our school so well and making lots of new friends.

Adam for working hard to increase the speed of your work without sacrificing quality.

Maizie for brilliant perseverance and independence in all areas of the curriculum. Well Done.

Lia for sharing your fantastic ideas when exploring instructions. Well Done.

Richard for persevering to really improve your handwriting. The difference is significant.

Layla for always showing care and consideration towards her learning partner. You are a good team player!

Logan for amazing effort when exploring how to add two numbers together.

Preston for connecting his phonics learning when attempting to write during child initiated time.

Dates for your diary

15 January 2019 - Astrodome (School Hall) for Classes: Mont Blanc and Chateau de Versailles

31 January 2019 - Open Morning 9am - 9.30am

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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