Sports Clubs

Multi sports

The children at after school club have been practising on their precise aiming when throwing. They competed in a Velcro Darts tournament. Harry was awarded 'player of the tournament' for his persistence and overall improvement. Oliver won the tournament with the highest score of 190 points.



This term the children at gymnastics club had been working in pairs or threes to make up and perform their own routines. The routines were shown to three mystery judges and were then scored. The winners were Chloe, Leah and Poppy as they were awarded a total of 14 points. Alejandro was also awarded most 'innovative move'.

Pupil Voice

We’ve had the School Liaison Officer in this week to congratulate Pupil Panels about their work in helping to improve attendance.

This is what Ella and Emily had to say…….

Ella said, “We were told that other schools don’t have the 100% attendance tree.  The School Liaison Officer works all over Kent and hadn’t seen one before. She also told us why it’s good to make sure we are always in school and on time.  That way we will have fun and learn.”

Emily said, “Pupil Panels have made some posters and we have put them around Aycliffe to say why we should be in school. We will be given a certificate; and a badge from Mrs Cox if we have 100% attendance. The Family Liaison Officer gave the school a certificate, this is to celebrate the whole school’s attendance.”

Celebration Assembly

Preston for always trying his best to listen carefully and participate in our learning.

Grace for fantastic effort with her reading, using phonics to sound talk words.

Masie for working with purpose in our English this week and responding well to more tricky concepts.

Lauren for working with great reflection when evaluating our finished theme products.

Kirsty for resiliently persevering in all of our learning to produce work of an impressive quantity and quality.

Dominic for working with impressive purpose and resilience during SPAG, endeavouring to produce high quality learning.

Rebecca for working with reflectiveness and purpose to produce accurate and informative scientific diagrams.

Freya for brilliant perseverance when exploring fractions in Mathematics. Well done.

Ben for excellent use of Mathematical language (numerator & denominator) when exploring fractions. Well done.

Zach for excellent responses during our Guided Reading sessions this week. Well done.

Alexander for excellent responses during our Guided Reading sessions this week. Well done.

Kristian for increased participation and understanding in our Guided Reading sessions this week. Well done.

Taylor for always following our school values and being a good role model for others.

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 





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