Pupil Voice

Key Stage 2 will be learning about Ancient Egypt, they were asked what they were looking forward to learning about and these were some of the answers:

Casey said that she wanted to find out about the Gods, the way that they talk, how many people lived in that time and the timeline.

Lauren said that she was looking forward to designing her own amulet and decorating it with all sorts of patterns.

Thomas said that he was looking forward to learning about mummies and what they do in Egypt, and what they eat.

Ryan said he was looking forward to learning about how they wrap the mummies, why they do it and why it doesn’t drop off. 

Special Offer

After school sports clubs

After school clubs will start on Monday 20 February 2017.  If you would like to your child to attend, please contact the school office.  As a special offer these clubs will be free for a term on a first come first serve basis. 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 - FULL

Wednesday - Football for Years 2 - 6 - FULL

Thursday - Street Dance for Years 2 - 6

Friday - Gymnastics for Years 2 - 6 - FULL

All sports clubs finish at 4.15pm and all children must be collected by an adult.    

Celebration Assembly

Izzy for being conscientious and always wanting to improve her learning.

Skye for always listening and giving great contributions to class discussions.

Chloe for working hard to improve the detail and accuracy of her written work.  Well done!

Luke for always participating enthusiastically in our learning.  Your learning behaviours are always a model to others.

Ella for always exploring ways to improve her learning.

Tamara for continuously persevering and showing great resilience in all of her learning.

Casey for your creative poster on Ancient Egypt.

Shanice for your creative poster on Ancient Egypt.

Maya for your creative poster on Ancient Egypt.

Alivia-May for being super resourceful during her independent learning.  You used the alphabet line and song to help you complete the puzzle, well done!

Kai for showing an excellent attitude towards your learning and persevering with your fraction work in maths.  Well done!

Scarlett for being resourceful and using your plan to help you in English.  Well done!

Maisie for always being ready to learn in group sessions and share her understanding.

Taylor for improving the presentation of your work in appearance and speed.

Kaylin for making interesting comments and observations during our science lesson.

Charlie for always listening and participating during class discussions.

Aliesha for completing sentence work in English with 100% accuracy.

Luca for using interesting vocabulary when explaining an event.

Lauren for being a patient and kind class member.


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 Danse - 98.9% 

2nd place - Le Ski de Descente - 97.6%

3rd place - La Plongee - 96.5%

4th place - Le Volleyball & Le Tennis - 94.2%

5th place - Le Rugby - 93.2%

6th Place - Le Hockey - 92.3%

Whole-school attendance - 95.5%

School Angel fund raising

A big thank you if you have used the school's web page http://www.schoolangel.org.uk/aycliffe-community-primary-school.html To purchase goods and even summer holidays please use the link as it will not cost you any more money!  

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.

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.

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 





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