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Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 19:31
At the end of last week....... Swimming Triumph! Goudhurst & Kilndown's Swimming team were victorious at this week's WOKKSA Inter-Schools Swimming Gala.  It was a fantastic team performance and we won by a fair margin;  it is has also been a while since we last won the gala so victory was all... Read More »
tags: Sports, PE, Art, competition
Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 21:56
Welcome back! I hope that you all had an enjoyable and restful break, and a peaceful start to 2020. On behalf of the staff and governors I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year. We warmly invite you to come into school between 3.20-4.25pm to attend the Spring Term "Class Information... Read More »
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 20:55
Whilst waiting for Year 3 to be ready for Forest School, Tawny Owl and Mrs Clowes watched some Year 4 children as they engaged in their creative play. This article says it all: “As safe as necessary”: a new way of looking at risk  Anne Lasinsky  November 6, 2017  1 Comment » The viral story about... Read More »
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 23:10
This week I recieved this letter of congratulations: Dear Headteacher,  I would like to extend my personal congratulations to you following your school’s performance as part of Shakespeare Schools Festival last week. This would not have been possible without your hard work and support. Thank you so... Read More »
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 18:29
Children love to ask questions, and lots of them. They are naturally inquisitive about the world around them and delight in learning how it all works. But how do we answer questions about topics such as death, or decay? How do we help children to understand our interconnectedness with the natural... Read More »
tags: forest school, character, resilience, fun, enjoyment, Science
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 22:36
Thank you An, Mrs Benson and YR2 for creating a wonderful mosaic for the defibrillator phone box. On Saturday some of the pupils and Mrs Benson attended the official opening ceremony in the village and were treated to free awareness training. Read More »
tags: Art, Design Technology, Community, fun, enjoyment
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 22:24
"O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?"   WOW! Wow, wow, wow! What a week. Not many children in the UK can do what Year 5 achieved this week. They amazed over 300 people with their outstanding production of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. They spoke confidently and capably and engaged the... Read More »
tags: drama, English, collaboration, confidence, resilience, fun, enjoyment
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 01:01
Have you looked up recently and spotted some of the incredible ceiling art thatYear 2 have created?  From Kadinsky to Jackson Pollock!  Well done Kudus - stunning art!  Read More »
tags: Art
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 00:49
Thursday 7th November was National Outdoor Classroom Day and it was a delight to watch all the children have the opportunity to take their learning outside. A recent article in the Guardian makes an interesting read and confirms that our commitment to Forest School, Creative Play and Outdoor... Read More »
tags: #outdoorlearningday, Science, mindfulness
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 23:25
All week, one of our many amazingly talented parents, Emily McKay has been running a series of workshops with children in Years 1, 2, 4 and 6.  With old tights, socks, foam galore, the children had a huge amount of fun creating puppetry masterpieces, learning lots of new DT skills along the way. ... Read More »
tags: Design and Technology, Art, drama, English, History, Geography