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Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:38
Wow! What another very busy and successful school year we have had and last Friday was a shining example of the day in the life of our wonderful school. It started at about 6.30am with parents and staff together setting up for sports day! Indeed it was a fabulous morning enjoyed by everyone. Well... Read More »
tags: achievement, PE, french, Music, History, Geography
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 23:00
On Friday we decided to take our celebration assembly outside and what a wondeful occasion it was! The children engaged purposefully with all our celbration activities despite the heat! Read More »
tags: worship, Community, enjoyment, achievement, awards, RE, reflection
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 23:18
Wow didn't they do well!! Last week we were treated to three wonderful performances by Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. The children spoke confidently and capably and sang beautifully. Well done to everyone, you were amazing!     On Tuesday 12th Decemeber members of the community joined us for lunch,... Read More »
tags: RE, English, collaboration, communication, fun, achievement, enjoyment, drama, Music drama and art
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 13:30
This week I received a lovely letter from the Shakespeare for schools festival following Year 5's performance of the Tempest at The Trinity Theatre on 22/11/17. "I would like to offer sincere thanks and congratulations to Goudhurst and Kilndown CE Primary School for your wonderful production of The... Read More »
tags: collaboration, drama, fun, enjoyment, English, achievement
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 23:37
What an amazing evening! The children of Y5 this week performed the Tempest at the Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells. Their performance was described as being "Magical, Mysterious and Marvellous." All the children spoke confidently and clearly, indeed their was vocal energy and their timing was... Read More »
tags: English, drama, achievement, fun, enjoyment, teamwork, communication, collaboration
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 22:14
Last week I had the privilege to present to over a 100 delegates on the topic, "What makes our school outstanding?" The most recent Bansky which appeared in London in September, combines the great late graffiti artist protégé Jean Michel Basquiat images with his own. Like Banksy we are ever more... Read More »
tags: creative, risk taker, achievement, collaboration
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 00:02
Today Year 6 were one of a number of schools who visited Canterbury Cathedral. They took part in a variety of workshops and thoroughly enjoyed their experience. Demi and Sam were invited to lead Worship at the event which they did with confidence and eloquence. Indeed Bishop Trevor made a point of... Read More »
tags: RE, collaboration, communication, worship, Community, fun, enjoyment
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:08
It was lovely to welcome lots of parents this morning for our Maths Open Morning.    The school has recently introduced a 'Singaporian approach' to learning Maths called Inspire and today was a perfect opportunity for parents to see first hand how we now teach Maths at Goudhurst & Kilndown and... Read More »
tags: fun, enjoyment, achievement, Maths, collaboration, PTFA
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 21:24
To help keep you informed and up to date, we have entered into the 'Twitter-Sphere'. If you wish to receive ‘tweets’, why not follow us - @GandKPrimary. As well as giving up to date news, this feed should give messages, reminders and details about what is happening around school on a day to day... Read More »
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 23:31
The Governing Board of the school has three core functions:  to ensure clarity of the vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school, to hold school leaders to account for the performance of the school and to oversee the financial performance of the school.  We have a board of 12 governors who... Read More »