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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 22:32
Today Ms Lane received notification of the outcome of our Artsmark application. "Thank you for your submissions to Artsmark. Your Statement of Commitment and Case Study have been reviewed by our assessment panel and we are delighted to inform you that Goudhurst and Kilndown Church of England... Read More »
tags: Music, Art, drama, English, performance, self-esteem, confidence, achievement, enjoyment
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 21:41
What another wonderful evening we all had at our annual May Ball. The sun shone, the lanterns twinkled and the laughter filled the air. Thank you to London Beach for hosting the event, Box of Frogs for providing the entertainment, all the parents new and current, the staff, and of course members of... Read More »
tags: Community, fun, enjoyment, PTFA, achievement
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 17:18
Today we were delighted to welcome The Rt Hon Greg Clark to officially open our Outdoor Classroom and newly refurbished pond area. We were joined by members of our Governing Body and PTFA, members of the Parish council, Lisa and Chris from the Tescos store in Hawkhurst, it was a Tescos community... Read More »
tags: achievement, Community, British Democracy
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 17:26
Yesterday I had the privilege of accompanying Year 2 to Forest School. I had a wonderful time; sitting watching and listening to the children immersed in their activities amongst a carpet of delicate swaying bluebells, was simply amazing! There was so much learning taking place without the children... Read More »
tags: achievement, enjoyment, fun, speaking & listening, creative
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 23:08
Help us fund-raise! A team of parents & teachers are taking part in a Three Peaks Challenge climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell & Snowden (& driving between them all) in 24 hours!  The money raised will be shared equally between Demelza Hopsice Care for Children and the PTFA of Goudhurst &... Read More »
tags: teamwork, PTFA, achievement, fun, enjoyment
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 22:05
Thank you to the Goudhurst Morris Dancers who entertained pupils, staff and parents this morning and helped us celebrate May Day. The sun shone, the music played, the men danced and everyone enjoyed themselves. What a wonderful community we are! Read More »
tags: Community, enjoyment, fun, dance, Music, History
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 22:22
Last Thursday 26th April, Emily Hanna came in to teach us all about the art of storytelling. The day began with assemblies for KS1 and KS2. Both assemblies were amazing and children had a wonderful time. We learnt about how to tell stories using different voices, actions, narration and emotions.... Read More »
tags: English, speaking & listening, writing, drama, fun, enjoyment, achievement, communication, collaboration
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:59
On Tuesday 22nd March, 15 children travelled to High Weald Academy to partcipate in the WOKSSA Netball festival.Despite never playing a game of netball against another school or team, the children put in weeks of practise to be ready for the big event! We were lucky enough to take two teams,... Read More »
tags: competition, collaboration, teamwork, achievement, PE, sport
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 10:28
What can I say! What a wonderful evening was had by all yesterday at our third Arts Festival. Our school motto is 'Enjoy Achieve Together' and last night certainly was an example of this. It was so lovely to see the whole school community, parents, children, governors and of course the stars of the... Read More »
tags: Music, Music drama and art, drama, Art, achievement, enjoyment, fun, English, collaboration
Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 19:49
English open morning was an amazing success! Each class took part in different grammar, punctuation, spelling, phonics, reading and writing activities. Among the many activities were year 5 doing poetry and dance, year 3 doing 'contraction surgery' and year 6 using the outside classroom to do '... Read More »
tags: English, writing, speaking and listening, phonics, spelling, grammar, punctuation, fun, achievement, collaboration, communication