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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: 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 »
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 23:08
      Thank you to all those parents who kindly donated harvest gifts this week. Also to those parents who transported the gifts and decorated St. Mary's Church in preparation for our service. Indeed what a wonderful service it was! Caroline reminded us that Harvest was a time for thanksgiving... Read More »
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 22:29
Well done to everyone involved in our end of KS2 production. The clue is definitely in the name, it was truly an AMAZING production. It was hilariously funny, the children spoke and acted confidently, the costumes, scenery and props were fantastic, the dancing had such energy and the singing simply... Read More »
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 13:07
Sports day took place on Friday morning and weren't we lucky with the weather! Well done to Scotney who won KS1 and KS2 cups. Indeed well done to all the children who took part. It was a fabulous morning enjoyed by everyone. Thank you to you the parents for your support, the PTFA for the... Read More »
tags: Community, achievement, fun, enjoyment, collaboration, Music drama and art, sport
Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 22:59
Enormous congratulations to Lily Hughes, Antonia Barry, Cayden Barker, Will Tuson, Poppy Hensey, Fifi Chapman, Oscar Dignan, Boris Gallacher, Olivia Gent, Alisha Steel, Joe, Jack Mercer, Katie Brush, Minty Sargeant, Freddie Croft and Piers Arscott. A very big thank you to Oscar for stepping in at... Read More »
tags: sport, collaboration, fun, achievement, enjoyment, competition