Skip to content Skip to navigation

School Blog

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 14:52
As a Church of England School we are inspected both by Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) and the National Society for Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS). In the 2013 SIAS Inspection the school was judged to be “Outstanding” and I... Read More »
tags: RE, achievement, worship, collaboration, teamwork, spirtuality
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 14:10
Well done and thank you to everyone invovled in the Choir - Young Voices Concert at the 02 on Monday. The atmosphere in the stadium was electric, all the children sang enthusiastically and their amazing voices filled the arena. I would like to share some comments that I received from one of the... Read More »
tags: Music, Community, collaboration, achievement, fun, enjoyment
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 10:05
On Friday, it was wonderful to celebrate, as a whole school, the annual Christingle service.  The service and the 250 Christingles were prepared by Year 6; the readers, in particular, spoke with real confidence, clarity and expression. Year 6's performance was only equalled by the superb singing... Read More »
tags: Community, RE, worship, enjoyment, achievement, Music, drama, Computing
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 23:07
Thank you to all the parents, Mrs Stanford and Mr Stanford for all their support last weekend improving our Forest School. Particular thanks must go to Rob Tywman for donating two truck loads of bark chipping! We were very fortunate with the weather and i was delighted wth the 23,000 steps recorded... Read More »
tags: forest school, collaboration, Community, teamwork, Science, enjoyment
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