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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
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 »
tags: RE, Community, collaboration, Music, English, drama, worship