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Sunday, March 28, 2021 - 21:40
As we reach the end of another rather unusual but busy term, it has been fantastic to see the children really getting back into their stride with their learning. Indeed, the feeling around school is very positive; it’s lovely to hear the school alive and buzzing again. Everyone has slipped straight... Read More »
Sunday, March 14, 2021 - 19:58
I know I not only speak for myself but for all the staff, it has been an absolute joy to watch the children come into school every day laughing and smiling, and once again for us to be united as a school community. Indeed, it has been so lovely to hear their voices fill the classrooms, corridors... Read More »
Sunday, March 7, 2021 - 20:28
  Well done everyone, we have survived another term of home-learning! Indeed, I would like to say how proud I am of the whole school community and I would like to thank you all for your patience, resilience and support during this third Lockdown! I know that you will also join me in thanking all... Read More »
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 14:18
As we come the end of Term 3, I would just like to take a moment to reflect on what has been without doubt, another eventful, busy and at many times challenging term for us all.  On the 30th December, all schools in Kent were directed to close in order to help contain the community transmission of... Read More »
Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 22:10
I’m sure that many of you will have been following the news this week and have picked up on the statement regarding school closures. It has been rare, since the start of the pandemic, that schools have been provided with much clarity or advance notice, but we are pleased that we now have at least... Read More »
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 16:19
Congratulations to all the children in both our school and Benenden for the fantastic times-table 'battle' this week.   We have had at least 90% of children in BOTH schools engaged in the competition and it was great to see so many children across our Federation actively improving their times-... Read More »
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 16:16
Next week I am pleased to report that staff will begin twice-weekly LFD testing in order to try and manage the COVID-19 infection rates. Approximately 1 in 3 individuals are asymptomatic when they contract COVID-19 and it is believed that the use of regular LFD tests amongst staff will help to... Read More »
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 15:01
Well done everyone we have survived week two! Looking ahead, we are working hard as a teaching team to refine the nature of our remote learning.  As ever, we appreciate that family circumstances, priorities and ability to support learning at home vary tremendously.  Please be reassured that we are... Read More »
Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 23:23
Despite the unprecedented situation we continue to find ourselves in, I do hope that you all had an enjoyable and restful break, and a peaceful start to 2021. On behalf of the staff and governors, I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year. One thing is certain, that it has not been... Read More »
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 23:02
As we enter the final chapter of 2020 I think it is fair to say that this was not the year we expected or planned for. We faced challenges that could only have been imagined and coped with unprecedented levels of disruption and uncertainty.  Whilst many organisations have had to close their doors,... Read More »