Welcome to Our School
The Dartford Bridge School opened 9th September 2009 (09.09.09!). On that day we began with thirty-nine children, three teachers, three teaching assistants, a nursery nurse and admin staff. Seven years later and we now have 332 children across all year groups, a nursery of 48 children and many more teachers and teaching assistants. And we continue to grow.
‘Asking, Aspiring, Achieving’.
Our school motto describes our commitment to an active, inspiring and engaging learning environment on which all learning is planned and delivered. Children are encouraged to become independent learners, problem solvers, good communicators and a team player. Encouraging children to ask questions and being given the tools to find out supports the active learning we promote. In our most recent OFSTED inspection (March 2014) we were given judgements of good in all areas of inspection with safety of children being outstanding. We are located on The Bridge Learning and Community Campus, sharing our site with other Kent Agencies. We see ourselves as part of the local community and we strive to make local and international links to support both learning and citizenship at our school.
Kingswood – Day 4
Wednesday arrived and again the skies were beautiful and a sunny day beckoned. The boys were the champion sleepers for this morning and slowly Year 6 emerged from duvet cocoons to hit the showers. We headed for breakfast by now a familiar trail and after that began to prepare for one of the daily room inspections, made all the more challenging by the debris
Kingswood – Day 3
Another day and another 11th birthday – this time it was LC’s turn and the boy’s dorm was festooned with birthday paraphernalia and a surprise gift by the birthday fairies. All had slept well and today breakfast greeted us with the unmistakeable aroma of bacon. Lots of people decided bacon sandwiches were the way to go. The grapefruit wedges were a first for some
Kingswood – Day 2
Balloons and presents and birthday banners had appeared overnight to greet our 11 year old Rachael after a good sleep. Quote of the morning goes to Liam as we headed for breakfast after a good night and saw the menu for the day ahead, when asked is the food good or is it good ? He replied “Neither because it’s amazing !! Following a