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. Four years later and we now have 267 children across all year groups, a nursery of 42 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.
I am very lucky to be headteacher at DBCPS. It is the best job in the world!
Samantha Crinnion B(ed)Hons, NPQH
As part of Darwin classes transition week activities, the new year 6 have learned about Andy Goldsworthy, an artist who uses natural things to create his art. We went outside and made our own environmental art in small groups and then as one whole class! It was a fabulous, sunny afternoon with lots of sharing, helping each other and working as a team.
The children did our school really proud when they played Kwik Cricket against Cecil Road school today. The final score was 270 to Cecil Road and 245 to DBCPS! There was great support towards each other and lots of pointers being shared between all the children from both teams. Here are a few of the children who did especially well; Naafay showed a great
Today we had Cecil Road come over to our school and play mini soccer. It was lots of fun! We had 16 Year 2 children and 16 Year 1 children and we played against 12 of Cecil Road’s Year 2s. There was some very skilful players displaying their talents. Evan, Luke and Abdullah showcased their great goalkeeping skills. Tyrese, Angelo and Connor scored lots