Category Archives: School News

Festive Discos

We finished last term in style with a Friends of DBCPS festive disco for all the children! We started with an EYFS/KS1 disco with parents in attendance too…and what a great turnout. We were so pleased to see so many of you there joining in the fun!  As well as music and dancing we even had time for a snack-stop. The KS2 disco followed
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Christmas Performances

Although we have welcomed in 2018, we must quickly look back at the amazing Christmas performances put on by the children last term! Firstly, we had an EYFS performance of Jesus’ Christmas Party. Key Stage 1 followed up with Superstar Nativity. Key Stage 2 put on an incredible musical performance with Christmas songs, the new school band and our school choir! Thank you to
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Christmas Market Fair

The Christmas Market Fair on Friday 8th December was a huge success and the new FoDBCPS would like to thank every one that donated towards the event. We would like to thank the following local businesses for hosting their stalls: PINKushion Adorable Millys Cakes Dartford Youth Hub Delmergate Pharmacy Wellbeing Usborne Books Younique Love Your Memories Beads Bows and Blankets Darcy’s Bows I want
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Christmas with the FoDBCPS

Firstly I would like to thank all of you that voted our new above Friends of DBCPS team into our primary school. We all bring in our own unique talents to the team and we are all genuinely looking forward to having the opportunity to begin FUNdraising for our school. We have already organised some very exciting things coming up over the weeks ahead
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From the Chair of Governors

The Chair of Governors writes; The Governors had their first termly meeting of the new school year recently. I was re-elected as Chairman and I am pleased to say Mrs Sue Tunnicliffe was elected Vice Chair. Mrs Tunnicliffe has been on the Governing Body since the school opened in 2009. She is a Community Governor with a vast experience in education and is currently
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2D Shapes

This week in Maths, Reception have been learning about 2d shapes. We have been learning their properties. We then went into forest school and created 2d shapes using things we found. We hope you enjoy our fantastic pictures! Antoni said,  “A rectangle has got 2 long sides and 2 short sides.” Alexandra said, “The pointy bits are called corners.” Lore said, “A triangle has
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Year 7 Mini Reunion

Friday evening saw the return of our July leavers for a mini reunion.  Planned since July, it gave everyone a chance to see each other again and find out how they are all getting on.  We’re pleased to say they are all doing very well in their new schools and managing to keep on top of all the extra homework! Miss Randall arranged to
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Maths Workshop – Key Stage One

On Monday 2nd October we held a Key Stage One Maths Workshop. Parents had the opportunity to come and learn about ways in which the children learn Mathematics at our school. We talked about the emphasis on reasoning and deeper conceptual understanding in the new curriculum, as well as the different strategies that can be used for adding and subtracting. Parents even had a try at some
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Year 6 Prom

Wow, what a great evening everyone has just had!  The year 6 all looked amazing tonight and enjoyed an awesome prom.  Thank you to the parents for getting them all ready for the big night and for supplying all the lovely snacks and drinks.  Thanks also to Mrs Perfect for making a surprise visit (with Krispy Kreme!), Mrs Costin for arranging the super-cool big-wheel
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Benenden Music Experience

After a long journey on the coach (although we played lots of games) we eventually arrived at Benenden where a cameraman was waiting for us! The sun was shining and the place looked like a palace. They have tennis courts, playgrounds, dormitories and a swimming pool. We went to our rest area and then to rehearsals. We went through our pieces then we had
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