Category Archives: School News

Year 6 Prom

Krispy Kreme doughnuts…selfie mirror…LED jewellry…dancing…music…and everybody dressed up and looking incredible!  That just about sums up the Year 6 prom that took place on Thursday.  What a great night and a brilliant way to celebrate their time at DBCPS.  It’s a shame it had to end. A huge thanks to all the parents who supported this event; organising food, drinks, decoraions and the extremely
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Beauty and the Beast

This past week has been quite a busy one for our Year 6 children!  A total of four performances of their 2018 production of Beauty and the Beast Jr saw a technical rehearsal on Monday, a dress rehearsal on Wednesday and their two main shows on Thursday and Friday. So much hard work has gone in to the show.  From finding out what show
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Recorder Festival

Year 3 Recorder students recently spent an afternoon participating in the Dartford Recorder Festival at Mick Jagger Center. Children from six schools (West Hill, Holy Trinity, The Gateway, Wentworth and Maypole) met to play music from notes they have learnt before and some that was improvised at the theatre. Each school played a tune they have learnt. DBCPS played theirs beautifully you can here
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Summertime Snaps!

With all the great weather recently we thought it would be nice to capture some moments from playtime.  These brilliant photos were taken by one of our Year 6 boys, Romarni.  Some great shots and captures the fun and games the children have during break times.  As the weather gets warmer please remember your hats and to put on suncream. What’s your favourite thing
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Red, White and Blue

To celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, we had a red, white and blue day on Friday.  What a great effort everyone made to look colourful in preparation for the big day! As well as everyone looking fantastic, we had a mini-street party in the school hall with some tasty picnic food. Out in the playground we had music, dancing and
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Easter Raffle and Discos

The Friends of DBCPS have been incredibly busy recently, organising three discos and an Easter Raffle!  A great way to finish the term. Thank you to all those that purchased tickets for the raffle. The draw was today and here are the winners: Then, over the past two Tuesdays, we’ve had discos for EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2!  Lots of great
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Talent Show

Yesterday, after weeks of planning, auditions and practise the 2018 Talent Show finally ready to go. It was an amazing day with the EYFS and KS1 part of the audience in the morning as a dress rehearsal and the KS2 full show with parents in the afternoon. It was a day packed with entertainment! Best Singing Award – Hidaya The children did fantastically well after
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Chair of Governor’s Blog

Chair of Governor’s Blog   – Full Governing Body Meeting 19th March We have just held our termly Governing Body meeting, following on from meetings of our Learning and Development and Resources Committees. A key item for discussion was the Ofsted inspection and letter. We are pleased that we continue with our “good” rating and that the inspector agreed with our school improvement plan priorities,
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Dartford FC

On Saturday 17th March, children from year 5 and 6 went to Dartford Football Club to watch Dartford play Hemel-Hempstead, they won 3-2. Before the match we got to sit in the players bunker and meet the manager and some of the players, we also got to be the guard of honour as the players came onto the pitch. During the first half Dartford scored
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Astronappies!

Year 1 learned that astronauts need special space nappies to wear on spacewalks. We were asked to find out which materials might be best to use to make an absorbent nappy. Can you see what equipment we used to test what would happen when the materials got wet? We tried four different materials: paper towel, printer paper, toilet paper and clingfilm. We counted how
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