Category Archives: School News

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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Orchestra Day

Our Recorder groups from year 3 and 4, along with some of our school instrumentalists, joined the Dartford Primary School Orchestra day on 15th March at the Mick Jagger Center and represented our school in the festival. All children were well behaved and able to play as a team with other primary schools and few children from the Grammar Boys. We are very proud of their
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World Book Day

Thank you to all those children and adults that took part in helping celebrate World Book Day 2018 this year. As always the children looked fantastic and there were some ingenious costumes this year. Some characters were very popular, Where’s Wally especially! I know how time consuming it can be to either find or make a costume for your children but the excitement, enthusiasm and
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Share a Book

‘Share a Book’ is a central theme of World Book Day this year and we are hosting two events where relatives can come in and share a book with their child. Today was the turn of the male role models. Thank you to all the familiy members that gave up their time this afternoon to come in. We have had an amazing turn out and the
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Maths Club

Just last week, our children made balloon powered cars and raced them against each other during the maths after school club. Why don’t you try making one at home. Just make sure you ask an adult for permission. These are the required materials: A balloon A paper cup 2 plastic drinking straws 4 cotton reels (or drink lids with holes in them) 4 small
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