“Let Me Teach You”

Recently in nursery we have been learning new Read Write Inc Sounds. Our new I-Spy area is proving to be really popular and we have been taking it in turns to be teacher, practising sounds and helping each other on our learning journey. Mrs Sparrow, Mrs Connelly and Miss Midford have been hiding the sound of the day inside and outside our classroom and
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Shorne Country Park

On Wednesday Year 2 went to Shorne Country Park to learn about mini beasts, their habitats and enjoy the large areas of the park. The children had a great time doing various activities such as building a habitat competition. Children worked in groups and used their creativity to design and built habitats for mini beasts using natural resources and materials they found around them. Also,
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Skateboard Art

In Year 2, our topic this term is ‘Bounce’ which is  linked to learning about different sports and sporting equipment. Here are some of the skateboards we designed using different materials and textures. We worked in pairs and thought carefully about the design and the colours, which would compliment each other. Some of us had multi colour themes. Some were monochrome. Linking our knowledge from
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Football Success!

Boys from both Year 3 and 4 took part in a football league at Dartford FC. The Dartford district Year 3/4 floodlight football took place every Friday during terms 3 and 4. The children represented the school and played against nine other schools. The schools that took part in the tournament were: Dartford Bridge, Hextable, Oakfield, Holy Trinity, Temple Hill, Superstars, Manor community, Brent,
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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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Heroes in Villains

This term, year three have been learning all about Heroes and Villains! We have explored both real life and fictional heroes and villains through story writing and descriptions. We have also looked at twisted fairytales and acted out some well known fairytales. Science In science we have explored both light and forces, we looked at what materials are reflective and why and we also
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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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