Szandra Szodegi – Olympic Athlete

This year, DBCPS teamed up with Sports for Champions UK Ltd to welcome Szandra Szodegi, a Ghanaian judo athlete, to our school. Ghana saw its first ever female judo athlete compete at an Olympic Games in 2016, and yes you guessed it – it was Szandra. Even more remarkable than this, is that Szandra is in fact a former gymnastics champion from Hungary! This was
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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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In the Spotlight: Episode 16

Hi everyone and welcome back to In The Spotlight; we are ready and raring to go for 2018.  To kick off this week we have an all girls Spotlight varying from swimming success, dancing, gymnastics, singing and Brownies.  What a great start!  All girls have thoroughly enjoyed bringing in their outside successes and sharing them in assembly and here today.  We are so proud
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Literacy Week / World Book Day

From the 26th February to the 2nd March we will be having Literacy Week in school. As part of that week we will be taking part in World Book Day as well as lots of different activities. A focus for World Book Day this year is the importance of Sharing a Story, so during Literacy Week we will be hosting a couple of events
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Book Review: Bad Dad

Bad Dad is one of the best books I have read. Once you start to read it you won’t want to put it down. It’s incredibly funny because the author, David Williams, has good narrative speech. My favourite characters in this book are Frank, the son, Gilbert, the dad, Aunt Flip, Judith the church lady and Raj the shopkeeper. The hilarious story is about
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Reflection and Refraction

In Browne class we have been investigating to answer the question: “why do cats eyes reflect at night?” The children have been experimenting with different light sources and materials to see what reflection really is and how it occurs. We have found out lots about reflection and refraction as well as which materials are best to wear at night time to be seen. What
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Welcome to Bug Hotel

In forest school club we decided to create some bug hotels. We used different objects that we found in the forest such as; sticks, stones and leaves. We worked in a team and listened to our teams ideas. We made a swimming pool for the bugs to use and comfy beds. We are going to check next week to see if the bug hotels
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Wingham Wildlife Park

On Tuesday 30th January, Year 1 went on a trip to Wingham Wildlife Park as part of their topic, Paws, Claws & Whiskers. After a long journey on the double-decker bus we eventually arrived at the park. We were lucky enough to have a hands-on experience. Below are some of the photos – look closely for some fantastic faces!! We were able to handle
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Chair of Governor’s Blog

At the end of last week Governors held their annual mid-year conference. Each year we hold two conferences in addition to our regular meetings so we can challenge leaders and explore standards in greater depth.  We discussed contextual pupil data, for example, excluding our Nursery, we have 364 children on roll in January 2018. Of these 51% are boys and 49% girls. We continue
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