Term Dates & Staff Inset Days – 2017/18

The term dates for 2017/18 are as follows: Term 1: 4th September – 20th October Term 2: 30th October – 20th December Term 3: (Staff Inset 4th & 5th) 8th January – 9th February Term 4: (Staff Inset 19th) 20th February – 29th March Term 5: 16th April – 24th May (Staff Inset 25th) Term 6: […]

Care Foundation Trust Group Consultation

CARE Foundation Trust Group Consultation We are proposing that Chilham St Mary’s joins a group of schools to become CARE Foundation Trust schools, supported by the Co-operative Schools Network. As Chilham St Mary’s is a Church of England school, we will become partnership members of the trust with full legal rights whilst maintaining our current foundation status with the […]

Ofsted Inspection Tuesday 28th February

As you know, we had our Ofsted inspection on Tuesday and although we have not yet received the draft report, we are confident that it will reflect the strengths of the school as well as identifying those areas which we know we need to work on. We would like to thank you for all your […]

World Book Day 2nd March 2017

World Book Day 2017, Thursday 2nd March Yesterday we had a lovely relaxing day, celebrating World Book Day wearing an array of colourful pyjamas and onesies! All of the children were in mixed age groups and moved around the school to listen to five stories read by five different adults. Each time they collected a […]

Busters Book Club Update – WC 20th February

Buster’s Book Club – guess who are district ‘Spring Challenge Day’ winners… We are delighted to announce that the Peacocks Class have won the 1st Spring Challenge Day for Ashford district, which was held on Wednesday 8th Feb. Well done everyone! We will be choosing two children to attend the KM Challenge Day photo call […]

Busters Book Club Update – WC 6th February

Week 3 and still going strong! We are so impressed with the children’s enthusiasm, not only reading for their target number of minutes, but so many of them are reading way beyond their targets! Drum roll please………. J The overall number of minutes read this week is 2134 J The winning class are the Herons […]