Secondary School Choices

Secondary School Choices

If you have a child due to go to secondary school next September please ensure you apply online by the 31st October 2017.

See flyers sent home or if you require assistance please ask at the office.

New Parent Open days

New Parent Open Days

If you have a child due to start reception next September you are invited to our Open Days

These are Friday 10th November – 9.30am and 2pm Monday 13th November – 6pm

Sessions will last an hour and we request that you arrive promptly.

You will have an opportunity to meet the Headteacher and staff and have any questions answered.

Please see the flyer below:

Flyer for Open Days

Reading Challenge

2. Animal Agents Reading Challenge

ESCC are running are a summer reading challenge. Please see the link below:

ESCC Animal reading Challenge East Sussex County Council – YouTube If you have an urgent council enquiry visit Please do not post content using offensive or inappropriate language.

Sierra Leone Visit

Sierra Leone Visit

Mrs Havbro and Miss Sadler made a life changing visit to Sierra Leone in February. During their visit they worked with the teachers at Grafton Baptist School to develop their teaching strategies through a ‘critical thinking’ project. While they were there the British Council filmed them. Take a look at the film on the link below.

Mr Dangidi will be visiting our school at the end of the term.
British council Sierra Leone film

SIAMS Inspection 2017

h2.Our SIAMs inspection took place in March 2017.

Purpose and focus of SIAMS inspections

The principal objective of SIAMS inspection is to evaluate the distinctiveness and effectiveness of the school as a church school, and how well the distinctive Christian character and ethos of the school ensure the development and achievement of the whole child or young person.

Please read the whole report here if you wish:

Inspection March 2017

Positive Parenting - Bedtime Routines

Developing good bedtime routines.

Teresa from EFT will be offering a discussion group to help parents develop good bedtime routines for their children here on Tuesday 21st March 2017 at 1.30pm.

You will be discussing how to get your child into a good routine and the skills children need to do this and how to encourage your child to stay in their bed all night.

To book a place please call Teresa on 07961674055 or email her on

Dogs on Site

Dogs on Site

Please be aware that dogs are NOT allowed anywhere on site.
Please do not bring dogs onto the playground or tie them up at perimeter fences.
Remember apart from the obvious problems with dog excrement being trodden in by small children, many children find dogs extremely scary (even though you may know your dog is friendly).
We have also had reported instances where dogs have been aggressive towards each other and owners and children have been very alarmed and distressed.
The only exception to this will be registered assistance dogs.
Please let the office know if you own an assistance dog and need to bring it into school.

Attendance Newsletter

Please see below our new Attendance Newsletter:

It is vital your child attends school every day to maximise their learning.
There is direct evidence that high attenders achieve proportionally higher results than the children with low attendance or who are continually late. Please ensure your child is in school every day unless they are really unwell.

Attendance Newsletter – February 2017

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