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Read Write Inc.

Read Write Inc.


Pupils in Pre-Prep are having great fun practising all sorts of writing, spelling and grammar with the Read Write Inc. phonics and literacy programme.

JS e safety Feb 2017

E-Safety Week


As part of E-Safety Week pupils in Year 5 and 6 attended a production called 'Real Life' at the Stag Theatre which looked at topics such as social media and cyber-bullying.

Journalism workshop Nov 2016

Roving Reporters


On Friday, Year 4 took part in a Journalism workshop, run by former BBC correspondent Julia Wheeler, to support their English topic ‘Reports and Newspaper Writing’.

Tudor Day

Tudor Day


Year 4 sampled Tudor banqueting, theatre and even making gold at their Tudor workshop last week.

JS Geography Field Trip Nov 2016

The River Wild


Year 5 discovered 15 different habitats, measured the width and depth of the River Darent and nearly caught a fish during their Geography Field Trip to the Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve this week.

JS Prize giving 2016

Prizes Galore


The Junior School held its Prize-Giving ceremony for girls in Prep today and said an official farewell to Year 6 leavers heading for their new senior schools in September.

Junior School Memory Competition

Memory Champion


Congratulations to Year 6 Emma who is the new national Junior Memory Champion after winning a hotly contested final in London on 12th June.

Chess June 2016

Natalie reigns Suprema!


Many congratulations to Year 6 Natalie who won the U11 girls section of the Chess Megafinal at Tonbridge Grammar yesterday, making her the Suprema for her age group.

JS Sir Issac Newton

Laws of Motion


Pupils from Years 5 and 6 had the pleasure of meeting Sir Issac Newton on Wednesday as part of Senior School Science Week.

Chiddingstone Literary Prize May 2016

Emma's Literary Prize


Congratulations to Year 6 Emma who received the prize for Best Illustrated Short Story from Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell at the Chiddingstone Literary Festival over the Bank Holiday.