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...at the heart of the community

At the Heart of the Community

A field can become a community,
it is the people who make it,
it is what is inside that counts.

View our Prospectus
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  • Welcome to the Summer term (Term 5 and 6)

    Welcome back!

    We are looking forward to a busy and productive few months as we move into the summer terms and we are already making use of our field and outdoor areas.

    We are now able to make good use of the outdoor stage area and will be using our ‘Studio’ for lots of musical activities. The gardening club have been busy sowing seeds and tidying the kitchen garden area so were are hoping for a bumper crop this year – weather permitting! Another exciting development is the outdoor space towards the back of the field and we have now given the go – ahead for the pond area and the fencing around it. It will take time for this to establish itself but in time, we should see lots of wildlife in there and it will provide a fabulous area on site for some science investigations. In addition, the area in the far corner has now been planted up with willow and this should form a canopy for an outdoor learning area, which the children will be able to use.

    These will be exciting terms with a lots of activities planned to make the most of the anticipated good weather. The Year 6 residential activity is always a highlight and I know that they are all looking forward to this after their hard work towards their SATs. Other events during the next two terms include a range of class trips and visits as well as a number of sporting events including our own School Games Day. Our Summer Fair is always well supported and we hope that the children can take part in as much of this as possible as it is a great opportunity for some of them to perform to an audience.

    It is hard to believe that we are now in our final terms of this academic year and we will be starting to meet new children and families as they prepare to join Goat Lees in September 2018. Of course this also means that we are preparing our Yr6 children for their transition to secondary school and making sure that they are fully equipped for the next stage in their education. A good transition for all our children is always important so we will be out visiting nurseries and Early Years providers as well as meeting with our secondary school colleagues to make sure that this process is as smooth as possible.

    Best wishes
    Teresa Adams, Headteacher, Goat Lees Primary School

    You can follow this link to download our school prospectus.

    Please click here for the school calendar 2017-2018 where you can find the dates of important events throughout the year.

    If you require any paper copies of the information provided on our website, please enquire in the school office.

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Contact Us

Headteacher - Ms Adams
School Secretary - Ms Renwick

Telephone - 01233 630201
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Our Address

Hurst Road, Kennington, Ashford, Kent, TN24 9RR

  • We use sQuid at Goat Lees!

    sQuid is an online payment system that can be used to make a variety of school payments. Parents can use sQuid to pay for school payments such as: Dinner Money top ups, Cashless Catering top ups, and payments for School Trips & Offers.

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  • Care Foundation Trust

    Following consultation, we are now part of a larger group of schools called the CARE Foundation Trust. 

  • Pygmy class - swimming

    In term 1, Pygmy class (year 6) will be swimming on Tuesday afternoons. Please make sure the children have everything with them.

Diary Dates

23 Aug 2018 - 12:00am - Last day of Term 6
03 Sep 2018 - 08:00am - School Development Day
03 Sep 2018 - 08:00am - School Development Day
04 Sep 2018 - 08:40am - First Day of Term 1
03 Sep 2018 - 08:00am - School Development Day
04 Sep 2018 - 08:40am - First Day of Term 1
03 Sep 2018 - 08:00am - School Development Day
04 Sep 2018 - 08:40am - First Day of Term 1

I am delighted to be writing to you as the Headteacher for Goat Lees Primary School which opened in September 2013. As the Headteacher of a brand new school, it truly is a once in a lifetime opportunity and I feel privileged to have been chosen to lead the school as it becomes established.

From the Headteacher

Goat Lees Primary School