A field can become a community,
it is the people who make it,
it is what is inside that counts.
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.
Teresa Adams, Headteacher, Goat Lees Primary School
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Headteacher - Ms Adams
School Secretary - Ms Renwick
Telephone - 01233 630201
Hurst Road, Kennington, Ashford, Kent, TN24 9RR