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This page is dedicated to you! Do you have a hobby or interest? Do you belong to a club? Have you done a good deed? Have you been involved with an organisation or event outside of school? If so, we would love to hear all about it.


Send us a picture with a small paragraph telling us about your achievement so we can celebrate your news with everyone.

Lighting Up Westwood Cross!

Well done to Darcey in Firebug Class who really did ‘let her light shine’ last Friday when she performed with her dance school at the big Westwood Cross Christmas Lights Switch on. What a fantastic experience.






Congratulations to Lily who just double graded in Karate with the White Dragons, she’s now a proud orange belt.

On  Your Marks Get Set GO!

On Monday evening Noah competed in the first round of the Invicta East Kent Athletics Club Opens. He did really well, coming first in both of his races: 75 metres in a time of 11.24; and 800 metres in 2:56.88. I have attached a couple of photos if you want to include them in the newsletter.




Level 4 Swimming

Well done to Milla in Hummingbird Class who has moved up to Level 4 in her swimming lessons.

Brilliant new Milla!


Traditional Young Shot Day

Noah In Hummingbird class recently took part in a Game Shooting day, just outside Canterbury, at a non-profit
making, established heritage conservation shoot. He was mentored on the day and the shoot was featured in Shooting Times & Country Magazine.

Queen of the Beam!

Well done to Cleo in Starling Class who took part in the South East Gymnastics Championships in Guildford last Saturday. Her team came 2nd overall, with Cleo 5th in her age group. She came an amazing 15th overall out of 106 competitors! #letyourlightshine

Litter Hero

A huge well done to Ruben , who raised an amazing £300 from his litter picking challenge; an example to us all. He even had an article in the Whitstable Gazette! The funds raised will to to Plastic free Whitstable and Natural Whitstable. 



Noah, Tilly and Holly go BerZerk!

Well done to all these children who attend classes at BerZerk Dance and Drama Group and received awards.


  • Noah in Hedgehog class was awarded 'Dance and Drama Star' due to the dedication he's shown in the Saturday morning musical theatre group.
  • Phoebe in Brown Bear Class was awarded the 'High Achiever Award'.
  • Tilly in Lynx won her award and certificate for being a 'Lyrical Star'.
  • Holly in Lynx won her award for 'Choreography'. 

Congratulations in winning your trophies and certificates!

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Sikh Temple Visit

During half term Callum and Ruben from Otters Class visited a Sikh Temple in Gravesend, known as Guru Nanak Dabar Gurdwara. The received a work welcome and were allowed to walk all around the inside of the enormous temple but only after having removed their shoes. They were also given a free vegetarian meal in the community canter.  The Temple has three prayer rooms and two halls. The Temple is open to the public and Callum and Ruben recommend everyone should go and visit.


Isla & Ruben: Petanque Tournament

Ruben and Isla in Otter Class played in a UK-France Petanque Tournament on Saturday 21 September. The tournament took place at The Railway Inn, Cobham. They were the only children to take part and were randomly drawn into teams of triples made up of adults from Kent and Dunkerque.

Their standard of play was impressive, Isla even winning a game with her triples 13-0! One coach commented, "it's great to see the next generation of young players, and when they're this good we see them as potential GB Junior Players."



Oh what a Drama!

Well done to Liberty in Donaldson Class who passed her Trinity College Exam Grade 1 in Group Drama with a Distinction and was also awarded Performer of the Week at PQA Canterbury. A fantastic achievement Liberty.


Isla and Cleo: Gym superstars!

Cleo and Isla took part in the Kent Twinpiece Gymnastics Championships. Cleo received a Bronze Medal for her beam routine and they both won a silver medal each for their teamwork in the competition.


Well done girls what an amazing achievement. 


Holly - The Alliance Turner Seaside Photography Exhibition

Well done to Holly who went to a private viewing to see her photograph being displayed in the Clore Learning  Studio at the Turner Gallery in Margate. The exhibition is open from Friday 24 May to 23rd June


There are lots of photographs from us and local schools who have taken inspiration from and reflected on their personal experience of living by the sea.


Noah and Polly - Rethink Mental Illness

In May Noah (Walliams) and Polly (Dahl) cycled from Whitstable to Canterbury and back with their dads to raise money for Rethink Mental Illness. The charity's aim is to increase awareness of mental health issues and Polly and Noah have so far raised £520 for the charity. Well done Noah and Polly!

Ben - Bake and Cake Sale

Well done to Ben in Walliams Class who helped his Mum organise, bake and sell cakes at her work to raise funds for the new Kent and Medway Medical School, they raised £200! He was really enthusiastic and used it as a chance to practice his exaggerative persuasive language!