Parent Information

This is the place you will find information to help you as parents support your child at school.

From this page you will find links to extra curricular information such as SEN provision, assessment and SATs.

The School Day

The school day starts at 8.45 am and finishes at 3.15 pm. Reception children finish slightly earlier at 3.05 pm.

Children attend assembly once a day, have a short break in the morning and lunch between 12 noon and 1 pm.

School Uniform

 

Please click here to find out more about our school uniform policy.

 

Performance Data

Our 2022 Performance data is below:

 

Key Stage 1 results

School results

% of children at age related expectations

School results

% of children achieving the higher standard

Reading 97% 39%
Writing 77% 26%
Maths 97% 26%

National data is not yet available for KS1.

Key Stage 2 results

School results

% of children at age related expectations

National

School results

% of children achieving the higher standard

National

Greater depth

Reading, writing and maths combined 87% 59% 33% 7%
Reading 97% 74% 63% 28%
Writing 90% 69% 37% 13%
Maths 90% 71% 57% 22%
Grammar, punctuation and spelling 87% 72% 60% 28%

 

2019 performance data

A link to Performance Tables can be found here: https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/ 

A link to our school's results page can be found here:  https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/118598/bidborough-church-of-england-voluntary-controlled-primary-school

Percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard in reading, writing and maths 74%
Average progress in reading 1.3
Average progress in writing -0.6
Average progress in maths 1.1
Percentage of pupils who achieved a high level of attainment in reading, writing and maths 13%
Average 'scaled scores' in reading 108
Average 'Scaled scores' in maths 108

 This is pleasing data for this cohort of children. It shows above average progress in reading and maths with high average scores in both of these areas. 

The key stage 2 three-year average reading attainment score (108.4) was in the highest 20% of all schools in 2019.

We are very proud of all the children achieved academically but, more importantly, how they have grown and flourished throughout the year and their time at our school. 

Ofsted report

Our most recent Ofsted was 5th July 2017. You can read our report here: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/118598 

Special Educational Needs

Mrs Fowler is our Inclusions Manager.  She can be contacted via email at:  senco@bidborough.kent.sch.uk   

Allergies

No nuts are permitted in school due to allergies.

School dinners

School dinners are provided by Caterlink and cooked on site daily.

School dinners cost £2.30 and must be paid for in advance, either at the start of the week or termly. Payment can currently be made by handing in cash in a named envelope to the School Office, or a cheque payable to 'Caterlink Ltd'. For online payment, please click here: https://meals.caterlinkltd.co.uk/meals/sign_up

Allergies and intolerances can be catered for. Please come into the School Office for a form.

School Dinners are now free for all pupils from Year R through to the end of Year 2.  In addition, Free School Meals are available for pupils whose family are in receipt of any of the following benefits:

If you feel your child may be eligible for Free School Meals please come to the School Office for an application form. All applications are held in the strictest confidence.

Spring Summer Menu

Autumn Winter menu

 

 [STAMP]tastic

The PTA have set up an account with [STAMP]tastic.

This is a company which provides personalised stamps which can be used on fabric, metal, wood and some plastics.

No more sewing or ironing in labels into your children's clothes!

Please enter the school's unique code TN30UE when you order and Bidborough PTA will receive 30% cashback for every order placed.

One ink pad lasts 2-3 years and provides over 2000 impressions.

Successfully tested by an independent laboratory, the ink lasts up to 50 washes on most fabrics*.

See http://www.stamptastic.co.uk for more information.


email: info@stamptastic.co.uk
tel: 020 8332 9781

* not wool, socks or Teflon coated products

Online Safety

Click on the link to visit the THINKUKNOW website which has a useful parents guide to keeping your child safe whilst they use the internet. Also find a copy of PC Barker's powerpoint shown at the e-safety meeting. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Primary/

 

The link below will take you to the digital parenting magazine:

http://www.vodafone.com/content/digital-parenting/learning-and-fun/digital-parenting-magazine.html#