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Chilton Primary School

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Weekly news 07.02.2024!

Happy end of Term 3!

What a wonderful way to finish the term; Chinese food and Luna New Year celebrations. Although we have some tired faces, the children have been focused on their learning more than ever. Reception have been exploring E-Safety and how to keep safe online. We are very impressed with the responses of the children and how grown up their decision-making was when we explored a few scenarios.


The children have been learning a song all about ‘red words’. I’m sure if you play it to them, they will sing it for you! There is a link below with the song, enjoy!

As children start reading stories with longer sentences, they may come across red words. It is a good idea to practice the red words they may see by playing games like snap or finding the word (hiding the word around your house). Here are the red words we have been practising at school.


This week in maths, we have been learning about patterns. The children have explored ABBC patterns by recognising the 'rule' of the patterns and repeating them, checking the 'rule' has been followed correctly. The children then made their own ABBC patterns using animals from the Chinese new year calenders. 

Thematic Curriculum

We have had such a wonderful week of learning about Luna New year. We started the week with a special delivery of Chinese food and then discovered facts about how Luna New Year is celebrated and why. We have been role-playing using costumes, making dragons, and prepping food. The children particularly enjoyed making decorations like lanterns and corrugated dragons on sticks.   

Next term, we will be learning about space.


PE kits need to be worn in to school each Friday please.

All clothing to be named please!

Please complete the WOW moment sheets regularly so that we can add these to the children’s learning journey books. If you need more sheets please ask your class teacher.


Term 3 dates:

 Monday 19th February – Term 4 begins

Thursday 7th March – World Book Day (more information to follow)

Thursday 7th March – Autism workshop in school hall 9:00

Monday 11th March - Science day (More information to follow)

Monday 11th – Thursday 14th March – Book Fair in school

Friday 15th March – Red Nose Day - Wear something funny for money

Friday 15th March – Parent Book Look 3:15 for Parent-Teacher Consultations

Monday 18th – Thursday 21st March – Parent-Teacher Consultations – dates and times coming soon

Thursday 21st March – Rock Your Socks Day in support of Down Syndrome Awareness

Monday 25th March – Come Dine With Me for Reception & Year 6

Thursday 28th March – Easter Egg Hunts

Thursday 28th March – Easter Bonnet Parade 10:30 for Reception, Year 1&2 (parents invited)

Thursday 28th March – Term 4 ends (normal time @3:15)

Friday 29th March – Good Friday

Monday 15th March - Term 5 begins

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Many thanks for all your continued support,

EYFS team



Contact Us

Correspondence for the Head of School:

Mr Alex McAuley
c/o Chilton Primary School,
Chilton Lane,
Kent. CT11 0LQ

Contact the school office on:
01843 597695
or by fax on:
01843 852872

01843 597695