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Chilton Primary School

Chilton Primary School

One Childhood, One Chance

Weekly News 01/03/2024

Important information and dates:

Ramsgate Tunnels School Trip  – Wednesday 13th March

The children will visit the Ramsgate Tunnels. The cost for this trip is £3. A permission form has been sent to all Year 6 families.  Payment is available online on MCAS.

World Book Day Thursday 7th March 2024  

This year's World Book Day theme will be bedtime stories / reading for pleasureWe invite children to share their favourite bedtime story book on this day and if they wish, come to school dressed in their bedtime clothingChildren are invited to dress up as their favourite character from a book if they prefer another optionWe would like to remind families that there is no expectation for you to spend money on costumesAn enjoyment of reading and sharing a story is our main aim for World Book Day this year.   

The Chilton Masked Reader 

This year, we will share Chilton Masked Reader videos for World Book DayThese videos will be created by our talented members of staff who will read a story without revelling their facesWe hope our Chilton families will enjoy the stories and guess who the masked readers are! Links to these videos will be available on all school Blogs.  

Book Fayre 

The Chilton Book Fayre will arrive on Monday 11th March and run until Friday 15th March outside the Year 5 classrooms. World Book Day book vouchers can be spent at the fayre. Cash and online payments are also available and a percentage of the monies raised will go towards funding more books for Chilton children.  

  • Monday 4th March – National Offer Day for Year 6 Secondary places

  • Thursday 7th March – World Book Day (more information/n 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 – Term 4 ends (normal time @3:15)

  • Friday 29th March – Good Friday

  • Monday 15th March - Term 5 begins


This week the children have continued to write their newspaper reports linked to their current test – Kensuke’s Kingdom.  To show their journalistic skills, Year 6 reported on an event that happened during their Sports Slam sessions where Miss Isaac faked a fall! (See pictures). The children will move on to diary entries next week.


The children have this week been revising previously learnt skills and next week, Year 6 will return to four operations and problem-solving.


This week the children have studied sources in history and if we can trust them. They have also learnt about propaganda and how it was used during WW2.  The children will be visiting the Ramsgate Tunnels in March.  Please see above for details.

Home Learning:

Spellings: through, rough, enough, thorough, dough, tough, trough, although, ought, brought.

Task: To complete the MOAOM maths and MOAOM PaG sheet.  The children will come home with this task for them to complete and bring back into the school.

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