Newsletter 5 April 2019

Dear Parents and Carers, We have come to the end of a very busy and exciting term! Thank you to all of you who attended your child’s topic landing this week in Years 1-6. We have been very pleased with parental engagement this year and I was delighted to hear that we had 96.5% attendance […]

Newsletter 22 March 2019

Dear Parents and Carers, What a busy couple of week’s we have had at Palm Bay! On the 12th Miss Delderfield took our dancers to the regional heat of the Great Big Dance Off at Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone and we came 3rd! Well done to all of them and the very best of […]

Newsletter 8 March 2019

Dear Parents and Carers I hope you enjoyed your break; we have had a very busy couple of weeks; returning from half term with a visit from the Bug Man for our year 2 pupils. They thoroughly enjoyed this, learning about different insects and getting a chance to hold them. Later in the week, we […]

Newsletter 15 February 2019

Dear Parents and Carers We have come to the end of a fun and busy half term and lots of wonderful learning have taken place. Last week Year 5 enjoyed their Egyptians workshop where they got to dress up, see Egyptian artefacts and experience some historical games. Last Friday we all learned about Buddhism for […]

Newsletter 1 February 2019

Dear Parents and Carers Today we celebrated Number Day by wearing mathematical clothing. There were some very imaginative outfits, with children able to explain the maths they were wearing, including horizontal, vertical and parallel lines, different shapes, numbers, operations and dates. My favourite staff outfit was worn by Mrs Newbold who dressed as a domino! […]

Newsletter 25 January 2019

Dear Parents and Carers This week we have been celebrating our school value of ‘creativity’ and I have seen many creative approaches to teaching and learning across the school. We welcomed the lovely Mr O’Sullivan back to Palm Bay on Tuesday and Wednesday for Year 6’s WW2 immersion days. They dressed as evacuees and imagined […]

Newsletter 18 January 2019

Dear Parents and Carers We kick-started the week with Prime Virtual Reality Workshops on Monday for our Year 3 – 6 children, including sessions on volcanoes, mountains and the Egyptians. They thoroughly enjoyed this experience and it was a very different take to learn- ing. Our year 2s took a local area walk, linked to […]

Newsletter 14 December 2018

Dear Parents and Carers This is the last newsletter of the term, and what a busy term it has been! As you know, we had an Ofsted inspection on Thursday last week. I thoroughly enjoyed showing the inspector around our lovely school and the staff and children made me very proud. We look forward to […]

Newsletter 7 December 2018

Dear Parents and Carers Apologies for the late Newsletter, we were very busy preparing for the Christmas Fayre on Friday afternoon. A huge thank you to all that came along, it was a great success! The cakes were wonderful and I was delighted to take home a snowman cake to enjoy with my friends and […]

Newsletter 30 November 2018

Dear Parents and Carers We are finishing the second week of our Switch off Fort-night. We can’t wait to hear how much we have saved, Mr Kimpton is busy working on the maths. This has increased staff and child awareness around the school of the energy that we are consuming. Well done everyone, this is […]