Almighty God, our Heavenly Father

We thank you for our school, our pupils, our teachers, our parents and our governing body. Helps us to grow together as a worshipping, learning community.

We ask that you give us the humility to share our strengths and gifts humbly, and

 The determination, resilience and open-mindedness to listen to others when we are struggling.

We thank you for the friendships that we make at our school and we ask for your loving care as you watch over our school.

Most of all we ask that you continue to teach us and lead us, in being the people you would like us to be, as you walk beside us every day of our lives.

We ask this prayer in your holy name.


Dear Parents,

Gentle Reminders

  • Children with long hair are required to wear it up to limit the spread of headlice.
  • Children are to continue to bring appropriate coats to school please as the weather is so unpredictable.
  • Summer uniform is permitted after the Easter break, don't forget a coat.
  • Children with earrings are requested to remove them for PE or cover them with tape for health and safety please.
  • Please note that plain black, blue or white trainers are permitted for PE.
  • School Shoes need to be of a leather type shoe not a canvas type, trainer or branded.
  • Snacks - Please make sure children only bring in fresh or dried fruit for their mid-day snack. Thank you.


Swans Class SATs are done! Well done to all year 6 for all your positivity and resilience!

             No more Sats      No more SATs


We have had short but busy term learning about healthy food and keeping healthy.  We have had a trip into town to look at local shops and what they sell, with special attention paid to the green grocers, butchers and bakers. 

Next term we will be learning about castles, Knights, Kings and Queens, with a sneaky visit to Deal castle.


A reminder that Kingfishers class trip to Dover Castle is on Tuesday 4th June and the cost is £10pp. Entry to the castle is free the cost of the trip is to cover transport and activities once inside. You cannot use your English Heritage pass for this trip. With the KS1 SATs next week, it is important that all children attend school. This is an assessment for school purposes, not a reflection on your children. 


This terms class topic is Rivers. Megan has brought in an excellent example of the River Nile. Megan was able to relay facts about the river and the geography around it. This just proves what impact such topic challenges have on our children. We look forward to seeing many more in the future. Well done Megan!

                    River Nile    River Nile Project


Today Swans relaxed after a stressful week or SATS by viewing the classic musical, Grease logo

The 2019 end of year production will be loosely themed around this iconic film and we are very much looking forward to the children's take on it!

Tickets will be available to purchase in July and the performance will be held at Mongeham Village Hall on Thursday 18th July.


PE / After School Clubs

Over the last two terms after school clubs have not been well attended. These clubs are a fantastic way to keep your children active and sociable.

Mr Rainer welcomes any feedback and ideas for any future clubs to boost sign ups.  Sholden School also welcomes any parent volunteers who would like to help run a club or run one independently – This can be a sports based club or an alternative activity.

If you have any feedback please contact Mr Rainer on:  



After a very successful Easter Hunt at the cricket ground in Sholden arranged by Mrs Folwer and Smartie Party events. Sholden School was presented with a cheque for £700 by Chloe, Mrs Fowler's daughter.

This is just one example of the schools community spirit and we are very grateful to Smartie Party events. 

Smartie Party Cheque

Friends of Sholden School update:

The Right Royal Quiz has been cancelled due to lack of support!

  • Friday 24th May- Tag Day for £1 and cake sale after school.
  • SUMMER FETE - CHANGE OF DATE- The Summer Fete will be held on Friday 5th July from 2pm! We need:
  • Cake makers
  • Help with the stalls
  • People to help set up, pack away
  • Donations
  • Raffle Prizes

In term 6 we would like to host another school disco and instead of Camp night we are hoping to host a mini festival on the school grounds till late evening.

Inset Days

  1. Monday 2nd September 2019
  2. Tuesday 3rd September 2019
  3. Monday 28th October 2019
  4. Thursday 16th April 2020
  5. Friday 17th April 2020


FRIDAY 24th MAY - Last day of Term 5! First Day Back is Monday 3rd June

Have a lovely break!

 Have a lovely weekend!

 Mrs S. Bailey


Upcoming events   

Herons Swimming: 

Thursday 23rd May 

Dates for your Diary:  

Friday 24th May – Last day of school – FOSS TAG DAY 

Monday 3rd June – First day back at school  

Kingfishers trip to Dover Castle Tuesday 4th June.  FOSS



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