Aylesford School Term Dates for the academic year - 2018/19
Tuesday 4th September 2018
Induction Day for Years 7/12 Students only
Wednesday 5th September 2018
Whole School Returns
Friday 19th October 2018
Monday 5th November 2018
Thursday 20th December 2018
Thursday 3rd January 2019
Friday 15th February 2019
Monday 25th February 2019
Friday 5th April 2019
Tuesday 23rd April 2019
Friday 24th May 2019
Monday 3rd June 2019
Wednesday 24th July 2019
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Aylesford School operates a bio-metric system for cashless catering. The system enables students to pay in advance for their meals by crediting their account on cash machines situated in the dining areas. The system also enables parents and carers to credit their child’s account by using ParentPay, a system which allows accounts to be credited online or by using PayPoint centres located in local retailers displaying the Paypoint sign. Further information regarding ParentPay is available at www.parentpay.com.
The bio-metric system uses the fingerprint of the student and the software calculates a huge digital number from the image, and it is the number itself which is stored as a personal identification number. The actual fingerprint image is NOT stored. When a student uses the fingerprint scanner, the scanner recalculates the number and recognises the student. Such software is now being used worldwide as a means of providing additional personal security.
Students and parents can be reassured that this system has a very high level of security and that it is not possible to reconstruct the original fingerprint. The system does contain an option for the use of a PIN number instead of the bio-metric for those students whose parents specifically advise the school of… Read More
A good, well-managed homework programme helps children and young people to develop the skills and attitudes they will need for successful lifelong learning. Homework also supports the development of independent learning skills and provides parents with an opportunity to take part in their children's education. Ownership of homework by the subject teacher provides opportunities to reinforce the high expectations which are formed and established within the classroom.
Learning at home is an essential part of a good education. Regular homework is important as it gives students the opportunity to practice at home the tasks covered in class, and helps the student to work towards improving important learning and thinking skills. It also helps children and young people to become confident and independent in their learning, which will help throughout their time at school and later in adult life.
Homework enables students to:
T he Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) specialises in investigating grooming and sexual abuse online. The ‘Click CEOP’ report button provides a means of reporting abuse online and can be downloaded onto the school website for easy access.
CEOP also have an educational website: www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents which has specific advice for parents/carers.
Kent Police: www.kent.police.uk/advice/online-safety/
If you believe a child or adult is in immediate danger, contact 999 for police assistance. To report non-emergency concerns, call 101 and ask to be put through to your local team. Kent Police also have Online Safety advice on their website.
The IWF: www.iwf.org.uk
The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) is the UK hotline for reporting illegal online content, such as child abuse images, or material considered to be criminally obscene.
Parent Port: www.parentport.org.uk
Run by the UK’s media regulators, Parent Port enables parents to report inappropriate online material, such as videos, adverts or news articles. Ashley Assiter, e-Safety Development Officer Rebecca Avery, Education Safeguarding Adviser (Online Protection) Education Safeguarding Team, Kent County Council, December 2017
Home Office: www.gov.uk/report-terrorism and www.educateagainsthate.com
The government have introduced a new red button for reporting online material… Read More
We appreciate that the transition from Primary School to Secondary School can be daunting experience for both students and their parents/carers. Therefore we encourage year 6 pupils and their families to take full advantage of the transition events that we offering in order to support the transition process. This includes our Family Fun Day taking place at Aylesford School, after school taster sessions, open evening and tours of the school that take place every Tuesday morning with myself or one of the Deputy Head Teachers.
Family Fun Day – Saturday 8 th September 2018
We have a Family Fun Day taking place on Saturday 8 th September 2018 where as a family; you can take part in one of our taster sessions. For those of you interested in sport, why not try our trampolining equipment or our Climbing wall or perhaps family rugby with our award winning PE teacher. We are also offering floristry for beginners, science experiments, drama and team building or maybe you would like to try ‘Cooking with Kenmure’ with Mr Kenmure; our amazing food & cookery teacher.
Year 6 After School Monday Taster Sessions 3:45pm -4:45pm
We will be delivering a number of taster sessions that… Read More
Year 11 Easter Revision Sessions - March 2017
Year 11 Information Evening - March 2017
Message to parents and students from the Chair of Govenors - January 2017
Student Voice Ambassador - January 2017
Meet the Leadership Team - January 2017… Read More
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