Our Favourite Community & School News Stories
Thanks to the Bradstow School and community for commemorating WWI at Poppy Proms in the Park over Remembrance weekend!
5 top catering students from Broadstairs College have made it to the WorldSkills UK National Finals! With over 15,000 original applicants, the five finalists are part of the 4% chosen for the final. Broadstairs catering alone makes up a huge 62.5% of the final catering category!
Age UK Thanet would like to send a huge thank you to the Beautiful ‘Dover Belles’ Jane and Anne for bringing to life the 1940’s through song for them to celebrate Remembrance Day at their ‘Wear your Poppy with Pride Day’ event at their community hub held on 10th November 2018.
Thank you to the fab five volunteers that came to the station on the 9th November to help with the rescheduled November ‘First Friday’ meet. Overall they collected 20 bags! If you want to join in next time? Send Broadstairs Town Team a message. Just 1 hour makes a huge difference to our town.
Despite very damp conditions, the U8 girls continued their confident play and great team work in a home friendly v Rising Stars on Saturday 10th November. This was followed by another dazzling performance in their second Kent Girls and Ladies Football League tournament the next day, one player scoring five goals!
Kent primary school children have put their heads together to help keep the roads free from ice this winter. They have come up with some ingenious names for a new £1m fleet of gritters, such as ‘Pretty Polly the Gritter Lorry’, ‘Sir Grittalot’ and ‘Up Town Grit You Up’.
Chilton Primary School are celebrating heroes of history as children dressed up as important people such as Winston Churchill and Florence Nightingale!
In a wonderful contribution to Anti-Bullying week, Little Denes have been discussing why they should respect each other’s differences. They made their own unique elephants and described what makes them special. #ChooseRespect
Margate Rotary Club supporting Buster Book Club with St Gregory’s School. Buster’s Book Club is an initiative designed to make reading cool and sets children an individual home reading target depending on their year group.
Children at Ramsgate Arts Primary School have written their own stories in the form of a journal, imagining what it was like to be on the front line in WWI. They are truly heartfelt, reflective and emotional, well done! Its also great to see the newly-elected team of head pupils and their deputies are already hard at work in RAPS!
Years 2, 3 and 4 at Drapers Mills Primary School explored the area and became familiar with nature around them during their University Friday sessions. They learnt the rules for forest school and used the resources available to build a bridge!
The importance of a stimulating learning environment has long been a top priority at Chilton Primary School in Ramsgate, read more about their creative journey here!