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Aylesford School and Sixth Form College

Aylesford School and Sixth Form College

Primary Zone

A guide to the Aylesford primary phase.

About Aylesford Primary

A welcome from the

Director of Primary Education

Dear Parents and Carers,

Aylesford School is a vibrant school where students are enthusiastic and motivated to achieve endless possibilities. They are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy, confident and that the opportunities that are provided for them are relevant to their needs both now and in the future. The school provides a wonderful learning environment and expert staff who are highly committed to our students.

Aylesford is privileged to be in the unique position of being an all through 4-19 school. Close partnerships between the Primary and Secondary phases offer many opportunities including specialist teaching across the school. Modern Foreign Languages, PE and Music are taught jointly by Primary and Secondary phase staff providing shared expertise and a wider range of resources.

Here at Aylesford, we believe that students should be curious about their learning.  Through our engaging curriculum, we ensure that they can foster a passion for learning that will help to develop high aspirations and a lifetime of memories. We believe in ensuring that students receive a well-rounded curriculum; where individual talents can be spotted and nurtured to ensure that all children experience success and reach their full potential.

I am extremely proud to be part of such a friendly school with a caring and nurturing family ethos where both staff and students are encouraged to “respect, aspire and wonder.” I look forward to an exciting year ahead, building on the school’s existing strengths.

 Should you have any queries or wish to visit the school, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Yours faithfully

Angelique Edkins

Director of Primary Education




Primary Blog

Latest Tweets

  • Mrs Savage & Miss Benbow head up the Year 7 pastoral team, handing out goodies to our September starters. Looking forward to welcoming you all into the Aylesford family!

    12:27 PM - 3 Jul 2020
  • Congratulations to Amelia Rainey 7LEI who came 2nd (11-14 category) in the @Kissingitbetter Poetry Competition! Amelia's poem will be shared with patients & residents in SWFT hospitals & local care homes. Amelia pictured below with Fiona Burton, Director of Nursing, SWFT

    1:38 PM - 1 Jul 2020
  • Today saw the new arrival of stick insects into our primary phase gifted from @MytonSchool for teaching and learning.

    1:05 PM - 1 Jul 2020
  • Message for parents of our current Year 7 students. Our new Year 8 pastoral team has set up a dedicated Twitter account - please follow them @Aylesford2024

    2:46 PM - 29 Jun 2020
  • In school preparing gift boxes for all our new Year 7's

    9:48 AM - 26 Jun 2020
  • Two-meter Peter and his Year 10 separate scientist friends were welcomed into school for a three hour face-to-face science boost.

    3:13 PM - 24 Jun 2020
  • The science department are really excited to meet the new cohort of year 7 students and have created a transition booklet to help prepare them for all things science. They will also each receive a bookmark with a famous scientist on.

    12:26 PM - 24 Jun 2020
  • The Science department welcomed all A level scientists over the last five days and here are our two star students who study all three science subjects to round off a wonderful week!

    12:08 PM - 19 Jun 2020
  • The Science Department are delighted to say that we have now seen all our A level Scientists and what a successful week it has been.

    11:36 AM - 17 Jun 2020
  • Dr Bush is excited to welcome the A level Chemistry students back today to carry out their oxidation of an alcohol required practical.

    10:47 AM - 16 Jun 2020