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East Borough netball team wore their brand new comeptition sports kits proudly yesterday - thanks so much to and for their sponsorship and support!


Would you like to join our friendly team? We are currently looking for a part-time cleaner. More details here!


Don't miss the Valley Park School Scholarship Information Evening on 2 October from 6pm-7pm! Book your place now!


It's the Autumn Invicta Fair on Saturday 21 September - don't miss it!


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Does your child have a flair for science and technology, and are they starting secondary school in September 2020? You can see all the admissions information for the brand new School of Science and Technology Maidstone, and apply, here -


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Don't forget to book a place for your child (starting Year 6 in September) at the SST Maidstone open event on 12 October 2019 (two sessions: 9am-12.30pm & 1pm-4.30pm). These sessions will show students what our fantastic new school has to offer! Book here:


The brand new edition of our Trust Online Safety newsletter is out now!


Are you passionate about education? Would you like to make a difference as a governor? Don't forget it's our Trust's Governance Open Event on Monday 22 July 2019, 5pm to 7pm, at Invicta Grammar School. To book your place, please contact Ruth Hinckley via


Our ECO council is very proud to announce that East Borough has been award the Eco Schools Silver Award! A big thank you goes to everyone who took part in the beach clean, produced interesting, well-thought out work for the display, and who made changes in their home lives too!


Parents/carers and their daughters are invited Invicta Grammar School's upcoming 11+ Open Events. For more information and to book a place, please see our website -


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Book your place for our Governance Open Event on 22 July 2019 now!


Would you like to know more about being a VIAT Local School Governor? Come to our Governance Open Event on 22 July from 5pm to 7pm at Invicta Grammar School. We are looking for enthusiastic, committed individuals for both our primary and secondary schools.


We have brand new image boards in our reception area, showing some of our fantastic pupils looking very smart in our new school uniform. We think our new boards look great, and we hope you do too!


Don't miss the Year 5 Open Events! Year 5 Experience Day - Saturday 22 June 2019, 8.30am-1pm 11+ Open Morning - Thursday 27 June 2019, 9am-10.30am 11+ Open Afternoon - Tuesday 2 July 2019, 2.15pm-3.15pm Book here -


Would you like to join our friendly team? We are currently looking for a full-time classroom teacher. You can find all the details, and apply, here:


Very happy children this week! The new equipment on the KS1 playground is now open for use! It has been wonderful to see them enjoying it so much. Thanks to our amazing PTA, & all parents and children who have supported our fundraising events over the last few years.


Don't miss Invicta Grammar School’s Year 5 open event on Monday 20 May, 6pm to 8pm. There will be a talk from Headteacher, Mrs Derrick, and lots of other helpful information, including a parent and child taster lesson! Book here:


Would you like to join our friendly team at East Borough? We are currently looking for a full-time Leader of Learning in Key Stage 2, as well as a full-time Classroom Teacher for Key Stage 2. Please spread the word - you can see full details on


All our parents and carers are invited to our Parent Breakfast on 8 May at 8.55am. We would love as many parents and carers as possible to join us for breakfast and a chat!


We are so proud of Freya in Year 5 and Charlotte in Year 1 who have both reached the final 10 for the writing competition in their age groups! They've been invited to a celebration day in May, with Claire Balding when the winner will be announced. Well done girls!


We learned about St George’s Day last week. Children took part in a variety of activities, such as role playing the story of St George and the dragon in assembly, and learning facts about St George and England. We all had great fun!


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EB children, as part of our focus on marine conservation, we'd love people to get involved in a beach clean-up. If you visit a beach over Easter, please take a photo of your litter pick & email to so we can celebrate your efforts!


Easter 2019 Holiday Playscheme at Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Monday 8 April - Thursday 18 April (8am-6pm). £35 per day including breakfast, cooked tea, dessert, refreshments and fruit! Half day sessions also available at £21. Email


Congratulations to the VIPS at Aylesford Quiz Club team who came second in their heat with 1545 points. There is still a possibility that we might get a wild card entry to the county final!


Brilliant news! We are delighted to have been awarded our Bronze Eco-Schools Award! Our thanks go to Mrs Parker and the East Borough Learning Forum who have all worked so hard towards achieving this on our behalf.


Parents and children donated red fruit for Red Nose Day today which was purchased at lunch time and raised £293.69! In addition to our other fundraising, we managed to raise £745.69 in total for for Red Nose Day - thank you to everyone!


For World Book Day, we supported our drive to improve the children’s vocabulary by asking them to come dressed up as a word. There were some very inventive words and costumes, including: crepuscular, antagonist and hippopotomontrosesquippedaliophobia (the fear of long words!)!


We've had amazing support raising funds for the new KS1 playground. After so much hard work and support, we are delighted to now be in a position to move forward and buy the new equipment! It's been great to see the East Borough community pull together for such a worthy cause.


Our fabulous PTA has raised over £10,000 in the last year, with the support of children, parents, carers and teachers. Some of that money has gone towards equipment, trips and workshops to name but a few things! We really can't thank them enough!


We are so much closer to getting our new Key Stage 1 playground equipment, thanks to funding ! You can apply too - go to


It's Times Tables Rock Star day today and the children and staff are looking amazing!


Everyone's very excited to be inside the O2 at Anyone who's coming to see us should look up high to the right, and behind the stage!


Fun in the sun at the O2!


Year 6 were joined by students from Boughton Monchelsea primary school this week, to watch a brilliant performance by Theatre ADAD, about the danger of drugs. All the students also took part in a workshop afterwards which they thoroughly enjoyed.


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We have a wide range of high quality, modern facilities across our schools which we offer for hire for either one-off events, or on a regular basis. Please click on the link to see and book the facilities we have to offer -


Year 5 have been utterly engaged with studying their new novel ‘Clockwork’. you’ve got us !


Year 3 are very much enjoying their new topic of wild beasts this term. At the moment they're working on letters and emails linked to 'The Wolves in the Walls' by


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There's still time to buy your tickets!


And it's the start of another exciting term at East Borough! Welcome back everyone!

Breakfast and After School Club

The following information is to provide you with details about the club and the facilities on offer to you and your child. You may download the information here. If you require further information or would like to visit, meet the team and see our wonderful facilities, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Visits are warmly welcomed. An application form can be downloaded here. In accordance with the School's Out Admissions Policy, a waiting list is maintained where necessary.

Aims and Ethos

Our purpose built, self contained area offers a safe and secure environment in which children can relax, enjoy breakfast or a sandwich tea, choose from an array of activities, play with friends, or do homework.

Our fully inclusive, caring and friendly ethos provides an ideal setting in which all children can learn through play whilst under the supervision of our qualified team of staff, several of whom work in school too.

We have a fantastic range of play equipment, including a secure outside play environment complete with an artificially grassed deck area and its own garden, so there’s plenty to keep the children happily occupied come rain or shine. Ultimately, our aim is to ensure that each and every child has fun!

A diverse programme of activities including arts and crafts, cooking, physical activity (both indoor and outdoor), games, free play and visiting specialists, is designed to introduce new skills, expand children’s horizons, strengthen self-development and improve punctuality and attendance at school. Children are encouraged to participate in the planning and decision making process, for example choosing activities, menus and the purchase of new resources etc.

In accordance with the school’s healthy eating ethos, a nutritious breakfast and afternoon tea is served in a relaxed, fully supervised environment, designed to bring a touch of "home" to school.

We are confident the seamless transition between school life and extended school care, easily accessible location, convenient opening times and competitive fees, meet the needs of our parents and carers.


All staff are DBS checked and suitably qualified for the role in which they work. The school is committed to the continued professional and personal development of all staff and offers a wealth of training opportunities. All appointments are made in line with KCC safer recruitment procedures and the ratios of staff to children are in line with Government recommendations.

Session Times and Fees

Our breakfast club runs from 7.45am until 8.45am on school days. From 1st September 2018 until 31st July 2019 the fee will be £3.10 per session. This includes a light breakfast.

The after school club runs from 3.15pm until 5.55pm on school days. From 1st September 2018 until 31st July 2019 the fee will be £9.20 per session. This includes a sandwich tea or alternative light snack.

Each child is issued with a unique account, against which all pre-booked sessions, and payment of fees are recorded. Computer generated statements are provided to parents/carers on a monthly basis, one week prior to the end of each month, and all fees must be paid monthly in advance i.e. pre-booked sessions for October must be paid by 30th September. Any additional sessions booked after the statement has been generated will be reflected the following month, and charged along with the next month’s fees. Failure to make payment by the due date could result in the withdrawal of your child’s place at the club.

We ask that fees are paid on-line, via the School Gateway, a safe and secure method of payment authenticated with Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode. Guidance on setting up an account will be provided upon allocation of a place at the club. Alternatively, it is available to download here.

Please note that all pre-booked sessions will be charged at the full rate, even if your child does not attend. Should your child not be able to attend a pre-booked session please inform the manager prior to the session. Should your child be absent without prior notification, for a period in excess of two school weeks the school reserves the right to withdraw the offer of a place. 

One month’s written notice or one month’s fees in lieu of notice, are required should you wish to relinquish your child’s place at the club. Fees are reviewed and agreed annually by the Governing Body and any changes implemented on 1st April.

Policies and Procedures

In order to compliment the ethos of the school, School's Out! has adopted a number of school policies, which along with it's own, aim to provide a safe and secure environment, enjoyed by all.

Application and Admission Procedure

A waiting list is held for children wishing to join should no place be available. Places will be allocated in line with the following admissions policy:

1          Children of East Borough School

2          Children needing a full week of care in either the breakfast or after school club

3          Siblings will be kept together

4          Single parents

5          Working parents or parents undertaking educational studies

The manager will keep a register of all the children attending the club. A register of the children will be taken every day at the beginning of each session.

If you accept a place at the breakfast or after school club, then you agree to abide by the rules and policies of the club. If you do not abide by these rules and policies then you risk forfeiture of your child’s place.

Parents/carers of children attending the after school will be asked to provide a personal password which must be used should someone other than the than the parent/carer collect a child. Under no circumstances will staff release a child to anyone other than the parent/carer without be provided with the password.

Children are not allowed to leave the club at anytime without an adult, unless written consent from the parent/carer has been provided.

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