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Enjoyment Achievement & Respect

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Tannery Drift First School

We adapt activities to allow all children to show their strengths and encourage every child to feel capable, be independent and love learning. We aim to make sure that every child in our care enjoys their time at school and provide a safe and secure environment.



  • Drumba Workshop

    On Thursday, children from Year 1 to 3 took part in a Drumba workshop! These were really high energy sessions involving music and drumming for fitness. It was an amazing experience, and the children were really engaged in the activity. Stud...

    22 May 24Read More
  • Easter Hat Parade

    A big well done to all the children in our Nursery and Reception classes. They sang beautifully and cheerfully paraded their Easter hats this week.   Thank you to the grown-ups for the effort that went into helping the children...

    28 Mar 24Read More
  • Multiskills Festival

    Year 2 attended a Multiskills Festival on Thursday. The children played a carousel of games which included using beanbags, balls and relay batons. Even though the weather wasn't great, the children did a fantastic job and enjoyed themse...

    28 Mar 24Read More
  • World Book Day

    On Thursday, children across the school were invited to wear pyjamas to school and spent the day enjoying a wide range of book-themed activities.  Look out for the World Book Day special in our newsletter next week.

    08 Mar 24Read More
  • Red Robins Class Visit the Library

    On Monday, Red Robin class walked to the town library to enjoy a story session. They got to listen and join in with some stories and explore the different books on offer. It was a wonderful opportunity for all the childr...

    05 Mar 24Read More
  • Paddington Bear visits Reception

    This week in Reception, we had a mystery to solve. The children found a suitcase in the classroom and had to work out who had left it there. The next day the mysterious visitor arrived, Paddington Bear. The children have...

    01 Mar 24Read More
  • New Wall Art

    Earlier this term some areas of the school were given a refresh with new wall art. The Rainbow Room and the Reception classroom book area have both been given a woodland feel, while the under the sea theme has been continued further around...

    16 Feb 24Read More
  • NSPCC Number Day

    Our children enjoyed dressing up for Number Day, and took part in a variety of maths-based activities. Well done to all those children who competed in the TT Rockstars competition - having fun and improving their times table recall at the s...

    09 Feb 24Read More
  • Number Day - Friday 2nd February 2024

    Friday 2nd February is NSPCC Number Day!  Pupils are asked to wear an item of clothing with a number on it (e.g. football shirt, cap, number badges) or get even more creative by dressing in a maths - or numbers - themed outfit (e.g. as...

    25 Jan 24Read More
  • Transition Survey Results

    We are pleased to share the results of the transition survey that Early Years families contributed to last term. Thank you to everyone who responded, your feedback has helped us to plan next steps to improve the transition process for child...

    09 Jan 24Read More
  • Storytime with Santa

    This week we welcomed some very special visitors into school. 

    20 Dec 23Read More
  • Fire Station Christmas Extravaganza

    On Thursday 7th December, the children were invited to have tours of the fire station's Christmas Extravaganza. They also got a close-up look at one of the fire engines! We are very grateful to the team at Royston Fire Stat...

    20 Dec 23Read More
  • 24May

    Parent Coffee Morning

    9:00am – 10:00am
  • 24May

    Year 4 PGL Assembly

    9:15am – 9:35am
  • 27May

    Half Term

    All Day
  • 05June

    Royston Schools Tennis Tournament

    8:50am – 12:00pm
  • 11June

    Year 2 Athletics at St. Edmund's Prep

    8:50am – 12:30pm
  • 11June

    Nursery New Parent Meeting

    9:15am – 10:30am
  • 12June

    Reception New Parent Meeting

    9:15am – 10:30am
  • 14June

    FTDS Tannery Campout

    12:00pm – 12:00pm
  • 18June

    Year 4 Transition Visit to KJAR

    9:00am – 12:00pm
  • 21June

    Maths Challenge Day

    9:00am – 3:00pm
  • 24June

    Science Week

    9:00am – 3:00pm
  • 25June

    Nursery Stay & Play Session

    2:15pm – 2:45pm