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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.



  • Early Years Open Mornings

    Tuesday 31st October: 9.30am - 11.00am and Thursday 16th November: 9.30am - 11.00am

    20 Sep 23Read More
  • Welcome back to tannery drift!

    Welcome to a new academic year at Tannery Drift. Warm greetings to all the new families who are joining the school community. We hope that your child will flourish under our care and that you will enjoy your association with our school. The...

    15 Sep 23Read More
  • Key Stage 2 Present: Matilda the musical jr.

    This week our Year 3 & 4 children wowed audiences with their performance of Matilda the Musical Jr.

    19 Jul 23Read More
  • Early Years Sports Day

    Our Nursery and Reception children took part in their own sports day this week. After competing in the relay, the egg and spoon and the sack race, they took on an obstacle course before enjoying a picnic in the Early Years garden with...

    28 Jun 23Read More
  • Tennis success!

    Following their success at the Royston and Buntingford Schools tennis tournament earlier in June, the Tannery Drift first team qualified for the county finals. They travelled to Welwyn to compete against children from 11 other schools from...

    27 Jun 23Read More
  • Key Stage 1 & 2 Sports Day

    As part of Sports Week all the children took part in Sports Day. For KS1 & KS2 Sports Day the children took part in a variety of races: running, skipping and the sack race. They also tackled an obstacle course, took part in a relay a...

    26 Jun 23Read More
  • Music Concert

    We were delighted to welcome families of children who have music lessons in school to an afternoon concert on Thursday. It was a wonderful celebration of the musical talent at Tannery Drift, and the audience were treated to a variety of pie...

    23 Jun 23Read More
  • Year 1 Mountfitchet Castle Trip

    Year 1 loved their trip to Mountfitchet Castle as part of their Castles topic in History. They were very excited to spot all the features of castles that they had learnt about as well as having a go at all the activities! They enjoyed seein...

    23 Jun 23Read More
  • 401 Challenge

    On Wednesday we were visited by an inspirational athlete: Ben Smith. During assembly, Ben told us how he had been bullied at school and had a stroke when he was 29. He started running aged 31 and found the running community to be somewhere...

    21 Jun 23Read More
  • FTDS Wildlife Area Tidy

    Thank you to Mrs Simons, the Friends, and other kind volunteers who came to school on Saturday to help tidy the Wildlife Area. The nettles are now back under control, and the children will be able to enjoy the space safely. Here i...

    09 Jun 23Read More
  • Parent Coffee Mornings

    Tannery Drift's Family Support Worker, Ms Kerr, continues to host fortnightly parents’ coffee mornings from 8.45am in the Enrichment Room.

    19 May 23Read More
  • Megson Folk Group

    Megson folk group came into school on Thursday 11th May.

    16 May 23Read More
  • 03October

    Individual Pupil & Sibling Photos

    9:00am – 3:15pm
  • 06October

    Red Foxes Class Assembly

    9:15am – 9:35am
  • 11October

    Early Years Parent Information Evening

    6:00pm – 6:45pm
  • 12October

    Year 4 Football Festival

    8:45am – 12:00pm
  • 13October

    Penguin Class Assembly

    9:15am – 9:35am
  • 17October

    Parent Consultations

    4:00pm – 6:30pm
  • 18October

    KJAR Open Morning

    9:00am – 10:30am
  • 19October

    Parent Consultations

    6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • 20October

    Lion Class Assembly

    9:15am – 9:35am
  • 23October

    Half Term

    All Day
  • 30October

    Arts Week

    8:30am – 3:30pm
  • 31October

    Open Morning for Prospective New Parents

    9:30am – 11:00am