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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.



  • FTDS Christmas fair

    Mini Christmas Fair – Friday 8th December, 3.15-4.15pm, School Hall

    30 Nov 23Read More
  • Tannery drift art gallery

    To celebrate the end of Arts Week, parents and carers were welcomed into the school to view artwork created by the children

    17 Nov 23Read More
  • Year 2 Football festival

    Last Friday, 2 teams of Year 2 children attended a Football Festival at St Edmunds Prep School. This involved tournaments against other schools as well as some football activity games. Despite the rain, 6 of the children won medal...

    19 Oct 23Read More
  • Early Years Visit

    Our Early Years setting recently received a Commissioned School Visit from a Herts for Learning Early Years Adviser. The 1.5 day visit included meeting leaders, several learning walks, observing teaching and learning in the setting, as well...

    13 Oct 23Read More
  • Hockey Club

    Run by sports coaches from Royston Town Football club, this is a popular lunch-time club, available to children in Years 1-4. The children develop specific hockey skills, whilst improving their fitness and teamwork.

    02 Oct 23Read More
  • 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
  • 07December

    Nursery Christmas Songs

    9:30am – 10:00am
  • 08December

    FTDS Mini Christmas Fair

    3:15pm – 4:00pm
  • 12December

    Year 2 Christmas Show

    9:30am – 10:15am
  • 12December

    Year 2 Christmas Show

    2:30pm – 3:15pm
  • 13December

    Year 2 Christmas Show

    9:30am – 10:15am
  • 13December

    Year 1 Christmas Show

    2:30pm – 3:15pm
  • 14December

    Christmas Service - Royston Parish Church

    1:30pm – 2:30pm
  • 15December

    Christmas Dinner Day

    All Day
  • 20December

    Autumn Term Ends

    2:00pm – 2:00pm
  • 21December

    Christmas Holiday

    All Day
  • 04January

    Staff Training Day - School Closed to Pupils

    All Day
  • 05January

    Staff Training Day - School Closed to Pupils

    All Day