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Sandwich Infant School
School Road, CT13 9HT, UK Sandwich
+44 (0)1304 612228

Sandwich Infant School


Sandwich Board School opened on 23rd April 1877 which means that this year 2007 we celebrated our 130th birthday. We planned some exciting events with the junior school to mark this special occasion which took place during July. Did you go to our school? Do you remember your Grandparents talking to you about our school? . You may find a photo of him/her on the website on the "Old School Photographs" page. You will find photographs of former students from 1877 - 2007. We held an exhibition of the photographs and memorabilia, which was open to the public since so many people in Sandwich have ties to the school.

The school held a Victorian Day, all the children and staff dressed up in Victorian costume for the day. The children tried writing on slates as well as sitting in rows in the classroom.


* We strive to provide a learning environment in which all our children are happy, contented and motivated and in which they will achieve success and satisfaction.

* We aim to engender an appreciation of, and respect for, each other, school resources, personal property, and the wider school environment.

* We wish to establish a sound, friendly and professional working relationship between home and school, in which parents and teachers are able to talk frankly with other about pupil’s progress, development and needs.

* We hope to create a community in which sensitivity is shown to the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of all our pupils.

* We aim to resource the school to ensure enhancement of the teaching and learning process.

Maypole dancing at Sandwich Infant School
Dancing round the maypole by Year 2 as part of our Mayfair festivities


Sandwich Infant School is housed in a Victorian building near to the centre of the town. The school comprises of six classrooms, a hall, a library/television room and a technology room. In addition to a large playground area, there is a small playground for use by the youngest pupils and a walled playing field. A wildlife garden has also recently been developed.

Pupils enter the school in September of the year in which they will be five. They start school in the Reception classes and begin to develop the necessary skills to enable them to achieve the Early Learning Goals at the end of the year. Pupils then move through Year One and Year Two. During these years they follow the National Curriculum for English, Mathematics, Science, I.T, Geography, Art, Music and Physical Education. The pupils also study Religious Education.

An educational trip to the seaside
An exploration of the seashore

 At Sandwich Infant School we believe in making learning as exciting as possible. Therefore, where possible, the curriculum is delivered through topics. Pupils learn through direct first-hand experiences. The resources of the school are supplemented with educational visits and a variety of visitors into school.

 At the end of Year Two pupils transfer to Sandwich Junior School. This is a natural progression as the two schools have close links and regularly liaise with each other.


We have six classrooms, a resources room, hall and a library/television room. There are 2 computers in each year 1 and year 2 class and 4 computers in the reception unit. All computers have internet access which is limited to education sites. We also have a mobile bank of 16 laptop computers for whole class ICT lessons. All classes have been installed with Smartboards.

In the main playground there is an adventure trail, role play areas and playground markings with a variety of games and activities. The playground is divided, informally, between a "noisy" and a "quiet" zone. This allows the children to select how they wish to play.

The adventure trail in the main playground




The Reception outdoor area


The Reception unit has an outdoor area with a climbing frame, shop / role play, roadway for bikes, scooters and trucks and grass area with a tree to provide shade in summer.


The Wildlife Garden


We are very fortunate in also having a summer garden and a wildlife garden. The summer garden is used for P.E lessons and playtime in the summer months and provides a wonderful setting for our Sports Day and Mayfair events.The wildlife garden, with a pond is part of the summer garden and provides an outside classroom where nature and science can be explored.

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The Parent, Teacher and Friends Association (PTFA) is an open, friendly group helping the school provide a rounded educational experience for our children. We raise funds for the added extras that enrich school life and provide support for school events. Although our aim is to fund raise, we do this in a low-key style such that we don't overdo the fundraising events and hope that people enjoy those that we do put on.

If you are interested in any level of involvement, from one hour on a stall at the Mayfair to something more please click here to find out how to contact us.

Examples of the things we provide:

  • We enable the staff to buy extra equipment for the classroom, on request, if it is outside the normal school budget.Recently we have provided the funds for computer equipment including a Smartboard, special bookcases when the library was updated, a cupboard to house the hall sound system and classroom audio equipment.
One of the book cases bought by the school using funds provided by the PTFA
  • We pay for the Christmas parties for all years and provide the catering for school / parent meetings (e.g. Sports Day, Open Afternoons etc.)
  • We also provide a book club, where the children can choose a book and then save up for it over a number of weeks. The books are generally not expensive, so saving up for them does not take too long. This promotes a measure of independence and an understanding of the concepts of saving!
  • We run a non-profit making tuck shop, supplying a range of, mainly, penny sweets, on sunny Friday afternoons in the playground. This is great fun for the children at the end of the week. It also encourages an understanding of addition and money!
  • Every year we organise the major fund raising event for the school, the Mayfair. This is very well supported by the local community and is great fun for all the family! The 2007 Mayfair, with everybody's help, raised just under Ł3,000. The school will be able to buy a pirate play ship for the summer garden. Thanks to all.

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