Category Archives: Latest News

Children’s University

Children’s University gives pupils the opportunity to take part in exciting learning activities which take place outside the normal school day – it could be before school, during lunchtime, after school, during weekends or holidays. The learning links to something children could do in the future at university and teaches them new skills. At Meredale,...
Read more

Fantastic 11+ Results 2018

We are delighted for our current Year 6 children and thrilled at the results they have achieved during the recent 11+ Testing, both in the Medway and Kent Tests. Please see these set out below and visit our Examination Results page for further information and information on our leavers destinations over previous years. Well done to everyone...
Read more

Letter Formation

Dickens class have been focusing on letter formation this week through magic painting, writing in coloured sand and large writing experiences on the floor. The children are enthusiastically using the Read Write Ink rhymes to help them with the formation of each letter. The children event took their new skills a step further and moved onto the...
Read more

Learning at home!

The children at Meredale love learning so much, they often want to carry on at home - Imogen is seen using scientific methods to create her own perfume combinations. The children have projects to do in Topic and Science over the coming half term break, it appears many of them have already made a start and...
Read more

Harvest Assembly 2018

Our Harvest Assembly was held this morning, led by Reverend Nathan from St Margaret's Church. Whilst Reverend Nathan spoke about the meaning of Harvest the children found significant words within the word 'Harvest' and demonstrated their spelling skills to the audience of parents, grandparents and Residents of Longford Court Rainham. The whole school joined in...
Read more

Test Week!

It has been Test Week Meredale Independent School this week. The children from year one to six have all taken NFER tests in Maths and English which which repeated in the Summer term. The results of these tests are used to track the children's progress over time and additionally for teachers to assess which areas of...
Read more

Continents and Oceans

Adams Class have been working extremely hard to name and locate the world's 7 continents and 5 oceans this week.
They worked in pairs to play a Continents and Oceans game....
Read more

Jeans for Genes Day 2018

Staff and children were invited to come to school today wearing their jeans to assist the  Jeans for Genes Day team in their annual fundraiser.  This is an activity that everyone at Meredale supports on a yearly basis. We managed to raise £49 for this very worthwhile charity to help improve the lives of children with...
Read more

A positive start to school life

We have had a really positive start at school for our new Reception Class this term. They really enjoyed the experience of swimming on a Monday and PE lesson on a Wednesday.  Also experiencing 'Golden Time' on a Friday afternoon. The children have been busy exploring their new environment, making friends and trying new activities.   Read more