St James’ Primary is a successful school that is at the heart of its community. There are strong links with the parish church and these enhance the spiritual and moral development of the people we serve.

At St James’ we are committed to providing a high standard of Catholic educationfor all pupils in a friendly and welcoming environment. We recognise that every child has their own, unique set of gifts and talents and ensure that there are opportunities for these to be developed.  The school  teaches children that we share values common to all faiths, namely love and respect for one another, Peace, Justice and belief in Equality.

We provide an exciting curriculum that prepares children to become active members of society. We aim to inspire all of our pupils, to rise to the challenges that will enable them to develop the skills and personal qualities they need, in order to embrace the future with confidence. St James’ has consistently high standards of achievement. This high achievement is a result of outstanding teaching and learning, hard work from the pupils and support from parents. (more…)


Welcome back!

Welcome back everyone!  We begin the year with hope in our hearts and trust that God is with us. ‘I can do all things through Christ, which strengthens me.’  PHP 4:13

Y4 Whole School Mass 18th June 2014

Whole School mass for Y4 has been moved to 18th June 2014 at the usual time of 9.30.

Phonics Screening check

Parents are invited to a short meeting to explain the Phonics Screening check for all of our Year 1 children.

Guild of St. Stephen

Oliver from Yr5 and Rachel from Yr4 were enrolled into the Guild of St Stephen during the Annual Servers’ Rally at Aylesford Priory on Bank Holiday Monday (5th May 2014). This event is for the primary attention of those servers that have been regularly serving for at least the last 12 months. A lovely open air Mass

KS1 Play

Our KS1 classes will be performing their play to friends and family on Wednesday 26th March and Thursday 27th March, 9.15am both days.    Please note that babies and toddlers are welcome to attend Wednesday’s performance, but are not allowed to come on Thursday.  Thank you for your cooperation.  

Attendance Week Competition – Local Catholic Primary Schools- 10th -14th March

Thank you for all the effort you are putting in to ensure that our attendance figures remain high.  It would be fantastic if we could win the ‘Attendance Week’ trophy again.

Fairfield Halls

The choir performed in February at the Fairfield Halls. They sang beautifully and were a credit to St James’s. I was very proud of everyone for such a fantastically musical and exciting performance. Well done! Here are some pictures of the event.   Thank you Mr Byrne for the photographs. -Mrs Woodhoo

Parents Information Evening – Tues 11 Feb

There will be a Parents information meeting in school next Tuesday at 7pm regarding the new Computing Curriculum and E-Safety Awareness.  This meeting should last for approx 45 minutes and is for parents only.  Please join us if you are able. Many thanks

Healthy Schools’ Award London

St. James’ has been awarded the new London Healthy Schools’ Award at Bronze Level. Thank you to everyone for contributing to the safe practices and healthy lifestyles that the school both promotes and supports.

Fairfield Halls Primary School Proms

Choir have been asked to sing at the Primary School Proms in the Fairfield Halls on Wednesday 12th February 2014. Further details to follow. PLEASE SEE LETTERS SECTION FOR UPDATED LETTER

  • Events

    • Year 6 Mass in Aylesford 22 Sep
    • Year 5 parents’ meeting re Kingswood trip 1 Oct
    • Year 6 parents’ meeting re France trip 1 Oct
    • Headteachers’ Conference – Diocesan 2 Oct
    • Reception and Year 1 parents’ Workshop 9 Oct
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