Welcome to Edison Class.

Welcome to the wonderful world of Edison Class!  The class is one of three Year 2 classes at The Discovery School and is led by Mr Hipkiss and ably assisted by the wonderful Mrs Catt.  The classroom is in the left hand corner of the playground as you face the main school building.  If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to email Mr Hipkiss on phipkiss@discovery.kent.sch.uk or make an appointment to discuss any concerns after school.


Useful Information

Click on the links below to access online copies of classroom documents:

Edison Class Timetable 2017 2018.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 57.5 KB


Please can you ensure your child has these things in school everyday:


  • A PE kit; to include tracksuit bottoms, spare socks and a hair band (if your child has long hair). Our PE days are Tuesday (indoor) and Thursday (outdoor).
  • A named water bottle - everyday.
  • Named spare clothes in case of toilet accidents or falling over in the muddy playground.
  • Hat/sunhat/sun cream, scarf and gloves depending on the weather, - all labelled.  The school does provide a sun hat, if you do not wish to send one in for your child.
  • The children can bring in slippers if they wish to and wellington boots are recommended for changing into during the winter.

Who was Thomas Edison?

Like all classes in The Discovery School, our class was named after a famous scientist or inventor.  In our case, the class is named after Thomas Edison, who was an American-born inventor and one of the most famous inventors in history. He invented many things that shaped our world today, including the electric light bulb. To find out more, click on this link or the picture below.