2nd February 2024 - STEM Day

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The children will have the opportunity to develop their maths, science and computing skills during our STEM day. 

14th February 2024 - Poetry Slam

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Children  from Nursery to Year 6 will be performing the poems they have been learning in class as part of our Eighth Annual Poetry Slam! 

Classes will be awarded a Merit, an Honour or a Distinction for their performance and will be judged on the clarity, intonation,  delivery and presentation.

 Ask your child about the poem they are learning.  Good luck to all of the classes. 

15th February 2024 - School Photograph Day

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The children will be having their school photograph taken today!  Children will have their photographs taken with their siblings unless you return the letter to say you would like an individual photograph. Those without siblings in school will have individual photographs.  


16th February 2024 – School Closes for Half-Term

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School closes for the half-term on Friday 16th February at 3:20pm. We wish you a restful holiday. 

School opens at 8:50am on Monday 26th February.  Gates open at 8:40am.

5th and 6th March 2024 – Parents’ Evening

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Come and meet your child’s class teacher and find out how your child has settled in to their new class. You will also find out about their attainment and how you can support your child further at home. 

Letters regarding times will be sent out nearer the time.

7th March 2024 - Free Read and Write Day and World Book Day

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Who is your child’s favourite author?  

What type of books does your child like reading?

 What type of things does your child like to write about? 

Free read and write day is a whole day centred around the children choosing what they would like to read and write about.  

Ask your child what they chose to write about?

15th March -Comic Relief Day

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The whole school will take part in our annual Comic Relief Day! The children can wear non-uniform for a £1 donation.  There will also be a special Comic Relief cafe on that day too. Comic Relief also sees the return of Soak the Teacher. Children can buy votes for the teacher they would like to see soaked.  Who will the winning teachers be?


27th March - Easter Raffle

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We will be holding an Easter Egg Raffle this year to raise money for school funds. All eggs will be packaged with more than one egg or a bag of chocolate/tube of eggs included.  Tickets will be 50p.  Good luck to everyone who buys a ticket

28th March 2024 - Certificate Assemblies

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Children will be awarded  to children from each class for Effort and Achievement. 

Well done to all the children who were nominated by their teachers. 

Attendance is by invitation only. 

28th March 2024 - School Closes

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School closes for the Christmas holidays at 2pm.  

We wish our children and their families a safe and happy Easter break.