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Latest News 01.07.22

Dear Parents and Carers,

It is hard to believe we only have one week left of this academic year. This week has been very busy in school with trips, Sports Days, Nursery Graduation Photos, as well as pupils meeting their new teachers. Please see below this week’s latest news, updates and reminders.

Latest news:

  • Year 3 Dinners – Children who are entering Year 3 after the Summer Holiday will no longer be eligible for Universal School Meals. Please see the letter here for more information.
  • Soccer stars – We have been informed of a Summer Football camp. Please see here for more information and here for the booking form.
  • Reading Spines – Reading over the summer is a great way to help your child with their learning. Here you will find suggested reading lists which may give you some ideas as the lists are broken down into year groups.
  • Transition Letters – Please find information below about your child’s new year group.


  • Reception Playground – We are excited to announce that our Reception playground has been completed. The shed has been removed and a new play area has been created as well as artificial grass being installed under the trim trail. For photos, please see here.
  • Sports Day Raffle – Have a look at the three fantastic hampers that are available to be won. Tickets cost £1 each and these are now available to purchase online via pay360 - you are very welcome to purchase as many as you would like. We will also be selling tickets at each Sports Day (cash only) – thank you to all the parents and carers who have already purchased tickets. All money raised will go towards enrichment activities and resources for the pupils. We will be drawing the raffle on Thursday 7th July.
  • SEND Newsletter – Please see here for our termly SEND Newsletter from Mrs Watson.
  • Musical Instrument Lessons – We are excited to announce that we are expanding the number of instrument lessons available to our pupils. Please see the letter here for more information and please complete the form here if you are interested by Wednesday 6th July.
  • The Big Wonderland Trail – Please see here for information regarding a family event during the summer holidays at Everards Meadows.

Upcoming dates:

  • Nursery – The Little City visit for children in the Nursery will be on Wednesday 6th July. For more information, please see here.
  • Sports Days – Please see below the date of each year groups’ Sports Days. We are excited to announce that there will be a raffle for several luxury hampers – tickets for these will be available for purchase on each Sports Day. More information regarding these events will be sent to you via Seesaw:


23rd June

Year 1

29th June

Year 2

4th July

Year 3

30th June

Year 4

28th June

Year 5

1st July

Year 6

6th July


  • Year 6 Leaver’s Performance – Performances to parents and carers will be taking place on 5th July at 1.30pm and 5pm as well as a performance on Thursday 7th July at 9.30am.
  • Year 6 Prom – Year 6 Leaver’s Prom will be taking place on Thursday 7th July 6-8pm.


  • Summer Holidays – School will close on Friday 8th July 2022 at the end of the school day and will reopen to pupils on Tuesday 30th August 2022.
  • Safeguarding over the summer – Should you require any support during the summer holidays, regarding safeguarding, please see our website here.
  • School Year Dates – Future school term dates can be found here for 22/23 and here for 23/24.

Club timetable:

  • Y5/6 Girls’ Football Friday after school.
  • Y6 Boys’ Football Monday after school.
  • String Orchestra Tuesday after school in the upstairs hall.
  • Tri-Golf – Thursday 3.20-4.20pm for Y3 and Y4.


For all this week’s letters, please check the Letters area of the school’s website or click here.