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Latest News 17 06 2022

Dear Parents and Carers,

We hope that you have been able to enjoy the lovely weather we have had this week and can enjoy a relaxing evening in the sun today. Please see below this week’s latest news, updates and reminders.

Latest news:

  • New Nursery Play Area – We have recently worked with Fawns to create a new play area in the Nursery Quad. We have been thrilled with the results and we know the children have enjoyed playing on it too. Please see here for pictures. Fawns will be working in the Reception outdoor learning area over the next few weeks – we will upload some pictures once the work is complete.
  • Football summer camp – Please see here for a Summer Camp being held at Beaumont Leys School during the summer holidays.
  • Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF) – will be available over the summer holidays for children eligible for benefits-related free school meals. Eligible children can access up to 4 weeks of free activities and they will also receive a healthy lunch each day that they attend. Please see a list of programme providers and to register click here, registration closes on Sunday 29th June.
  • SEND Coffee Morning - Mrs Watson would like to invite parents and carers into school for a SEND coffee morning on Tuesday 28th June at 9 am. Please click here to register.

Upcoming dates:

  • Year 6 Gorse Hill – On Monday 20th June, the Ocelots (6CM) and the Jaguars (6CU) will be visiting the farm. On Thursday 23rd June the Pumas (6SG) and the Panthers (6AV) will be visiting the farm. Please see the letter here for further information.
  • Year 5 Leicester Music Festival – Year 5 have an exciting opportunity to take part in the ‘Leics Make Music Summer Festival’ at De Montfort Hall and Gardens, celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee. The date for this is Tuesday 21st June 2022. Please see the letter here for further information.
  • Year 2 Conkers – As a reward for their amazing behaviour and focus during the Year 2 SATS, Year 2 will be going to Conkers. The trip will take place on Wednesday 22nd June 2022. Please see the letter here for further information.
  • Year 1 Captivating Creatures Visit – ‘Captivating Creatures’ will be visiting our school and holding workshops on the environments that different animals live in on Thursday 23rd June 2022. Please see the letter here for further information.
  • Year 5 Drayton Manor Trip – Year 5 will be visiting Drayton Manor Theme Park on Thursday 30th June as part of our ‘Innovative Inventions’ topic. Please see the letter here for further information.
  • Nursery – The Little City visit for children in the Nursery will be on Wednesday 6th July. For more information, please see here.
  • Meet the Teacher Morning – Children across the school will spend a morning with their new teacher in their new classrooms on Tuesday 28th June. Further information regarding your child’s new teacher will be sent in the coming weeks.
  • 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

27th June

Year 3

30th June

Year 4

28th June

Year 5

1st July

Year 6

6th July



  • Dogs – Please remember that dogs are not allowed on the school site.


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.