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Latest News 17.12.21

Dear Parents and Carers,

It has been a very exciting end to this term with Christmas Dinners, Class Parties, trips for some year groups, as well as wearing festive outfits today. We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy Christmas and we hope you have a lovely New Year.

Please see below this week’s latest news, updates and reminders.

Latest news:

  • A Message from the Head Teacher and Deputy Head Teacher – Please see here for the half term message from Ms Kedzior and Mr Beardsmore.
  • Curriculum Letters – For next half term’s Topic Letters, please see here.
  • COVID number – Should your child test positive for COVID-19, please do inform the school. If your child tests positive by Monday 20th December, please call 07512 277557. If your child tests positive after this date, please follow this link to leave your details.
  • Local Authority message – Please see here for a message from the Local Authority regarding COVID-19 and the new guidance.
  • Household Support The Household Support Fund is targeted at any vulnerable families who are on a low income, during the winter months including those of children eligible for free school meals. Families are able to apply directly for food and utilities support using the public form here. 
  • SEND Newsletter – Please see here for this term’s SEND Newsletter from Mrs Watson.
  • The Kedzior Award – We are incredibly proud to announce this half term’s Kedzior Award winners are: Daniel W and Florence C.  For more information about this, please see here. Huge congratulations to these amazing pupils. The next nominations need to be in by Tuesday 8th February 2022.  

Upcoming dates:

  • Y5 Narnia Workshop – These are taking place on Monday 24th January for Ospreys and Owls and Tuesday 25th January for Hawks and Eagles. The deadline for payment is Monday 24th January. For the letter please click here.
  • Flu Immunisation – We have been notified that the rescheduled flu immunisation will take place on Wednesday 12th January 2022. For more information please see this letter. You will also find information if you have not yet consented for your child to be immunised.
  • Reception and Y6 Height and Weight Checks – The school nurse team will be in school on Thursday 27th January 2022 to carry out height and weight checks for those children in Reception and Year 6. Please see here and here for more information.


  • Start of school – A reminder that school starts on Wednesday 5th January 2022 at the usual start times.
  • E-Safety advice – Christmas is often a time when children receive new electronic devices. Please see here for information on e-safety. Alternatively, see here for some specific device and social media guides.
  • Support and Help – Should you require any support over the Christmas Holidays, please see here for links that may help.

Club timetable:

  • No clubs will be taking place in the first week. More information about clubs will be coming after the Christmas Holiday.


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