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Latest News 18 03 2022

Dear Parents and Carers,

It has been a very busy week in school, as you will see by the amount of notices below. We hope you have had a great week and enjoy the weekend in the Spring sunshine. Please see below this week’s latest news, updates and reminders.

Latest news:

  • Year 6 Football Team A big well done to the Year 6 Boys Football Team who won the regional competition on Wednesday. The boys will now represent Leicester City at a nationwide football tournament in May at Watford F.C's Stadium: Vicarage Road. They have made the school very proud.
  • Red Nose Day Today it was lovely to see the children in their own clothes to celebrate Red Nose Day. We would like to thank you all for your generosity. We have managed to raise over £690. Thank you.
  • Climate change video Adam Pepper has created an amazing climate change film starring our very own pupils in Year 3, 4, 5 and 6. Click the link to have a look at our A.R.H. film here.
  • Sign Language Week – we have been informed that 14th to 20th March is Sign Language Week by the British Deaf Association. Please click the link for more information and for activities you can take part in. Home - Sign Language Week
  • Household Support Fund The public self-referral application to the Household Support Fund has now closed. However, if you would like support from this scheme please contact Mrs Harvey to make an appointment to make the application. We can continue to make applications for parents/carers until further notice. If you arefacing immediate food or fuel crisis, please contact Mrs Harvey on 0116 262 4003. Mrs Harvey will also be available on Parents and Carers Evening (Tuesday 22nd March) should you want to speak with her.
  • Easter Holiday Activities We have been informed of Easter Holiday activities for pupils who are eligible for Free School Meals. For further information regarding the Waterfront offer please click here and here to sign up. For information on the Leicester City SSPAN offer please click here for the letter and here for the poster.
  • Parenting Smart Resource  Mental health charity Place2Be have recently developed "Parenting SMART"  - a free digital resource available for all parents to help them with the journey of parenting and supporting the well-being of their child. Please follow this link for more information. Mental health support for parents and carers – Place2Be
  • Easter Wreaths – If you are interested in an Easter Wreath making event, please see the poster here.
  • SEND coffee morning – Mrs Watson would like to invite parents and carers into school for a SEND coffee morning on Wednesday 30th March. More information can be found here. If you are able to attend please click here.
  • Term Dates – Term dates have now been set for the school for the 2022-23 and the 2023-24 academic years. Please follow the links above to see them.


Upcoming dates:

  • Height and Weight check – The school nurse team unfortunately had to cancel their clinic this week for those pupils in Y6 and Reception that missed the height and weight checks. We have been notified that the new date is Tuesday 22nd March in the afternoon.
  • Map Day – Children will be taking part in map activities on Thursday 24th March.
  • Y4 Greek Day – Year 4 will be taking part in a Greek Day on Friday 1st April.
  • French Day – On Friday 8th April we will be celebrating French Day. For more information please see here.
  • Parents Evening – Parents’ and Carers’ Evening is taking place on Tuesday 22nd March and Thursday 24th March to discuss your child’s mid-year report which will be coming to you on Friday 18th March. Please see the guides for in-person or virtual to understand our expectations.


  • Attendance – Please click here to see our latest attendance data.
  • Supporting your child at home – For a guide to the end of year expectations in reading, writing and Mathematics please see here.

Club timetable:

  • Y6 Boys’ Football Monday after school.
  • String Orchestra Tuesday after school in the upstairs hall.
  • Y2 Singing Club – Thursday after school.
  • Y5/6 Girls’ Football Friday after school.


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