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Newsletter 2 2016-17

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We encourage all our children to “Reach for the Stars”.

Our school is:

* a safe, supportive stimulating learning environment;

* a team of respectful, tolerant, open minded citizens;

* a community where everyone aspires to be the very best they can be;

* a community of resilient life long learners;

* a centre of excellence where all achieve success.


Harvest Assembly

We will be holding our Harvest  Assembly for children on Friday 23rd September.  Please send in your donations of food in tins, jars or packets for the Padley Centre.  All donations are gratefully received.

Thank you


Year 4 Swimming

All Year 4 children will go swimming on Tuesdays, starting on 20th September.  Please make sure your child brings their swimming costume, towel and swimming hat every Tuesday.



Breakfast club runs every morning from 8.00 - 8.45am for a healthy breakfast and fun with your friends.  All children from age 5 years upward are welcome, no need to book.  It costs just 50p per day, or free for Pupil Premium children.



Remember school is closed for teacher training on

Monday 19th September



Mr Malooq’s clubs will start on Monday  16th September, and run until Friday 21st October.  If your child would like to attend a club, please collect an application form from outside the Office.

Monday                  Cycle Club                                 3.15—4.25pm  Year 5/6 ONLY    Free

Tuesday                  Football Club                            Lunchtime    Ages 7+      Free

                                 Circuit Training                         3.15—4.25pm  Ages 8+      £1 per session 

Wednesday            Film Club                                   3.15—5.00pm  Ages 4+      50p per session

Thursday                 Multi Games Club                    3.15—4.25pm  Ages 4-7      £1 per session

Friday                     Football Club                              3.15—4.25pm  Ages 8+      £1 per session

                                GIRLS Football Club                   3.15—4.25pm  Ages 8+      £1 per session


Remember, all clubs are FREE if your child is eligible for Pupil Premium - to find out if your child qualifies, please fill in an application form from the Office.


Have you applied for Free School Meals? 

As well as getting a free, healthy dinner for your child each day, we will also provide your child with one free item of uniform, free school trips and free school clubs including Breakfast Club, after school and holiday clubs.

In addition, the school will receive extra funding from the Government to use in support of teaching and learning (Pupil Premium).

You can apply for Free School Meals online at

Or come to the Office for an application form.




8.30-8.55am  School  & Nursery

11.25-11.40am   Nursery

12.10-12.20pm   Home dinners

12.30-12.40pm   Nursery

1.05-1.10pm    Home dinners return

3.10-3.30pm  School & Nursery

Gates will close promptly at the times stated



Monday 19th September                       Inset Day (School closed)

Friday 23rd September                          Harvest Assembly (pupils only)

Wednesday 28th September                Year 6 Residential - Condover Hall

   - Friday 30th September

Friday 30th September                         MacMillan fundraising day

Wed/Thur 5th/6th October                  Parents’ Meetings

Thursday 6th October                           Themed Lunch “Better than MacDonalds!”

Wednesday 12th October                     Tea & Toast

Friday 14th October                               Tempest Photography

Friday 21st October                               Tempest Photography

Friday 21st October                               Break up for Half Term holiday

Monday 31st October                           Back to school