School news 22nd November 2018

“Growing together in mind, body and spirit”

Showing a love of reading: thank you to Mr Lee and the staff for putting on a lovely hot chocolate reading evening. Take a look this – the importance of reading:

Important news

  • Monday is a non-pupil day.
  • Behaviour rules made clear. Please read here.
  • The menu has a couple of changes to desserts and dairy free options. We have amended the allergen analysis as we had a couple of products that were not dairy free. There are small changes in week 2 and 3.  Current menu here.
  • Applications for a place in our Reception classes for September 2019 open now. Places available – see here and spread the word!
  • Christmas events – all dates are below.
    • KS2 Carol Service – read here
    • Parents should have had letters about KS1, Reception and Preschool nativities.
    • The late night shopping event is on Friday 7th December. Please meet 5:45pm at the Public Hall.
  • Welcome to Mrs Lynagh-Smith who joins us as a teaching assistant in Rowan class.
  • Book fair next Wednesday. More here.
  • Please remember you need permission from the Headteacher to take your child out of school for medical appointments or for any other reason.


  • Teaching Assistant required. See here for more details.
  • Swimming payment requested for this term please. We need this to keep our pool viable.
  • Coming up – Thursday 22nd – Hot Chocolate Reading Event 17.45 – 19.00 Link here
  • Our November Reading Challenge #Doyouknow? has begun Link here
  • Interested in volunteering? We need more volunteers to help hear readers at the school. If you are interested, please email me
  • Christmas Fayre is 5pm, Friday 30th Nov.
    • Mufti day for the Christmas Fayre tombola is Friday 23rd November. More here.
    • Father Christmas’s grotto ticket information here.
    • Did you know only 1% of Christmas goods remain in use six months after sale. WHAT A WASTE!! St Peter’s Eco Christmas Ideas – click here to download.
    • An early request for anyone who wants to sing at the open mic event – see here
Quick links:

Dates for the Autumn Term 2018

Friday 23rd – Mulfi day for Christmas Fayre.

Monday 26th – NON PUPIL DAY

Friday 30th – PTA Christmas Fayre 17.00 – 19.00


Friday 7th December – Late Night Shopping – 5:45pm meet at the Public Hall

Tuesday 11th – KS1 Nativity 10.00 – 11.00

Wednesday 12th – KS1 Nativity 10.00 – 11.00

Wednesday 19th  – Christmas Dinner

Thursday 20th – KS2 Christmas Performance, St Peter’s Church 18.00 – 19.15

Friday 21st – Last Day of Term – 1:30pm finish.

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