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Newsletter 31

 15th May 2023


Knowledge begins with respect for God (Proverbs 1:7)


This half-term’s value is ‘Respect’ (1 Peter 2:17)


Year 2 SATs: Monday 15th May – Thursday 18th May

This week it is the turn of our Year 2 children to sit their SATs tests. As with the Year 6 children, please make sure that the children are on time each day and that they get plenty of sleep and a good breakfast.


Year 5 Residential Parent Meeting

Parents and Carers of Year 5 children who are attending the residential visit to Hothersall Lodge should have received a letter inviting them to an information meeting on Tuesday 23rd May at 3.00pm. The meeting shouldn’t last more than 30 minutes and parents and carers will have the opportunity to ask any questions they might have.

Mental Health Awareness Week


This week is ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’. Following the success of the parent webinars held back in February for ‘Children’s Mental Health Week’, the Mental Health Support Teams are rolling out some more. All webinars will be held on Microsoft Teams.

The topics for the week will be:


Helping your child with exam stress:

16th May, 10.00am (Meeting ID: 357 382 124 664 Passcode: Gffhor) or 6.00pm (Meeting ID: 319 471 423 371 Passcode: ne3K32)


Psychoeducation around worry:

 17th May, 10.00am (Meeting ID: 344 119 659 453 Passcode: AAHxf2) or 18th May, 6.00pm (Meeting ID: 334 237 546 14 Passcode: cSnj7D)


My anxious child:

18th May, 10.00am (Meeting ID: 392 679 166 83 Passcode: 2AMV3b)


The Mental Health Support Team are also offering a ‘Transition to a new school’ webinar which parents and carers of children in Year 6 might be particularly interested in. It’s taking place on Wednesday 24th May, 6.00 – 7.00pm on Microsoft Teams. Please email to receive a link to the meeting.


Doves’ Class Assembly

A reminder that our Doves’ class will be leading our assembly this Thursday, 18th May at 8.45am. Parents and carers of children in the Doves’ class are very welcome to join us.




Best wishes



Julian Rogers


This week’s Amazing Achievers!


You’ve Been Spotted!

Children who have been demonstrating one of our school values:


Ayra Kayani - Robins Blue

Ayra Iqbal – Robins Green

Zakariya Faqir – Woodpeckers

Max Jackson – Kingfishers

Umar-Farooq Chothia – Swallows

Ibrahim Ullah – Doves

Yahya Hooti – Owls

M. Haris Khan – Kestrels

Aisha Siddique – Hawks

Iman Aziz – Falcons


Headteacher’s Award

Children chosen for a special achievement last week:


Harris Khan - Robins Blue

Mikail Hussain – Robins Green

M. Ayaan Tariq – Woodpeckers

Amna Hussain – Kingfishers

Safaa Zaman – Swallows

Fatima Aziz – Doves

M. Abdul-Qadir Hussain – Owls

Fatima Ali – Kestrels

Fatima Hajat – Hawks

Year 6 Falcons – Falcons

The Whole Class - Eagles

Recent Reading Badges


Woodpeckers: M. Essa Hussain & Simrah Hajat (Bronze)

Kingfishers: Nathan Szileczki & M. Abu Bakr Malik (Silver), Ella Smith (Ruby), Aisha Hussain (Emerald)

Swallows: Anayah Patel (Emerald)

Doves: Fatima Aziz (Bronze), Haniya Shaikh (Gold), Laraib Shah (Ruby), Mahnoor Ayoub (Topaz), Asiyah Khan (Emerald)

Kestrels: Jinan Bawah (Ruby), Yusuf Saddique (Sapphire)

Hawks: Zunaira Latif (Bronze Star), Ayaan Hussain (Silver Star)

Eagles: Siam Ahmed (Silver Star)

Authors of the Week

KS2 children who have excelled in their writing recently:


Sakina Shah - Doves

M. Abdul-Qadir Hussain– Owls

Diba Sharif – Kestrels

Amaani Mamuji – Hawks

 Hadi Hassan – Falcons


Mrs Martin’s Class of the Week:

Falcons & Eagles

Mrs Fenton’s Star:

Ayesha Hasan - Falcons

Mr Richardson’s Lunchtime Awards:

Aisha Hussain (Kingfishers) & Amelia Jahangir (Owls)


Last Week’s Attendance







Attendance for the year so far: