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Newsletter 27 – 15th April 2024


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


This half-term’s value is ‘Hope’ (1 Corinthians 13:13)



Welcome to the Summer Term!

I hope you all enjoyed your Easter holiday and for those who

celebrated it, a blessed Eid. As we start the last term of this

school year, let’s hope for some sunny weather!


Diary Dates for the Summer Term

Here are some important dates for your diaries. Please note that there are lots of important assessments taking place this term.

Monday 13th - Thursday 16th May: Year 6 SATs

Monday 27th May – Friday 31st May: Half term break (school closed)

Monday 3rd – Friday 14th June: Year 4 Multiplication Check

Tuesday 4th – Wednesday 5th June: Year 5 residential trip to Hothersall Lodge

Monday 10th - Friday 21st June: Year 1 Phonics Screening Check

Monday 24th – Friday 28th June: Reading and Mathematics assessments for Years 1-5

Thursday 18th July: Year 6 Leavers’ Service

Thursday 18th July: End of year reports sent home to parents

Friday 19th July: Last day of term (school closes at 2.45pm)


Easter Egg and Art Competition

Thank you for supporting the VIA Group’s competition during the last week of term. We were all amazed at the number of entries and also the quality of them all! I have included some photos of these at the end of this newsletter – see if you can spot your child’s entry!

Online Safety

April’s Online safety newsletter is now available on the school website (Parents/Online Safety). As usual, it contains a lot of up to date and useful advice on keeping your child safe when they are online.

Class Assemblies

Here are the planned dates of this term’s class assemblies:

  • Wednesday 1st May – Swallows
  • Wednesday 15th May – Kingfishers
  • Wednesday 19th June – Woodpeckers
  • Wednesday 10th July – Robins


If any of these dates change, I will let you know.