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What’s Happening During the Term



Date Event and details
Tuesday 4th September 2018 Back to school from summer holidays
Tuesday 18th September 2018 6pm Kingswood residential meeting Years 4 and 5.  Parents and children are invited to a meeting outlining the residential, including what to take, what the children will be doing during the residential and the opportunity to ask questions about the visit.  
PTA AGM Meeting – 7pm. All parents/carers welcome.
Thursday 20th September 2018 What’s happening in school this year followed by Phonics and Reading meeting for parents

3.30 pm and 6pm – Please join us to find out what we have planned this year to improve our school.  We would welcome your views so we can work together to make our school even better. Following on from the meeting, will be a workshop on the teaching of phonics and reading as reading is a key focus this year.  Please join us to find out how we teach phonics to our children to help them read and write.

Friday 21st September 2018 Book Fest –

We are having a day of reading with activities linked to books.  All children are invited to come dressed as their favourite book character to end with a book parade at the end of the day.  More details will follow but keep the afternoon free if you can!

Open doors reading session for parents to join with children to find out how your child learns to read. 11:00-12:00pm

Tuesday 25th September 2018


Year 6 SATs meeting for parents. We would like to invite all Year 6 parents to come and find out information about SATs and how you can help your child. It is also a chance to ask questions and buy revision books.
Friday 28th September 2018 2.00pm Harvest Festival in school.  This year our theme is ‘Harvest around the World’ and classes will be presenting where food has come from and how harvest is celebrated in different countries.  If you would like to donate any tinned or dry food to our local food bank, please bring to school in the morning.

Afterwards – bread tasting in classes so we hope you can join us.

Wednesday 3rd-5th October Residential to Kingswood Dearne Valley Year 4/5
Monday 8th October 2018 Parent meeting 9.15am and 6pm to consult parent/teacher code of conduct, updates on school restorative journey and the school’s safeguarding policy.

This is a great opportunity for you to have an input over important aspects of school policy and practice.  We would really appreciate as many parents views as possible.

Wednesday 10th October 2018 Book fair is in school every day until Friday
Thursday 11th October Grandparents morning and lunch.

Grandparents, we would like to invite you to join in classes to see what we are learning in classes from 10.45am and then join us for lunch.

Friday 12th October 2018 Foss Sharing Assembly
Tuesday 16th October Parent workshop 6pm – please join us to work together to put together a parent guide for reading homework.
Friday 19th October 2018 Humber Sharing Assembly
Tuesday 23rd October NSPCC On-Line safety workshop for Parents 2:30-3:30pm
Wednesday 24th October 2018 Halloween Disco

Reception to Y3 3:30pm-4:30pm

Year 4/5/6 4:45-6:00pm

Friday 26th October 2018 Halloween themed lunch
Autumn Afternoon followed by Autumn Sharing Assembly

School Breaks up for Half term at 3.30pm

Monday 5th November 2018 Children return to school from half term.

Bonfire themed lunch.

Parent/teacher meeting slots available from 3:30pm on Bloomz
Tuesday 6th November Parent forum 9.15am and 6pm.  We really appreciate parents’ views to help us improve the school further and this is an opportunity for you to help us do this.  We will be holding forums every half term with a specific focus. This time we will be discussing children’s mindset and how we can work in partnership to improve our children’s self esteem, reading, homework, fundraising for a community project and school uniform.  There will also be time to discuss any other thoughts you have on improving our school. The sessions will be approximately an hour and refreshments will be provided.
Wednesday 7th November 2018 Diwalli themed lunch.
Wednesday 7th November Diwalli afternoon

Come and join us in our celebrations of Diwalli.

Friday 9th November 2018 Remembrance Assembly and Team Humber exhibition of WW1 work.
Tuesday 13th / Thursday 15th

November 2018

Parent teacher meetings 3:30-6:00pm

Slots will be available on Bloomz from Monday 5th

Tuesday 13th November Open Afternoon – Please come and join our learning throughout the afternoon.  Join in with our Creative Curriculum. Pop in and spend as long as you would like seeing what we are learning in school.

Please feel free to invite and bring along any parents with young child who may be interested in joining our school to share what we are doing.

Friday 16th November 2018 Staff training day- School closed to pupils.
Thursday 22nd November 2018 Science crime scene investigation evening from 6pm- come join us and join in with lots of science activities to solve the crime!
Friday 23rd November 2018 Derwent Sharing Assembly
Friday 30th November 2018 Nidd Sharing Assembly
Wednesday 5th December 2018 Christmas Concert 2pm
Thursday 6th December 2018 Christmas Fayre 3:30pm-5:00pm
Tuesday 11th December 2018 Christmas Performance Dress Rehearsal
Thursday 13th December 2018 Whole school Christmas Nativity Performance (afternoon) 2pm
Whole school Christmas Nativity Performance (evening) 6pm
Friday 14th December Christmas Crafts Open doors
Wednesday 19th December 2018 Christmas lunch

Parents are invited to join us (invitation to follow)

Christmas disco – Early Years and Year 1/2/3 – 3.30-4.45

                            Year 4/5/ 6 -4:45-6.00pm

Friday 21st December 2018 Christmas Jumper Day wear a Christmas jumper and donate £1 for ‘Save the Children’

School closes at 3.30pm for the Christmas holidays

Monday 7th January 2018 Back to school


We are also planning school trips and will send out dates when they are confirmed.