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What’s Happening At School Summer Term 2018


Date Event and details
Monday 16th April Back to school.  Visit from international athlete
Tuesday 24th April Parent forum 9am, 3pm, 5.30pm

Theme – summer uniform

Book fair starts for a week

Friday 4th May Derwent sharing assembly
Monday 7th May Bank Holiday Monday
Monday 14th May Year 6 SATs week – English, grammar and punctuation test and spelling test (morning)
Tuesday 15th May Year 6 SATs week – English reading test (morning)
Wednesday 16th May Year 6 SATs week – Maths arithmetic and reasoning papers (morning)
Thursday 17th May Year 6 SATs week – Maths reasoning paper (morning)
Friday 18th May Stockbridge visit 2 for Derwent and Nidd (morning)

Royal Wedding street party lunch.

Wednesday 23rd May PTA event

Family bingo evening/charity event.

The evening will start at 5.30 with Mrs Hazeldine having her hair cut off to raise money for ‘The Little Princess Trust’

More details to follow but please join us.  

Thursday 24th May Whole school visit – Countryside Live at Ledston
Friday 25th May Nidd sharing assembly 3pm

3.30pm school breaks up for half term holiday.

Monday 4th June

Tuesday 5th June

Back to school

Quadkids sporting event at Brayton High School. Years 1/2/3/4/5/6. (Approx 36 places)

Wednesday 6th June Year 6 residential to Robin Wood
Friday 8th June Foss sharing assembly 3pm

3.30pm Year 6 return from residential

Friday 15th June

Thursday 21st June


Fathers Day Gift Room – children can buy a special present.  More details to follow

Tri-golf sporting event held at Brotherton and Byram CPA. Years 3/4 (10 places, 5 girls, 5 boys)

Friday 22nd June Sports Day – we will be having team sports activities in the morning (9.30am start)  and then competitive races in the afternoon (1pm start).

Parents are welcome to join us in the morning and afternoon.  We would also like to invite parents to bring a picnic and join us at lunch time for a whole school picnic.

At 12.30 Year 6 children will be challenged to a game of rounders against staff and Year 6 parents.

Monday 25th June Start of transition weeks – children will spend some time over the next three weeks with their new teacher.

Current Year 6 children will take part in a project with Mrs Fletcher when they are not with Miss Lord.

Tuesday 26th June Reserved day for Sports Day in case of wet weather on Friday 22nd
Thursday 28th June Derwent sharing assembly 3pm
Friday 29th June    Teacher training day – school closed
Tuesday 3rd July Parent Forum 2.30pm and 6pm- reviewing what has gone well in school and how we can improve including how we can build stronger community links.

Working together is really important to improve our school so please join us.

3.30pm – meet your child’s new teacher.  This is an open invitation to speak with your child’s new teacher next year.  No appointment necessary.

Thursday 5th July Open morning from 9am – 11.30am.  Please come and join us and see what your child is learning in school.  

9.30-11.30 and 1-3.30 – Headteacher ‘open doors’ – parents have asked for a time when you can come and see the head without an appointment.  So, this is an opportunity for you to come in and have a chat if you would like to discuss any concerns or ideas you have to improve the school.  Please come along; it would be great to see you.

Friday 6th July Humber sharing assembly 3pm

Multi-skills sporting event held at Selby High School. Years 1/2 (10 Places max)

Sunday 8th July Summer fair – more details to follow but please keep the date free.
Monday 9th July Family outdoor science evening 5.30pm – 7pm

Please come along and join us for lots of outdoor science challenges!

Tuesday 10th July Stockbridge visit 3 – Derwent and Nidd (morning)
Wednesday 11th July Summer disco

3.30pm-4.45pm Nidd

5.00pm-6.15 Derwent, Foss, Humber

(classes refer to those who are in that class this current year)

Thursday 12th July Reports go out
Monday 16th July Whole school celebration of achievements this year, awards ceremony and Year 6 graduation – 6pm in school.

This will be a really special evening and all children will be taking part so please join us.  Refreshments will be served afterwards. (more details to follow)

Tuesday 17th July 3.30pm – 5.00pm – open invitation for parents to meet teachers and discuss reports. No appointments necessary.
Wednesday 18th July Music Concert to parents 3pm (more details to follow)
Friday 20th July Year 6 leavers assembly at 9.15am followed by shirt signing – all Year 6 parents and any other parents and family welcome.

Whole school picnic lunch.

School will then close at 1pm for the summer holidays.

Back to school on Tuesday 4th September  

Please note:
(date to follow) Girl’s puberty education (Y5/6)

Sex education (Y6)

Further dates will be notified for meetings and the opening of wrap around care and nursery when we have had formal confirmation from the DfE that our nursery has been approved.