Head's Newsletter

Dear children, parents, staff and governors,

The Summer Fair was a very enjoyable family event and it was so wonderful to see pupils and parents and teachers, past and present, having fun as a school community. I would like to thank Mrs. Koczan-Santiago and Mrs. Vetrone who spent many hours preparing and organising this event. I would also like to thank all the parents who prepared the wonderful food and drinks that we enjoyed as well as the staff, parents and children who ran the stalls. I will let you know how much was raised by this event when Mrs. Harrington has finalised the figure.

The children have been out and about on various visits throughout the last couple of weeks. Our year 6 children had a marvellous time in Dorset at the PGL camp. Our year 2 children are having a day at the seaside today. Other classes have been on other excursions and you can read all about them in their class blogs on the website.

I have been asked by a few parents as to what the children should wear when they return to school in September. The answer is that September is frequently a very hot month and Mrs. Husain would like the children to wear their summer uniforms – summer dresses for the girls and shorts for the boys – during these first few weeks of term. A uniform list has been attached to this newsletter. By October 1st the children should all be in their winter uniforms.

Year 5 parents have also asked about information on transition from Primary to Secondary school. There is very little information from the Local Authority about this but in order to give some guidance to the Year 5 parents Mrs. Husain and myself will hold a Transition briefing on Tuesday 18th July at 3.45pm any year 5 parents who have not been through the process before and would like to know where to start.

Yours sincerely,
Mrs. Richardson Head teacher

Dates for Your Diary


Wednesday 12th
Reception Auction promise
Y6 Leavers Disco (6pm – 8pm)

Thursday 13th
Sports Day KS1 & KS2

Friday 14th
Foundation Stage Sports Day
Y6 Leavers Mass 2pm @ church - parents welcome

Monday 17th
Nursery, Reception & Y1 – Living Things

Tuesday 18th
Y6 Auction promise

Wednesday 19th
Orchestra Assembly

Tuesday 18th
Y5 transition meeting @3:45pm

Thursday 20th
Leavers Assembly @ 2pm
Last day for Fit for Sport until September

Friday 21st
Prize giving assembly (students only)
School ends 1:30pm


Monday 4th
School returns


Reception - Julia, Emily & Sonia
Year 1 - Oliver & Nancy
Year 2 - children in Leigh-on-Sea
Year 3 - Suraya & Mila
Year 4 - Harry & Marleni
Year 5 - Rudy & Lulu
Year 6 - Whole of Year 6

Writer of the Week

Reception - Alba & Amanda
Year 1 - Stamford & Natalia
Year 2 - N/A
Year 3 - Vincent
Year 4 - Luka
Year 5 - Alan
Year 6 - N/A