Autumn Term 2021
The dates below are provisional, based on easing of restrictions and visitors being allowed into school. Should there be any changes to national/local restrictions, events will be adapted as necessary.
6th September 2021
Start of the new academic year ~ all children should be in class by 9am, dressed in correct uniform.
13th September 2021 – Roald Dahl Day
Pupils may come to school dressed as a character from a Roald Dahl book or the man himself. We will look at some of his favourite characters, discuss our favourite Roald Dahl books, the words he made up and see who can come up with the most.
17th September – Jeans for Genes
We will be raising money for this worthwhile cause by wearing denim or blue for school. We are suggesting a donation of £1 per child.
24th September – Macmillan Coffee Morning
Please pop in to school for your morning cup of tea/coffee and pastry, and donate to a worthwhile cause rather than an international chain. Guidelines allowing, we welcome bakes and treats to sell (homemade or shop bought).
4th – 8th October – World Space Week
Throughout this week we will be looking at our fascination with space, learning about some of the people who have travelled into space and what space exploration has taught us.
15th October – World Food Day
We are actually holding this a day early – officially it is celebrated on 16th October. We invite parents/carers/families and friends to share favourite recipes from around the world – if you can write these down and bring a pen and notepad or your phone to take a copy of others.
We would appreciate samples of foods from around the world so if you have any personal or family favourites you would like to prepare and bring along for sharing, we will hold an international tasting afternoon (2pm – 3:30pm).
22nd October – End of Half Term
School will close for half term on Friday 22nd October and reopen on Monday 1st November.
11th November – Remembrance Day
We will hold a minutes silence in school to remember lives lost throughout the world.
15th – 19th November – Anti-Bullying Week
We will be looking at how we can be a good friend, what to do if somebody makes us feel uncomfortable/unhappy – who we can turn to, positive actions we can take.
1st December – Turner Prize
The Turner Prize is awarded today. We will be holding a creative exhibition in school. Children will be given time in the week leading up to today, to create a piece for the exhibition and they will all be displayed in school from today until the last week of term. We hope you will come in and enjoy them.
9th & 10th December – Christmas Concert
The same performance will be held over 2 days, so please choose one date to attend.
15th December – Christmas Party
Children may wear own clothes and bring food for our shared table.
16th December – End of Term
End of Autumn term, school will close at 4pm – no After School Club. We will reopen for Spring Term on Tuesday 4th January.