Newsletter #23 – 31/3/17


This week has been eventful for the children with sporting tournaments, Sporting Stars and today Super Heroes in Reception! Today assembly was led by Year 2 Mr Rylatt’s class and the children gave us all a valuable explanation on what community means in the family, school, town and the world around us. Thank you Year 2. A reminder that next Monday 3rd April is class photograph day.

‘Subway’ Style Brown Bag Lunch

On Friday 7th April the kitchen will be serving a ‘brown bag’ lunch. Children will able to choose from ham, cheese, tuna, salad tortilla wrap or baguette.

Closing Early

Next Friday 7th April we will be closing at 2.00pm. There will be no after school provision that day. Please ensure that the children are collected on time as there will be no office staff past 2.30pm


Thank you for your stars and wishes feedback contributions. We have collected many suggestions on how we can help parents understand the new curriculum and the progress reports. It was pleasing to read the overwhelming delighted parent comments for the school and its teaching staff.  Recognition too, how the school is using a range of communications with parents. One thing that resonated above all others was how happy your children are here, even with the high demands of the curriculum. Also how our new after school clubs are offering such variety.

Tewkesbury C of E Community Centre

We have now taken the full responsibility for the community centre. This is hugely exciting for the school as we expand into the community. The provision we will be offering after Easter is extensive and diverse.  It is every bit a community provision. If you have an interest in running an activity or club for any age group and are desperately seeking a good provision then please contact Mrs McCormick at the school office number to arrange a fact finding meeting about what we can offer your organisation. Our rates are extremely competitive.

Easter Assembly

The Easter bonnet parade and assembly for Reception classes, Years 1 & 2 is on Friday Morning at 9.30am. The assembly will be followed by the presentation of learning Cups. For those parents new to the school the Easter bonnet parade is one of our spectacular events of the year. We encourage every child to make an Easter bonnet at home and wear it into the special assembly. They walk around the hall parading their bonnets. We have had some elaborate designs over the years.

End of term Praise Assembly KS2

Please note the special time for the end of term Praise assembly for Years 3,4,5&6. It will also be on Friday 7th April at 1.00pm.

Trophies and Cups

Please could you return any trophies/cups that your child may have as we prepare for the end of term praise assemblies.


This Sunday afternoon the long awaited performance of ‘Olivia’ from the drama and choir clubs will be taking place at The Roses Theatre in town. For last minute tickets please go to the booking office at the Theatre. I understand that it is almost a sell out performance.


Our pre-school is increasing weekly with new children joining. We have Free Funded places available for all 2, 3 and 4 year olds.  The Pre-School team is led by Miss Rowland and Mrs McMahon and supported by Mrs Hughes, Miss Hewett, Miss Smith and Miss Merriman.

If you have a pre-school aged child why not drop by and see the team and view the amazing learning experiences.

Clubs – All clubs are finished


Monday 3rd April Class Photos

Friday 7th April 2.00pm finish

Monday 10th April – Friday 21st April Half Term  – School closed

Monday 24th April 8.50am School Starts