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Newsletter 10 - 15th November 2019

Reception Class in Assembly

Reception Class attended their first School Assembly today!  The children were accompanied by their Year 6 Buddies and sat beautifully throughout.

Stars of the Week for w/e 15th November 2019

Reception – Husayn for his constant cheerfulness and for making super progress with his reading.

Year 1 – Matthew for his support to others in class and his excellent manners.

Year 2 – Aidan for his excellent attitude to work and for knowing that effort and perseverance make your brain grow!

Class 3 – Ethan for his fantastic attitude to learning which is lovely to see.

Class 4H – Jack for his mature approach to school life and using his initiative.

Year 4W – Harry for his enthusiasm in making an excellent shield, helmet and sword for his topic homework.

Year 5 – Amber for her excellent, hard-working attitude in all that she does.

Year 6 – Alex for being noticed by members of staff for his excellent manners.

Maths Calculation Workshops for Parents

Thank you to all parents that were able to attend the workshops. Your support is always appreciated. To those parents who couldn't make it, our new calculation policy can be found on the website under About us - Policies - Calculation Policy 2019.  Also videos of the methods can be found under Children's zone - Video Resource Centre.  Thank you for your continued support.

House Point Winners

The House with the most house points this week was Earth! Well done Earth – we hope you enjoyed your extra playtime.

Ordering Photos

Please return all photo orders to the school office by Wednesday 20th November to benefit from free delivery to school.  

Flu Forms

Nurses from the School Immunisation Team will be visiting school on Tuesday 10th December to administer the nasal flu vaccination programme.  Children from all years are eligible for the vaccine this year. Consent forms have been sent home and these need to be back in school by Friday 22nd November so that paperwork can be prepared and the correct amount of vaccine can be ordered.  Many thanks for your help with this.  

Sync Your Calendar

If you'd like to synchronise your mobile phone calendar with ours, go to the school website on your smartphone, click on 'Read more' on the calendar section and 'Subscribe to this Calendar'.  Choose 'All calendar items' and select which calendar you would like to sync with.  If you are unable to sychronise and would like to, please email the school office with a screen print and the make and model of your phone and we will forward this to our website provider who will give further advice.

News from the Lions of Windsor and Maidenhead Pride
All of the wonderful lion and cub sculptures going to the Gala Charity auction on Thursday 28th November can now be seen in the online catalogue at  UK Auctioneers , along with photos, descriptions and estimates for each lion.
Cub estimates start at £300 and large lions from £800. Anyone who would like to bid online can register and leave a pre-auction bid or bid live online on the night.
For information about phone or absentee bidding or for tickets to the gala charity auction at the Runnymede on Thames Hotel & Spa on 28th November, which will be hosted by BBC panellist Tim Brooke-Taylor and Christie’s auctioneer Hugh Creasy, see the Auction page of the website here  or email or phone the Lion Team on 07720 880088.

PTA News

4H Cake Sale

Funds raised were £100.95 for 4H!  Thank you to everyone who contributed and/or bought cakes.

Christmas Fair

If you haven’t already, please sign up for 30 minutes so that your class reps have some time at the fair with their families.

Class Hampers— items to your class reps please.

Secrets Room—Small gifts suitable for men and women, please drop off to the School Office before Friday 22nd November.

Sweet Tombola —Check book bags for stripy paper sweetie bags which have gone out this week.  Please hand in to the school office for safe keeping :-)

Santa’s Grotto - now fully booked - thank you!

Pottery Painting - still a few places left so please book asap to avoid disappointment.

Christmas Jumpers - Year 6 will be running a pre-loved Christmas jumper stall. If you would like to donate jumpers, please bring them to the school office by Friday 22nd November.

Raffle Tickets – please place stubs and money in the envelope provided and place in the PTA box in the school reception area.

Cakes, Biscuits and Mince Pies to be sold on the day—all your Nut Free contributions welcome on Friday 22nd and Saturday morning before the Fair.

Bottle Tombola - Mufti day on Friday 22nd November in return for a bottle donation!


A BIG thank you to Ricoh for printing our Christmas Fair Posters, Entrance Leaflets and Thank You cards.


Your School Lottery

This half term 'Your School Lottery' are offering one of their most popular prizes ever, the opportunity to WIN a family tour of the Warner Bros Harry Potter Studios!  


For just £1 a week you are entered into 2 weekly draws, 1 with the chance to win up to £25,000 and the school are guaranteed a return of 40% of all ticket monies.  If you haven’t already, please do sign up and support the school.  It’s quick and easy to sign up at



With the run up to Christmas and lots of us buying online, please, please, please sign up. 

To shop on Amazon please go to and select Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School Sunningdale Parent Teachers Association.  Amazon donates 0.5% of the net purchase price of eligible purchase to the PTA.

Easyfundraising - It’s simple to join, go to and join for free.  Every time you want to shop go to the easyfundraising app, find the site you want and start shopping.  When you check out Holy Trinity CE School Sunningdale PTA gets a donation, the site gives easyfundraising a percentage of what you spend and they turn that into a donation. 

It couldn’t be easier to help raise funds for the PTA!

Many thanks,

PTA Committee and Class Reps

Autumn Term Diary Dates – 2019

  • Fri 22nd November – Bring a Bottle Mufti Day
  • Sat 23rd November – PTA Christmas Fair
  • Fri 29th November – Choir at Sunningdale Lights Switch on
  • Fri 6th December – Year 2 Bake Sale
  • Mon 9th December – Y5 & 6 Basketball at Charters School 3.30 – 5pm
  • Tues 10th December – Nasal Flu Vaccination (All Years)
  • Weds 11th December – Christmas Lunch
  • Weds 11th December – PTA Film Night
  • Fri 13th December – Reception Class Nativity Play – 9.30am - School Hall
  • Mon 16th December – 1.30pm KS1 Nativity – School Hall
  • Mon 16th December – 6.30pm – KS2 Christmas Service – Holy Trinity Church
  • Tues 17th December – 9.30am KS1 Nativity – School Hall
  • Tues 17th December –  Rec and KS1 Parties in the afternoon
  • Weds 18th December – Year 4 Ukulele Concert – 10am – 10.30am
  • Weds 18th December – KS2 Parties in the afternoon
  • Fri 20th December – Christmas Jumper Day
  • Fri 20th December – 2pm – End of Term 2

   Spring Term Diary Dates – 2020

  • Mon 6th January – Inset Day
  • Tues 7th January – Term 3 Starts
  • Mon 13th January – All Clubs Start
  • Mon 13th January – PTA Meeting 8pm
  • Weds 22nd January – Internet Safety Day in School
  • Weds 22nd January – Internet Safety Workshop for Parents – Paul Hay 6pm
  • Fri 24th January – Y6 Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Fri 24th January – 4H Bake Sale
  • Fri 31st January – Y5 Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Fri 7th February – 4W Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Fri 14th February – 4H Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Fri 14th February – 3.15pm End of Term 3
  • Mon 24th February – Term 4 Starts
  • Fri 28th February – Y3 Class Assembly 9.15am - School Hall
  • Fri 6th March – Reception Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Fri 6th March – Y3 Bake Sale
  • Mon 9th March – Y5 Bikeability Week
  • Mon 9th March - PTA Meeting 8pm
  • Fri 13th March – Y2 Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Tues 17th March – Parents’ Consultation Evening
  • Thurs 19th March - Parents’ Consultation Evening
  • Fri 27th March – Y1 Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Fri 27th March – Reception Bake Sale
  • Mon 30th March – Easter Service Rec, Y2, Y5 and Y6 – Holy Trinity Church – 9.30am
  • Tues 31st March – Easter Service Y1, Y3 and Y4 – Holy Trinity Church – 9.30am
  • Fri 3rd April – Easter Egg Hunt
  • Fri 3rd April – 2pm – End of Term 4

School Term Dates

Please see here for term dates:


Ofsted noted a marked increase in persistent absence (a holiday will register as persistent absence).  Please do not book holidays or family days during term time.  Thank you.


Holy Trinity CE Primary School take safeguarding very seriously. If you have a concern, please do not hesitate to report to our designated staff;

Mrs P. O’Brien, Mrs J. Griffith, Miss S. Harding, Mrs F Fargher