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Newsletter 17 - 7th January 2022

Dear Parents and Carers,

A Happy New Year to you all!  Many thanks from all the staff at Holy Trinity for our cards, gifts and good wishes for Christmas.  We're extremely grateful and feel very appreciated.  We do hope you had a successful break and managed to see family and friends as planned.  

We currently have nine cases of Covid amongst pupils and staff, most of whom didn't return to school on Wednesday but will hopefully be back with us very soon.  Unfortunately this includes Mrs Griffith, who has asked me to pass on her thoughts in this note to you today.   Proof that covid can be caught repeatedly, even amongst the triple vaccinated and so we must all continue to be careful even if we've had the virus before.  

Mrs Griffith sent out a letter yesterday with links to an updated risk assessment and notes about what to do if your child has symptoms or tests positive for the virus.  You can see all of those documents in the Parent's Zone of the website here. 

As the days get longer and brighter we are aiming (and praying) for a great Spring term!

Have a nice weekend.

Mrs Lawson - School Office 


New Lunch Menu

Please see the updated lunch menu below.  This is also available on our website under 'Virtual Office'.


We are expecting our clubs to go ahead as usual from next week.  Some clubs still have spaces so please do contact providers directly if you're interested. Full details are on our website here.  Please see the revised days for Magpies Clubs on the flyer below.  


Proud Achievement

Zen in Year 2 has been invited to train with the Junior Berkshire County Tennis Team this year!  He is super proud of this achievement and is very excited to start.  Well done Zen!


House Tag Rugby

On the last Tuesday before the Christmas break, year 5 took part in a House Tag Rugby competition. The results were as follows:


4th Place – Fire

3rd Place – Water

2nd Place – Earth

1st Place – Air


Congratulations to Air. Well done to everyone – you really put the skills you’d learned in lessons to the test!

Year 5 Ravenous Readers

Here are this week's Ravenous Readers. Hristiana has read King of the Cloud Forests. Congratulations to Benoit who has now completed the Class Reading List!


Although tempting as we have not been able to travel freely for so long, please do not book holidays or family days during term time. Missing even one or two days learning can be detrimental to your child's learning. Holiday absences will show up as persistent absence which is checked by Ofsted when they visit and monitored closely each half term by the Education Welfare Officer at RBWM.  Thank you

Spring Term Key Dates – 2021

Monday 10th January – PTA Meeting – 8pm

Friday 21st January – Y3 Bake Sale

Tuesday 1st February – Mission to Mars Workshops Years 3, 4 and 5

Friday 11th February – Y2 Bake Sale

Friday 18th February – PTA Mufti – ‘Who’s Who’ £2

Friday 18th February – End of Term 3 – 3.15pm

Monday 28th February – Start of Term 4

Monday 7th March – PTA Meeting – 8pm

Friday 11th February – Y1 Bake Sale

Tuesday 22nd March – Parent Consultation Meetings

Thursday 24th March – Parent Consultation Meetings

Friday 1st April – Reception Class Bake Sale

Monday 4th April – Easter Services at 9.30am and 1.30pm (years tbc)

Friday 8th April – PTA Easter Egg Hunt

Friday 8th April – End of Term 4 – 1.30pm

School Term Dates

Please see here for term dates:


Please do not send your child to school if they're unwell or with a high temperature controlled by paracetamol or ibuprofen.  Don't forget that your child must not return to school until at least 48 hours after the last episode of any gastric upset (vomiting or diarrhoea).   

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 J. Griffith, Mrs C Barnes, Miss S. Harding, Mrs F Fargher