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Newsletter 18 - 14th January 2022

Dear Parents and Carers,

As we start a New Year, I wonder what resolutions or goals we have set ourselves for the coming year.  Are we going to try to be fitter? Are we going to be healthier? Are we going to try new things?  In our collective worship this week, we have looked at the word ‘resolute’ and according to the Cambridge Dictionary it means – determined in character, action, or ideas.  In classes, we were looking at ways we could be determined in character and through our actions to make us happier and living our school vision.

 ‘I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live.’  Ecclesiastes 3:12


Please can we politely remind you again that no dogs are allowed on our school premises, even when carrying smaller dogs.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Have a good week!

Mrs Barnes - Assistant Headteacher

Stars of the Week for w/e – 14th January 2022

Well done to all of our Stars this week.

Class 1 – Freddie you have been noticed by Miss McCarthy and Mrs Barnes for your amazing writing this week!  Your vocabulary choices have been very carefully considered.    

Class 2 – Sophie for trying very hard and persevering in all her work.

Class 3 – Ava for trying her best and always taking pride in her work.

Class 4 – Inez for writing a fabulous journal entry from Iliona, a Roman slave, using so many writing features from the success criteria.

Class 5 – Amelia – for always working hard and behaving impeccably.

Class 6N – Thomas Bu for being visibly engaged in his learning so far this term particularly in science and geography.  It’s great to have your participation in class!

Year 6W – Harriet for working really hard on her spellings and applying this to all of her writing. 

House of the Week
The House with the most house points this week is Air! Well done Air!

Change to Menu - Thursday 20th January

Please note that the menu next Thursday will be swapped with Friday's choices. 

Thursday 20th January - Fish Fingers, Vegetable Fingers or Jacket Potato

Friday 21st January - Beef Pasta Bolognese, Macaroni Cheese or Jacket Potato

Years 3 and 4 - Free Taster -Magpies Netball - Mondays 3.15pm - 4.15pm

Magpies are running a Netball session on Mondays after school and free taster sessions are available. Please see more details on the flyer below - the correct time for the club is 3.15pm - 4.15pm  

Year 5 Ravenous Readers

Well done to this week's Ravenous Readers!


New Goal

Year 6 organised and completed their own penalty shoot out competition last term to raise money for a new goal for the school field.  These monies along with a generous donation from Ascot Football Club meant we could buy a new goal this week! Well done Year 6 - nice work!  

PTA News

We had our PTA meeting on Monday, and the school have asked us to pass on their thanks for all your help and support with our fundraising last term – it really does make a difference.


This term we will be holding a Valentines Raffle on 14th February, with the grand prize being 2 return flights to New York ️. Tickets will be sent out in book bags around Friday 28th January so be sure to keep your eyes peeled!


The School Council have chosen a theme of Who’s Who? – 'dress up as someone famous' for the mufti day on the last day of term.  We are looking forward to seeing all the children in their chosen dress up outfits!


Bake Sales will continue as they did last term, at the end of the day in class bubbles during school hours.  Please therefore send your child in with their cake sale money in an envelope marked Bake Sale and your child’s name.


As previously mentioned, our Chairs, Carol Brown and Alison Shukla are stepping down at the end of this school year.  If you are interested in taking over the role as PTA Chair, please contact, and they will be happy to meet with you to discuss the role further.


Dates for your diary:

21 Jan – Year 3 Bake Sale

11 Feb – Year 2 Bake Sale

14 Feb – Valentines Raffle

18 Feb – Mufti Day


Many thanks

PTA Committee

RBWM SEND Strategy - Consultation

Achieving for Children, which runs children's services for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, is running a consultation on the borough's proposed SEND Strategy for 2022 to 2027 and wants to hear the views of parents, carers, children and young people about the plan.


There is a further online consultation event about the SEND strategy, with a presentation about the proposals and the chance to ask questions and give your views, as follows:


- Monday, January 31, from 10am to 11.30am - click this link to book places


In addition there will be an in person meeting on Thursday 27th - you can find details in the flyer below. To book your space click on this link.

Spring Term Key Dates – 2021

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


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

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