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Newsletter 18 - 22nd January 2021

Dear Parents and Carers,
We hope you are all well. Pat yourselves on the back for surviving another week of lockdown and home learning!
This week, we have taken delivery of laptops that have been bought for us by a parent. We’d like to extend a huge thank you – they have been delivered to families this week and will make a real difference to the learning access for those children. Thank you!
You may have heard that all primary school staff will be offered rapid COVID-19 testing from next week. We are still awaiting our delivery of the test kits to hand out to those staff that opt in to the scheme. The ultimate aim of testing staff is to break the chain of transmission of COVID-19. As many as one in three people with COVID show no signs of having it. Testing staff will help to identify and isolate more asymptomatic people who test positive. This may result in class bubbles (or at the moment Key Worker bubbles) having to close at short notice if a staff member tests positive. This runs alongside the existing guidance for anyone who starts to show any symptoms.
Click here to see our assembly and Stars of the Week! 

Thank you once again for your support during home learning. We are all acutely aware that this is not an easy situation for you as parents. You did not choose to home educate your children and trying to do your own work alongside helping your children is difficult to say the least! We understand. Please do what you can and that is all we can ask.
Best wishes for a lovely weekend.
Mrs Griffith

Reception Class Topic - Pets!

Reception have been learning about Pets this week. We have read lots of books about pets and talked about how we look after pets.

Reception Class Topic - Pets

Our craft activities have focused on pets too!  Well done Reception Class!

Year 3 RE

This week Year 3 were looking at the Genesis story in the bible and their task was to: Write a list of ‘instructions’ that God might give humans for looking after the planet and each other. Title it ‘How to Follow the Maker’s Instructions’.  Please see below some great pieces of work from Aidan P, Amelie, Eloise, Harry, Inez, Jude, Maya and Neive.  


Year 4 Ravenous Readers

We have some more Ravenous Readers for you pictured here with some of the books they've been reading.  A special mention for Emily who has completed the first reading list!

Year 4 are Super Sentence Stackers!
Year 4 have been working hard in their writing sessions over the last couple of weeks. Please take a look at their work on the Class 4 Webpage. Happy reading!

Year 4 - Iron Man Models

Year 4 have been making models of the Iron Man from the Ted Hughes novel.  Here is Isis with her model:

Class 5W Art

Year 5 have been learning about the artist Peter Thorpe. They created their own space art work based on his style. Here are some creations by 5W.

Little Musketeers Online Fencing Classes

Following the success of our introductory online fencing classes last term, we are back with 4 exciting Little Musketeers Adventures!

Join us on Friday afternoons on Zoom for one of our brand new fencing adventures, brought to you by Actor and fencing coach Andy Mudie.

Friday 29th Jan 2021: 4pm-4:30pm
Zorro and the Sword of De La Vega

Friday 5th Feb 2021: 4pm-4:30pm
The Jedi Knights

Fri 12th Feb 2021: 4pm-4:30pm
Captain Yellowbeard and the Pirates of Courage

Fri 19th Feb 2021; 4pm-4:30pm
D’Artagnan and the new Musketeers

Each sessions costs just £4.50 or you can book ALL four sessions for a discounted price of £15.

Please click here to confirm your child's place on a Little Musketeer Adventure.

Suitable for children aged 4-10. Fancy dress and toy swords are encouraged.  All abilities welcome. 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Andy at

We look forward to seeing you there - En Guard!

Kind regards,
Little Musketeers

School Term Dates

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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