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Newsletter 26 - 29th March 2019

Stars of the Week for w/e 29th March 2019

Reception – Simar for always being a kind, mature, fun member of the class and for super progress with her reading.

Year 1 – Alex W for working really hard and maintaining great focus and attention.

Year 2 – Amelia for her brilliant growth mindset approach to her learning this week and putting her hand up to challenge herself.

Class 3C – To all of 3C – so many adults in school have commented on your sensible behaviour this week!

Class 3G – Harry for working really hard on his reading and producing some great work. 

Year 4 – Alisha for working really hard on her newspaper article.

Year 5 - Christos for making great progress in Biodiversity.

Year 6 – Mikey for his great attitude to learning – keep it up!

House of the Week!

The House with the most House Points this week is Fire again!  Well done Fire and enjoy your extra playtime today!

Easter Services

We do hope you'll be able to come along to our Easter Services next week.  The children have been working very hard in preparation!  The services are as follows:

Monday - 9.30am - Holy Trinity Church - Years 1, 3 and 5

Tuesday - 9.30am - Holy Trinity Church - Years Reception, 2, 4 and 6

Reps from Class 6 will be serving tea, coffee and a sweet treat for a £1 before the services begin.

Year 3 Study Measurement

Year 3 went outside in the sunshine to try and find out how many times they had to throw a beanbag to reach 200m. We used our addition and subtraction techniques as you can see below. 

Ascot Racecourse - Royal Ascot Art Competition

We have once again submitted some fabulous entries to the Royal Ascot Art Competition.  This year the racecourse have opened up the voting so that parents and students can vote for their favourite art work too!  Winning entries will be displayed in the famous Heath Tunnel during Royal Ascot in June.  Please click on the link below to register your votes:


Voting will remain open until Sunday 7th April and winners will be announced on Wednesday 10th April.  Winning artists and schools will be presented with their prizes at the Victoria Cup Raceday on Saturday 11th May 2019.  

Loose Parts?

If you are having a spring sort out Reception and KS1 are looking out for the following:
Hama beads, loom bands, pine cones, wooden spoons, buckets and spades, old phones, wooden storage boxes and baskets.
Many thanks in advance!

School Clubs

All school clubs finish this week with the exception of Cookery which will be on next Monday 1st April.  Please make sure diaries are up to date and children are picked up from school on time next week.  Most clubs have published booking information now for the summer term and this has been uploaded to our website.  Please book early so that registers can be prepared well in advance and school staff know which children are attending clubs.  All clubs will start in the summer term w/c 29th April.

Scholastic Book Club

Please place your order at our Scholastic Book Club online by March 31st, 2019.  Go to to browse the latest books and order online. For every £1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 25p in Scholastic Rewards.  Thank you to everyone who has placed orders so far. 

Easter Desserts!

On Thursday 4th April, Wilson Jones will be serving Special Desserts for Easter.smiley


PTA News

TODAY!! Year 4 Bake Sale - bring your pennies!

TODAY!! School Disco (If your child has had a change of mind do bring them and pay £5 at the door!)

Children need to be signed in in the hall and then collected from their classroom.

5pm-5.50pm - KS1 
6pm-7pm - KS2

3rd April - Easter Egg Hunt

£2 for your child to participate in the crossword challenge at school - leave in an envelope with your child's name and class in the PTA box. NB Eggs will be taken home for consumption.


Dates for the calendar - Summer Term:
Friday 26th April - Year 6 Bake Sale
Monday 13th May - Final PTA meeting of the Year (agenda Summer Fair and Picnic).
Saturday 29th June - Summer Fair  - Class Reps will be in touch shortly with planned activities
Friday 5th July - School Picnic (back up date Friday 12th July).

Other fundraising efforts:
Easyfundraising - please continue to log on to gain pennies for every shop you do online!
Easy2Name and Stamptastic - please select the school name from the associated schools when purchasing as we get a % of every order.
Greenredeem - earn points for the school just by logging on with extra ones for taking quiz's!
Ascot Racedays - see attached leaflet to ensure that every ticket raises funds for the school
Easyfundraising offer - £5 bonus donation for every parent

Until 14th April, John Lewis & Partners are offering a bonus £5, on top of their normal cashback donation, when parents shop with them for the first time through easyfundraising*. Even if you've previously shopped online with John Lewis & Partners, you will still earn your PTA a bonus £5 when you shop for the first time through easyfundraising.

What a great opportunity to get parents raising more - if just 10 parents shop, that’s a £50 bonus for the PTA, plus the donations earned on shopping too.

Many thanks for all your support,
The PTA Committee

Spring Term Dates 2019

  • Fri 29th March – Year 4 Bake Sale
  • Mon 1st April—Easter Service—Y1, 3C, 3G & Y5—9.30am Holy Trinity Church
  • Mon 1st April – Hi Five Netball Tournament– Y3 – 6 at Charters School 3.30 – 5pm
  • Tues 2nd April— Easter Service—Rec, Y2, Y4 & Y6 —9.30am Holy Trinity Church
  • Weds 3rd April—PTA Easter Egg Hunt
  • Fri 5th April—End of Term 2pm

Summer Term Dates 2019

  • Weds 24th - April swimming starts for Y3 &Y4
  • Fri 26th April - Y6 Bake Sale
  • Tues 30th April - Parent Calculations Workshop (Sharing the various methods of calculation that we teach. More info to follow)
  • Weds 1st May - Y6 trip to Harry Potter World
  • Weds 1st May - Reception trip to Rushall Farm
  • Fri 3rd May - 3C Class Assembly - 9.15am School Hall
  • Mon 6th May - Bank Holiday - School Closed
  • Fri 10th May - 3G Class Assembly - 9.15am School Hall
  • w/c 13th May - KS2 SATs week
  • Thurs 16th May - Y5/6 Rounders at Charter 3.30pm - 5pm
  • Tues 21st May - Y1 trip to Pizza Express
  • Thurs 23rd May - Y1 Class Assembly - 9.15am School Hall
  • w/c 27th May - Half term holiday
  • Mon 3rd June - Weds 5th June Y5 residential trip to Leeson House
  • Thurs 6th June - 4 class assembly - 9.15 - School Hall
  • Thurs 13th June - Y5/6 Handball tournament at Charters 3.30pm - 5pm
  • Fri 14th June  - Sports Day - details to follow
  • Thurs 27th June Y5 class assembly 9.15am - School Hall 
  • Thurs 27th June  - Y6 production at Cordes Hall - 5.30pm
  • Fri 28th June MUFTI Bring a Bottle
  • Fri 28th June - Y6 production at Cordes Hall - 5.30pm
  • Saturday 29th June - PTA Summer Fair 11am - 2pm
  • Tues 2nd & Weds 3rd July - Y6 transition days at Charters
  • Thurs 4th July - Reception class assembly  - 9.15am - School Hall
  • Fri 5th July (or Fri 12th July if necessary due to weather) - PTA family picnic on the school field
  • w/c 8th July  - Y6 residential trip to Mill on the Brue
  • Thurs 11th July - Y2 class assembly - 9.15am - School Hall
  • Tues 16th July - Leavers' Service - 9.30am at Holy Trinity Church
  • Fri 19th July - End of the school year - 2pm

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.

Winkworth Sunningdale

Did you know that if you sell or let your home through Winkworth Sunningdale they will give 10% of the fee to your child's school?  Please mention the scheme at first contact to benefit.  Thank you!

Chertsey Museum - Job Vacancy

Chertsey Museum have a vacancy for an Education Assistant.  Please see the attachment below for more information.

Berks County Football Club - Seeking U11's for Next Season

Berks County are looking for enthusiastic new players of all abilities in the U11 age group (Year 6 Sept 2019).  Please click on the flyer below for more information.