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Newsletter 28 - 1st April 2022

Dear Parents and Carers,

Firstly, a huge thank you for your acceptance and understanding of the staffing situation we have found ourselves in this week. We are hoping that next week is more ‘normal’.


Following the latest government guidance, testing is a thing of the past. Guidance now is:

  • adults with the symptoms of a respiratory infection, and who have a high temperature or feel unwell, should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people until they feel well enough to resume normal activities and they no longer have a high temperature
  • children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people. They can go back to school, college or childcare when they no longer have a high temperature, and they are well enough to attend

So, common sense prevails. Obviously, if your child is unwell, please keep them at home until they are well enough to come to school.

Easter Services


We are very much looking forward to our Easter Services next week. Parents are warmly invited to attend:

  • Year 1, Year 3, Year 5 and Year 6W:  Monday 4th April 9.30am at Holy Trinity Church
  • Reception, Year 2, Year 4 and Year 6N:  Tuesday 5th April 9.30am at Holy Trinity Church


Year 6 parents will be selling refreshments at the back of the church beforehand to raise money for

Year 6 leaving activities.   


Road Safety

We have been talking to the children about staying safe at drop-off and pick-up times. We have reminded them to stay on the footpaths at all times. We know the path is very narrow so we ask that you reinforce this message with your children and talk to them about how to stay safe.


Next week is the last week of term and we finish at 1.30pm on Friday 8th April. The PTA are providing an Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Eggs for the children to bring home. Thank you PTA!

Enjoy your weekend!

Mrs Griffith

Stars of the Week for w/e – 1st April 2022

Well done to all of our Stars this week.

Class 1 – Abel for showing great independence in your maths. 

Class 2 – Jacob for excellent focus all week. 

Class 3 – Junior for his focus in class this week and his fabulous singing at the Easter Service rehearsal.  

Class 4 – Aidan P for always saying please and thank you and for being a positive and happy member of Year 4.

Class 5 – Aleena for working hard in school and at home to make great strides in her maths. 

Class 6N – Jay H for his attitude to learning and support for others during PE lessons.  

Year 6W – Flo for her enthusiasm and effort during all of our dance and singing. 

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

Sports Day - Friday 17th June

We plan to hold our Sports Day for all pupils on Friday 17th June this year.  Our contingency date is Thursday 23rd June.  More details to follow but for the moment save the date. 

Thinking of the Weather...

What was going on with the weather this week!  Here are some Year 6 pupils enjoying a little light relief from their studies...

Fantastic Fred

Fantastic Fred visited school on Monday this week and pupils were able to enjoy a brilliant performance, in which key messages about Food, Rest, Exercise and Devices were shared with the children in an age appropriate manner. Judging by the level of laughter emanating from the hall, and the comments made by children, Fantastic Fred was a huge success. Click here for more information about what was covered in the sessions so that you can discuss and build on this important information at home.

Netball Goals Galore!

On Tuesday after school, two teams of year 5 & 6 netballers took part in a cluster tournament at Charters School that has been a long time coming! They demonstrated fantastic passing and movement on court, exceptional intercepting, accurate shooting and great team spirit across the two teams. A special mention to Team A who were crowned champions, winning all their games: 10-0, 7-0, 8-0 and 11-0. Well done to all the girls who took part – you did Holy Trinity proud! A huge thank you to Mrs Barnes and Miss Lazar who attended the tournament with the girls. Thank you and well done everyone!

Miss Harding

Year 5 Ravenous Readers

Here is Amelia, this week's most Ravenous Reader!  Amelia enjoyed ready Carrie's War this week.  

Spiritual Garden

Year 1 parents, Mrs Patel and Mrs Harrison, are helping us to renew and maintain the Spiritual Garden.  We would be grateful for any donations of plants:

- daffodils - knock down prices in the garden centres at the moment and will come up every year

- any perennial plants, full sun, low maintenance, hardy, perennial, not spiky or with sharp sided leaves, don't attract copious numbers of bees...

- a forsythia

Many thanks if you can help!


PTA News

As previously mentioned we are in need of some help….

We had some parent helpers put themselves forward to assist with the gathering of auction prizes for our Christmas Fair.  We now need to think ahead for the Summer Fair.  If you could spare some time to help contact companies to request donations, it would really help and it’s always a great money spinner for the PTA. 


Please don’t assume lots of people will come forward and offer their time as this is often not the case.  Please message Alison Shukla or Carol Brown on Classlist or


Our Chairs, Carol Brown and Alison Shukla are stepping down at the end of this school year, and our Treasurer, Michelle Scarsbrook is now looking to step down also. Michelle has given many years to this role, as well as Treasurer for the Church and Pre-School, working full time and a mum of 3! 


We are proud to have been able to help fundraise for the school and provide them with much needed laptops, a KS1 play area and have now reached our fundraising target for the KS2 play area.


If you are interested in joining the PTA Committee and would like to discuss what is involved, please contact, and they will be happy to meet with you to discuss the roles further.


Our next fundraising goal has been agreed, and we are excited to announce we are now fundraising for an all weather running track.


Dates for your diary:

1 Apr – Reception Bake Sale

8 Apr – Easter Egg Hunt


Many thanks

PTA Committee

Job Vacancies - Charters School

Charters School has some new vacancies for Associate Staff including the following roles:



Student Services Receptionist

Cover Administrator

Temporary Caretaker


Please click here for more details and information about how to apply.  

Spring Term Key Dates – 2021

Friday 1st April – Reception Class Bake Sale

Monday 4th April – Easter Service - 9.30am - Y1, Y3, Y5, 6W

Tuesday 5th April - Easter Service - 9.30am - Rec, Y2, Y4, 6N

Wednesday 6th April – Year 5 Winchester Science Museum

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:


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.

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

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).