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Newsletter 29 - 30th April 2021

Dear Parents and Carers,

In a week where we have all had a bit of a shock with the change of weather, we have really enjoyed being able to run clubs before and after school. A positive step towards things opening up more.

5W have enjoyed Bikeability this week – thank you to all those parents who have  taken the time to feedback their thanks and positive messages. It was lovely to get a knock on my door from Ava and Abi thanking the school for organising Bikeability and raving about how much they’d loved it! It’s your turn next week 5C…


Film Night

The PTA are organising a Bubble Film Night on Tuesday 18th May. Please look out for further information.

Enjoy your Bank Holiday weekend and we’ll see you on Tuesday.

Mrs Griffith

Stars of the Week for w/e 30th April

Well done to all of our ‘Stars’ this week!

Reception – Eva for amazing writing and using her new ‘digraph’ knowledge.

Year 1 – Ethan for coming in to school with confidence and for fantastic focus and effort with his writing and number work. 

Year 2 – Ollie and William for being excellent contributors to the class and being helpful to Miss Carrier this week. 

Class 3 – Amelie for being honest and respectful to her friend.  We are so proud of you for showing true strength and courage.

Class 4 – Kate for working hard at home and at school to further her learning.

Class 5C – Harriet for making such great progress in Maths since returning from home learning.

Class 5W – The whole class for the effort every one of you put in to your bikeability!

Year 6 – Manon for setting a fantastic example of respect and tolerance towards all other people.  You have a wonderful sense of who you are and how you carry yourself.  We are very proud of you. 

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

Tuesday 4th May - Change to Menu

Please note that the menu on Tuesday 4th May will be Chicken Nuggets with a vegetarian option of Vegan Sausage Roll instead of the published option.  

Clubs - PE Kit

We are delighted that extra curricular clubs have started up again this week.  Please make sure your child comes to school in their PE kit if they have a sports club before or after school to avoid changing clothes in school.  

Are you able to help?

We would like to buy some new equipment to support our DT curriculum which will be used to have Wacky Races!  We would like to buy 15 BBC Microbit V2 Go Starter Kits.  These are £16.50 each.  Might you be able to contribute to buy a kit?  If so please contact Mrs Poulter on

Many thanks indeed for your consideration. 

Forest School Update

Our Forest School is such an amazing resource and now the whole of KS1 and Reception Class attend each week and other year groups also enjoy time there too. However, the school does take some time to maintain it and keep it up to an excellent standard. Consequently, the pond has been rather neglected over the last couple of years, and now needs a re-vamp.  One possibility is to take out the existing pond and put in a smaller more manageable pond, that would still maintain wild-life and allow pond dipping but would not require constant clearing of leaves. 

This is a plea for pond advice. If there are any parents, grandparents or relatives with pond expertise who would like to help us manage this project please could they contact me. We could organise a working party to do the work, but someone with knowledge at the helm would be invaluable.

Many thanks

Mrs Tomes - Reception Teacher and Forest School Leader

Year 4 Ravenous Readers

Here is this week's Ravenous Reader:

5C Emergency First Aid

5C have been learning the skills needed for basic emergency first aid, including how to make a 999 call and how to care for a casualty. We practised putting each other in the recovery position.

5C - DT Work

As part of our DT learning, we have tasted various supermarket soups, thinking about their taste, appearance, smell and texture. This will then help us to design and make our own vegetable soup!

5W Bikeability


On Tuesday and Wednesday, class 5W had Bikeability and got the chance to go on the road and ride their bikes. We were taught by Greg and Jenk. They taught us how to signal and look back before exiting and entering a junction. Unfortunately, one group had to ride in torrential rain but it didn’t stop them. We really enjoyed our bikeability and the best of luck to 5C next week. You’re going to love it!

Abi and William

PTA News

If anyone has any questions or suggestions they would like to raise before our next PTA Meeting, please contact your Class Reps who can then communicate this back to us.


The Ink Bin – don’t forget the Ink Bin located in the School Office.  They collect and recycle all home-use ink cartridges and will give our School money back on certain HP and Canon cartridges.


Dates for your diary:

10 May – PTA Meeting

18 May – Bubble Film Night

28 May – Break the Rules Day


Many thanks!

PTA Committee


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 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).