Welcome Back

Dear Parents/ Guardians,

We hope that you have had a wonderful holiday and wish you a great start to 2020.


Here are some important dates for your calendar; we will be reminding you as they approach and I am sure adding others! Please keep an eye on the school calendar via either the website or the Smart School App.

Please note school will be closed for a whole school PD day on Monday 1st June.


  • Young Voices Choir travel to Sheffield Tuesday 14th January


  • Year 2 Visiting Beamish Museum Wednesday 5th February
  • Year 1 Visiting Beamish Thursday 6th February
  • Valentines Disco Thursday 13th February KS1 5PM – 6PM KS2 6:15PM – 7:30PM lower school hall
  • Year 5 Visiting Eyam Village and Museum Thursday 13th February
  • Half Term Holiday Saturday 15th February returning to school on Monday 24th
  • Parent’s Evenings – Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th February


  • World Book Day Thursday 5th March (White T Shirts will be provided to decorate)
  • Nursery Holi Festival Tuesday 10th March
  • Year 4 travel to Harry Potter World Watford for overnight stay Thursday 19th March
  • Year 6 Visit Hartlepool Power Station Friday 20th March and Monday 23rd March
  • Steel Pans Performance for Parents After School Tuesday 31st March


  • Easter Kader Bake off followed by tea and cake Wednesday 1st April (not an April Fool!)
  • Performing Arts Show After School Thursday 2nd April
  • Easter Holidays Saturday 4th April – Returning to school on Monday 20th April


  • Key Stage 1 SATs period begins
  • Friday 8th May Bank Holiday
  • Year 6 SATs – Week commencing Monday 11th May
  • Year 6 Marrick Residential Trip – Monday 18th May – Friday 22nd
  • Spring Half Term Holiday Saturday 23rd May returning to school on Tuesday 2nd June – Please note that Monday 1st June is a Teachers Professional Development day


  • Year 1 Statutory Phonics Screening and Year 4 Statutory multiplication checks
  • Year 3 Shakespeare Performance for parents – Acklam Green Tuesday 23rd June (selected pupils only )
  • Shakespeare Week in school – Parents invited to take part in workshops

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  • New Reception Starters lunch

Thursday and Friday 2nd July  

  • Sports Week – Week commencing Monday 6th July
  • Sports Day KS2 Tuesday 7th July AM
  • Sports Day KS1 Tuesday 7th July PM
  • Summer Fayre Wednesday 8th July 2.30pm -5pm
  • Sports Day Nursery Thursday 9th July AM and PM
  • Year 6 Show 6pm– Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th July
  • Last day before Summer Holidays – Friday 17th July