Diary and Term Dates
This page will keep you up-to-date with all those important diary and term dates.
Also see: School Diary Dates for Parents - 2019/20 (pdf)
Dates for your Diary - This Term
|Autumn Term 2019|
|Mon 2 September||(Teacher Day - School closed to pupils)|
|Tue 3 September||Start of Term - School opens|
|Tue 3 September||Tea and Coffee for New Reception Parents|
|Thu 5 September||Year 1 to Thinktank [read details]|
|Thu 5 September||Year 2 to Black Country Museum [read details]|
|Thu 5 September||Year 3 Sleepover, 6.30pm [read details]|
|Thu 5 September||Year 4 to Cadbury World [read details]|
|Fri 6 September||Tea and Coffee for New Reception Parents|
|Mon 9 September||Year 6 Isle of Wight Residential (to Friday)|
|Thu 12 September||Year 3 led Mass, Church, 10.00am|
|Sun 15 September||Reception Welcome Mass with Year 5 Buddies, church, 9.15am|
|Sun 15 September||Faith Breakfast for new Reception families, after Mass|
|Mon 16 September||HSBC Bank|
|Thu 19 September||International Pirate Day - dress like a pirate today|
|Thu 19 September||ST EC Open Day for Year 6 IOW childre, 9.30 to 11.00am|
|Thu 19 September||Year 4 led Mass, Church, 10.00am|
|Mon 23 September||Reception Phonics Workshops this week|
|Mon 23 September||Y5JM Class Assembly, 2.30pm|
|Thu 26 September||Year 1 led Mass, Church, 10.00am|
|Fri 27 September||Year 6 Shakespeare Festival Workshop [read details]|
|Mon 30 September||Teacher Day - School closed to pupils|
|Wed 2 October||Reception to Highbury Theatre, am|
|Wed 2 October||No Pens Day in school|
|Thu 3 October||Year 6 led Mass, Church, 10.00am|
|Fri 4 October||Non-Uniform Day - wear bright for Cafod Fast Day|
|Tue 8 October||Year 3 Communion Workshop, 9.00am|
|Thu 10 October||Year 5 led Mass, Church, 10.00am|
|Tue 15 Ocotber||Year 6 Confirmation with Canon David, Church, 7.00pm|
|Wed 16 October||Flu Immunisations for Reception to Year 6|
|Thu 17 October||One Million Children Praying the Rosary Day|
|Thu 17 October||Years 4 to 6 Disco, 6.00pm|
|Mon 21 October||Y4OF Assembly, 2.30pm|
|Thu 24 October||Year 2 led Mass, Church, 10.00am|
|Thu 24 October||Years 1 to 3 Disco, 6.00pm|
|Fri 25 October||Break up for Half Term|
|28 October to 1 November||Half Term|
|Mon 4 November||School Re-opens|
|Mon 4 November||School Photographs|
|Tue 5 November||Reception 2020 Open Sessions, 9.30 to 10.30am and 1.30 to 2.30pm|
|Thu 7 November||Bag2School Collection|
|Thu 7 November||Year 3 led Mass, Church, 10.00am|
|Fri 8 November||Year 6 Shakespeare Performance, Old Rep, 7.00pm [read details]|
|Mon 11 November||RE and Friends and Anti Bullying Week (to Friday)|
|Mon 11 November||Remembrance Service in playground, 10.30am|
|Mon 11 November||Y2CC Class Assembly, 2.30pm|
|Tue 12 November||Reception Numeracy Workshops (to Friday)|
|Thu 14 November||Year 6 led Mass, Church, 10.00am|
|Thu 21 November||Year 1 led Mass, Church, 10.00am|
|Fri 22 November||Year 6 Takeover Day|
|Fri 22 November||PTFA Quiz Night, 8.00pm (tbc)|
|Mon 25 November||Y3JH Class Assembly, 2.30pm|
|Tue 26 November||Parents look at books after school, 3.30 to 4.00pm|
|Thu 28 November||Year 4 led Mass, Church, 10.00am|
|Thu 28 November||Parent Teacher Consultations, 1.30 to 3.00pm and 3.30 to 6.00pm|
|Fri 29 November||Teacher Day - School closed to pupils|
|Mon 2 December||Teacher Day - School closed to pupils|
|Thu 5 December||Year 5 led Mass, Church, 10.00am|
|Fri 6 December||Non-Uniform Day - donations of cakes or biscuits requested|
|Sat 7 December||Parish Fayre in Parish Hall|
|Thu 12 December||Year 2 led Mass, Church, 10.00am|
|Fri 13 December||Non-Uniform Day - in support of Dogs Home|
|Mon 16 December||Year 2 Snow Queen, Old Rep Theatre|
|Tue 17 December||Nativity for parents with toddlers and babies, 10.00am|
|Tue 17 December||Nativity for parents, grandparents and parishioners, 2.15pm|
|Wed 18 December||Children's Christmas Dinner|
|Wed 18 December||Reception and Year 1 to Mac Theatre|
|Fri 20 December||End of Term - School closes for Christmas, 12.30pm|
Year 1 they will be going on a trip to Thinktank in Birmingham on this day. All children will need to wear school uniform (with waterproof coat) and bring a packed lunch in a clearly labelled disposable bag. They will return to school for normal home time. A payment request will be sent out via ParentMail for this amount.
If you wish school to provide a SET packed lunch for your child on this day please contact School Office by Monday 8 July 2019.
Year 2 will be going on a trip to the Black Country Museum on the above day to start their new topic. Children need to wear old fashioned/victorian clothes and bring a packed lunch with drinks in a clearly named disposable carrier bag. They will return to school for normal home time. A payment request will be sent out via ParentMail for the cost of this trip.
If you wish school to provide a SET packed lunch for your child on this day please contact School Office by Monday 8th July 2019.
Year 3 children are invited to attend a sleep-over in school as part of their topic. Children will be working in the forest area to build a shelter using only what they have been provided with from school and what they can find in the forest area. We will have a campfire; after this the children will sleep in the school hall, ready to bunk down for the night. Details sent out via ParentMail on 17/7/2019.
Year 4 will be going on a trip to Cadbury World on the above day to start their new topic. Children need to wear school uniform and bring a packed lunch with drinks in a clearly named disposable carrier bag. They will return to school for normal home time.
A payment request will be sent out via ParentMail for the cost of this trip.
Pupils will be attending a workshop at The Old Rep theatre on this day. They will travel by train to Birmingham and need to wear uniform (with a waterproof coat) and bring a packed lunch (no fizzy drinks) in a clearly labelled disposable bag. Children will return to school for normal hometime arrangements.
A payment request for cost of travel will be sent via ParentMail.
On this day Year 6 will leave school at approximately midday for dress rehearsals at The Old Rep, ready for their performance on the evening at 7pm.
The evening finishes at approximately 10pm – all children need to be collected from the venue on this evening (even if you do not choose to purchase a ticket to watch them in their performance) as staff will not be coming back to school. Further information concerning arrangements for performance day will be sent out nearer the time.
A payment request for cost of travel will be sent via ParentMail.
Tickets for the performance are sold by The Old Rep Theatre on a first come first served basis. They sell out quickly – you have been warned! You purchase tickets from The Old Rep Theatre on 0121 359 9444 or online (external link). Please check the The Old Rep website on a regular basis to see when these tickets are going on sale. As yet we have not been informed of a date.
As part of their Confirmation preparation, all Year 5 children are expected to attend this 3 day residential retreat. This is a wonderful experience for children where they engage in outdoor activities whilst reflecting on their forthcoming sacrament of Confirmation. Full details sent out on ParentMail 24/6/19.
A payment request for this has been sent out via ParentMail.
Children have the opportunity to attend an overnight stay at Condover Hall where they take part in lots of different indoor and outdoor activities. Details sent out via ParentMail June 2019.
|Spring Term 2020|
|Mon 6 January||Start of Term - School opens|
|17 to 21 February||Half Term|
|Mon 24 February||Teacher Day - School closed to pupils|
|Wed 11 March||Year 5 Alton Castle Residential [read details]|
|Thu 26 March||Year 4 Condover Hall Residential [read details]|
|Thu 9 April||End of Term - School closes for Easter, 12.30pm|
|Summer Term 2020|
|Mon 27 April||Start of Term - School opens|
|Fri 8 May||VE Day Anniversary Bank Holiday|
|25 to 29 May||Half Term|
|Mon 1 June||Teacher Day - School closed to pupils|
|Fri 17 July||End of Term - School closes for Summer, 12.30pm|
Note: Teacher Days may still be added to the term dates shown above.