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Diary Dates Spring Term 2024

Please find below a list of all our diary dates for this half term.

Further details about events will be shared via Parentmail and/or letters nearer each event.

 Please check our website for a weekly update. 

We could also add other events and activities to the diary throughout the term. 

  

SCHOOL REOPENS ON TUESDAY 8th JANUARY 2024

Week beginning Monday 8th January

After School Clubs to begin

Wednesday 10th January

Rec / KS1 early morning stay and read continues (8:40am – 9am)

Wednesday 10th January – 2:40pm

School Council meeting

Thursday 11th January – morning

Magistrates in school to run a session with Robin class

Monday 15th January – 3:15pm

Emotional Wellbeing Working Party Meeting (parent reps to attend)

Monday 15th January – 7:30pm

FOBs meeting via zoom (see link on parentmail)

Thursday 18th January

Big Breakfast Themed Lunch

Thursday 18th January 3:30pm to 7pm

Starfish Class Parents’ Evening

Friday 19th January

World Religions’ Day (themed day in school)

Week beginning 22nd January

Birdwatch Week (children to take part in birdwatching activities in school)

Monday 22nd January - 6pm & 7:15pm

Governors Committee Meetings

6pm - Resources

7:15pm - Children, Families and Community

Monday 29th January – morning

Magistrates in school to run a session with Owl class

Monday 29th January – 6pm

Governors Standards and Effectiveness Committee Meeting

Tuesday 30th January -am

Music recital by Kirklees Musica for KS2

Wednesday 31st January – 2pm to 8pm

Y6 parents’ evening (see letter for further information)

Friday 2nd February

Time to Talk Day (further details to follow)

Week beginning 5th February

Children’s mental health awareness week  (further details to follow)

Week beginning 5th February

FOBS Care to Share stall (further details to follow)

Monday 5th & Wednesday 7th February – all day

Locala Reception health screening (see separate letter)

Tuesday 6th February – all day

Safer Internet Day

Wednesday 7th February – all day

Choir to attend Young Voices at Manchester Arena (selected children only)

Thursday 8th February – 2pm

Reception Chinese New Year Event – parents invited (details to follow)

Friday 9th February

Purple Heart Day (in remembrance of Jasper) – wear something purple

SCHOOL CLOSES FOR HOLIDAYS ON FRIDAY 9th FEBRUARY AND REOPENS ON MONDAY 19th FEBRUARY

Monday 19th February

School reopens

Thursday 22nd February

Scout/Guide Thinking Day (children who are in the scouting movement are invited to wear uniform to take part in this)

Thursday 22nd February, am and evening

Choir to take part in Miss Sunderland Music Workshop at Huddersfield Town Hall

Thursday 7th March

World Book Day (further details to follow)

Week beginning 11th March

End of term assessment week for Y2 to Y6

Tuesday 12th March – 7pm

Governing Body Meeting

Friday 15th March

Red Nose Day

Week Beginning Monday 18th March

Easter themed week / activities in school

Wednesday 20th March

Easter Services at St Paul’s Church

9:30am – Rec / Y1/Y2

10:30am – Y3/Y4/Y5

Wednesday 20th March – 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Nursery fun session (Easter themed) – Parents invited

Friday 22nd March – 1:10pm

End of term assembly in KS2 hall

SCHOOL CLOSES FOR HOLIDAYS ON FRIDAY 22nd MARCH AND REOPENS ON MONDAY 8th APRIL

 

Please be aware that due to it being a short term in school, the end of term data information will be sent home on Monday 8th April and parents’ evening will take place on Thursday 11th April.

N.B Please note that Y6 SATS week is week beginning 13th May 2024. SATS tests for Y2 will take place week beginning 13th and 20th May 2024. Year 1 phonics screening and Year 4 multiplication-tables check will take place week beginning 10th June 2024. Assessments for Y3, Y4, Y5 will take place week beginning 17th and 24th June 2024.  Children need to be in school during these weeks. Any holidays taken during these times will be unauthorised and a fine will be issued.