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Severe Weather Procedures

Procedure for closure of school due to severe weather We would like to update you as to our procedures for school closure in the event of extreme weather. Any decision to close the school will be made by the Local School Committee and the Headteacher, based upon consultation with a Local School Committee member and an Alumnis Director who live … Read More

Weekly News W/B 26/07/17

  Congratulations We would like to send our congratulations and best wishes to Miss Brayne who got married this week; she will now be known as Mrs Laska.   The Mix – Wednesday 28th June – Class 3 Thank you to the parents who have already made payment and returned permission slips for this trip; if you have not yet … Read More

Contact Wrap-around Care Clubs

If you need to speak directly with Wrap-around Care Club staff, with urgent messages when the club is in session, please call  07982 128947. Please note that it is not possible to book places at the clubs by calling this number. To book places at the clubs please log on to Schoolmoney. For general enquiries, or for support with booking places, … Read More

School Lunches – Menu & Important Information

Our catering team need to know the number of children to cater for in good time. We regret that we are unable to take telephone orders for school lunches required on the day of booking after 10:30 in the morning. If your child does not have a lunch booked it will be assumed that you have provided them with a … Read More

Welcome back from Mrs. Batten

Dear Parents and Carers,   A very warm welcome back to St. Helen’s and a happy new year to you all.   The children have all come in to school smiling this morning, and have settled well to their learning. A special welcome to our new families and children, we hope your children will be very happy here at St. … Read More

A note on holidays in term time

Attendance and Holidays in Term Time Last year our attendance figures were outstanding. This is because parents supported us by not withdrawing their children from their education to go on holiday in term time. There is a definite link between a child’s attendance and their achievement in school. I fully appreciate that these are difficult financial times but please avoid … Read More

St. Helen’s Ofsted Report Published!

  We are pleased to be able to share the result of our recent Ofsted Inspection with the community, and are delighted that the inspectors deemed St. Helen’s Church of England (VA) Primary School to be ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features! We are committed to building upon this result in order to continually develop school effectiveness. All parents / carers have … Read More