Archive October 2017

E-Safety Parent / Carer Questionnaire


Dear Parents/Carers,

We are regularly reviewing our approach to keeping our children safe when online; we would appreciate your feedback so that we can continue to ensure we are focusing our resources in the right areas.

Below is a link to an online survey which we would be very grateful if you could find the time to complete.  (If you would rather complete this by hand, there is also a paper copy of this survey, available from the school office.)

E-Safety Parent / Carer Questionnaire (please click here)

If you have a smart phone or a tablet you can use your camera to scan the code which will take you directly to the survey:

If you wanted to come in for a confidential chat around keeping our children safe online, please ask to speak to Danielle or Debbie (our PFSA’s).

Kind Regards

Danielle Barter and Debbie Schroetter

Parent and Family Support Advisers


Job vacancy: Year 4 Teacher


We are looking to appoint a permanent full time Year 4 teacher.

Start date: 1 January 2018

We are seeking a teacher with a proven record of highly successful teaching to work alongside the existing year group teacher. The successful candidate:-

  • either has the potential to be an outstanding teacher, or already is one!
  • is engaging and creative; bringing learning alive,
  • is friendly and approachable,
  • is a team player with good social skills and great ideas,
  • promotes active parental involvement and links within the community,
  • is organised, dedicated and hardworking,
  • has high expectations of themselves and of children,
  • has an excellent knowledge of the Primary Curriculum

In return we offer you a rapidly developing school with huge ambitions, wonderful children, a dedicated team of staff and supportive parents and Governors.

Visits are welcomed and encouraged.

Please click on the links for the recruitment pack , or application form. Alternatively please contact the school office. Application form to be completed and returned to the school office by the closing date.

Closing date: 12 noon on 13 November 2017, Shortlisting: 13 November 2017 (pm) Interview date: 16 November 2017.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts subject relevant employment checks and criminal background check via the disclosure procedure.


Parent Consultation Meetings


Our October parents meetings are due to take place on Tuesday 17 – Thursday 19 October 2017.  The website on which to book appointments goes ‘live’ at 6 pm on Monday 9 October.  Please click on this link to read more about how you can book an appointment to meet with your child’s class teacher Parent Evening Bookings – October 2017

If you have any problems in booking, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the school office staff.


Open Morning and Open Evening for Prospective New Parents



We are holding an Open Morning for parents/carers of prospective parents for our Reception intake in September 2018 on Wednesday 11 October 2017 from 9 am – 12 noon.  This is an opportunity of seeing how the school functions during the day.

We are also holding an Open Evening on Thursday 12 October 2017 from 6 pm – 7 pm where you have the opportunity to meet staff and have a tour of the school.

We welcome all prospective parents to either of these meetings.


KS1 Assembly – 10 October 2017


On Tuesday 10 October 2017 at 2.40 pm we are holding our KS1 Achievement Assembly to which parents and carers are warmly welcome to come along and see their child receiving their award.


KS2 Assembly – 11 October 2017


On Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 2.40 pm we are holding our KS2 Achievement Assembly to which parents and carers are warmly welcome to come along and see their child receiving their award.


Tag Rugby – 11 October 2017


Our Y5/Y6 pupils are taking part in a Tag Rugby event at Westfield Academy on Wednesday 11 October 2017 from 3.20 pm – 5 pm.  We hope they have a great time taking part in this event.


Indoor Athletics – 10 October 2017


Our Y5/Y6 pupils are taking part in an Indoor Athletics competition at Westfield Academy on Tuesday 10 October from 2.30 pm – 5 pm.  We hope they have an enjoyable time taking part in this event.


Multi-Sports Festival – 9 October 2017


Multi-Sports Festival is taking place at Westfield Academy on Monday 9 October 2017 at 3.30 pm – 5 pm for our Y1 and Y2 pupils.  We hope they have a great time taking part.


Casual Midday Supervisor / Meals server



We are looking to appoint a new member of our lunchtime team on a casual basis to cover staff absence / redeployment. Duties will range from supervising children eating lunches, playing outside or serving the hot meals. All of which ensures lunchtimes operate smoothly and efficiently.

Lunch duty is from 12 noon to 1.30pm. Due to the nature of cover needed availability at short notice would be an advantage. Rate of pay £7.83 – £7.90 per hour.

Please complete an application form (which can be found on the school website or by contacting the school office)  and submit to the office .

Start date: asap/as and when required

Closing date: Friday 13 October 2017

Interview date: w/c 16 or 30 October 2017

Please click here for the recruitment pack, and here for an application form, or alternatively contact the school office.