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Thursday 20th April 2017

Welcome back. We hope you had a fantastic Easter and enjoyed spending the time with your children. We have a busy Summer Term to look forward to including our Maths Week, class assemblies, Sports Days and Year 6 Leavers’ Production and a separate mass.


Maths Week

Throughout next week we will be celebrating our annual Maths Week in school. As a part of this week we would like to invite all parents to attend our Parents’ Maths Open Afternoon, on Friday 28th April. From 2.30pm parents/carers will have the opportunity to visit their child’s class to observe some of the investigations, problems and puzzles that have been planned. At 3.15pm, our PTA will be serving refreshments in the school hall (for a small donation) and there will also be the opportunity to view some of the maths resources used in each class. Hope to see you there.

Year 4 Swimming Lessons

Year 4 will start their swimming lessons next Wednesday 26th April. All pupils taking part require their swimming costume and a towel. If your child is unable to take part for any reason - please let their class teacher know the reason via a written note or an email to the school office. Thank you.

Year 1 – Coming Into School

Reminder: All Year 1 pupils should now come into school, each morning, via the main entrance (instead of the green gate). Thank you.

Clothes Collection

We are arranging a clothing collection to raise funds for the school after half term.  Can the clothes be brought into school on Monday 24th April as these will be collected on Tuesday. We thank you in anticipation of receiving lots of bags of unwanted clothing, linens, shoes, bags and belts to raise money. 

Class Assemblies

Our first class assembly for this term, led by Year 3, will take place next Tuesday 25th April – at 9am. All parents, carers and family members are most welcome to attend. A member of staff will open up the front entrance, shortly before 9am, for all visitors to make their way to the school hall. For a list of other class assembly dates – please see below.

Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers

Thank you for all the donations of these vouchers – please continue to send them into school via your child’s book bag. One voucher will be issued in Sainsbury’s stores for every £10 spent. The more vouchers we receive – the more sports equipment we can purchase for our pupils to use.


Dates for your Diary

April 2017

      Mon 24th - Start of Maths Week

                            Clothes bags to be brought to school

      Tue 25th - Year 3 Class Assembly (9:00 am)

      Wed 26th - Year 3 Swimming starts

      Fri 28th – Maths Open Afternoon (2:30 pm)


May 2017

      Mon 1st – Bank Holiday, school closed

      Mon 8th – Start of SATs Week

      Tue 16th - Year 4 Class Assembly (9:00 am)

      Tue 23rd - Year 5 Class Assembly (9:00 am)

      Fri 26th – Finish for Half Term (3:30 pm)


June 2017

      Mon 5th – School re-opens (8:40 am)

      Fri 9th – Class Group photographs

      Tue 13th – Early Years Assembly (9:00 am)

      Mon 19th – Start of Judaism Week

                             Test Week

      Tue 20th – Prospective Parents Tour

      Sat 24th – Summer Fate

      Mon 26th – Start of Health Week

      Wed 28th – Year 4 Trip to Gunnersbury


July 2017

      Mon 3rd – Year 6 Bikeability

      Mon 10th – KS1 and KS2 Sports Day (9:00-12:00)

      Tue 11th – Eys Sports Day (9:00 – 12:00)

      Wed 12th – Fri 14th - Year 6 PGL

      Mon 17th – KS1 and KS2 Sport Day Backup

      Wed 19th – Last Day of Term, school finishes 1:30 pm

At St Mary’s we do not authorise any holiday booked in term time as since September 2013 Government instruction has stated that no holidays in term time can be authorised.


PTA News

Next PTA Meeting:

Wednesday 26th April

8pm, Church Hall

Everyone welcome, refreshments

Summer Fete prep. begins!

Saturday 24th June 12noon – 3pm


PTA Team are proud to support the Family Night Out

Saturday 22nd April from 6pm

Church Hall

Adults £7.50, children free

Contact Adriana 07862 220824

Sharon 07985 194130

PTA Team elected 2016-2017


Money you have raised so far:

Coffee & cake 30th September: £84.00

Curriculum coffee and cake: £101.35

Christmas Cards: £136.00

Christmas Fayre: £999.01

Make-up Master Class: £64.00

Bingo Night: £237.15

Total: £1,621.51


‘The Giving Machine’

How many parents have raised funds for the school using The Giving Machine? Have a go, tell your friends how easy it is ……….

How about putting daily reminder on your phone ‘every online shop, remember to use the Giving Machine’

Please have a look at this website, we are now registered. Search for ‘St Mary’s school, Uxbridge’ this is the cause. You are the giver. Every time you shop online consider using it, raise lots of money for our school from the comfort of your armchair! How about every time you do an internet supermarket shop?