posted on 20.3.2020
PTA Easter Disco CANCELLED
posted on 17.3.2020
Valentine's Craft Club
posted on 16.3.2020
CORONA VIRUS please read!!
posted on 16.3.2020
Smallwood Sports Trip CLASS 3
posted on 9.3.2020
Sports Relief Sponsored Walk
posted on 9.3.2020
URGENT Please Read if your child does dance.
posted on 9.3.2020
Reminder! Science Week!
posted on 6.3.2020
posted on 4.3.2020
posted on 3.3.2020
posted on 3.3.2020
Consent for the Music Trip
posted on 2.3.2020
posted on 2.3.2020
Helpful Websites 20th Mar
PTA Easter Disco CANCELLED 17th Mar
Unfortunately we have made the decision to cancel the disco due to the large volume of helpers and parents needed to run it. Hopefully we will do a disco next term as I'm sure the children will be as upset as we are.
At the moment the film night will still go ahead as it will only r... read more...
Valentine's Craft Club 16th Mar
Please could everyone ensure they have paid for valentine's craft club please.
Some children did attend but haven't been paid for so please ensure payment is made. If you are unsure as to who these are please see m... read more...
CORONA VIRUS please read!! 16th Mar
Following consultations with SUAT we have made the unfortunate decision to cancel parents evening and all future events- for example the Mothers Day service, Easter bingo,etc.
The drumming trip at Denstone will be going ahead as this only involves children, the Easter disco, Peter... read more...
Smallwood Sports Trip CLASS 3 09th Mar
Please be aware the Smallwood Trip is going ahead tomorrow so please remember to collect your child from Smallwood at 3:45pm. Please don't forget wellies, to wear your PE kit and bring a drink & a coat.
Many thanks,read more...
Sports Relief Sponsored Walk 09th Mar
On Friday 13th March, we plan to take the whole school for a Spring walk at Eland Lodge.
Please can children go straight to Eland Lodge for 9am. They will finish their walk at 10:15am and we are hoping that some very kind parents could help bring the children back down ... read more...
URGENT Please Read if your child does dance. 09th Mar
Unfortunately we have had to postpone dance tonight. We were hoping to do dance outside but i can't guarantee it won't rain.
This will be rescheduled for lunchtime on Wednesday this week.
We will be looking at scheduling dance f... read more...
Reminder! Science Week! 06th Mar
Please try to bring a tube from a kitchen roll, plus an old lemonade/ cola bottle on Monday please!
The more the merrier for making basking sharks & bird watchers!
Please could children also bring in wellies, waterproofs if needed and coats.read more...
Science Week 03rd Mar
Science Week is approaching fast and we have a few small favours to ask our parents!
We have a fun filled few days of experiments relating to our diverse planet, we were asking for any old plastic bottles, tubes from kitchen rolls and any shells to help with our experiments!
W... read more...
Corona Virus 03rd Mar
We are continuing to keep you updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Today, the Department for Education launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people ... read more...
Consent for the Music Trip 02nd Mar
Please remember to give consent on ParentPay tonight. The trip is on Wednesday and if we don't have consent we cannot let your child attend.
Many thanks,read more...
Reception Height & Weight 27th Feb
Please could all Reception parents remember to return their height & weight forms please.
The date for the nurses to come is the 16th March.
Many thanks,read more...
Easter Egg hunt 27th Feb
On the last day of term we will be holding an Easter Egg hunt for the children, the eggs are kindly provided by the PTA.
We will also be singing some Easter songs and would like to invite the parents to stay after drop off and hear the children sing and also join in with the Easter hunt... read more...
We raised £130.00 at the book sale!!! 14th Feb
Thank you so much to everyone who helped! We are now half way to our target and with the PTA's help we can hopefully order our books!
Thank you so much I hope you have a lovely half term!read more...
Don't forget!!! 12th Feb
The book sale tomorrow ay 2:45pm.
Please feel free to send some money in with the children if you're not going to make it as the children will be looking round before 3:15pm!
Would anyone be interested in... 12th Feb
.....a Lego club on Tuesdays at Little Saints?
3:15-5:00pm £7 each to be booked as a block of 5. (25th February, 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th March.)
To include a lig... read more...
Our Spring 1 newsletter is now available on the app!! 11th Feb
Our Spring 1 newsletter is now available on the app and website!
Please note these will not be sent out as a paper copy format due to children loosing them and parents not receiving them! If you require a copy emaili... read more...
Class two's amazing projects! 04th Feb
Key stage 1 have recently handed in their projects on people who have changed our lives.
We had some lovely models of Florence Nightingale, Marie Curie, Charles Darwin and Thomas Edison.
Amazing work Class 2!
Please remember to bring in your project if you haven'... read more...
Cake Sale Money Raised! 04th Feb
Following our British Roast week back in Autumn term and our cake sale yesterday we have raised a fabulous £65 for Yess charity!
Important Reminder!! 01st Feb
Just a quick reminder to everyone to please bring £1 in on Monday for the cake sale in the afternoon! The staff are all providing cakes for the children and if there are any left they will be available for a donation at pick up time!
All proceeds are going to Yess Childrens Mental... read more...
Food Tasting Y 1 & 3 31st Jan
Next week Years 1 & 3 will be food tasting.
Year 1 will be porridge tasting, (Goldilocks!), with fruit, syrup, berries etc.
Year 3 will be trying Roman food, with goats cheese and fruit etc.
I'm aware we have all of your food allergies but if you have any pro... read more...
Children's Mental Health Week 3rd - 7th February 29th Jan
Next week is children mental health week, a cause extremely close to St Augustine's heart.
We have a wonderful week of activities designed to improve our pupils overall wellbeing, and to give them a chance to focus our attention on our pupils mental and spiritual health and wel... read more...
Year 3 & 4 Reminder! 25th Jan
Just quick reminder that in order to attend the Sports event at Uttoxeter this Friday, the consent must be given on Parent Pay by Wednesday.
Baptism 21st Jan
On Tuesday the 28th January we will be walking up to the Church in Draycott to learn about baptism. Rev Les Rees will be taking the service at approximately 9:00am and we will walk back at approximately 10:00am in t... read more...
Reminder: Sponsored Read 21st Jan
As we enter our final sponsored read week, just a little reminder about our sponsorship. We've had so many positive comments from parents and grandparents- it's wonderful to hear that you are enjoying the ex... read more...
Police Careers Talk!! 20th Jan
Please see the link here to our careers talk with the police today!
Or go to our website, Curriculum- Careers Talks- Police.read more...
***IMPORTANT PLEASE READ*** 20th Jan
Craft Week is Back...!! 15th Jan
3:15- 5:30pm Tuesday 11th - Thursday 13th February.
Happy Christmas!!!! 20th Dec
Happy Christmas from everyone at St Augustine's!!!
Thank you everyone for all of your hard work and support this term!
PTA fundraising!!! 20th Dec
The PTA have been fundraising at many events over the past few weeks and have been so busy. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the PTA for all of their hard work over the past term, and also the parents for supporting them at the events. Everyone's hard work and generosity is ver... read more...
Class 1 changes for next term!!! 19th Dec
Just a few notices for the next half term:
PE days are Wednesday and Fridays
Messy Play is Friday
In January the children will need to bring a book that is special to them on ... read more...
Polar Express Film Night payment!! 19th Dec
Just a note to say the Polar Express Film night has been allocated to everyone who has booked so payment please by the end of term!
Thank you so much we hope they have a magical time!!... read more...
*****Parent Pay Balances***** 16th Dec
Please can all ParentPay balances be cleared by this Friday (20th December) please.
Failure to do so will mean your child could be refused snack until the balance is settled.
Vaccinations Wednesday 18th December IMPORTANT MESSAGE 13th Dec
****Important Message from the Immunisation Team***:
To all parents of children in Reception to Year 4 regarding the flu spray.
Children with asthma who are po... read more...
Non Uniform Day for Chocolate Bingo & Christmas Jumper Day 10th Dec
Friday 13th December
Non Uniform Day for Chocolate Bingo- Please bring chocolate for the bingo on the 13th December.
Friday 20th December
The last day of school is Christmas Jumper Day! Please bring £1 for t... read more...
Flu Vaccinations!!! 09th Dec
Apologies for the delay in this, the immunisation team have just contacted me to book the vaccination day in for Wednesday 18th December.
As explained to many parents there has been a national shortage of the vaccine and consequently a backlog of schools wanting the jab... read more...
Reminder: Adventure Farm Visit 12/12/19 09th Dec
Quick reminder that the Adventure Farm Visit is on Thursday 12th December for Year 1, as per your letter.
Arrive at the Adventure Farm at 10am
VERY IMPORTANT NEWS REGARDING THE NATIVITY!!! 09th Dec
Due to the atrocious weather that has been predicted for tomorrow we have made the difficult decision to postpone the nativity to NEXT MONDAY the 16th December! The time will be 6pm as usual and the children can come back fro 5:30pm please.
&nbs... read more...
Open Door tomorrow at Hanbury Church!! 02nd Dec
Please remember to drop your children off for 9am at the church. Parents are welcome to come at 2:40pm to watch the presentation of the bibles & songs.
Please bring a packed lunch & drink and wear ... read more...
Please remember there will be no Guitars tomorrow due to being at the Church!!! 02nd Dec
Please remember there will be no Guitar lesson for Year 3 & 4 tomorrow due to being at the Church!!!read more...
Christmas Craft Club 26th Nov
Our Christmas Craft club is being held over 6 dates in December this year to give everyone a little more flexibility!
Please book in as soon as you can to give us time to source the materials and come and ... read more...
Polar Express Film Night!! 26th Nov
Little Saints is holding a Christmas showing of The Polar Express on Thursday 19th December. 3:15pm- 6:00pm.
Please bring your pyjamas and dressing gown and snuggle up for a Christmas treat with hot chocolate, party food, the classic film and a unique and special gift to take home!... read more...
PTA Raffle 26th Nov
The PTA will be selling raffle tickets this week for those who are unable to make the Christmas Fayre!! Just a small selection of the fabulous prizes are on display in our entrance hall!
Please see Dee at ... read more...
Christmas Lunch 21st Nov
Christmas Lunch will be served on Wednesday the 18th December this year.
Mrs Bean will have to know if your year 3 & 4 child would like a lunch on that day by Friday the 29th November ... read more...
Last day for the Santa Story forms!!! 18th Nov
Please be aware this Friday is the last day for submitting your Santa story forms and payment!
Please drop them in to the office by Friday so the PTA can sort the timings.
Many... read more...
Coffee Morning for Pancreatic Cancer UK 12th Nov
Just a quick reminder about our coffee morning for Pancreatic Cancer UK. Our fabulous headteacher Mrs Walker has already completed 1500 lengths, (18 miles), so far! Please share this with parents, family and friends to support this event.
Christmas Trees 12th Nov
We are looking for some strong parents to possibly help with the Parish council moving the Christmas Trees this year. If anyone can possibly help please get in touch with the office.
Your help is very much... read more...
Roast Beef & dress as a super hero on Wednesday 13th November 07th Nov
On Wednesday the children can have roast beef or Quorn for lunch. Could you please let the office know if your child intends to have a hot lunch that day and wouldn't usually.
Raffle for Pancreatic Cancer....Chance to win Bonfire Tickets 06th Nov
We are going to raffle two tickets to Klondyke Mill bonfire night on Saturday 9th November. Tickets are £1 per strip and the draw will take place on Friday morning. Half of the proceeds ... read more...
PTA Christmas Gifts 06th Nov
As the countdown to the Christmas Fayre begins, every day we will be posting a picture of some of the wonderful gifts the PTA have on offer for you to buy!
Christmas Card orders 17th Oct
Last chance for Christmas card orders to be in is the 18th October. They have to be in by next week in order for them to be here for the beginning of December. Any problems with this deadline please see Dee or Emma in the office and we can try and accommodate, but we don't want to miss ... read more...
ParentPay Balance 27th Sep
Please can parents check their balances for the end of the month please. Some balances are getting too high again and will have to be cleared before October.
If balances can't be kept low we will have to have credit in your account each week before items can be purchased. We r... read more...
Quality Marks Award 27th Sep
We are very happy to announce we have retained our Quality Mark Award fro English and Maths in recognition for our improving provision, practice and performance!
Please read more...
Mrs Walker's Swimathon to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer UK 26th Sep
Our very own Mrs Walker is taking on an amazing challenge and swimming 50 miles throughout the month of November. That's like swimming from school to Manchester!! This is all to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer UK. We will be holding a coffee morning on the 22nd November and a wear purple, n... read more...
Little Saints Job Vacancy 25th Sep
We are advertising for a Playworker at Little Saints.
Please see the link for the job. If anyone is interested please let me know in the office. https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/job/63506/playworker-st-augustin... read more...
Reception Photograph 20th Sep
The Uttoxeter Newspaper are sending a photographer into school on the 1st October to take a photograph of the new reception children.
Please see Mrs Robey to sign a letter if your child would not like to ... read more...
French Themed week 18th Sep
The week beginning the 23rd September will be a French themed week at Little Saints!
Come and join us for a pain au chocolat in the morning and French themed baking, supper, craft and games after school! Please read more...
Multi Skills Sports Autumn Term 17th Sep
Please note this will still run if we can increase numbers! This will be the only sports club we will be running this term and we need 10 pupils to run! If we don't have enough by tomorrow night we will be forced to cancel altogether. This multi skills club will provide a wide range of sports... read more...
PARENTS EVENING (No appointments) 17th Sep
Parents Evening will be on Monday the 30th September. No appointments will be pre-booked but please feel free to pop in and have a chat. Any questions please see the office.read more...
Multi Skills Sports VERY IMPORTANT 12th Sep
We have only had two people sign up to the after school club today. Unfortunately with this number we will have to cancel if no one else signs up.
If anyone else is intending on signing up please let me know in the office ASAP as we have a deadline of lunchtime to decide.<... read more...
School Uniform 25th Jul
School uniform can now be ordered from here. www.ipmteamwear.com/ The gentleman has the logo etc and just needs to add our school to the website! Fingers crossed this helps a few out! Any problems please let me know!
Many thanks,read more...
NON UNIFORM FOR DISCO!!!! 16th Jul
Non Uniform day for the disco after school!
PTA ask for a donation towards the tombola at Draycott Show or £1 donation please.
Feel free to wear your best disco clothes and have fun!!read more...
A Big Thank You!! 10th Jul
A BIG thank you for all of your cake donations for the afternoon showing of the play! They were very much enjoyed by everyone, and raised lots of money for the school!
From the PTA.
Tickets 2!!! 03rd Jul
Tickets have been re allocated today. Theses have the days you will need them on!!! Please use these on the nights of the play and swap amongst yourselves if needed!
Tickets!!! 02nd Jul
Tickets have been given out with the children today.There are four per child, (2 for Monday and 2 for Tuesday) for every child in the play! Please feel free to swap among yourselves if needed but be aware we have limited space in the hall so we will be strictly monito... read more...
Gardening 01st Jul
St Augustine's would like to say a MASSIVE thank you to all of the wonderful parents and the PTA who organised and helped this Saturday in the gardens at the school! It looks fabulous and so much tidier. Even the 30 degree heat didn't slow you down and we are so grateful for all of your h... read more...
Cake Donations 26th Jun
Would it be possible for anyone to donate cakes for the second day of the play? The PTA are kindly sorting refreshments for the intervals and any donations would be gratefully received!
Many thanks,... read more...
Year 4 Meeting for Whitemoor Lakes 25th Jun
A quick reminder that the parents meeting is this Thursday (27th) at 3pm!!! It was on the medical letter but some may have missed it!!
Many thanks,read more...
Phone Lines 17th Jun
Unfortunately our phone lines are down today but we do have the school mobile should you need to contact us or email.
Miss Robey also has her phone for any emergencies!
Many thanks,read more...
Play Costumes 14th Jun
We were wondering if anyone had the following:
A cow Onsie/ Costume age 7-8
Black Leggings age 5-8
Sorry for the random list but we would be very grateful for any items!!
<... read more...
Sports Festival YEARS 3 & 4 11th Jun
Please can years 3 & 4 look out for the trip assigned to them on Parent Pay and give consent/ medical details as required. This is for the Sports Festival on the 21st June at the Pirelli Stadium, Burton Albion. read more...
Soccerstars begins after half term!!! 23rd May
Soccerstars are running a course again after half term, beginning on Thursday 6th June. These sessions are being run at a special reduced rate of £3.50 per session so if you want to join please go on the website and book in!!read more...
Reminder 23rd May
Just a quick reminder about the 'bring a toy to school day' tomorrow! Please bring your £1.
Also if you can bring your Eland Lodge form in, plus sign the consent form for Denstone trip on Parent Pay that would be great!read more...
Movie Night 21st May
Please can parents ensure that anyone booked in to the movie night tomorrow has signed a permissions form in the office. It is due to the film being rated PG.
Anyone that hasn't been signed for cannot watch the film!!!!
If the parents are ... read more...
Kindness Kits 17th May
Just a quick reminder about the request for soap, toothrushes etc for the kindness bags. In the newsletters section of the app you can find a list of the items. Class 1 is providing items for age 3-5 years, Class 2 is providing for age 6-9 years, and Class 3 for age 10-13, this is for b... read more...
Fantastic News!!!! 17th May
We have raised a fantastic £90.00 today at our bring and buy sale! This has got us much closer to our target of £260.00
Thank you so much to the parents for helping us raise such a fantastic total. I'm sure with one last little push we can raise the tota... read more...
!!!!!!!!IMPORTANT !!!!!!!!!!! 15th May
Please can EVERYONE update their Parent Pay accounts and clear their balances. This is showing as a debt to the school and we cant leave it mounting up past £20.00.
I'd really appreciate your help with this as I can not keep services going if they show a lot of debt.read more...
Y1 Football Friday 10th May 02nd May
Please note the coach will be leaving at 9am from school not 8:15am as previously stated. The children will need a packed lunch with no glass bottles or fizzy drinks please. PE kit must be worn.read more...
Important Letter 01st Apr
There is an important letter coming home with your child/ children tonight so please look in their bag if you don't see it.
We need this returning to the office by Wednesday if possible please.... read more...
Easter Dance Workshop Day 01st Apr
Please come in and watch the children perform their Easter themed dances they have been perfecting in workshops throughout the day! From 2:45pm in the school hall.
Please can all children come in PE kit and trainers, although they will dance ba... read more...
Please can anyone help?!!! 01st Apr
Did anyone manage to take any photos of our mothers day service at all? I didn't manage to get any and we could do with some for our display!
If anyone has any and would be willing to share with me could they possibly email them in to the office at read more...
Polite Reminder About ParentPay Balances 28th Mar
Please can all parents check their balances? Some are nearing the £10 and £20 and they MUST be cleared by Easter. We will have to stop this service if balances are not kept ... read more...
Quick Reminder 11th Mar
Please could everyone remember to bring in their parents evening slips and sponsored read money asap please!!!
Also please check Parent Pay balances again!!!!!!!!!
Thank you. xread more...
Scootability Course 26th March 08th Mar
Please can all Y 1 & 2 parents ensure that their Scootability forms are signed and returned by Wednesday the 13th March at the latest.
*******NEWS FLASH******** 08th Mar
The Mother’s Day service has been altered. Instead of 9:15 am, this will be rearranged to 2:30pm due to a change in circumstances. However, it will remain on Friday the 29th ... read more...
Sponsored Read & Red Nose Day 04th Mar
I hope the sponsored read is all going well! Don't forget that this is the last week and sponsorship money should be brought in to school by next Monday 11th March.
SNOW!!! 28th Jan
Snow has been forecast for the majority of the week.
Should the snow be bad enough that the school might be closed I will message the parents off the school phone as usual, as early as I can. I will pop up to school at 7:30 and asses the situation and report back... read more...
Polite Reminder & Snow!!! 23rd Jan
Another polite reminder to please check and clear your snack and lunch balances!! A few are getting to the over £5 and £10 limit! Anything over that amount automatically generates a snotty email/ letter ... read more...
SoccerstarsUK to reschedule 08th Jan
SoccerstarsUK will not be running this term but will instead be continuing in the late spring/ summer term. Anyone who has paid will receive a refund, but we hope that with the weather improving and the lighter nights this will be well supported in the new term!
Many th... read more...
Progressive Sports 07th Jan
Progressive Sports is ON tomorrow for those who want to join in!
It will either be: Tag Rugby
Polite Reminder & Happy Christmas 20th Dec
Please can parents check their Parent Pay balances tonight. We do need these balances clearing before tomorrow if possible.
I hope you all have an amazing Christmas, and a happy New Year!!!<... read more...
Last day of term!!!!!!!!!! 18th Dec
On the last day of term, it will be a non-uniform/ party clothes/ Christmas jumper kinda day!!! No donation required just a requirement to have fun and enjoy yourselves!!read more...
Guitar Lesson for YEAR 3 & 4 13th Dec
Soccer Stars 13th Dec
On Monday the 17th December Soccer Stars will be doing a day’s football for the whole school so please come in your PE kit!
Christmas lunch in school. 04th Dec
This year we are having a Christmas Lunch, cooked in school by Mrs Bean, on Wednesday the 19th December. Could you please let the office know by Monday the 10th December, if your child normally has sandwiches and you wish... read more...
Vaccinations 13th Nov
We need your vaccination letters returned by this Friday please if possible. If they haven't been returned by then we will assume you don't wish to have the vaccine in December.
Thank you xx... read more...
Remembrance Day 12th Nov
I thought we would share with you a fabulous piece of artwork, done by the years 3 & 4, to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War I this weekend. It was on display at both Draycott and Hanbury Church this Sunday, and I think you will all agree it looks ... read more...
Non- Uniform Day 9th November 2018 08th Nov
Tomorrow will be non-uniform day. If your child would like to participate please bring a donation. The donation will be going towards a family of the school who are having a tough time at th... read more...
Progressive Sports is ON tonight after school!!!!! 06th Nov
Please could you let the office know if you usually attend and dont want to!!!
Any problems please let the office know!!
Apologies for the late notice.
Polite Reminder!!!! 24th Oct
Just a gentle reminder for parents to check their balances on Parent Pay tonight please. We need all money owed, clearing before half term please. read more...
Guitar Lessons Year 3 & 4 12th Oct
As of the week beginning the 22nd October Guitar lessons will be moving to a TUESDAY morning due to Mr. Parkes other commitments. Could you please ensure that guitars are brought in to school on this day.... read more...
Hanbury Open Doors Tomorrow 04th Oct
Due to the Hanbury Open Doors Event tomorrow, Years 3 & 4 will not be doing PE and should come to the church in their uniform.
Fish and chip THURSDAY & snack 01st Oct
Just another gentle reminder for parents to check their balances on Parent Pay tonight please.
Gentle Reminder 28th Sep
Just a gentle reminder for parents to check their balances on Parent Pay tonight please.
Your child may have ordered snack without you knowing so please keep an eye on your balances every week!!... read more...
Harvest Messsage 27th Sep
Harvest Festival 9th October 9am at school.
Just to let everyone know that we will be donating our harvest collection to the soup kitchen in Burton again this year! While some fresh produce is welcome, can we kindly request that the majority ... read more...
Our new website is here! 14th May
Our new academy website is here. We are really pleased with it and hope you like it too. Please take a look around and let us know what you think. We also have a fabulous new app!read more...